1921–22 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C.
1921-22 season
Manager Jimmy Philip
Scottish Football League First Division 15th
Scottish Cup Semi final
Top goalscorer League: Johnny Miller (23)
All: Johnny Miller (27)
Highest home attendance 28,000 vs. Dundee, 25 February 1922
Lowest home attendance 8,000 vs. Raith Rovers, 3 January 1922

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1921–22.

Overview[edit]

Aberdeen finished in 15th place out of 22 clubs in the First Division, missing out on relegation by five points. In the Scottish Cup, they made it through to the semi-final stage, but lost 3-1 to Morton at Dens Park, Dundee. New signing Johnny Miller scored a record 27 goals this season.[1]

Results[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 20 August Ayr United H 1–0 Miller 16,000
2 27 August Dumbarton A 1–1 Miller 4,500
3 30 August Partick Thistle A 0–2 16,000
4 3 September Dundee H 1–2 Miller 18,000
5 10 September Celtic H 1–1 Rankine 21,000
6 14 September Falkirk H 1–1 Miller 14,000
7 17 September Kilmarnock A 3–2 Connon, Miller (2) 7,000
8 21 September Clydebank A 1–1 Miller 5,000
9 24 September Rangers A 0–1 26,000
10 26 September Queen's Park H 2–1 Miller, Robertson 15,000
11 1 October Hibernian H 1–2 Miller 14,500
12 8 October Raith Rovers A 1–2 Wright 12,000
13 15 October Clyde H 4–2 Thomson, Miller (3) 14,500
14 22 October Hamilton Academical A 2–2 Wright, Miller 6,500
15 29 October Third Lanark H 3–0 Miller (3) 12,000
16 5 November Albion Rovers A 2–0 Thomson, Miller 2,000
17 12 November Airdrieonians H 3–0 Middleton, Miller, Bainbridge 15,000
18 19 November Falkirk A 1–2 Miller 8,500
19 26 November Partick Thistle H 2–1 Thomson, Rankine 16,500
20 3 December Heart of Midlothian A 1–2 Rankine 15,000
21 10 December St Mirren H 0–1 15,500
22 17 December Motherwell H 2–0 Thomson, Rankine 12,500
23 24 December Morton A 1–2 Robertson 5,000
24 31 December Clydebank H 2–0 Thomson (2) 12,000
25 2 January Dundee A 0–1 22,000
26 3 January Raith Rovers H 1–2 Thomson 8,000
27 7 January Airdrieonians A 0–4 5,500
28 14 January Dumbarton H 3–0 Miller, Rankine (2) 12,000
29 21 January Celtic A 0–2 12,500
30 4 February Hamilton Academical H 0–0 11,000
31 18 February Morton H 2–2 Thomson, Miller 11,500
32 21 February Clyde A 0–2 2,000
33 1 March Queen's Park A 1–3 Miller 10,000
34 4 March St Mirren A 1–2 Thomson 12,000
35 22 March Albion Rovers H 2–0 Miller, Rankine 10,000
36 25 March Ayr United A 1–1 Thomson 5,000
37 5 April Rangers H 0–0 19,000
38 8 April Kilmarnock H 0–1 11,000
39 12 April Motherwell A 0–3 5,000
40 19 April Third Lanark A 0–2 4,500
41 22 April Hibernian H 1–0 Grant 10,000
42 29 April Heart of Midlothian H 0–1 12,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
14 Ayr United 42 13 12 17 55 63 –8 38
15 ABERDEEN 42 13 9 20 48 54 –6 35
16 Airdrieonians 42 12 11 19 48 56 –8 35
17 Kilmarnock 42 13 9 20 56 83 –27 35

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 28 January Dumbarton H 1–0 Thomson 16,000
R2 11 February Queen's Park H 1–1 Thomson 22,000
R2 R 14 February Queen's Park A 2–1 Miller (2) 18,000
R3 25 February Dundee H 3–0 Wright, Miller, Bainbridge 28,000
R4 11 March Hamilton Academical A 0–0 16,000
R4 R 15 March Hamilton Academical H 2–0 Miller, Rankine 23,000
SF 1 April Morton N 1–3 Milne 23,000

Squad[edit]

Appearances & Goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Scotland Fred Alexander 9 0 9 0 0 0
GK Scotland George Anderson 25 0 25 0 0 0
FW England Simpson Bainbridge 29 2 22 1 7 1
GK England Harry Blackwell 24 0 17 0 7 0
FW Scotland Jacky Connon 13 1 13 1 0 0
FW Scotland Peter Fisher 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland Harry Flanagan 4 0 4 0 0 0
DF Scotland Matt Forsyth 41 0 35 0 6 0
FW Scotland Walter Grant 5 1 5 1 0 0
DF Scotland Sandy Grosert 20 0 17 0 3 0
DF Scotland Bobby Hannah 3 0 3 0 0 0
DF Scotland Jock Hutton 35 0 29 0 6 0
FW Scotland James Mackie 1 0 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland Bert MacLachlan 45 0 38 0 7 0
MF Scotland Fred MacLachlan 6 0 6 0 0 0
DF Scotland James McBoyle 1 0 1 0 0 0
FW England Billy Middleton 47 1 40 1 7 0
FW Scotland Johnny Miller 42 27 35 23 7 4
MF Scotland Vic Milne 45 1 38 0 7 1
FW Scotland Alec Moir 3 0 3 0 0 0
FW Scotland Andy Rankine 40 8 33 7 7 1
FW Scotland Arthur Robertson 8 2 8 2 0 0
FW Scotland James Stevenson 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW Scotland Doug Thomson 38 12 31 10 7 2
MF Scotland Alex Wright 46 3 40 2 6 1
FW Scotland Bobby Yule 5 0 5 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stirling, Kevin (2002). Aberdeen: A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books. p. 233. ISBN 1-874287-49-X. 
  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.