Maroon top with Navy blue knickerbockers with stripe
Aberdeen F.C. 1881-82
First game played in Aberdeen
under Association Rules.
Alexander Veitch LothianFootball Player, Back (Capt.)
Birth: 18 Feb 1859 • 2 Main Street, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: 30 Nov 1933 • Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Robert Hyslop B.A.Football Player
Birth: 20 Feb 1859 • Morton By Thornhill, Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland - Death: 30 Jan 1893 • 20 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland
William Crimea FarrellFootball Player
Birth: 01 Jan 1856 • Crimea British Subject, Sebastopol - Death: 03 Jan 1894 • St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland
John Campbell RossFootball Player
Birth: 06 Jul 1860 • Forfar, Angus, Scotland - Death: 1941 • District of Haymarket, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
J. BrownFootball Player
Birth: - Death:
Andrew SteeleFootball Player, Forward
Birth: 08 Aug 1854 • Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 15 Dec 1923 • Edinburgh Newington, Midlothian, Scotland
Charles Emslie "Chas" Glennie M.A.Football Player, Half Back
Birth: 01 Feb 1860 • Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 09 May 1944 • Forresterhill, Greystanes, Laurencekirk, Scotland
William StewartFootball Player, Forward
Birth: 23 Jul 1857 • Old Cummnock, Ayrshire, Scotland - Death: Jan 1913 • Frederick Street Elementary School, Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
Joseph Henry HaiseFootball Player
Birth: 19 Sep 1857 • Cheltentham, Gloucestershire, England - Death: 22 Oct 1903 • Dublin, Ireland
David Bennett LothianFootball Player, Left Wing
Birth: 28 Feb 1856 • Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: 23 Feb 1950 • 15 Kings Gate, Aberdeen Southern District, Aberdeen, Scotland
G.F. HallFootball Player
Birth: - Death:
Aberdeen F.C. advert for return match with Coupar Angus F.C. to be held at the Holburn Cricket Grounds, the first match played in Aberdeen under Association Rules. The match was played on the 15th Apr 1882, Aberdeen 1 v 3 Coupar Angus.
Family Tree Official's, Player's and staff details: Ancestry.com
A.F.C Official's, Player's and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
Header Background: Victoria Utd v Orion, May 1895, Charity Cup at Central Park - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.
Background photo: Football pitch grass, Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015 - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
Team Photo 1881-82: Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached - Aberdeen FC Heritage Trust. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2018.
Insert Photo: Aberdeen F.C. advert for return match with Coupar Angus F.C., Courtesy of Fraser Clyne.
(Clyne, Fraser (2012). The Aberdeen Men Can’t Play Football – An early history of football in Aberdeen, 1881-1903. J. Thompson, Glasgow.)
E-mail: Fraser Clyne
Individual Team Member Photos - Various sources and status, see individual profile page for details.
Aberdeen F.C. - Family/DNA
An un-official compilation of the family tree of Aberdeen Football Club's official's, player's and staff from 1881 to present from one personal family tree.