1973–74 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1973–74 season
Chairman Scotland Dick Donald
Manager Scotland Jimmy Bonthrone
Scottish First Division 4th
Scottish Cup Third Round
Scottish League Cup Quarter-finalists
UEFA Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League: Drew Jarvie (13)
All: Drew Jarvie (24)
Highest home attendance 23,574 vs. Dundee, 27 January 1974
Lowest home attendance 3,945 vs. Ayr United, 27 April 1974

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1. 1 September Motherwell A 0–0 6,083
2. 8 September Dundee H 0–0 9,517
3. 15 September St Johnstone A 2–1 B. Miller, Hair 4,000
4. 29 September Clyde A 3–1 Robb (2), Jarvie 2,375
5. 6 October Hibernian H 1–1 Jarvie 13,954
6. 13 October Dumbarton A 1–0 Jarvie 3,000
7. 20 October Dunfermline Athletic H 0–0 7,351
8. 27 October Dundee United H 3–1 Graham, Robb, Jarvie 7,081
9. 3 November Morton A 0–2 4,000
10. 10 November Falkirk A 3–1 Robb (2), Jarvie 3,500
11. 17 November Hearts H 3–1 Anderson (Own goal), W. Miller, Jarvie 11,000
12. 24 November East Fife A 2–2 Hermiston, Robb 2,597
13. 22 December Arbroath A 3–1 Taylor (3) 2,711
14. 29 December Motherwell H 0–0 8,000
15. 1 January Dundee A 1–1 Graham 9,451
16. 5 January St Johnstone H 0–1 6,000
17. 12 January Rangers A 1–1 Purdie 16,000
18. 19 January Clyde H 1–1 Jarvie 7,000
19. 2 February Hibernian A 1–3 Robb 15,700
20. 9 February Dumbarton H 3–0 Young, Robb, Jarvie 4,000
21. 24 February Dunfermline Athletic A 0–0 6,959
22. 3 March Dundee United A 3–0 Robb, Addison (Own goal), Narey (Own goal) 6,500
23. 9 March Morton H 0–0 5,000
24. 16 March Falkirk H 6–0 Jarvie (4), Young, Robb 5,500
25. 23 March Hearts A 0–0 13,500
26. 30 March East Fife H 2–0 Graham, Jarvie 5,000
27. 6 April Ayr United A 0–0 5,000
28. 8 April Partick Thistle A 0–2 3,500
29. 13 April Partick Thistle H 2–0 Robb, Smith 6,000
30. 17 April Rangers H 1–1 MacDougall (Own goal) 18,000
31. 20 April Celtic A 0–2 31,000
32. 24 April Ayr United H 2–1 Thomson, McCall 3,945
33. 27 April Arbroath H 2–2 McLelland, McCall 4,000
34. 29 April Celtic H 0–0 14,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
3 Rangers 34 21 6 7 67 34 33 48
4 Aberdeen 34 13 16 5 46 26 20 42
5 Hearts 34 14 10 10 54 43 11 38

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
G4 11 August Motherwell H 3–1 Hermiston, Smith, Graham 10,722
G4 15 August Dundee United A 0–0 6,000
G4 18 August East Fife H 1–1 Williamson 8,188
G4 22 August Dundee United H 0–2 8,912
G4 25 August East Fife A 3–0 B. Miller, Graham 4,153
G4 28 August Motherwell A 0–0 9,808

Group 4 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Motherwell 6 3 1 2 13 6 6 7
2 Aberdeen 6 2 3 1 6 4 2 7
3 Dundee United 6 3 1 2 9 10 –1 7
4 East Fife 6 1 1 4 7 15 –8 3

Knockout Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 L1 12 September Stirling Albion H 3–0 Jarvie (2), Graham 7,500
R2 L2 10 October Stirling Albion A 3–0 Jarvie (3) 3,000
QF L1 31 October Celtic A 2–3 Jarvie (2) 26,000
QF L2 21 November Celtic H 0–0 15,500

Scottish Cup[edit]

Main article: Scottish Cup 1973-74
Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 27 January Dundee H 0–2 23,574

UEFA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1973–74 UEFA Cup
Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 19 September Republic of Ireland Finn Harps H 4–1 Jarvie (2), B. Miller, Graham 10,700
R1 L2 3 October Republic of Ireland Finn Harps A 1–2 Robb, Jarvie, B. Miller 5,500
R2 L1 24 October England Tottenham Hotspur H 1–1 Hermiston 30,000
R2 L2 7 November England Tottenham Hotspur A 1–4 Jarvie 21,785

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