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Derek McInnes
Derek McInnes
2013-2014
 
Craig Brown
Craig Brown
2010-2013
 
Neil Cooper
Neil Cooper
2010-2010
 
Mark McGhee
Mark McGhee
2009-2010
 
Jimmy Calderwood
Jimmy Calderwood
2004-2009
 
Steve Paterson
Steve Paterson
2002-2004
 
Gardiner Speirs
Gardiner Speirs
(Caretaker)

2002-2002
 
Ebbe Skovdahl
Ebbe Skovdahl
1999-2002
 
Paul Hegarty
Paul Hegarty
1998-1999
 
Alex Miller
Alex Miller
1997-1998
 
Keith Burkinshaw
Keith Burkinshaw
(Caretaker)

1997-1997
 
Roy Aitken
Roy Aitken
1995-1997
 
Willie Miller
Willie Miller
1992-1995
 
Alex Smith
Alex Smith
1988-1992
 
Jocky Scott
Jocky Scott
1988-1991
 
Ian Porterfield
Ian Porterfield
1986-1988
 
Archie Knox
Archie Knox
1986-1986
 
Alex Ferguson
Alex Ferguson
1978-1986
 
Billy McNeill
Billy McNeill
1977-1978
 
Ally MacLeod
Ally MacLeod
1975-1977
 
George Murray
George Murray
(Caretaker)

1975-1975
 
Jimmy Bonthrone
Jimmy Bonthrone
1971-1975
 
Eddie Turnbull
Eddie Turnbull
1965-1971
 
Tommy Pearson
Tommy Pearson
1959-1965
 
Dave Shaw
Dave Shaw
1955-1959
 
Dave Halliday
Dave Halliday
1937-1955
 
Pat Travers
Pat Travers
1924-1937
 
Jimmy Philip
Jimmy Philip
1903-1924
 
Archie Knox
Archie Knox Archie Knox began his managerial career at Forfar Athletic after serving his time as a player with Forfar, St Mirren, Dundee United and Montrose. His successful tenure as player/manager at Station Park attracted the attention of Alex Ferguson who invited him to become assistant manager at Pittodrie in 1980 and Archie's contribution to the success of that early 80's period cannot be underestimated, particulary in relation to the superior levels of fitness that his players achieved. He remained with the club through their greatest European successes in 1983 before moving on to become manager of Dundee FC in 1984. Archie returned to Pittodrie in 1986 to replace Willie Garner but when Fergie decided to join Manchester United in the Autumn of 1986 Knox announced that he too would make the move south. Not wishing to leave Aberdeen without managerial cover, Archie stayed on at Pittodrie for three matches, his last being a 5-0 victory over Clydebank under the eye of newly appointed replacement Boss Ian Porterfield.

Over the next 24 years Archie served as assistant manager at many clubs as well as with the Scottish National side, but late in 2010 he returned to Aberdeen to work alongside manager Craig Brown with whom he had shared duties at Motherwell in 2009/10.



 
AFC Managerial Record
Competition Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
League 3 1 1 1 6 2 4