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Captains First Matches

1903 - 2022

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Captains First Matches


1903-2022

Additional information Aberdeen FC 1881 - 1903

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Captains

Captain

Scott Brown 2021

22 Jul 2021

Aberdeen 5 v 1 BK Häcken, UEFA Conf League, 2nd Prem Rd, 1st Leg

Considine 28', Feguson 44' (pen.), 53', Ramirez 83', McLennan 93' - Jeremjeff 59', Attendance: 5,655

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen v BK-Häcken 22 July 2021 first match programme - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.
Captain

Joe Lewis 2020

01 Aug 2020

Aberdeen 0 v 1 Rangers, Scottish Premier League

Kent 21', Attendance: 0 (Att: Due to Covid-19 Restrictions.)

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Graeme Shinnie 2017

27 May 2017

Aberdeen 1 v 2 Celtic, Scottish Cup Final

Hayes 9' - Armstrong 11', Rogic 90+2', Attendance: 48,713

Hampden Park, Glasgow, Larnarkshire, Scotland

Aberdeen v Celtic 27 May 2017 first match programme - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.
Captain

Ryan Jack 2015

02 Jul 2015

KF Shkëndija 1 v 1 Aberdeen, Europa League, 1st Prem Rd, 1st Leg

Kirovski 84' - McGinn 78', Attendance: 8,040

Ecolog Arena, Tetovo, North Macedonia

Captain

Paul Hartley 2010

14 Aug 2010

Aberdeen 4 v 0 Hamilton, Scottish Premier League

Hartley 19' (pen.), 40' (pen.), 65' (pen.), Diamond 51', Attendance: 12,005

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Mark Kerr 2009

15 Aug 2009

Aberdeen 1 v 3 Celtic, Scottish Premier League

Aluko 61' - McGeady 29', 42', McDonald 44', Attendance: 16,803

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen v Celtic 15 Aug 2009 first match programme - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.
Captain

Scott Severin 2007

04 Aug 2007

Dundee United 1 v 0 Aberdeen, Scottish Premier League

Robertson 90', Attendance: 12,496

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Russell Anderson 2002

03 Aug 2002

Hibernian 1 v 2 Aberdeen, Scottish Premier League

Luna 32' - Mackie 64', Clark 90', Attendance: 13,340

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Derek Whyte 1998

16 Aug 1998

Aberdeen 3 v 2 Celtic, Scottish Premier League

Perry 39', Blinker 56' (o.g.), Hignett 59' - Larsson 69', 94' (pen.), Attendance: 16,640

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen v Celtic 16 Aug 1998 first match programme - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.
Captain

Jim Leighton 1997

23 Aug 1997

Aberdeen 1 v 3 Motherwell, Scottish Premier League

Rowson 26' - Weir 8', 55', Coyne 29', Attendance: 11,522

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen v Motherwell 23 Aug 1997 first match programme - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.
Captain

Stewart McKimmie 1994

09 Aug 1994

Skonto Riga 0 v 0 Aberdeen, UEFA Cup, 2nd Prem, 1st Leg

Attendance: 2,300

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Alex McLeish 1990

25 Aug 1990

Aberdeen 2 v 0 Hibernian, Scottish Premier League

Gillhaus 40', Connor 55', Attendance: 15,500

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Willie Miller 1975

06 Dec 1975

Aberdeen 1 v 0 Rangers, Scottish Premier League

Jarvie 83', Attendance: 19,565

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Bobby Clark 1975

30 Jul 1975

Aberdeen 1 v 1 St Johnstone, Anglo Scottish Cup, 1st Prem Rd

Jarvie - Muir, Attendance: 0

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Captain

Steve Murray 1972

04 Mar 1972

Partick Thistle 2 v 0 Aberdeen, Div 1

Forsyth 11' (pen.), Glavin 31', Attendance: 11,340

Firhill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Captain

Martin Buchan 1970

11 Feb 1970

Aberdeen 2 v 1 Clydebank, Scottish Cup, 2nd Rd
(7th Feb Postponded due to snow)

Forrest 5', Robb 32' - McGhee 11', Attendance: 13,100

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen v Clydebank 07 Feb 1970 first match programme

Captains

1903-1998

  • 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: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, a Captains armband,
    (Signed by Barry Nicholson Aberdeen FC 2005-08, but not as an Aberdeen Captain.) - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.
    Insert Photos: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, a selection of Programmes & tickets. Programmes & tickets displayed on this website are to illustrate the article on the match to which the programme/ ticket was issued and to bring further understanding to the reader.
    We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of material on this website.
    Additional information source: (Miller, Willie with Robertson, Rob (2007). The Don The Willlie Miller Story. Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh.)
    "I was delighted at being appointed captain, but was conscious that I would be taking the armband from Bobby Clark, who was out of the team because of injury., Willie Miller"

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