Realistically colorised historical photos on this website are a guide to make the past seem more real, but are not necessary 100% accurate. They are a digital representations of colours and may not be exact matches, colours may vary and we do not guarantee the correctness in colour.
Kit 1881 - 1904
1881 - 1884 - Maroon top with Navy blue knickerbockers with stripe.
1885 - 1888 - Black & Gold horizontal striped top with White knickerbockers,
1888 - 1904 - White top with Navy blue knickerbockers - (Nickname: The "Whites").
Kit 1904 - 1939
1904 - 1911 - Black & Gold vertical striped top with Navy blue shorts -
The ("Black and Gold Brigade" later Nickname: The "Wasps"), (1905 - Nickname: "Dons").
1912 - 1939 - Black & Gold vertical striped top with White shorts.
Kit 1939 - 2023
18 Mar 1939 - 1948 - Red top & White shorts,
1948 - 1950 - Red top, White sleeves & White shorts,
1950 - 1963 - Red top & White shorts,
(1963 - 1966 - Candy striped Blue, Red, White shirts, White Shorts),
1963 - 1964 - Red top & Grey shorts,
1964 - 1965 - Red top & White shorts,
1966 - 2012 - Red top & Red shorts,
2012 - 2013 - Red top & White shorts,
2013 - 2023 - Red top & Red shorts.
— Colorisation Projects2018-21
Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Scottish Premiership, Aberdeen 3 v 0 St Mirren, Rooney (21'minutes, 48'minutes), Reynolds (66'minutes) 21 February 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
Team Photo's: 1889 - 1940: Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached.
Team Photo's: 1889 - 1940: Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2020, 2021.
Team Photo's: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Aberdeen F.C. 1938-39 in colour, 1924-25, 1922-23, 1920.
also part of my collection 1904.
Team Photo's: 1881, 1885 & 1911: Original B&W picture's - No copyright - attached - Aberdeen FC Heritage Trust. Colorisation by Graeme Watson 2019, 2021.
Divider Background: Victoria Utd v Orion, May 1895, Charity Cup at Central Park - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.
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.