1959–60 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1959-60 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Davie Shaw (to November)
Tommy Pearson (from November)
Scottish Football League First Division 15th
Scottish Cup 2nd Round
Scottish League Cup Group stage
Top goalscorer League: Norman Davidson (11)
All: Norman Davidson (19)
Highest home attendance 20,000 vs. Rangers, 20 October 1959
Lowest home attendance 5,000 vs. Raith Rovers, 2 April 1960

The 1959-60 season was Aberdeen's 47th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 49th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Football League First Division, Scottish League Cup, and the Scottish Cup

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 19 August Hibernian A 1–2 Mulhall 18,000
2 5 September Dundee H 0–3 12,000
3 12 September Dunfermline Athletic A 3–1 Glen, Little, Mulhall 7,650
4 19 September Partick Thistle H 5–2 Baird (2), Clunie (2), Little, 11,000
5 26 September Airdrieonians A 0–1 7,500
6 3 October St Mirren H 3–1 Wishart (2), Baird 10,000
7 10 October Celtic A 1–1 Baird 25,000
8 17 October Kilmarnock A 0–2 9,000
9 24 October Rangers H 0–5 20,000
10 31 October Clyde A 2–7 Kelly, Little 6,500
11 7 November Motherwell A 1–3 Baird 7,000
12 14 November Third Lanark H 3–1 Clunie (2), Davidson 8,500
13 21 November Heart of Midlothian H 1–3 Davidson 19,000
14 28 November Raith Rovers A 1–5 Wishart 5,000
15 5 December Stirling Albion H 3–1 Little, Clunie, Ewan 6,000
16 12 December Arbroath H 0–0 8,000
17 19 December Ayr United A 1–2 Davidson 5,000
18 26 December Hibernian H 6–4 Davidson (2), Mulhall, Clunie, Brownlee, Hather 15,000
19 1 January Dundee A 1–4 Davidson 15,500
20 2 January Dunfermline Athletic H 1–1 Davidson 12,000
21 9 January Partick Thistle A 0–1 7,000
22 16 January Airdrieonians H 2–2 Hather, Clunie 8,500
23 23 January St Mirren A 0–3 5,500
24 6 February Celtic H 3–2 Kinnell, Davidson, Brownlee 14,000
25 1 March Rangers A 2–2 Wishart, Davidson 20,000
26 8 March Clyde H 0–2 13,000
27 12 March Motherwell H 2–2 Cummings, Little 11,000
28 19 March Third Lanark A 1–2 Cummings 5,000
29 22 March Kilmarnock H 0–1 13,000
30 26 March Heart of Midlothian A 0–3 15,000
31 2 April Raith Rovers H 4–2 Little (2), Brownlee, Glen 5,000
32 16 April Stirling Albion A 2–0 Mulhall (2) 8,185
33 23 April Arbroath A 3–1 Davidson (2), Little 4,000
34 30 April Ayr United H 2–0 Little, Brownlee 8,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
14 St. Mirren 34 11 6 17 78 86 −8 28
15 Aberdeen 34 11 6 17 54 72 −18 28
16 Airdrieonians 34 11 6 17 56 80 −24 28

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 3[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 8 August Stirling Albion H 3–1 Brownlee, Ewan, Mulhall Davidson 18,000
2 12 August Heart of Midlothian A 2–2 Wishart, Baird 25,000
3 15 August Kilmarnock A 3–2 Mulhall, Wishart, Ewan 9,000
4 22 August Stirling Albion A 5–2 Davidson (2), McKenzie, Glen, Ewan 9,000
5 26 August Heart of Midlothian H 1–4 Glen 31,000
6 29 August Kilmarnock H 2–4 Ewan, own goal 8,500

Section 3 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Heart of Midlothian 6 4 2 0 16 6 10 10
2 Aberdeen 6 3 1 2 16 15 1 7
3 Kilmarnock 6 2 1 3 13 13 0 5
4 Stirling Albion 6 0 2 4 8 19 –11 2

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 30 January Brechin City H 0–0 12,000
R1R 3 February Brechin City A 6–3 Davidson (5), Brownlee 4,300
R2 13 February Clyde H 0–2 13,000

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