Maroon top with Navy blue knickerbockers with stripe
Aberdeen F.C. 1881-82
First game played
Referee: J. Brown
Larghan Park, Coupar Angus, Scotland
A. MillarFootball Player
Birth: - Death:
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
John Alexander McHardy M.A.Football Player, Half Back
Birth: 12 Aug 1859 • Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland - Death: 10 Oct 1904 • St Machar, Aberdeenshire, 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
John Campbell RossFootball Player
Birth: 06 Jul 1860 • Forfar, Angus, Scotland - Death: 1941 • District of Haymarket, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Andrew SteeleFootball Player
Birth: 08 Aug 1854 • Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 15 Dec 1923 • Edinburgh Newington, Midlothian, Scotland
William Lawrence ThomsonFootball Player
Birth: 16 Jan 1847 • Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 1899 • Kingarth, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
William StewartFootball Player
Birth: 23 Jul 1857 • Old Cummnock, Ayrshire, Scotland - Death: 1931 • Frederick Street Elementary School, Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
David Bennett LothianFootball Player
Birth: 28 Feb 1856 • Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: 23 Feb 1950 • 15 Kings Gate, Aberdeen Southern District, Aberdeen, Scotland
Alexander Veitch LothianFootball Player, Back (Capt.)
Birth: 18 Feb 1859 • 2 Main Street, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: 30 Nov 1933 • Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
J. BurnsFootball 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. The team that day was - Alexander Veitch Lothian, Robert Hyslop B.A., William Crimea Farrell, John Campbell Ross, J. Brown, Andrew Steele, Charles Emslie "Chas" Glennie M.A., William Stewart, Joseph Henry Haise, David Bennett Lothian and G.F. Hall.
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: Double helix: The structure of DNA with the two strands of DNA spiraling about one other.
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 Photo's - 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.