1960–61 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1960-61 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Tommy Pearson
Scottish Football League First Division 6th
Scottish Cup 3rd Round
Scottish League Cup Group stage
Top goalscorer League: Ken Brownlee (18)
All: Ken Brownlee (23)
Highest home attendance 23,000 vs. Dundee, 2 January 1961
Lowest home attendance 6,000 vs. Hibernian, 25 March 1961

The 1960-61 season was Aberdeen's 48th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 50th 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 24 August Dunfermline Athletic H 1–4 Davidson 12,000
2 10 September Dundee A 3–3 Burns, Hamilton (own goal), Little 12,000
3 17 September St Johnstone H 4–2 Mulhall, Hogg, Davidson, Brownlee 10,000
4 24 September Celtic A 0–0 18,000
5 1 October Ayr United A 1–1 Mulhall 5,000
6 8 October Third Lanark H 5–3 Davidson (2), Cooke, Kinnell, Little 11,000
7 15 October Clyde H 1–1 Cooke 11,000
8 22 October Raith Rovers A 3–0 Mulhall, Little, Cooke 5,000
9 29 October Airdrieonians H 1–1 Cooke 13,000
10 5 November Heart of Midlothian A 4–3 Cooke, Mulhall, Davidson, Little 20,000
11 12 November Motherwell H 3–3 Davidson (2), Little 11,000
12 19 November Hibernian A 2–2 Brownlee (2) 12,000
13 26 November Dundee United H 1–3 Kinnell 13,000
14 3 December Rangers A 0–4 25,000
15 10 December Kilmarnock H 3–2 Brownlee (2), Little 13,000
16 17 December Partick Thistle H 2–1 Donlevy (own goal), Cooke 13,000
17 24 December St Mirren A 3–1 Mulhall (2), Cooke 9,000
18 31 December Dunfermline Athletic A 6–2 Brownlee (4), Cooke, Kinnell 8,335
19 2 January Dundee H 2–1 Brownlee, Mulhall 23,000
20 7 January St Johnstone A 1–2 Brownlee 11,000
21 14 January Celtic H 1–3 Brownlee 20,000
22 21 January Ayr United H 3–1 Bennett, Little, Brownlee 9,000
23 4 February Third Lanark A 1–5 Brownlee 8,500
24 18 February Clyde H 4–2 Little (2), Brownlee, Mulhall 12,000
25 1 March Raith Rovers H 0–1 8,000
26 4 March Airdrieonians A 1–3 Little 5,000
27 11 March Kilmarnock A 1–4 Mulhall 8,000
28 14 March Heart of Midlothian H 0–2 11,500
29 18 March Motherwell A 0–1 7,000
30 25 March Hibernian H 1–4 Coutts 6,000
31 1 April Dundee United A 3–3 Cummings (2), Brownlee 5,000
32 8 April Rangers H 6–1 Cummings (3), Little, Brownlee, Cooke 20,000
33 22 April Partick Thistle A 4–3 Cooke, Cummings, Mulhall, Brownlee 8,000
34 28 April St Mirren H 1–0 Little 8,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5 Motherwell 34 15 8 11 70 57 13 38
6 Aberdeen 34 14 8 12 72 72 0 36
7 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 8 13 51 53 −2 34

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 4[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 13 August Ayr United H 4–3 McIntyre (own goal), Herron, Brownlee, Davidson 14,000
2 17 August Raith Rovers A 1–4 Little 6,000
3 20 August Dundee H 1–4 Hamilton (own goal) 18,000
4 27 August Ayr United A 1–1 Mulhall 4,000
5 31 August Raith Rovers H 3–0 Davidson (2), Mulhall 8,000
6 3 September Dundee A 0–6 Baird, Cooke 14,500

Section 4 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dundee 6 6 0 0 23 2 21 12
2 Aberdeen 6 2 1 3 10 18 –8 5
3 Raith Rovers 6 2 1 3 7 14 –7 5
4 Ayr United 6 0 2 4 7 13 –6 2

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 11 February Deveronvale H 4–2 Brownlee (2), Ewan, Hosie 14,200
R3 25 February Dunfermline Athletic H 3–6 Brownlee (2), Coutts 18,000

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