1965–66 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1965-66 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Eddie Turnbull
Scottish Football League First Division 8th
Scottish Cup Semi-finalists
Scottish League Cup Group stage
Top goalscorer League: Ernie Winchester (15)
All: Ernie Winchester (19)
Highest home attendance 24,000 vs. Rangers, 4 September 1965
Lowest home attendance 4,000 x2 vs. Falkirk, 20 November 1965
vs. Motherwell, 23 April 1966

The 1965-66 season was Aberdeen's 53rd season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 55th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Football League First Division, Scottish League Cup and Scottish Cup.

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 25 August Stirling Albion H 2–2 Winchester, Little 7,000
2 11 September St. Johnstone A 2–2 Shewan, Ravn 6,000
3 18 September Dundee H 2–3 Little, Wilson 8,000
4 25 September Celtic A 1–7 Winchester 20,000
5 2 October St Mirren H 4–1 White, Shewan, Riddell (Own goal), Finnie 5,000
6 9 October Hamilton Academical A 4–0 Little, Wilson, White, Finnie 2,500
7 16 October Dunfermline Athletic H 2–2 Winchester, Whyte 7,000
8 23 October Clyde A 2–2 Scott, Winchester 1,500
9 30 October Heart of Midlothian A 1–1 Whyte 10,541
10 6 November Kilmarnock H 3–1 Melrose 8,000
11 13 November Partick Thistle A 3–0 Little (2), Winchester 5,000
12 20 November Falkirk H 2–0 Winchester, Wilson 4,000
13 27 November Morton A 3–1 Winchester, White, Wilson 6,000
14 11 December Dundee United H 0–0 10,000
15 18 December Motherwell A 0–1 5,500
16 25 December Hibernian H 1–3 White 9,000
17 3 January St Johnstone H 2–3 Wilson, Little 6,000
18 8 January Stirling Albion A 1–2 Little 3,035
19 15 January Celtic H 3–1 Ravn, Winchester, Little 18,000
20 22 January St Mirren A 0–1 4,500
21 29 January Hamilton Academical H 5–2 Winchester (3), Ravn, Wilson 8,000
22 26 February Heart of Midlothian H 0–1 12,000
23 2 March Clyde H 2–0 Winchester 6,000
24 9 March Kilmarnock A 3–1 Beattie (Own goal), Melrose, D. Smith 5,000
25 12 March Partick Thistle H 2–1 Little, Winchester 8,500
26 19 March Falkirk A 0–3 4,000
27 21 March Dunfermline Athletic A 3–2 Wilson, Lunn (own goal), Winchester 6,000
28 4 April Morton H 5–3 Melrose, Winchester, D. Smith, Little, Wilson, 3,500
29 9 April Rangers A 0–1 18,000
30 13 April Rangers H 1–2 Melrose 16,000
31 16 April Dundee United A 0–3 7,000
32 20 April Dundee A 2–1 J. Smith, D. Smith 5,500
33 23 April Motherwell H 1–2 Melrose 4,000
34 30 April Hibernian A 1–0 Melrose 8,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
7 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 12 9 56 48 8 38
8 Aberdeen 34 15 6 13 61 54 7 36
9 Dundee 34 14 6 14 61 61 0 34

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 2[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 14 August Clyde A 2–1 Scott, White 4,000
2 18 August Heart of Midlothian H 1–1 White 18,000
3 21 August Rangers H 2–0 Little, Ravn 24,000
4 28 August Clyde H 3–0 Winchester, Wilson 12,000
5 1 September Hearts A 0–2 11,000
6 4 September Rangers A 0–4 45,000

Section 2 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 6 4 0 2 13 7 6 8
2 Heart of Midlothian 6 3 1 2 10 7 3 7
3 Aberdeen 6 3 1 2 7 8 –1 7
4 Clyde 6 1 0 5 5 13 –8 2

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 5 February Hamilton Academical A 3–1 Melrose, Ravn, Winchester 2,600
R2 23 February Dundee United H 5–0 Petersen (2), Whyte, Ravn, Winchester 14,000
QF 5 March Dumbarton A 3–0 Wilson, Little, Winchester 10,000
SF 26 March Rangers N 0–0 49,350
SFR 29 March Rangers N 1–2 Melrose 40,850

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