1998–99 Aberdeen F.C. season

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Aberdeen F.C. competed in the inaugural Scottish Premier League, Scottish League Cup and Scottish Cup in season 1998–99.

Aberdeen F.C.
1998-99 season
ChairmanStewart Milne
ManagerAlex Miller (to November)
Paul Hegarty (caretaker manager, until May)
Scottish Premier League8th
Scottish Cup3rd Round
Scottish League Cup4th Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Eoin Jess (14)
All: Eoin Jess (14)
Highest home attendance22,000 vs. Manchester United, Teddy Scott Testimonal, 18 January 1999
19,537 vs. Rangers, 30 January 1999
Lowest home attendance9,048 vs. Kilmarnock, 10 April 1999
Average home league attendance11,959

Results[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
1 1 August Dundee A 2–0 Jess, Hignett 7,811
2 16 August Celtic H 3–2 Perry, Hignett, Blinker 16,640
3 22 August Heart of Midlothian A 0–2 14,952
4 29 August Dunfermline Athletic A 1–1 Perry 6,463
5 12 September Motherwell H 1–1 Jess 11,760
6 19 September St Johnstone A 0–2 5,814
7 23 September Rangers H 1–1 Jess 17,862
8 27 September Kilmarnock H 0–1 13,048
9 4 October Dundee United A 0–1 8,933
10 17 October Dundee H 2–2 Jess (2) 10,004
11 24 October Celtic A 0–2 60,081
12 31 October Motherwell A 2–2 Newell, Winters 8,146
13 7 November Dunfermline Athletic H 2–1 Jess (2) 10,293
14 14 November Rangers A 1–2 Jess 49,479
15 21 November St Johnstone H 0–1 10,044
16 28 November Dundee United H 0–3 11,964
17 5 December Kilmarnock A 0–4 9,785
18 12 December Heart of Midlothian H 2–0 Winters, Jess 11,137
19 19 December Dundee A 2–1 Winters (2) 6,340
20 26 December Dunfermline Athletic A 2–1 Inglis, Jess 7,873
21 29 December Motherwell H 1–1 Jess 15,269
22 2 January St Johnstone A 1–4 Buchan 8,971
23 30 January Rangers H 2–4 Newell, Jess 19,537
24 6 February Kilmarnock H 2–1 Jess, Mayer 9,299
25 20 February Dundee United A 0–3 8,309
26 27 February Heart of Midlothian A 2–0 Wyness, Bernard 13,957
27 14 March Celtic H 1–5 Winters 16,825
28 20 March Motherwell A 1–1 Winters 6,963
29 3 April Dunfermline Athletic H 3–1 Winters (3) 11,371
30 10 April Kilmarnock A 2–4 Winters, Hamilton 9,048
31 17 April Dundee United H 0–4 11,603
32 25 April Rangers A 1–3 Perry 49,145
33 1 May St Johnstone H 1–0 Winters 9,561
34 8 May Dundee H 1–2 Winters 9,057
35 15 May Celtic A 2–3 Mayer, Perry 59,138
36 23 May Heart of Midlothian H 2–5 Buchan, Jess 13,042

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
6 Heart of Midlothian 36 11 9 16 44 50 −6 42
7 Motherwell 36 10 11 15 35 54 −19 41
8 Aberdeen 36 10 7 19 43 71 −28 37
9 Dundee United 36 8 10 18 37 48 −11 34
10 Dunfermline Athletic (R) 36 4 16 16 28 59 −31 28 Relegation to the 1999–2000 Scottish First Division
Updated to match(es) played on end of season. Source: Soccerway and SPL official website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored
(R) Relegated.

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 8 August Inverness Caledonian Thistle A 3–0 Dodds (3) 5,164
R3 19 August Hibernian A 0–1 7,457

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Aberdeen Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 23 January Livingston H 0–1 10,311

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