Aberdeen FC on This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year
By: Kevin Stirling (author)Hardback
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Aberdeen FC On This Day revisits all the most magical and memorable moments from the Dons' distinguished past, mixing in a maelstrom of quirky anecdotes and legendary characters to produce an irresistibly dippable diary of Reds history - with an entry for every day of the year. From the club's Edwardian formation through to the SPL era, the Pittodrie faithful have witnessed Scottish League, Cup and League Cup triumphs, unforgettable European nights and American summers - all featured here. All-time greats including Willie Miller and Jim Leighton, Joe Harper, Gordon Strachan and Lachlan McMillan(!) all loom larger than life. Revisit 11 April 1970: The Dons claim their second Scottish Cup with a shock 3-1 win over Celtic. 18 November 1931: 'The Great Mystery' betting scandal sees five first-teamers axed. Or 11 May 1983: The European Cup Winners' Cup is won in rainy Gothenburg with a sensational 2-1 victory over Real Madrid.
Kevin Stirling is the author of Aberdeen FC Miscellany, Aberdeen, A Centenary History 2003 and Aberdeen, Champions of Scotland 1955. Kevin is the official historian to Aberdeen FC, and has long been the historical editor of the club's award-winning matchday programme, having watched the Dons play in no less than twelve different countries.
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