1992–93 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1992-93 season
Chairman Dick Donald
Manager Willie Miller
Scottish Premier Division 2nd
Scottish Cup Finalists
Scottish League Cup Finalists
Top goalscorer League: Duncan Shearer (22)
All: Duncan Shearer (27)
Highest home attendance 15,055 vs. Rangers, 22 February 1993
Lowest home attendance 7,727 vs. St Johnstone, 8 May 1993

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Premier Division, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup in the 1992–93 season. The club led by Willie Miller in his first full season as manager finished second in the league and lost to Rangers in both cup finals. It was also the first time since season 1976-77 that the Dons had not played in European competition after finishing 6th in the league the previous season.

Results[edit]

Scottish Premier Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 1 August Hibernian H 3–0 Shearer (2), Booth 12,503
2 5 August Celtic H 1–1 Shearer 14,618
3 8 August Falkirk A 1–0 Aitken 5,925
4 15 August Motherwell A 1–2 Jess 5,561
5 22 August Dundee H 2–1 Shearer, Paatelainen 11,604
6 29 August Rangers A 1–3 Aitken 41,636
7 2 September Airdrieonians H 0–0 9,021
8 12 September Heart of Midlothian A 0–1 10,630
9 19 September Partick Thistle H 2–0 Grant, Paatelainen, 9,755
10 26 September St. Johnstone A 3–0 Shearer (2), Paatelainen 7,320
11 3 October Dundee United H 0–1 12,936
12 7 October Hibernian A 3–1 Jess (2), Shearer 8,824
13 17 October Falkirk H 3–1 Jess, Paatelainen, Booth 9,016
14 31 October Airdrieonians A 2–1 Sandison (Own Goal), Shearer 3,221
15 7 November Dundee A 2–1 Shearer, Richardson 6,902
16 11 November Motherwell H 2–0 Shearer, Grant 8,725
17 24 November Partick Thistle A 7–0 Shearer (3), Booth, Jess, Kane, Mason 3,986
18 28 November Heart of Midlothian H 6–2 Shearer (3), Irvine, Mason, Booth 13,555
19 2 December Celtic A 2–2 Jess, Kane 29,122
20 5 December St Johnstone H 3–0 Kane, Roddie, Mason 11,750
21 12 December Dundee United A 2–2 Irvine, Jess 10,394
22 19 December Hibernian H 2–0 Richardson, Booth 11,018
23 26 December Motherwell A 2–0 Irvine, Jess 7,907
24 2 January Dundee H 0–0 13,201
25 16 January Airdrieonians H 7–0 Paatelainen (4), Jess, Booth, Irvine 8,805
26 30 January Falkirk A 4–1 Jess (2), Booth, Shearer 6,886
27 2 February Rangers H 0–1 15,055
28 13 February Celtic H 1–1 Paatelainen 14,673
29 20 February St. Johnstone A 2–0 Jess, Booth 6,176
30 24 February Dundee United H 0–0 12,603
31 2 March Partick Thistle H 1–0 Paatelainen 8,287
32 9 March Hibernian A 2–1 Kane, Paatelainen 7,029
33 13 March Falkirk H 2–2 Roddie, Shearer 9,095
34 20 March Dundee A 2–1 Paatelainen, Booth 5,783
35 27 March Motherwell H 1–0 Booth 9,155
36 30 March Rangers A 0–2 44,570
37 10 April Airdrieonians A 1–1 Shearer 3,005
38 17 April Heart of Midlothian H 3–2 Shearer, Paatelainen, Mason 9,700
39 20 April Partick Thistle A 3–1 Paatelainen (2), Kane 3,445
40 1 May Celtic A 0–1 20,642
41 5 May Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 Paatelainen, Shearer 6,038
42 8 May St Johnstone H 1–1 Booth 7,727
43 12 May Rangers H 1–0 Shearer 13,079
44 15 May Dundee United A 4–1 Booth (2), Grant, Gibson 9,078

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 44 33 7 4 97 35 62 73
2 ABERDEEN 44 27 10 7 87 36 51 64
3 Celtic 44 24 12 8 68 41 57 60

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 12 August Arbroath A 4–0 Paatelainen (2), Shearer, Jess 4,130
R3 19 August Dunfermline Athletic H 1–0 Paatelainen 10,791
QF 26 August Falkirk A 4–1 Shearer (3), Irvine 8,022
SF 23 September Celtic N 1–0 Jess 40,618
Final 25 October Rangers N 1–2 Shearer 45,298

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 9 January Hamilton H 4–1 Booth (3), Irvine 10,800
R4 7 February Dundee United H 2–0 Jess (2) 14,500
QF 6 March Clydebank H 1–1 Shearer 11,300
QF Replay 16 March Clydebank A 4–3 Booth (2), Irvine, Paatelainen 8,000
SF 3 April Hibernian N 1–0 Booth 21,413
Final 29 May Rangers N 1–2 Richardson 50,715

References[edit]

  • afcheritage.org [1]