1967–68 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1967-68 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Eddie Turnbull
Scottish Football League First Division 5th
Scottish Cup 2nd Round
Scottish League Cup Group Stage
European Cup Winners' Cup 2nd Round
Top goalscorer League: Davie Johnston (17)
All: Davie Johnston (17)
Highest home attendance 36,000 vs. Rangers, 12 August 1967
Lowest home attendance 6,000 x2 vs. Stirling Albion, 16 December 1967
vs. Kilmarnock, 6 April 1968

The 1967-68 season was Aberdeen's 55th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 57th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Football League First Division, Scottish League Cup, Scottish Cup and in European competition for the first time in the Dons' history when they competed the European Cup Winners' Cup.

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 9 September Dundee H 4–2 Taylor (2), Storrie, Munro 15,000
2 16 September St. Johnstone A 1–1 Wilson 6,400
3 23 September Clyde H 1–2 Watt 12,000
4 30 September Morton A 3–3 Wilson, Watt, Johnston 4,500
5 7 October Dunfermline Athletic H 0–1 12,500
6 14 October Dundee United H 6–0 Johnston (2), Taylor, Munro, Smith 9,000
7 21 October Heart of Midlothian A 1–2 Storrie 11,000
8 4 November Partick Thistle A 2–2 Smith, Little 6,530
9 11 November Raith Rovers H 6–2 Petersen (2), Johnston, Little, Mackie (own goal), Wilson 8,000
10 18 November Hibernian A 0–1 11,000
11 25 November Motherwell H 2–1 Wilson, Melrose 9,000
12 2 December Falkirk A 2–2 Melrose, Smith 4,500
13 9 December Kilmarnock A 0–3 8,755
14 16 December Stirling Albion H 1–0 Shewan 6,000
15 23 December Airdrieonians A 0–1 4,000
16 30 December Rangers H 1–4 Smith 20,000
17 1 January Dundee A 2–0 Johnston, Buchanan 10,000
18 20 January Dunfermline Athletic A 2–4 Johnston, Buchanan 9,650
19 3 February Dundee United A 3–2 Murray, Smith, Johnston 6,500
20 10 February Heart of Midlothian H 2–0 Craig, Johnston 12,000
21 12 February Morton H 1–0 Robb 10,000
22 2 March Partick Thistle H 0–1 Robb, Johnston 7,000
23 6 March Celtic A 1–4 Johnston 28,000
24 9 March Raith Rovers A 1–3 Taylor 5,000
25 16 March Hibernian H 5–0 Johnston (2), Smith, Taylor, Buchan 7,000
26 23 March Motherwell A 3–0 Watt, Cumming, Smith 2,360
27 27 March Clyde H 0–1 5,500
28 30 March Falkirk H 2–0 Shewan, Johnston 5,000
29 6 April Kilmarnock H 1–1 Johnston 6,000
30 10 April Celtic H 0–1 22,000
31 13 April Stirling Albion A 3–0 Petersen, Robb, Smith 1,600
32 17 April St Johnstone H 1–0 Buchan 6,500
33 20 April Airdrieonians H 3–2 Little, Robb, Smith 8,000
34 27 April Rangers A 3–2 Johnston (2), Taylor 40,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
4 Dunfermline Athletic 34 17 5 12 64 41 24 39
5 Aberdeen 34 16 5 13 63 48 16 37
6 Morton 34 15 6 13 57 53 4 36

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 2[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 12 August Rangers H 1–1 Storrie 36,000
2 16 August Dundee United A 0–5 7,550
3 19 August Celtic A 1–3 Storrie 50,000
4 26 August Rangers A 0–3 50,000
5 30 August Dundee United H 2–2 Storrie, Munro 10,000
6 2 September Celtic H 1–5 Smith 22,216

Section 2 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 6 5 1 0 14 4 10 11
2 Rangers 6 3 2 1 10 5 5 8
3 Dundee United 6 1 1 4 7 8 –1 3
4 Aberdeen 6 0 2 4 5 19 –14 2

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 27 January Raith Rovers H 1–1 Robb 10,700
R1R 31 January Raith Rovers A 1–0 Reid (own goal) 3,500
R2 19 February Dunfermline Athletic A 1–2 Smith 14,700

European Cup Winners' Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 6 September Iceland KR Reykjavic H 10–0 Munro (3), Smith (2), Storrie (2), McMillan, Taylor, Petersen 14,000
R1 L2 13 September Iceland KR Reykjavic A 4–1 Storrie (2), Buchan, Munro 1,500
R2 L1 29 November Belgium Standard Liege A 0–3 30,000
R2 L2 6 December Belgium Standard Liege H 2–0 Munro, Melrose 13,000

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