Aberdeen FC - Family/DNA

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Time Line of Events

1881

Aberdeen Football Club a Scottish football team formed on the 8th of October 1881.

1882

On the 11th Mar 1882 Aberdeen Football Club played there first game, Coupar Angus 4, Aberdeen 0.

1903

On the 14th April 1903 Aberdeen Football Club merged with the two other Aberdeen based clubs Victoria United and Orion to form the current Aberdeen Football Club.

1903

On the 15th Aug 1903 the new merged Aberdeen Football Club played there first game, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Stenhousemuir.

Plaque to commemorate the first meeting of Aberdeen FC, Aberdeen, Scotland - Evening Express.

Plaque to commemorate the first meeting of Aberdeen FC, Aberdeen, Scotland

(Pic: Evening Express.)

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Foundation of the Aberdeen Association Football Club

On the 6th Oct 1881, a classified advertisement appeared in the pages of the Aberdeen Evening Express inviting interested gentlemen to attend a meeting to be held in the Albert Hotel, 11 Correction Wynd, Aberdeen, Scotland, on Sat 8th Oct 1881 at 4 pm to discuss the formation of Aberdeen Football Club.
14 football enthusiasts assembled, and the rest is history !

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Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland - 2018 Copyright © Graeme Watson

Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland

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Foundation of the current Aberdeen Football Club

Origins of the club. The current Aberdeen FC was born out of the merger of three city clubs; Aberdeen, Victoria United and Orion. A public meeting on 20 March 1903 was attended by more than 1,600 citizens, and on that date the amalgamation issue was discussed and given the go-ahead.

(Webster, Jack (2003). The First 100 years of The Dons: The official history of Aberdeen Football Club 1903 – 2003. Hodder & Stoughton, London. ISBN 0-340-82344-5.)

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1904

On the 4th Mar 1904 Aberdeen Football Club won there first trophy, the County Cup, Aberdeen 3 v 2 Bon Accord.

1904

On the 26th Nov 1904 Aberdeen Football Club won the Scottish Qualifying Cup, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Renton at Dens Park.

1905

On the 19th Aug 1905 Aberdeen Football Club played there first Div 1 game, Aberdeen 0 v 1 Partick Thistle.

1906

Aberdeen's first victory over Celtic at Pittodrie, 5th Mar 1906 Aberdeen 1 v 0 Celtic

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  • Background Divider: Pride of Scotland Flag - Copyright © 2018 Graeme Watson.
    Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1906/07 - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.

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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 2019 from my personal family tree.

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