2006–07 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen
2006–07 season
Chairman Scotland Stewart Milne
Manager Scotland Jimmy Calderwood
SPL 3rd
Scottish Cup Round 3
League Cup Round 2
Top goalscorer Scotland Darren Mackie 13
Highest home attendance 20,045 vs Rangers 23 December 2006
Lowest home attendance 7,905 vs Hibernian 10 January 2007

Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Premier League, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup in season 2006–07. Their third place in the Scottish Premier League was their highest since the 1995-96 season.

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and Goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total SPL Scottish Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Scotland GK Jamie Langfield 40 0 38 0 2 0 0 0
2 Scotland DF Michael Hart 36 0 34 0 2 0 0 0
3 Republic of Ireland MF Richie Byrne 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
4 Scotland DF Russell Anderson 38 2 35 2 2 0 1 0
5 Scotland DF Zander Diamond 21 0 21 0 0 0 0 0
6 Scotland MF Scott Severin 38 4 35 4 2 0 1 0
7 Scotland MF Jamie Smith 21 1 21 1 0 0 0 0
8 Scotland MF Barry Nicholson 34 8 31 6 2 2 1 0
9 England FW Steve Lovell 29 9 27 9 2 0 0 0
10 Scotland FW Darren Mackie 41 13 38 13 2 0 1 0
11 Scotland MF Chris Clark 40 1 37 1 2 0 1 0
14 Republic of Ireland MF Gary Dempsey 29 2 26 2 2 0 1 0
15 Netherlands DF Karim Touzani 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
16 Scotland FW Lee Miller 34 4 32 4 2 0 0 0
16 Scotland FW John Stewart 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
17 England DF Dan Smith 8 0 6 0 1 0 1 0
18 Scotland MF Jamie Winter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
19 Scotland MF Richard Foster 40 3 37 3 2 0 1 0
20 Scotland GK Derek Soutar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
21 Scotland DF Andrew Considine 36 2 33 2 2 0 1 0
22 Scotland MF Kyle Macaulay 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 Scotland FW Steve Crawford 5 3 4 3 0 0 1 0
23 Scotland FW Craig Brewster 13 1 12 0 1 1 0 0
24 Scotland DF David Donald 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Scotland FW Chris Maguire 22 1 19 1 2 0 1 0
26 Netherlands FW Dyron Daal 7 2 7 2 0 0 0 0

Source: AFC Heritage

Results[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Date Opponent H/A Score[1] Aberdeen Scorers[2]
6 July Peterhead A 4–1 Crawford (24), Dempsey (28), Mackie (71,80)
9 July Elgin City A 5–0 Byrne (20, 63), Clark (36), Maguire (74), Mackie (84)
14 July South Africa Bloemfontein Celtic A 2–1 Stewart (2, 75)
16 July South Africa Jomo Cosmos A 0–2
19 July South Africa Jomo Cosmos A 1–0 Lovell (52)
22 July South Africa Benoni Premier United A 3–2 Lovell (26), Mackie (31), Crawford (86)
26 July Montrose A 3–0 Considine (10), Lovell (26), Kiely (41)
1 August Forres Mechanics A 3–1 Stewart (36, 53), Donald (68)
8 August England Everton H 2–3 Dempsey (40), Smith (70)
23 February Republic of Ireland Bohemians A 0–0

Scottish Premier League[edit]

Match
Day
Date Opponent Venue Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance Report
1 29 July Hibernian A 1–1 Crawford (18) 15,046 AFC Heritage
2 5 August Inverness Caledonian Thistle H 1–1 Crawford (29) 11,955 AFC Heritage
3 12 August Motherwell A 2–0 Mackie (25,60) 5,186 AFC Heritage
4 19 August St. Mirren A 1–1 Crawford (29) 5,344 AFC Heritage
5 26 August Dunfermline H 1–0 Severin (68) 9,889 AFC Heritage
6 9 September Celtic H 0–1 15,304 AFC Heritage
7 16 September Falkirk A 2–0 Dempsey (51), Daal (82) 5,812 AFC Heritage
8 24 September Heart of Midlothian H 1–3 Daal (82) 11,160 AFC Heritage
9 1 October Rangers A 0–1 50,488 AFC Heritage
10 14 October Kilmarnock A 0–1 5,700 AFC Heritage
11 21 October Dundee United H 3–1 Mackie (38), Nicholson (46, 71) 10,747 AFC Heritage
12 30 October Hibernian H 2–1 Miller (56), Severin (90+3) 11,179 AFC Heritage
13 6 November Inverness Caledonian Thistle A 1–1 Lovell (89) 5,744 AFC Heritage
14 11 November Motherwell H 2–1 Smith (55), Miller (86) 10,527 AFC Heritage
15 18 November St. Mirren H 2–0 Mackie (77, 85) 11,426 AFC Heritage
16 25 November Dunfermline Athletic A 3–0 Miller (54), Mackie (83, 86) 6,501 AFC Heritage
17 2 December Celtic A 0–1 58,911 AFC Heritage
18 9 December Falkirk H 2–1 Mackie (17), Clark (44) 10,594 AFC Heritage
19 16 December Heart of Midlothian A 1–0 Lovell (87) 17,274 AFC Heritage
20 23 December Rangers H 1–2 Lovell (85) 20,045 AFC Heritage
21 26 December Kilmarnock H 3–1 Maguire (5), Nicholson (8), Lovell (87) 11,887 AFC Heritage
22 30 December Dundee United A 1–3 Severin (56) 12,329 AFC Heritage
23 2 January Hibernian A 0–0 16,278 AFC Heritage
24 13 January Inverness Caledonian Thistle H 1–1 Lovell (90+3) 10,300 AFC Heritage
25 27 January St. Mirren A 2–0 Considine (8, 37) 4,926 AFC Heritage
26 10 February Dunfermline H 3–0 Mackie (33), Nicholson (57 pen), Lovell (83) 9,379 AFC Heritage
27 17 February Celtic H 1–2 Mackie (90) 16,711 AFC Heritage
28 3 March Falkirk A 2–0 Dempsey (16), Foster (61) 5,825 AFC Heritage
29 10 March Heart of Midlothian H 1–0 Lovell (7) 13,964 AFC Heritage
30 13 March Motherwell A 2–0 Fitzpatrick (32 o.g.), Foster (90) 4,530 AFC Heritage
31 17 March Rangers A 0–3 50,354 AFC Heritage
32 31 March Kilmarnock A 2–1 Fowler (59 o.g.), Anderson (69) 7,236 AFC Heritage
33 7 April Dundee United H 2–4 Lovell (8), Mackie (10 pen) 12,148 AFC Heritage
34 21 April Hibernian H 2–2 Anderson (25), Foster (80) 9,753 AFC Heritage
35 28 April Kilmarnock H 3–0 Nicholson (7 pen), Miller (49), Mackie (62) 10,046 AFC Heritage
36 6 May Heart of Midlothian A 1–1 Nicholson (90) 17,208 AFC Heritage
37 12 May Celtic A 1–2 Mackie (41) 59,510 AFC Heritage
38 20 May Rangers H 2–0 Severin (21), Lovell (32) 20,010 AFC Heritage

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score[1] Aberdeen Scorer(s)[2] Attendance Report
R3 22 August Queen's Park A 0–0 (3–5 on penalty kicks) 1,588 AFC Heritage

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score[1] Aberdeen Scorer(s)[2] Attendance Report
R3 10 January Hibernian H 2–2 Brewster (58), Nicholson (88) 7,905 AFC Heritage
R3 (R) 18 January Hibernian A 1–4 Nicholson (10) 11,375 AFC Heritage

Players[edit]

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Jamie Langfield
2 Scotland DF Michael Hart
3 Republic of Ireland DF Richie Byrne
4 Scotland DF Russell Anderson (captain)
5 Scotland DF Zander Diamond
6 Scotland MF Scott Severin
7 Scotland MF Jamie Smith
8 Scotland MF Barry Nicholson
9 England FW Steve Lovell
10 Scotland FW Darren Mackie
11 Scotland MF Chris Clark
14 Scotland MF Gary Dempsey
15 Netherlands DF Karim Touzani
No. Position Player
16 Scotland FW Lee Miller
16 Scotland FW John Stewart
17 England DF Dan Smith
18 Scotland MF Jamie Winter
19 Scotland DF Ricky Foster
20 Scotland GK Derek Soutar
21 Scotland DF Andrew Considine
22 Scotland MF Kyle Macaulay
23 Scotland FW Stevie Crawford
23 Scotland FW Craig Brewster
24 Scotland DF David Donald
25 Scotland FW Chris Maguire
26 Netherlands FW Dyron Daal

Goalscorers[edit]

Name SPL Cups Total
Scotland Darren Mackie 13 0 13
England Steve Lovell 9 0 9
Scotland Barry Nicholson 6 2 8
Scotland Scott Severin 4 0 4
Scotland Lee Miller 4 0 4
Scotland Richard Foster 3 0 3
Scotland Stevie Crawford 3 0 3
Scotland Andrew Considine 2 0 2
Scotland Russell Anderson 2 0 2
Netherlands Dyron Daal 2 0 2
Republic of Ireland Gary Dempsey 2 0 2
Scotland Jamie Smith 1 0 1
Scotland Chris Clark 1 0 1
Scotland Chris Maguire 1 0 1
Scotland Craig Brewster 0 1 1
own goals 2 0 2

Source: BBC Sport
Ordered by: Total, SPL, Cups then Name
Name: Players's Name, flag next to name indicates player's nationality. SPL: No. of goals scored in the Scottish Premier League. Cups: No. of goals scored in the Scottish League Cup, Scottish Cup and Uefa Cup. Total: Total No. of competitive goals scored.

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Final
position / round
First match Last match
Scottish Premier League 3 29 July 2006 20 May 2007
League Cup Template:Fb round 2006-07 SL Cup R3 Template:Fb round 2006-07 SL Cup R3 22 August 2006 22 August 2006
Scottish Cup Template:Fb round 2006-07 SC R3 Template:Fb round 2006-07 SC R3 10 January 2007 18 January 2007

Source: Competitions

SPL[edit]

Classification[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic (C) 38 26 6 6 65 34 +31 84 2007–08 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
2 Rangers 38 21 9 8 61 32 +29 72 2007–08 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
3 Aberdeen 38 19 8 11 56 37 +19 65 2007–08 UEFA Cup First round
4 Heart of Midlothian 38 17 10 11 47 35 +12 61
5 Kilmarnock 38 16 7 15 47 54 −7 55

Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 19 8 11 55 38 +17 65 11 3 5 33 21 +12 8 5 6 22 17 +5

Source: BBC Sport

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground A H A A H H A H A A H H A H H A A H A H H A A H A H H A H A A A H H H A A H
Result D D W D W L W L L L W W D W W W L W W L W L D D W W L W W W L W L D W D L W

Source: BBC Sport
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Results by opponent[edit]

Team Results[1] Points
1 2 3 4
Celtic 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–2 0
Dundee United 3–1 1–3 2–4 3
Dunfermline Athletic 1–0 3–0 3–0 9
Falkirk 2–0 2–1 2–0 9
Heart of Midlothian 1–3 1–0 1–0 1–1 7
Hibernian 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 6
Inverness CT 1–1 1–1 1–1 3
Kilmarnock 0–1 3–1 2–1 3–0 9
Motherwell 2–0 2–1 2–0 9
Rangers 0–1 1–2 0–3 2–0 3
St. Mirren 1–1 2–0 2–0 7

Source: Scottish Premier League 2006–07 article

Club[edit]

The management[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Scotland Jimmy Calderwood
Assistant manager Northern Ireland Jimmy Nicholl
Striker coach Scotland Sandy Clark
Goalkeeping coach Scotland Jim Leighton

Source:[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

Chairman Scotland Stewart Milne
Executive Director Scotland Willie Miller
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Pittodrie Stadium (22,199 / 109x72 yards)

Source: afc.co.uk

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Aberdeen's score is shown first.
  2. ^ a b c The number(s) in brackets shows the minute the goal(s) was/were scored.