1962–63 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1962-63 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Tommy Pearson
Scottish Football League First Division 6th
Scottish Cup 4th Round
Scottish League Cup Group stage
Top goalscorer League: Bobby Cummings (18)
All: Bobby Cummings (23)
Highest home attendance 36,000 vs. Rangers, 27 October 1962
Lowest home attendance 4,000 vs. Clyde, 6 April 1963

The 1962-63 season was Aberdeen's 50th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 52nd 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 22 August Airdrieonians H 2–1 Callaghan, Winchester 12,000
2 8 September Dundee A 2–2 Cooke, Winchester 12,000
3 15 September Dunfermline Athletic H 4–0 Cooke (2), Winchester (2) 10,000
4 22 September Celtic A 2–1 Cooke, Cummings 29,000
5 29 September Third Lanark H 4–1 Thom (2), Cummings, Winchester 14,000
6 6 October St Mirren A 1–2 Little 7,000
7 13 October Raith Rovers H 10–0 Cummings (4), Winchester (3), Cooke, Little, Kinnell 9,000
8 20 October Queen of the South A 1–2 Cummings 5,500
9 27 October Rangers H 2–3 Cummings (2) 36,000
10 3 November Heart of Midlothian A 1–1 Cooke 20,000
11 10 November Hibernian H 3–0 Cummings (2), Smith 11,000
12 21 November Motherwell A 2–0 Cummings (2) 3,000
13 24 November Falkirk H 1–0 Smith 9,000
14 1 December Clyde A 3–1 Brownlee, Winchester, Smith 7,000
15 8 December Dundee United A 3–3 Cummings, Thom, Winchester 10,000
16 15 December Partick Thistle H 1–1 Kinnell 15,000
17 22 December Kilmarnock H 1–0 Winchester 14,000
18 1 January Dundee H 1–0 Winchester 15,000
19 5 January Celtic H 1–5 Winchester 15,000
20 16 February St Mirren H 0–1 8,000
21 9 March Heart of Midlothian H 2–1 Winchester (2) 11,000
22 16 March Hibernian A 3–2 Cooke, Cummings, Coutts 12,000
23 23 March Motherwell H 1–1 Winchester 10,000
24 26 March Queen of the South H 4–1 Cummings (2), Thom, Cooke 9,000
25 3 April Falkirk A 1–2 Winchester 10,000
26 6 April Clyde H 0–2 4,000
27 10 April Airdrieonians A 0–2 9,000
28 17 April Dunfermline Athletic A 0–3 3,716
29 20 April Partick Thistle A 3–2 Kinnell (3) 5,000
30 24 April Third Lanark A 2–1 Kinnell, Wilson 2,100
31 27 April Kilmarnock A 2–2 Little, Cummings 4,000
32 4 May Raith Rovers A 4–0 Kinnell (2), Little (2) 1,000
33 7 May Dundee United H 1–2 Kinnell 5,000
34 27 May Rangers A 2–2 Kinnell, Little 14,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5 Heart of Midlothian 34 17 9 8 85 59 26 43
6 Aberdeen 34 17 7 10 70 47 23 41
7 Dundee United 34 15 11 8 67 52 15 41

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 3[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 11 August Partick Thistle A 2–1 Mulhall, Brownlee 12,000
2 15 August Motherwell H 4–0 Mulhall, Little, Winchester, Cummings 11,500
3 18 August Falkirk H 3–0 Mulhall, Little 12,500
4 25 August Partick Thistle H 0–3 14,500
5 29 August Motherwell A 1–4 Brownlee 8,000
6 1 September Falkirk A 2–1 Winchester, Peacock (own goal) 4,000

Section 3 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Partick Thistle 6 4 1 1 12 5 7 9
2 Aberdeen 6 4 0 2 12 9 3 8
3 Motherwell 6 3 1 2 15 8 7 7
4 Falkirk 6 0 0 6 4 21 –17 0

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 13 March St Johnstone A 2–1 Winchester, Cummings 9,000
R3 20 March Dunfermline Athletic H 4–0 Cummings (2), Kinnell 20,000
R4 30 March Raith Rovers A 1–2 Cummings 8,000

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