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  • 16th March 2014

    The Dons defeat Inverness 4-2 on penalties to lift the league cup, cheered on by 42,000 members of the Red Army at Parkhead.

  • September 2007

    Aberdeen in Europe 2007

    Jimmy Calderwood’s AFC return to European action after an absence of five years and qualify for the group stages for the first time.

  • 26th November 1995

    After surviving relegation for the first time in their history the season before, Roy Aitken’s side win the League Cup defeating Dundee 2-0.

  • 12th May 1990

    The first ever Scottish Cup Final to be decided on penalties goes the way of AFC after they beat Celtic.

  • 22nd October 1989

    Charlie Nicholas scores in the cup final

    Co-managers Alex Smith and Jocky Scott lead the Dons to a 2-1 victory in League Cup over Rangers.

  • 10th May 1986

    Aberdeen lift the Scottish Cup

    AFC beat Hearts in their fourth Scottish Cup victory in five seasons in a 3-0 win.

  • 7th May 1985

    Aberdeen are presented with the 1984-1985 league championship

    After retaining the Premier League title the Dons are presented with the trophy at Pittodrie, the same evening the Dons Youth Side defeat Celtic 5-3 to win the BP Youth Cup.

  • 2nd May 1984

    The Dons win the Premier title after a 1-0 win at Tynecastle. Later that month, they beat Celtic 2-1 to win the Scottish Cup.

  • 20th December 1983

    AFC are now the best in Europe after European Cup holders Hamburg are defeated 2-0 in the Super Cup at Pittodrie.

  • 21st May 1983

    Aberdeen do the double with another Scottish Cup win over Rangers.

  • 11th May 1983

    Gothenburg welcomes Aberdeen and Real Madrid for the ECWC Final. The Dons reach their pinnacle in a 2-1 win. More than 16,000 supporters are at the Ullevi Stadium.

  • 16th March 1983

    Bayern Munich are defeated in the quarter finals of the ECWC at Pittodrie in a remarkable 3-2 win – arguably Pittodrie’s greatest night.

  • 22nd May 1982

    The Dons crush Rangers 4-1 in the Scottish Cup Final.

  • 3rd May 1980

    At Easter Road the Dons clinch their first league title since 1955 when they defeated Hibernian 5-0.

  • July 1979

    Pittodrie becomes the first all-seated stadium in Britain after the South Terrace is fitted out with bench type seating.

  • 6th November 1976

    The Dons under Ally MacLeod win the League Cup for the first time in 21 years after they beat Celtic.

  • 11th April 1970

    AFC under Eddie Turnbull win the Scottish Cup for only the second time when they defeat Celtic 3-1 thanks to cup tie McKay.

  • 6th September 1967

    AFC play their first tie in European competition and they register their club record 10-0 win over KR Reykjavik at Pittodrie in the ECWC.

  • June 1967

    The Dons under the guise of the Washington Whips play an exhaustive tour of the States in the President’s Cup.

  • 2nd October 1955

    AFC win the League Cup after defeating aspirited St Mirren 2-1 in the Hampden Final.

  • 9th April 1955

    Archie Glen’s penalty winner against Clyde at Shawfield hands AFC their first ever Scottish League title.

  • 18th April 1947

    The Dons first success in the Scottish Cup. Stan Williams scores the winning goal in a 2-1 win over Hibernian.

  • 11th May 1946

    AFC win their first trophy, the Southern League Cup after a remarkable 3-2 win over Rangers at Hampden.

  • 18th March 1939

    AFC change from their traditional black and gold strip to a red and white one for the visit of Queens Park.

  • 24th April 1937

    The 1937 Cup Final

    A British record attendance of 146,433 fill Hampden for the Cup Final between Aberdeen and Celtic.

  • 10th February 1923

    The 1923 Aberdeen team

    Record club score in Scottish Cup tie against Peterhead. AFC eclipse their neighbours 13-0.

  • 14th April 1903

    Aberdeen FC is formed after the amalgamation of the three city clubs – Aberdeen, Victoria Utd and Orion.

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