1974–75 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1974–75 season
Chairman Scotland Dick Donald
Manager Scotland Jimmy Bonthrone
Scottish First Division 5th
Scottish Cup Fourth Round
Scottish League Cup Group Stage
Texaco Cup Quarter-Finalist
Top goalscorer League: Arthur Graham (11)
All: Arthur Graham (12)
Highest home attendance 30,000 vs. Rangers, 25 January 1975
Lowest home attendance 3,300 vs. Clyde, 19 April 1975

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1. 31 August Hibernian H 2–3 Purdie, Pirie 13,000
2. 7 September Dundee A 1–0 Purdie 6,396
3. 14 September St Johnstone H 3–1 Jarvie, Hair, Graham 7,000
4. 21 September Kilmarnock A 0–1 5,000
5. 28 September Airdrieonians H 1–0 Young 5,000
6. 5 October Hearts A 4–1 Purdie, Graham, Smith, McCall 8,500
7. 12 October Ayr United H 3–0 Jarvie, Purdie, McCall 6,000
8. 19 October Dumbarton A 3–2 McCall, Purdie, Graham 4,000
9. 26 October Arbroath H 5–1 Williamson (2), McCall (2), Purdie 7,000
10. 2 November Celtic A 0–1 21,000
11. 9 November Partick Thistle H 1–1 Purdie 8,000
12. 16 November Morton H 3–3 McCall, Young, Graham 7,500
13. 27 November Dundee United A 0–4 8,000
14. 30 November Motherwell A 1–2 Graham 3,472
15. 7 December Rangers H 1–2 Hair 25,000
16. 14 December Clyde A 1–1 Purdie 2,053
17. 21 December Dunfermline Athletic H 1–1 Hair 5,000
18. 28 December Hibernian A 1–0 Pirie 13,190
19. 1 January Dundee H 4–0 Caldwell (Own goal), Pirie, Jarvie, Hair 12,000
20. 4 January St Johnstone A 1–1 Davidson 4,500
21. 11 January Kilmarnock H 4–0 Jarvie, Young, Pirie, Graham 8,500
22. 1 February Hearts H 2–2 McLelland, Jarvie 11,000
23. 8 February Ayr United A 0–2 5,000
24. 15 February Dumbarton H 1–1 Graham 9,000
25. 1 March Arbroath A 2–1 Davidson, Graham 3,113
26. 4 March Airdrieonians A 2–2 Graham, Davidson 4,000
27. 12 March Celtic H 3–2 Williamson (3) 15,500
28. 15 March Partick Thistle A 0–1 5,000
29. 22 March Morton A 3–0 Robb, Williamson, Graham 2,500
30. 29 March Dundee United H 2–0 Williamson, Hermiston 8,000
31. 12 April Rangers A 2–3 Williamson, Hermiston 40,000
32. 19 April Clyde H 4–1 Jarvie (2), Hermiston, Miller 3,300
33. 23 April Motherwell H 2–2 Jarvie, Graham 8,000
34. 26 April Dunfermline Athletic A 3–1 Robb (3) 3,500

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
4 Dundee United 34 19 7 8 72 43 29 45
5 Aberdeen 34 16 9 9 66 43 24 41
6 Dundee 34 16 6 12 48 42 6 38

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
G3 10 August Hearts H 0–1 11,000
G3 14 August Morton A 1–3 Hermiston 2,000
G3 17 August Dunfermline Athletic A 1–1 Jarvie 4,500
G3 21 August Morton H 4–0 Purdie, Thomson, Jarvie, Young 5,000
G3 24 August Dunfermline Athletic H 3–0 Jarvie Williamson, Purdie 7,000
G3 28 August Hearts A 1–2 Hermiston 14,000

Group 3 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Heart of Midlothian 6 4 0 2 13 6 7 8
2 Dunfermline Athletic 6 2 3 1 8 9 –1 7
3 Aberdeen 6 2 1 3 10 7 3 5
4 Morton 6 1 2 3 5 14 –8 4

Scottish Cup[edit]

Main article: Scottish Cup 1974-75
Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 25 January Rangers H 1–1 Miller 30,000
R3R 10 February Rangers A 2–1 Graham, Davidson 52,000
R3R 19 February Dundee United A 1–0 Jarvie 22,000
Q-F 8 March Motherwell H 0–1 23,400

Texaco Cup[edit]

Main article: 1974–75 Texaco Cup
Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
QF L1 18 September Newcastle United H 1–1 Young 13,500
QF L2 2 October Newcastle United A 2–3 Pirie, McDermott (Own Goal) 18,838

References[edit]

  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.