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
Average home league attendance 9.341

During the 1974–75 season, the Scottish football club Aberdeen F.C. was placed fifth in the Scottish First Division. The team reached the quarterfinal round of the Scottish Cup.


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.