1948–49 Aberdeen F.C. season

The 1948–49 season was Aberdeen's 37th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 39th season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish League Division One, Scottish League Cup, and the Scottish Cup.

Aberdeen F.C.
1948-49 season
ManagerDave Halliday
Scottish League Division One13th
Scottish Cup1st Round
Scottish League CupGroup Stage
Top goalscorerLeague: George Hamilton (10)
All: George Hamilton (15)
Highest home attendance42,000 vs. Rangers, 12 February
Lowest home attendance10,000 vs. Partick Thistle, 26 February

ResultsEdit

Division AEdit

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 14 August Third Lanark A 0–1 20,000
2 18 August Celtic H 1–0 Williams 35,000
3 21 August Dundee A 0–4 30,000
4 28 August Motherwell H 2–0 Kelly, Hamilton 35,000
5 31 August St Mirren A 1–3 Kelly 15,000
6 4 September Hibernian H 1–2 Baird 35,000
7 23 October Clyde H 4–4 Kiddie, Hamilton, Pearson, Williams 20,000
8 6 November Falkirk H 1–4 Pearson 15,000
9 13 November Partick Thistle A 0–0 15,000
10 20 November East Fife H 3–1 Kelly (3) 20,000
11 4 December Heart of Midlothian H 2–2 Hamilton, Harris 20,000
12 11 December Queen of the South H 1–2 Kelly 15,000
13 18 December Morton A 1–1 Hamilton 14,000
14 25 December Celtic A 0–3 40,000
15 1 January Dundee H 1–3 Rice 26,000
16 8 January Third Lanark H 2–2 Rice, Hamilton 20,000
17 15 January Hibernian A 1–4 Hamilton 15,500
18 29 January St Mirren H 0–2 18,000
19 12 February Rangers H 0–2 42,000
20 19 February Falkirk A 2–1 Williams, Emery (penalty) 10,000
21 26 February Partick Thistle H 4–2 Emery (2), Williams, Hather, 10,000
22 5 March Albion Rovers A 1–2 Glen 750
23 12 March Albion Rovers H 4–0 Emery (2), Hather, Williams 15,000
24 19 March Heart of Midlothian A 1–1 Hather 20,000
25 26 March Queen of the South A 0–0 4,000
26 2 April Morton H 0–0 20,000
27 9 April Clyde A 0–0 9,000
28 16 April Rangers A 1–1 Hather 35,000
29 20 April East Fife A 4–1 Hamilton (3), Williams 8,000
30 30 April Motherwell A 1–1 Hamilton 8,500

Final League tableEdit

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
12 Motherwell 30 10 5 15 44 49 −5 25
13 Aberdeen 30 7 11 12 39 48 −9 25
14 Clyde 30 9 6 15 50 67 −17 24

Scottish League CupEdit

Group Section DEdit

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 11 September St Mirren H 3–1 Hamilton (2), Harris 25,000
2 18 September Third Lanark A 1–1 Williams 17,000
3 25 September Morton H 3–1 Hamilton (2), Stenhouse 20,000
4 2 October St Mirren A 1–1 Harris 17,000
5 9 October Third Lanark H 2–4 Pearson (penalty), Harris 12,000
6 16 October Morton A 1–3 Harris 15,000

Section D Final TableEdit

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 St Mirren 6 2 2 2 12 9 1.33 6
2 Aberdeen 6 2 2 2 11 11 1.00 6
3 Third Lanark 6 2 2 2 12 13 0.92 6
4 Morton 6 2 2 2 9 11 0.82 6

Scottish CupEdit

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 22 January Third Lanark A 1–2 Hamilton 26,000

ReferencesEdit

  • Kevin Stirling. Aberdeen A Centenary History 1903-2003. Desert Island Books 2002. ISBN 1-874287-49-X.
  • AFC Heritage Trust