1969–70 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1969-70 season
Chairman Charles B. Forbes
Manager Eddie Turnbull
Scottish Football League First Division 8th
Scottish Cup Winners
Scottish League Cup Quarter final
Top goalscorer League: Davie Robb (16)
All: Davie Robb (19)
Highest home attendance 33,000 vs. Celtic, 10 September 1969
Lowest home attendance 6,500 vs. Kilmarnock, 6 April 1970

The 1969-70 season was Aberdeen's 57th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 59th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Football League First Division, Scottish League Cup and Scottish Cup, which they won for the second time, beating Celtic 3–1 at Hampden Park.[1]

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Division 1 Scottish Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Scotland FW George Adams 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
Denmark DF Henning Boel 40 0 28 0 5 0 7 0
Scotland MF George Buchan 7 1 4 1 1 0 2 0
Scotland DF Martin Buchan 24 2 19 2 5 0 0 0
Scotland GK Bobby Clark 17 0 13 0 4 0 0 0
Scotland FW Jim Forrest 46 18 33 15 5 1 8 2
Scotland MF Arthur Graham 6 2 5 2 1 0 0 0
Scotland MF Jim Hamilton 34 4 23 3 4 0 7 1
Scotland FW Joe Harper 28 9 24 6 4 3 0 0
Scotland DF Jim Hermiston 37 3 26 2 3 0 8 1
Scotland DF Jim Kirkland 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Ernie McGarr 32 0 23 0 1 0 8 0
Scotland MF Brian McIlroy 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Derek McKay 16 4 13 0 3 4 0 0
Scotland MF Tommy McMillan 37 0 24 0 5 0 8 0
Scotland DF George Murray 44 2 34 2 5 0 5 0
Scotland MF Steve Murray 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark DF Jens Petersen 30 2 20 2 2 0 8 0
Scotland FW Tommy Rae 5 1 4 1 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Davie Robb 45 19 33 16 4 3 8 0
Scotland FW Alex Smith 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 1
Scotland DF Tom Sutherland 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Ian Taylor 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Jim Whyte 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland MF Alex Willoughby 26 1 19 0 1 0 6 1
Scotland FW Tom Wilson 19 4 11 1 0 0 8 3

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 30 August Clyde H 6–0 Petersen, Robb (3), Forrest (2) 12,500
2 3 September Rangers A 0–2 40,000
3 6 September Airdrieonians A 4–3 Rae, Robb (2), Forrest 2,000
4 13 September Greenock Morton H 2–2 Wilson, Hamilton 14,000
5 20 September St. Johnstone A 1–3 Forrest 9,400
6 27 September Dundee H 1–1 Hermiston 13,000
7 4 October Ayr United A 2–1 Robb (2) 9,100
8 11 October Partick Thistle H 2–1 Harper, Hamilton 12,500
9 29 October Celtic H 2–3 Robb, Fallon (own goal) 25,000
10 1 November Dunfermline Athletic A 1–2 Forrest 7,000
11 5 November St. Mirren A 0–2 4,000
12 8 November Dundee United H 0–0 8,000
13 15 November Heart of Midlothian A 2–2 Robb, Forrest 11,500
14 22 November Motherwell H 4–1 Hermiston, M. Buchan, Robb, Forrest 7,000
15 29 November Kilmarnock A 2–0 Harper, Forrest 5,000
16 13 December Clyde A 1–2 Harper 2,000
17 20 December Rangers H 2–3 Robb (2) 22,000
18 27 December Raith Rovers A 1–0 Hamilton 4,000
19 1 January Dundee A 0–2 12,000
20 10 January Raith Rovers H 5–1 Robb, G. Murray, Harper (3) 8,000
21 17 January Greenock Morton A 2–3 Robb, Ferguson (Own goal) 6,500
22 20 January Airdrieonians H 0–1 8,500
23 25 February Ayr United H 1–0 M. Buchan 8,000
24 28 February Partick Thistle A 3–0 Petersen, Forrest (2) 5,500
25 2 March St. Johnstone H 0–0 7,000
26 9 March Hibernian H 0–2 8,500
27 18 March St. Mirren H 1–1 Robb 9,000
28 21 March Dunfermline Athletic H 2–0 Forrest (2) 10,000
29 25 March Celtic A 2–1 G. Murray, Graham 33,000
30 28 March Dundee United A 0–2 8,000
31 4 April Heart of Midlothian H 0–1 10,000
32 6 April Kilmarnock H 2–2 G. Buchan, Graham 6,500
33 13 April Hibernian A 2–1 Robb, Forrest 10,000
34 18 April Motherwell A 2–0 Forrest (2) 6,100

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
7 Kilmarnock 34 13 10 11 62 57 5 36
8 Aberdeen 34 14 7 13 55 45 10 35
9 Greenock Morton 34 13 9 12 52 52 0 35

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Section 2[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 9 August Dunfermline Athletic H 2–2 Smith, Forrest 16,000
2 13 August Clyde A 0–0 4,000
3 16 August Hibernian H 2–2 Hermiston, Hamilton 16,000
4 20 August Clyde H 3–0 Wilson (3) 13,500
5 23 August Dunfermline Athletic A 1–0 Willoughby 8,000
6 27 August Hibernian A 0–0 18,300

Section 2 Final Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aberdeen 6 2 4 0 8 4 4 8
2 Hibernian 6 2 2 2 10 9 1 6
3 Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 3 2 5 6 –1 5
4 Clyde 6 1 3 2 4 8 –4 5

Quarter final[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
QF L1 10 September Celtic H 0–0 33,000
QF L2 24 September Celtic A 1–2 Forrest 37,500

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 24 January Clyde H 4–0 Robb (2), Harper (2) 12,000
R2 11 February Clydebank H 2–1 Forrest, Robb 13,100
QF 21 February Falkirk A 1–0 McKay 13,500
SF 14 March Kilmarnock N 1–0 McKay 25,812
F 11 April Celtic N 3–1 McKay (2), Harper 108,434

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caught in Time: Aberdeen 3, Celtic 1, Scottish Cup final, 11 April 1970". The Times. 4 April 2004. Retrieved 10 July 2011.