Black & Gold vertical striped top with White shorts -
The ("Black and Gold Brigade" later Nickname: The "Wasps")
Aberdeen F.C. 1924-25
Joel CunninghamFootball Player, No 1 Goalkeeper
Birth: 27 Aug 1904 • Lochee, Dundee, Scotland - Death: 01 Jan 1982 • 25 Wood End Way, Greenford, London, England
George "Dod" RitchieFootball Player, No 2 Left Back
Birth: 1897 • Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death:
Duff Morrison BruceFootball Player, No 3 Left Back
Birth: 27 Aug 1898 • St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 1972 • Aberdeen, Scotland
Michael Docherty "Mike" CosgroveFootball Player, No 4 Inside Right
Birth: 20 May 1901 • Dundee, Angus, Scotland - Death: Dec 1972 • Buffalo, Erie, New York, USA
William ArmstrongFootball Player, No 4 Left Half
Birth: 05 Jul 1898 • Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death:
Robert MainFootball Player, No 7 Outside Right
Birth: - Death:
Walter GrantFootball Player, No 8 Inside Right
Birth: 02 Aug 1893 • St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 1940 • Swanley, Kent, England
Walter Darling Fleming "Wattie" JacksonFootball Player, No 9 Centre Forward
Birth: 09 Jan 1898 • Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death: Nov 1951 • Chicago, USA
William "Willie" JacksonFootball Player, No 10 Celtre Forward
Birth: 24 Dec 1900 • Renton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland - Death: 09 Feb 1986 • Aberdeen, Scotland
Andrew DickFootball Player, No 11 Centre Half
Birth: 26 Mar 1900 • Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland - Death:
Charles Brown Forbes M.A.Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Director, No 11 Inside Left
Birth: 07 Oct 1899 • St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 1980 • Aberdeen, Scotland
Patrick "Paddy" TraversTeam Manager, Football Player, No 10 Inside Left
Birth: 28 May 1883 • Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland - Death: 5 May 1962 • Dublin, Ireland
(Manchester United Players: Jack Mew, Lance Richardson, Alf Steward, Frank Barson, Tom Jones, Frank Mann, Charlie Moore, Jack Silcock, Jimmy Bain, Ray Bennion, Jack Grimwood, George Haslam, Jack Hall, Jimmy Hanson, Lal Hilditch, Richard Iddon, Fred Kennedy, Arthur Lochhead, Frank McPherson, Ted Partridge, Charlie Rennox, Tom Smith, Joe Spence, Chris Taylor, Harry Thomas and Manager John Chapman.)
Sir Alexander Matthew "Matt" Busby CBE, KCSG
- Birth: 26 May 1909 • 28 Old Orbiston, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- Death: 20 Jan 1994 • Cheadle, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England
Manchester United Manager
A Scottish football player and manager, who managed Manchester United between 1945 and 1969 and again for the second half of the 1970–71 season. He was the first manager of an English team to win the European Cup and is widely regarded as one of the greatest managers of all time. (Wikipedia)
Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson C.B.E.
- Birth: 31 Dec 1941 • Shieldhall Road, Govan, Glasgow, Scotland
- Death: Living
Aberdeen/Manchester United Manager
A Scottish former football manager and player, widely known for managing Aberdeen from 1978 to 1986 and Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is widely regarded as the greatest manager of all time and has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of football. (Wikipedia - edit added line Aberdeen FC by Graeme Watson 2021)
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: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Aberdeen F.C. 1924-25.
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.