29 December 2010

The Aberdeen Connection

ABERDEEN FOOTBALL CLUB
aka "The Dons"

Founded: 1881 (original club); 1903 (current club)

Ground History: Pittodrie 1903-date (original Aberdeen's ground since 1899).

League History:
Scottish Northern League 1903/04; Scottish League Second Division 1904/05; Division One 1905/06-1938/39; Division A 1946/47-1955/56; Division One 1956/57-1974/75; Premier Division 1975/76-1997/98; SPL 1998/99-2012/13; SPFL Premiership 2013/14-date.

Club Honours:
Scottish League Champions (4) 1954/55, 1979/80, 1983/84, 1984/85; Runners-Up (13).
Scottish Cup Winners (7) 1946/47, 1969/70, 1981/82, 1982/83, 1983/84, 1985/86, 1989/90; Runners-Up (8) 1936/37, 1952/53, 1953/54, 1958/59, 1966/67, 1977/78, 1992/93, 1999/00.
Scottish League Cup Winners (6) 1955/56, 1976/77, 1985/86, 1989/90, 1995/96, 2013/14; Runners-Up (7) 1946/47, 1978/79, 1979/80, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1992/93, 1999/00.
Scottish Summer League Cup Winners (1) 1945/46.
Drybrough Cup Winner (2) 1971/72, 1980/81.
European Cup Winners' Cup Winners (1) 1982/83.
European Super Cup Winners (1) 1983.

Players Capped by the Irish FA while with Aberdeen:
Full
Charlie O'Hagan 6
Eddie Falloon.. 2
Paddy Moore.... 1
Josh Magennis.. 1
Rory McArdle... 1
Niall McGinn..
Caps to end of 2010.

Under-21
Dean Jarvis (U21)
Sammy Stewart (U21)

Other related players:
Pat Kelly
Danny Griffin
Eddie Carroll
Michael O'Neill (loan)
Noel Ward (uncapped)

All-Time Aberdeen / Irish FA XI
Pat Kelly
Josh Magennis, Rory McArdle, Danny Griffin, Dean Jarvis
Niall McGinn, Eddie Falloon, Sammy Stewart, Charlie O'Hagan
Eddie Carroll, Paddy Moore

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