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Honours - Winners


1881-2030

Time Line of Events

1881

Aberdeen Football Club a Scottish football team formed on the 08 of Oct 1881.

1888

24 Mar 1888, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 7 v 1 Rangers, Aberdeen

1889

16 Feb 1889, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 4 v 3 Orion
(Double consecutive winners)

1890

22 Feb 1890, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 8 v 3 Orion
(Treble consecutive winners)

1893

28 Jan 1893, The Figaro Cup Final, Aberdeen FC 'A' 2 v 0 Renown

1893

27 May 1893, Charity Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 0 Victoria United

1898

26 Feb 1898, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 2 Orion

1902

01 Mar 1902, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 1 v 0 Victoria United

1903

15 May 1903, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Orion

1903

15 May 1903, Fleming Charity Shield, This was the last ever match played before the merger of the three Aberdeen based clubs.

1903

On the 14 Apr 1903, Aberdeen Football Club merged with two other Aberdeen based clubs Orion F.C. and Victoria United F.C. to form the current Aberdeen Football Club Ltd.

Aberdeen Football Club 1889-90 with the Aberdeenshire Cup - Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2020, 2021.

Aberdeen Football Club 1889-90 with the Aberdeenshire Cup.

Aberdeen Football Club 1897-98 with the Aberdeenshire Cup - Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2020, 2021.

Aberdeen Football Club 1897-98 with the Aberdeenshire Cup.

Aberdeen Football Club 1901-02 with the Aberdeenshire Cup - Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2020, 2021.

Aberdeen Football Club 1901-02 with the Aberdeenshire Cup.

Aberdeen F.C.

The Aberdeenshire Cup

The Aberdeenshire & District FA, was formed in 1887. The Aberdeenshire Cup was presented by Dr Maitland Moir, contested for by the different teams of the association.

(Extract: Aberdeen Journal 25 Apr 1889.)

1887-88, 1888-89, 1889-90, 1897-98, 1901-02 (Original Aberdeen FC),
1903-04, 1904-05, 1906-07, 1907-08, 1908-09, 1909-10, 1911-12, 1912-13, 1913-14, 1914-15, 1919-20, 1921-22, 1922-23, 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, 1926-27, 1927-28, 1928-29, 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1997-98, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05 (40)

Aberdeen F.C.

The Aberdeen Charity Cup

The Charity Cup was instituted in 1881 and was later renamed the Aberdeenshire Charity Cup in 1893. It was then replaced by the Sir John Fleming Charity Shield in 1900.

1892-93 (1)

Aberdeen F.C.

The Figaro Cup

The Figaro Cup was donated by a magazine called the Northern Figaro and contested between 1889 - 1903. (1885-1915)

1892-93 (1)

Time Line of Events

1904

26 Nov 1904, Scottish Qualifying Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Renton

1904

05 Mar 1904, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 2 Bon Accord

1906

17 May 1905, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 1 v 3 Aberdeen 'A'

1906

19 May 1906, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 3 v 1 North of Scotland

Aberdeen Football Club 1904-05, Team Photo - original B&W picture - No copyright - attached - Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2018.

Aberdeen Football Club 1904-05 with the Scottish Qualifying Cup.

Aberdeen Football Club 1907-08, Team Photo - original B&W picture - No copyright - attached - Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2022.

Aberdeen Football Club 1907-08

Aberdeen F.C.

Scottish Qualifying Cup

The Scottish Qualifying Cup was a football competition played in Scotland between 1895 and 2007. During that time, apart from a brief spell in the 1950s, it was the only way for non-league teams to qualify for the Scottish Cup.

1904-05 (1)

Aberdeen F.C.

East of Scotland League

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.

1906-07 (1)

Aberdeen F.C.

Dewar Shield

Presented by The Lord Provost Dewar of Perth, was a competition between the winners of the Aberdeenshire, Forfarshire, Perthshire and Stirlingshire Cups, and the winner being declared the champions of the four Northern counties, held between 1899 to 1972 and 1982-83. Aberdeen were winners 17 times.

1906-07, 1908-09, 1912-13, 1914-15, 1926-27, 1928-29, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1935-36, 1936-37, 1939-40, 1945-46, 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52 (17)

Time Line of Events

1906

27 Sep 1906, East of Scotland League Champions, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Hearts

1908

15 Apr 1908, High Cup Final, Dundee 0 v 2 Aberdeen

1908

02 May 1908, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 4 v 0 Peterhead

1909

08 May 1909, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Peterhead
(Double consecutive winners)

1910

14 May 1910, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Fraserburgh
(Treble consecutive winners)

1910

03 Oct 1910, Robertson Cup Final, Dundee 2 v 3 Aberdeen

1911

06 May 1911, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 6 v 1 Buckie Thistle

1912

06 May 1912, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 3 v 3 Aberdeen University

1913

10 May 1913, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 8 v 0 Aberdeenshire Select

1914

02 May 1914, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 4 v 2 St Johnstone
(7th consecutive winners)

1916

13 May 1916, Robertson Cup Final, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Dundee

1922

06 May 1922, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 7 v 2 Peterhead

Aberdeen Football Club 1908-09, Team Photo - Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2021.

Aberdeen Football Club 1908-09

Aberdeen Football Club 1914-15, Team Photo - with the Aberdeenshire Cup - Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2020, 2021.

Aberdeen Football Club 1914-15 with the Aberdeenshire Cup.

Aberdeen F.C.

Fleming Charity Shield

The Lord Provost Sir John Fleming Charity Shield, was held between 1899 to 1929, Aberdeen won 12 times and Aberdeen 'A' won twice. Their was 18 Finals completed, 10 years with no competition between 1914-19, 1923-28 and 1 year 1899-00 was unfinished.

1902-03 (Original Aberdeen FC), 1903-04, 1904-05 (Aberdeen 'A'), 1905-06, 1906-07 (Aberdeen 'A'), 1907-08, 1908-09, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1911-12, 1912-13, 1913-14, 1921-22, 1922-23 (14)

Aberdeen F.C.

The High Cup

The High Cup was awarded by John High of Dundee to the winners between Aberdeen and Dundee, contested 5 times between 1905-09 and 1932-33, Aberdeen winning once.

1907-08 (1)

Aberdeen F.C.

The Robertson Cup

The Robertson Cup was held between 1908 and 1933 between Aberdeen and Dundee with 6 Finals contested. Aberdeen being winners twice shared with Dundee.

1910–11 (shared), 1915–16 (shared)

Aberdeen F.C.

Rhodesia Cup

Presented to the Aberdeenshire & District FA by Mr Skene, late of Rhodesia, a competiton originally between the three clubs in Aberdeen. Aberdeen FC, Orion FC and Victoria United FC a replacement for the Gershon Cup. Held Seven times between 1898 and 1905 with Aberdeen winning twice.

1903-04, 1904-05 (2)

Time Line of Events

1923

07 May 1923, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 1 v 0 Dundee
(Double consecutive winners)

1926

06 Oct 1926, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Falkirk

1928

22 Aug 1928, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 3 v 2 Dundee United

1930

27 Aug 1930, Dewar Shield Final, St Johnstone 0 v 5 Aberdeen

1931

19 Aug 1931, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 5 v 1 Falkirk

1932

31 Aug 1932, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 4 v 1 St Johnstone
(Double consecutive winners)

1933

06 Sep 1933, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 St Johnstone
(Treble consecutive winners)

1935

09 Oct 1935, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Falkirk

1936

02 Sep 1936, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 5 v 1 St Johnstone
(Double consecutive winners)

1939

30 Sep 1939, Dewar Shield Final, Falkirk 1 v 2 Aberdeen
(Double consecutive winners)

1941

20 Dec 1941, North Eastern Supplementary Cup Final, Aberdeen 6 v 2 Dundee United

1942

23 May 1942, Mitchell Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 1 Dundee United

Aberdeen Football Club 1928-29, Team Photo - original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.

Aberdeen Football Club 1928-29 with the Fleming Shield, Aberdeenshire Cup, Aberdeen District League Cup, and the Dewar Shield.

From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Aberdeen F.C. 1938-39 in colour

Aberdeen Football Club 1938-39

Aberdeen F.C.

North Eastern League

During the Second World War, football was restricted between 1941-1945. 1941-44 8 teams competed, 1944-45 10 teams competed for the North Eastern League which included Rangers 'A'.

1941-42 Second Series, 1942-43 First Series, 1942-43 Second Series, 1943-44 Second Series, 1944-45 Second Series (5)

My citation for 5 Championships

(1941-42 Second Series, Dons Finish up in Style, Aberdeen finished the season in great style on Saturday, winning the North Eastern League championship on goal average by defeating Dundee United 6-1 at Pittodrie. Press & Journal - Mon 08 Jun 1942)
(1942–43 First Series, League Title for Dons, A ONE-GOAL victory over Dundee United at Pittodrie gave Aberdeen the championship of the North Eastern League. Press & Journal - Mon 26 Oct 1942)
(1942-43 Second Series, Dons Win League Title, The Dons have won the North Eastern League Championship for the third time. Press & Journal - Mon 22 Mar 1943)
(1943–44 Second Series, Dons Assured of League Flag, ABERDEEN can be hailed as champions of the North-Eastern League. They lead Rangers by two points, and the Ibrox team must beat Dundee United in the last engagement by at least eighteen goals without loss to beat the Dons' goal average. Rangers must look on that as an almost impossible task. Press & Journal - Mon 24 Apr 1944)
(1944-45 Second Series, Don's Smashing Win Over Falkirk, Aberdeen now lead the North-Eastern League by four points over Rangers and five over East Fife. Press & Journal - Tue 08 May 1945 also V.E. Day) (2nd last game of season)

(Club Records Show: 1941-42 Second Series, 1942–43 First or Second Series, 1943–44 Second Series, 1944-45 Second Series (4))

(Other Sources Show: 1942–43 First Series, 1942-43 Second Series, 1943–44 Second Series, 1944-45 Second Series (4))

Aberdeen F.C.

North Eastern Supplementary Cup

During the Second World War, football was restricted between 1941-1945. 8 teams competed for the North Eastern Supplementary Cup which included Rangers 'A'. A total of 4 finals 1st Series which Aberdeen won 3 times.

1941–42, 1942–43, 1944–45 (3) 1st Series

Aberdeen F.C.

North Eastern Supplementary Cup (Mitchell Cup)

During the Second World War, football was restricted between 1941-1945. 8 teams competed for the North Eastern Supplementary Cup which included Rangers 'A'. A total of 4 finals 2nd Series (Mitchell Cup) which Aberdeen won 3 times.
Aberdeen Club Chairman, William Mitchell donated the trophy which Aberdeen won 3 times. Mr Mitchell said he would like it to be definetly understood that it was entirely a war challenge trophy.

(Source: Press & Journal, dated 25 May 1942)

1941–42, 1942–43, 1944–45 (3) 2nd Series

Aberdeen F.C.

Caledonia Cup

The Caledonia Cup, was a competition between Aberdeen and a Highland League select team. The two-legged competition lasted for three seasons, held between 1947 to 1950. Aberdeen won 1947-48 & 1949-50 with the trophy being shared 1948-49.

1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50 (3)

Time Line of Events

1942

06 Jun 1942, North Eastern League Champions, Aberdeen 6 v 1 Dundee United

1942

24 Oct 1942, North Eastern League Champions, Aberdeen 1 v 0 Dundee United

1942

26 Dec 1942, North Eastern Supplementary Cup Final, Aberdeen 6 v 1 Dunfermline Athletic

1943

20 Mar 1943, North Eastern League Champions, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Hibernian
(Double consecutive winners)

1943

29 May 1943, Mitchell Cup Final, Aberdeen 6 v 2 Raith Rovers
(Double consecutive winners)

1944

22 Apr 1944, North Eastern League Champions, Aberdeen 3 v 0 Rangers 'Á'
(Treble consecutive winners)

1944

30 Dec 1944, North Eastern Supplementary Cup Final, Dundee 0 v 5 Aberdeen

1945

30 Jun 1945, Mitchell Cup Final, Hearts 0 v 1 Aberdeen

1945

07 Jul 1945, North Eastern League Champions, Aberdeen 1 v 3 Hearts
(4th consecutive winners)

1946

11 May 1946, Southern League Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 2 Rangers

1946

23 Sep 1946, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Falkirk

1947

19 Apr 1947, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Hibernian

1948

24 Apr 1948, Caledonia Cup Final, Highland League Select 2 v 4 Aberdeen

1949

27 Apr 1949, Caledonia Cup Final, Highland League Select 0 v 1 Aberdeen
(Double consecutive winners)

1950

06 May 1950, Caledonia Cup Final, Highland League Select 0 v 6 Aberdeen
(Treble consecutive winners)

1950

23 Aug 1950, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 3 v 0 East Stirlingshire

1951

27 Feb 1954, Dewar Shield Final, Dundee 1 v 1 Aberdeen
(2nd Leg not played, both sides joint winners.)
(Double consecutive winners)
(1950-51 Final, but documented as played 27 Feb 1954 or 27 May 1954.)

1952

08 Sep 1952, Dewar Shield Final, Falkirk 5 v 5 Aberdeen
(2nd Leg not played, both sides joint winners.)
(Treble consecutive winners)

1955

09 Apr 1955, Scotttish League Champions, Clyde 0 v 1 Aberdeen

1955

22 Oct 1955, Scotttish League Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 St Mirren

Aberdeen Football Club League Champions Flag 1954-55 - This digital image by Graeme Watson 2019

Aberdeen FC League Champions Flag 1954-55

Aberdeen Football Club League Champions Flag 1979-80 - This digital image by Graeme Watson 2019

Aberdeen FC League Champions Flag 1979-80

Aberdeen F.C.

Scottish Premier Division

The Scottish Football League Premier Division was, from 1975 until 1998, the top division of the Scottish Football League and the entire Scottish football league system. In 1998 the Premier Division clubs split from the league to form the Scottish Premier League (SPL). The Scottish Premier League (SPL) was abolished in 2013, when the SPL and SFL merged to form the new Scottish Professional Football League, with its top division being known as the Scottish Premiership.

1979-80, 1983-84, 1984-85 (3)

Aberdeen F.C.

Scottish Football League Division 1

The Scottish Football League (SFL) was inaugurated on 30 Apr 1890, the first season of competition, 1890–91, commenced with 11 clubs.

1954-55 (1)

Aberdeen F.C.

Scotttish Cup

The Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the Scottish Cup, is an annual association football knock-out cup competition for men's football clubs in Scotland.

1946-47, 1969-70, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1989-90 (7)

Aberdeen F.C.

Scotttish League Cup

The Scottish League Cup is a football competition open to all Scottish Professional Football League clubs.

1955-56, 1976-77, 1985-86, 1989-90, 1995-96, 2013-14 (6)

Aberdeen F.C.

Southern League Cup

The Southern League Cup was a regional Scottish football competition held during the Second World War, due to the suspension of national competitions.

1945-46 (1)

Time Line of Events

1962

06 May 1962, Friendship Cup, Le Harve 2 v 5 Aberdeen

1970

11 Apr 1970, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 1 Celtic

1971

07 Aug 1971, Drybrough Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Celtic

1976

06 Nov 1976, Scotttish League Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Celtic
(a.e.t.)

1980

03 May 1980, Scottish Premier Division Champions, Hibernian 0 v 5 Aberdeen

1980

02 Aug 1980, Drybrough Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 St Mirren

1981

29 Apr 1981, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 5 v 1 Buckie Thistle

1981

02 Aug 1981, Caledonian Cup Final, Aberdeen 5 v 1 Southampton

1982

22 May 1982, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 4 v 1 Rangers
(a.e.t.)

1983

11 May 1983, European Cup Winners' Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Real Madrid
(a.e.t.)

1983

21 May 1983, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 1 v 0 Rangers
(a.e.t.)
(Double consecutive winners)

1984

19 May 1984, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Celtic
(a.e.t.)
(Treble consecutive winners)

1983

20 Dec 1983, European Super Cup Final 2nd Leg, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Hamburg SV
(agg: 2 v 0 )

1984

02 May 1984, Scottish Premier Division Champions, Hearts 0 v 1 Aberdeen

1985

27 Apr 1985, Scottish Premier Division Champions, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Celtic
(Double consecutive winners)

1985

27 Oct 1985, Scotttish League Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 0 Hibernian

From Graeme Watson's personal collection, the European Cup Winners Cup Final 1983 - 2018 Copyright © Graeme Watson

From Graeme Watson's personal collection, the European Cup Winners Cup Final 1983.

From Graeme Watson's personal collection, the European Super Cup Final 1983 - 2018 Copyright © Graeme Watson

From Graeme Watson's personal collection, the European Super Cup Final 1983.

Aberdeen F.C.

European Cup Winners' Cup

The European Cup Winners' Cup was a European football club competition contested annually by the winners of domestic cup competitions. The cup was, chronologically, the second seasonal inter-European club competition organised by UEFA. The tournament ran for 39 seasons, with the final edition held in 1998–99, after which it was discontinued.

1982-83 (1)

Aberdeen F.C.

European Super Cup

The European Super Cup was a annual football match organised by UEFA and contested by the winners of the two main European club competitions; the European Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup. It was renamed the UEFA Super Cup in 1995.

1982-83 (1)

Time Line of Events

1986

10 May 1986, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 0 Hearts

1989

22 Oct 1989, Scotttish League Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Rangers
(a.e.t.)

1990

12 May 1990, Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen 0 v 0 Celtic
(a.e.t.) (9-8 pen.)

1990

12 Aug 1990, FC Twente Tournament Final, FC Twente 1 v 1 Aberdeen

1995

26 Nov 1995, Scotttish League Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Dundee

2014

16 Mar 2014, Scotttish League Cup Final, Aberdeen 0 v 0 Inverness CT
(a.e.t.) (4-2 pen.)

Aberdeen Football Club League Champions Flag 1983-84 - This digital image by Graeme Watson 2019

Aberdeen FC League Champions Flag 1983-84

Aberdeen Football Club League Champions Flag 1984-85 - This digital image by Graeme Watson 2019

Aberdeen FC League Champions Flag 1984-85

Aberdeen F.C.

Drybrough Cup

The Drybrough Cup was held from 1971 until 1974, The four highest-scoring teams from Division 1, and the four highest-scoring teams from Division 2, competed in the competition. From 1979 to 1980, The four highest-scoring teams from the Premier Division, and the four highest-scoring teams from Division 1, competed in the competition.

1970-71, 1979-80 (2)

Aberdeen F.C.

Tennent's Sixes

Tennent's Sixes, Indoor 6-a-side football tournament held at the Scottish Exhibition & Confererence Centre, Glasgow, Scotland.

1985-86, 1986-87 (2)

Aberdeen Football Club

Reserves, 'A', Youth, Development


5/6 A-side, 2008's


Honours - Winners


1903-2030

Time Line of Events

1904

27 Apr 1904, Rhodesia Cup Final, Bon Accord 1 v 2 Aberdeen 'A'

1905

18 Mar 1905, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 3 v 2 Aberdeen Harp
(Double consecutive winners)

1905

20 Apr 1905, Rhodesia Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 4 v 0 Bon Accord
(Double consecutive winners)

1906

28 Apr 1906, 'A' Northern League Champions, Aberdeen 'Á' 1 v 0 Kirkcaldy United 'Á'

1907

02 Feb 1907, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 3 v 1 Aberdeen Harp

1907

04 May 1907, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 'A' 3 v 0 St Johnstone

1907

18 May 1907, Fleming Charity Shield Final, Aberdeen 0 v 1 Aberdeen 'A'

1908

14 Mar 1908, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 4 v 1 Peterhead
(Double consecutive winners)

1909

13 Mar 1909, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 4 v 0 Buckie Thistle
(Treble consecutive winners)

1909

17 Apr 1909, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 2 v 1 Alloa

1910

16 Apr 1910, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 2 v 1 Peterhead
(4th consecutive winners)

1911

29 Apr 1911, 'A' Northern League Champions, Aberdeen 'Á' 2 v 1 Arbroath 'Á'

1912

13 Apr 1912, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 5 v 1 Portsoy Thistle

1913

08 Mar 1913, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 4 v 0 Fraserburgh
(Double consecutive winners)

1913

12 Apr 1913, Highland League Champions, Inverness Caledonian 'Á' 0 v 4 Aberdeen 'Á'
(Undefeated Champions)

1913

30 Apr 1913, Dewar Shield Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 2 v 1 Kings Park

1914

14 Feb 1914, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 3 v 0 Buckie Thistle
(Treble consecutive winners)

1915

13 Mar 1915, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 7 v 2 Peterhead
(4th consecutive winners)

1915

01 May 1915, Dewar Shield Final, Dundee Hibernians 0 v 1 Aberdeen 'Á'

1920

03 Apr 1920, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 2 v 1 Buckie Thistle

Aberdeen F.C. 'A'

Scottish Northern League

The Northern League was a regional Scottish football competition held between 1891 and 1920.

1905-06, 1910-11 (2)

Aberdeen F.C. 'A'

Scottish Highland League

The Highland League is a senior football league based in the north of Scotland, founded 1893.

1912-13, 1924-25 (2)

Aberdeen F.C. 'A'

Scottish Alliance League

The Scottish Alliance was held between 1919-20 and 1937-38 season.

1932-33, 1935-36 (2)

Time Line of Events

1922

04 May 1922, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 5 v 0 Buckie Thistle

1923

07 Apr 1923, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 4 v 0 Fraserburgh
(Double consecutive winners)

1924

22 Mar 1924, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 6 v 0 Keith
(Treble consecutive winners)

1925

11 Apr 1925, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 2 v 0 Peterhead

1925

29 Apr 1925, Highland League Champions, Aberdeen 'Á' 6 v 0 Nairn County 'Á'
(Undefeated Champions but one)

1926

13 Mar 1926, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Peterhead 1 v 3 Aberdeen 'A'

1927

27 Apr 1927, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 8 v 0 Fraserburgh
(Double consecutive winners)

1928

21 Apr 1928, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'Á' 7 v 1 Fraserburgh
(Treble consecutive winners)

1929

30 Apr 1929, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Huntly 2 v 3 Aberdeen 'Á'

1930

26 Apr 1930, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 3 v 1 Fraserburgh
(Double consecutive winners)

1930

02 Aug 1930, Five-a-Side Tournament Final, Amateur Athletic Sports meeting at Pittodrie, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Rangers
(Teams - Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee and Rangers.)

1931

25 Apr 1931, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 4 v 1 Peterhead
(Treble consecutive winners)

1932

21 Apr 1932, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Huntly 0 v 3 Aberdeen 'A'

1933

22 Apr 1933, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 1 Buckie Thistle

1933

22 Apr 1933, 'A' Alliance League Champions, Kilmarnock 'Á' 2 v 2 Aberdeen 'Á'
(Played on the same day as the Aberdeenshire Cup 1932-33.)

1934

21 Apr 1934, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Keith 2 v 4 Aberdeen 'A'
(13th consecutive winners)

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Reserves League 'C'

The 'C' Division North and East was held bewtween 1949-50 and 1954-55, and ended on the 19 Jun 1955 after a number of prominent clubs pulled their reserve sides out.

1952-53, 1954-55

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Reserves League Cup 'C'

Held between 1946-47 to 1953-54 with no competition 1947-50.

1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53 Aberdeen/Rangers (Shared)

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Reserves League Cup

Held between 1955-56 to 1974-75 then from 1975-76 onwards the league cup was reorganized.

1956-57, 1957-58, 1972-73, 1978-79, 1984-85, 1996-97

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Reserves Second XI Cup

The Scottish Reserves Second XI was from 1881-82 and from 1911-12 they were played over two legs and lasted untill the 1987-88 season.

1954-55, 1955-56, 1968-69, 1975-76, 1977-78, 1981-82

Time Line of Events

1936

25 Apr 1936, 'A' Alliance League Champions, Hamilton 'Á' 1 v 2 Aberdeen 'Á'

1951

14 May 1951, Reserves 'C' League Cup Final, Aberdeen 1 v 0 Rangers

1952

15 May 1952, Reserves 'C' League Cup Final, Aberdeen 5 v 1 Stirling Albion
(Double consecutive winners)

1953

29 Apr 1953, Reserves 'C' League Champions, Aberdeen 1 v 0 Stirling Albion

1953

14 May 1953, Reserves 'C' League Cup Final, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Rangers
(a.e.t.) (Shared)
(Treble consecutive winners)

1955

25 Apr 1955, Reserves Second XI Cup Final 2nd Leg, Hibernian 2 v 4 Aberdeen
(agg: 4 v 5 )

1955

25 Apr 1955, Reserves 'C' League Champions, Montrose 3 v 4 Aberdeen
(Played on the same day as the Reserves Second XI Cup Final 1954-55.)

1956

16 Apr 1956, Reserves Second XI Cup Final 2nd Leg, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Parick Thistle
(agg: 6 v 2 )
(Double consecutive winners)

1956

28 Apr 1956, Reserves 'C' League Champions, St Mirren 1 v 3 Aberdeen

1957

15 Apr 1957, Reserves League Cup Final 2nd Leg, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Hearts
(agg: 5 v 2 )

1958

10 May 1958, Reserves League Cup Final 2nd Leg, Hearts 1 v 3 Aberdeen 'A'
(agg: 2 v 4)

1969

02 May 1969, Reserves Second XI Cup Final 2nd Leg, Celtic 0 v 2 Aberdeen
(agg: 2 v 2 )

1973

18 Apr 1973, Reserves League Cup Final 2nd Leg, Motherwell 0 v 1 Aberdeen
(agg: 0 v 6)

1973

28 Apr 1973, Reserves League Champions, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Morton

1976

03 May 1976, Reserves Second XI Cup Final 2nd Leg, Dundee 1 v 3 Aberdeen
(agg: 1 v 5 )

1978

09 May 1978, Reserves Second XI Cup Final 2nd Leg, Rangers 0 v 1 Aberdeen
(agg: 1 v 3 )

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Premier Reserves League

In 1975 the reorganization of the Scottish League into Premier Division's made the reserves the Premier Reserve League untill 1997-98 (SFL).

1986-87

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Reserves League East

The Reserve League East was held from 1978-79 to the 2004-05 season, the 1983-84 season was played as a mid-week competition.

1981-82, 1983-84

Aberdeen F.C. Reserves

Scottish Reserves League

Held from 1955-56 untill the 1974-75 season.

1955-56, 1972-73

Time Line of Events

1980

31 Jan 1980, Reserves League Cup Final 2nd Leg, Clydebank 1 v 1 Aberdeen
(agg: 1 v 2)
(Season 1978-79 Comp)

1982

01 May 1982, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Fraserburgh 0 v 4 Aberdeen 'A'
(Double consecutive winners)

1982

10 May 1982, Reserves League East Champions, Aberdeen 5 v 0 Hearts
(Teams from the east coast, but sometimes referred to as the Scottish Premier Reserves League, Season 1981-82.)

1982

12 May 1982, Reserves Second XI Cup Final 2nd Leg, Aberdeen 2 v 1 Celtic
(agg: 4 v 2 )

1983

25 Apr 1983, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 1 v 0 Fraserburgh
(Treble consecutive winners)

1984

16 Apr 1984, Reserves League East Champions, Aberdeen 3 v 0 St Johnstone

1985

04 Mar 1985, Reserves League Cup Final 2nd Leg, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Dundee United
(agg: 2 v 1)

1985

07 May 1985, Youth Cup Final, Aberdeen 3 v 3 Celtic
(a.e.t. 5 v 3 )

1986

20 Jan 1986, Tennent's Sixes Final, Aberdeen 3 v 0 St Mirren

1986

06 May 1986, Youth Cup Final, Queen of the South 0 v 2 Aberdeen

1987

19 Jan 1987, Tennent's Sixes Final, Aberdeen 4 v 3 Hearts

1987

22 Apr 1987, Premier Reserves League Champions, Hearts 2 v 4 Aberdeen

1988

09 Mar 1988, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 2 v 1 Peterhead

1990

01 Apr 1990, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Peterhead 0 v 3 Aberdeen 'A'

1991

27 Apr 1991, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Aberdeen 'A' 1 v 0 Huntly
(Double consecutive winners)

1993

09 May 1993, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Cove Rangers 0 v 1 Aberdeen 'A'

1994

21 Apr 1994, SPL Youth 18 Champions, Morton 0 v 1 Aberdeen

1997

08 May 1997, Reserves League Cup Final, Hearts 0 v 1 Aberdeen

1998

12 Apr 1998, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Deveronvale 1 v 5 Aberdeen 'A'

1998

11 May 1998, SPL Youth 18 Champions, Rangers 1 v 2 Aberdeen

2001

09 May 2001, Youth Cup Final, Aberdeen 2 v 0 Celtic

2002

20 Aug 2002, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Deveronvale 0 v 3 Aberdeen Res

2003

19 Aug 2003, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Inverurie Locos 0 v 4 Aberdeen Res
(Double consecutive winners)

2004

01 Sep 2004, Aberdeenshire Cup Final, Fraserburgh 1 v 4 Aberdeen Res
(Treble consecutive winners)

2015

05 May 2015, SPFL Development League Champions, Aberdeen 3 v 1 Dunfermline

2022

05 Jun 2022, 2008's Flint Micasa Cup Final, Aberdeen 1 v 1 Red Bull Leipzig in Norway
(a.e.t) (5-4 pen.)

Aberdeen F.C. 2008's

Flint Micasa Cup

A 64 European team tournament.

2021-22 (1)
(Proceeded through qualification undefeated scoring 12 goals without reply, defeating Liverpool in the semi-final 1 v 0.)

Aberdeen F.C. Youth

Scottish Youth League

The Scottish League was founded in 1993.

1993-94, 1997-98 (2)

Aberdeen F.C. Youth

Scottish Youth Cup

The Scottish Youth Cup was founded in 1983.

1984-85, 1985-86, 2000-01 (3)

Aberdeen F.C. Under-18

Scottish SPFL Under-18 League

The Scottish Under-18 League was founded in 1998.

1998-99 (1)

Aberdeen F.C. Development

Scottish SPFL Development League

The Scottish Development League was founded in 2014.

2014-15 (1)

Aberdeen Football Club

Trophies


1881-2030

European Super Cup - 1, European Cup Winners' Cup - 1, Scottish Premier Division Champions - 3, Scotttish League Champions - 1 Scottish Cup - 7, Scotttish League Cup - 6, Drybrough Cup - 2,

Aberdeenshire Cup - 40, Scottish Qualifying Cup - 1, North Eastern League Champions - 4, Mitchell Cup Final - 3, North Eastern Supplementary Cup - 3, Dewar Shield Final - 17, Fleming Charity Shield - 12, Rhodesia Cup - 2, Caledonian Cup - 3, High Cup Final - 1, Charity Cup - 1, Robertson Cup - 2, The Figaro Cup - 1

Premier Reserves League Champions - 1, Reserves League Cup - 6, 'A' Alliance League Champions - 2, Reserves Second XI Cup - 7, Reserves 'C' League Champions - 3, Highland League Champions - 2, 'A' Northern League Champions - 2,

Friendship Cup - 1, Caledonian Cup 1981 - 1, FC Tewnte Tournament - 1, Five-a-Side Tournament - 1, Tennent's Sixes, Indoor 6-a-Side Tournament - 2,

Youth Cup - 3, SPL Youth 18 Champions - 2, Under-18 League Champions - 1, SPFL Development League Champions - 1, Flint Micasa Cup - 1

Continued

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    Insert Article: Newspaper Article, Press & Journal, dated Monday 08 Jun 1942. Dons Finish up in Style, Insert Article: Transcribed by Graeme Watson 2023.
    Insert Article: Newspaper Article, Press & Journal, dated Monday 26 Oct 1942. League Title for Dons, Insert Article: Transcribed by Graeme Watson 2023.
    Insert Article: Newspaper Article, Press & Journal, dated Monday 22 Mar 1943. Dons Win League Title, Insert Article: Transcribed by Graeme Watson 2023.
    Insert Article: Newspaper Article, Press & Journal, dated Monday 24 Apr 1944. Dons Assured of League Flag, Insert Article: Transcribed by Graeme Watson 2023.
    Insert Article: Newspaper Article, Press & Journal, dated Tuesday 08 May 1945 also V.E. Day. Don's Smashing Win Over Falkirk, Insert Article: Transcribed by Graeme Watson 2023.
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