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Fast Facts – Aberdeen

  • Aberdeen have won four Scottish League titles, seven Scottish Cup and six League Cups in their history
  • Aberdeen are the last club outside the Old Firm to win the Scottish title in 1984/85
  • Aberdeen’s stadium Pittodrie was the first all seater, all covered stadium in the UK
  • Dundee’s first ever visit to Pittodrie saw them return south with a 2-1 win on January 6th 1906 thanks to goals from Herbert Dainty and Alan Bell in the Scottish League Division One
  • Dundee’s last visit to Pittodrie was almost a year to the day and returned south with a 1-0 defeat on a Friday night live on BT Sport
  • Dundee manager Paul Hartley’s last club as a player was Aberdeen when he captained The Dons in season 2010/11
  • On his league debut for The Dons, Hartley scored a hat-trick of penalties against another of his former clubs Hamilton
  • Two of Dundee’s squad Scott Bain and Nicky Low are former Aberdeen players
  • Aberdeen currently have ten of their squad out on loan
  • Two former Dees are in the Aberdeen Hall of Fame; former goalkeeper Jim Leighton and former assistant manager Drew Jarvie while former Dee Gordon Strachan was named in the greatest ever Dons team in 2015

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