1997–98 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Premier Division, Scottish League Cup and Scottish Cup in season 1997–98.

They finished sixth in the Scottish Premier Division and were eliminated in the third round of the Scottish Cup. They reached the quarter final of the Scottish League Cup. Manager Roy Aitken was sacked in November following a 0-5 defeat to Dundee United and was replaced by Alex Miller.

Aberdeen F.C.
1997-98 season
Chairman Ian Donald
Manager Roy Aitken (to November)
Keith Burkinshaw (caretaker manager)
Alex Miller (from November)
Scottish Premier Division 6th
Scottish Cup Third round
Scottish League Cup Quarter final
Top goalscorer League: Eoin Jess (10)
All: Billy Dodds (12)
Highest home attendance 18,205 vs. Rangers, 15 November 1997
Lowest home attendance 8,661 vs. Dunfermline Athletic, 28 January 1998

Results[edit]

Scottish Premier Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 2 August Kilmarnock H 0–0 12,500
2 16 August Heart of Midlothian A 1–4 Newell 12,000
3 23 August Motherwell H 1–3 Rowson 11,522
4 30 August Dundee United H 1–1 Dodds 12,060
5 13 September Rangers A 3–3 Dodds, Ingis, Newell 50,030
6 20 September Celtic A 0–2 49,017
7 27 September Dunfermline Athletic H 1–2 Dodds 9,000
8 4 October St Johnstone A 0–1 6,290
9 18 October Hibernian H 2–0 Dodds, Glass 11,708
10 25 October Motherwell A 2–1 Windass (2) 6,065
11 1 November Heart of Midlothian H 1–4 Windass 15,100
12 9 November Dundee United A 0–5 7,893
13 15 November Rangers H 1–1 Jess 18,205
14 22 November Dunfermline Athletic A 1–1 Dodds 6,738
15 6 December St Johnstone H 1–1 Rowson 10,974
16 9 December Celtic H 0–2 16,981
17 13 December Hibernian A 2–2 Dodds, Jess 10,001
18 20 December Kilmarnock A 0–1 8,452
19 27 December Motherwell H 3–0 Jess (2), Windass 13,038
20 3 January Dundee United H 1–0 Windass 17,025
21 10 January Rangers A 0–2 49,542
22 28 January Dunfermline Athletic H 2–0 Jess (2), Smith 8,661
23 2 February Celtic A 1–3 Rowson 46,606
24 7 February Hibernian H 3–0 Jess, Newell, Miller 12,043
25 21 February St Johnstone A 1–0 Dodds 6,570
26 25 February Heart of Midlothian A 1–3 Jess 17,600
27 28 February Kilmarnock H 0–0 10,423
28 14 March Dunfermline Athletic A 3–3 Rowson (2), O'Neil 5,917
29 21 March Celtic H 0–1 18,009
30 28 March Hibernian A 1–1 Jess 12,966
31 4 April St Johnstone H 0–1 9,022
32 11 April Dundee United A 0–0 9,155
33 19 April Rangers H 1–0 Glass 17,981
34 25 April Kilmarnock A 1–2 Dodds 8,212
35 2 May Heart of Midlothian H 2–2 Jess, Newell 12,899
36 9 May Motherwell A 2–1 Dodds (2) 5,861

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5 St Johnstone 36 13 9 14 38 42 –4 48
6 ABERDEEN 36 9 12 15 39 53 –14 39
7 Dundee United 36 8 13 15 43 51 –8 37

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 13 August Dumbarton A 5–1 Newell (3), Miller, Jess 1,739
R3 19 August Dundee A 3–0 Dodds (2), Newell 7,457
QF 10 September Stirling Albion A 2–0 Miller, Glass 3,800
SF 15 October Dundee United N 1–3 Windass 10,456

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 24 January Dundee United A 0–1 11,488

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