ABERDEEN

("The Dons")

Year formed1903
Previous names

None

Ground

Pittodrie Stadium, Pittodrie Street, Aberdeen AB24 5QH

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 72 yards (100 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity22,199
Record attendance at present ground45,061 v Heart of Midlothian, Scottish FA Cup 4th round, 13th March 1954 (won 3-0)
League career

Scottish Northern League: 1903 - 1904

Scottish Division Two: 1904 - 1905

Scottish Division One: 1905 - 1917

Scottish Division One / Division 'A' / Premier Division / Premiership: 1919 - .

First Football League game15th August 1903 v Stenhousemuir, Scottish Division Two, drew 1-1
  
Honours 
European

European Cup-Winners' Cup winners: 1982-83

European Super Cup winners: 1983-84

Domestic - League

Scottish Division 'A' / Premier Division champions: 1954-55, 1979-80, 1983-84, 1984-85

Scottish Division One / Division 'A' / Premier Division / Premiership runners-up: 1910-11, 1936-37, 1955-56, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1977-78, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1993-94, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League 1st series champions: 1942-43

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League 1st series runners-up: 1944-45

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League 2nd series champions: 1941-42, 1942-43, 1943-44, 1944-45

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1946-47, 1969-70, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1989-90

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1936-37, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1958-59, 1966-67, 1977-78, 1992-93, 1999-2000, 2016-17

Scottish League Cup winners: 1955-56, 1976-77, 1985-86, 1989-90, 1995-96, 2013-14

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1946-47, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1992-93, 1999-2000, 2016-17

Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1904-05

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League Cup 1st series winners: 1941-42, 1942-43

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League Cup 2nd series winners: 1941-42, 1942-43

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Supplementary Cup winners: 1944-45

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Mitchell Cup winners: 1944-45

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position7th, Scottish Division Two, 1904-05
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points 
2 for a win

64, Scottish Premier Division, 1992-93

3 for a win76, Scottish Premiership, 2016-17
Fewest League points 
2 for a win

21, Scottish Division Two, 1904-05

21, Scottish Division One, 1916-17

3 for a win33, Scottish Premier Division, 1999-2000
Most League goals scored96, Scottish Division 'A', 1935-36
Most League goals conceded83, Scottish Premier League, 1999-2000
Fewest League goals scored

36, Scottish Division Two, 1904-05

36, Scottish Division One, 1916-17

36, Scottish Premier Division, 2009-10, 2011-12

Fewest League goals conceded18, Scottish Division One, 1970-71
Most wins in a League season27, Scottish Premier Division, 1984-85, 1992-93

 

Fewest wins in a League season

7, Scottish Division Two, 1904-05

7, Scottish Division One / Division 'A', 1916-17, 1948-49

Most draws in a League season21, Scottish Premier Division, 1993-94
Fewest draws in a League season1, Scottish Division 'A', 1954-55

 

Most losses in a League season24, Scottish Division One, 1914-15
Fewest losses in a League season3, Scottish Division One, 1935-36
Record win

13-0 v Peterhead, Scottish Cup 3rd round, 9th February 1923

Record defeat

0-8 v Celtic, Scottish Division One, 1st July 1964

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season38, Benny Yorston, Scottish Division One, 1929-30
in total199, Joe Harper, 1969-72 and 1976-81
  
Most appearances556, Willie Miller, 1973-90

Most capped player

77, Alex McLeish for Scotland, 1980-93

Highest transfer fee received£1,750,000 for Eoin Jess to Coventry City, February 1996
Highest transfer fee paid£1,000,000 for Paul Bernard from Oldham Athletic, September 1995