- Team Page 1906-1907
Black & Gold vertical striped top with Navy blue shorts -
The ("Black and Gold Brigade" later Nickname: The "Wasps")
Originally called the Edinburgh League (McRae Cup) between 1894-96 then re-named the East of Scotland league (Northern League) between 1896-08 with Aberdeen entering in 1903. Reconstitued as the North-Eastern Cup (North East Cup) between 1908-14.
Aberdeen F.C. 1906-07
East of Scotland League Champions
(Pic. Team Photo 1907-08)
PLAYERS & MANAGER
Robert "Rab" "Mac" McFarlaneFootball Player, No 1 Goalkeeper
Birth: 06 Jan 1874 • 89 Roxburgh Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland - Death: 27 Jul 1943 • 85a Newton Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
John UrquhartFootball Player, No 2 Right Back
Birth: - Death:
Patrick "Paddy" BoyleFootball Player, No 2 Right Back
Birth: 06 Sep 1883 • Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland - Death: Sep 1923 • Babbacombe, Devon, England
Alexander Laing "Alex" "Ecky" HalkettFootball Player, No 4 Right Half
Birth: 09 Oct 1880 • Dundee, Angus, Scotland - Death: 21 Feb 1917 • France and Flanders
Thomas "Tom" StrangFootball Player, No 5 Centre Half
Birth: 20 Aug 1881 • West Calder, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: 17 Aug 1947 • Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Henry Forbes LowFootball Player, No 5 Left Half
Birth: 15 Aug 1882 • Powis, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 28 Sep 1920 • Fort Hoel, Roker Park, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
William FordFootball Player, No 7 Outside Right
Birth: 18 Feb 1882 • Dundee, Angus, Scotland - Death:
James HaxtonFootball Player, No 10 Inside Left
Birth: - Death:
David McKinlayFootball Player, No 9 Centre Forward
Birth: Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland - Death:
John EdgarFootball Player, No 10 Inside Left
Birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death:
William LennieFootball Player, No 11 Outside Left
Birth: 26 Jan 1882 • Kelvin, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: 24 Aug 1954 • Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
James "Jimmy" Philip1st Team Manager, Director
Birth: 1862 • St Nicholas, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 12 Oct 1930 • 13 Erskine Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
Aberdeen Football Club
East of Scotland
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.
Team Photo: Aberdeen F.C. 1907-08 - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2021.
Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015 - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
Background photo: Football pitch grass, Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015 - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
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.