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Friday, 14 April 2017 - 17:34
a fanzine story
thirty years old this year - the northern light and its heirs
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 15:51
one for the statos
lennie loses a goal
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 - 10:50
prized programme gifted to afc heritage
rare programme from aberdeen's first european away match added to the aberdeen collection
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 - 18:05
big red quiz 2016
come and have a go if you think you're red enough!
Saturday, 03 September 2016 - 10:36
peacock add to the aberdeen collection
the dons and pink floyd come together on the peacock stand at the aaf
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 18:39
jimmy philip medal
jimmy gains a canadian gift
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 - 16:21
whips remembered
special memento of the washington whips team.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 20:01
tales from the dugout
a collection of sometimes ribald football stories about what goes on in dugouts across the country.
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 15:34
armistice day at pittodrie
2015 commemoration
Remembrance Poppy
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - 14:44
big red quiz 2015
annual challenge to find the reddest fans around!
Sunday, 06 September 2015 - 14:42
if goalposts could talk
the life and times of inverurie locomotive works football club
by david r. fasken
Sunday, 30 August 2015 - 17:40
graham leggat - star of the a. f. c.
always a hero
Saturday, 01 August 2015 - 16:17
opening day 1899
language, gentlemen, please!
Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 16:44
historic poster revealed
afc heritage and buckie thistle rescue a shared piece of aberdeenshire cup history
Monday, 10 November 2014 - 16:25
armistice day at pittodrie
the sixth annual commemoration to remember aberdeen fc's war dead to be held.
Monday, 13 October 2014 - 11:53
vintage boots discovered
a pair of football boots dating to 1904 to go on show at pittodrie.
Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:59
big red quiz a big red success
knowledgeable dons fans help raise funds for afc heritage
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 20:34
big red quiz night
show off your dandy knowledge and help the funds of the afc heritage trust - friday 10th october 2014.
come and have a go if you think you know enough!
Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 16:54
a view on football
aberdeen under the football fiend. (by an occasional)
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 12:59
a new display for the latest trophy
dons' fans help to get the league cup on show at pittodrie
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 14:02
coca-cola bike winner announced
stephen's bike goes north
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 - 13:56
happy real birthday aberdeen
aberdonian football hits 132 years old.
Friday, 14 February 2014 - 11:47
king of the wild frontier
sing a song of graham leggat
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 - 16:10
remembrance event on monday
pittodrie remembers
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 - 15:05
medal comes home to pittodrie
after 66 years willie waddell's cup medal finds a new home
Thursday, 08 August 2013 - 13:14
1904 and all that
the "1904 door" sorted
Sunday, 24 March 2013 - 15:09
the aberdeen collection growing
very early pittodrie programme acquired
Monday, 31 December 2012 - 13:24
trf cartoonist does his bit for afc heritage
special artwork to entertain the red army.
Saturday, 10 November 2012 - 13:31
the aberdeen men can't play football
the story of victorian football in aberdeen.
Sunday, 04 November 2012 - 15:22
trust store opens
heritage and related publications avaialable online.
Saturday, 29 September 2012 - 11:08
cycling away for afc heritage trust
dons' fan puts in the effort.
Saturday, 21 April 2012 - 13:38
new magazine available
share with the former players
Friday, 02 March 2012 - 10:52
mind my bike
top defender enjoys narrow escape.
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 - 12:40
an historic encounter
rare meeting at forfar
Sunday, 25 December 2011 - 12:50
a merry christmas to all our followers
season's greetings
Sunday, 18 December 2011 - 16:54
eddie turnbull memorial unveiled
eddie's boys gather at pittodrie
Saturday, 12 November 2011 - 11:56
11th day at pittodrie
the afc armistice day event continues to grow.
Poppy
Friday, 04 November 2011 - 22:55
armistice day event at pittodrie
an additional player will be added to the roll of honour.
Saturday, 13 August 2011 - 11:24
new season - new programmes
afc heritage continues to issue programmes for the under-19s home matches.
Sunday, 17 July 2011 - 19:10
the first aberdeenshire cup final
how the cup was won.
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 - 12:09
edinburgh footballers stoned.
disturbance at aberdeen
Sunday, 06 March 2011 - 15:39
afc heritage gets some help
the visit of hearts attracted some great support for the afc heritage trust.
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 - 13:14
book on arbroath for aberdonians
new arbroath fc littered with information for aberdonians and dons' historians.
Cover of Arbroath FC Miscellany
Thursday, 23 December 2010 - 13:36
a merry christmas to all our readers
festive greetings to the dons' diaspora
Well used AFC party hat.
Friday, 12 November 2010 - 17:56
armistice day 2010 at pittodrie stadium
new names added to the aberdeen fc war memorial
Monday, 25 October 2010 - 14:44
shearer wonderland
duncan shearer autobiography available now
Duncan Shearer Autobiography
Friday, 08 October 2010 - 14:31
pittodrie's silent assassin
new book on the late davy johnston now available
Davy Johnston Book Cover
Friday, 03 September 2010 - 16:46
afc heritage book store
buy a book and help preserve your afc heritage!
Sunday, 08 August 2010 - 13:20
the operation went well and the patient survived
a night with afc heritage
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 - 17:42
heritage trust releases its first book!
a story of silverware ye maybe dinna ken...
one for the statos

28 February 2017 15:51

In the process of adding early match reports to the www.afcheritage.org website we have found a competitive goalscoring error for Willie Lennie in a match against Hamilton on 3rd September 1910. Jim Rickaby's excellent book "Aberdeen A Complete Record" gives Lennie the opening goal in that game - this is supported by The Scotsman report on 5th September 1910. However, The Aberdeen Daily Journal and Dundee Courier on the same date give the goal as an own goal by Brownlie of Hamilton Accies. Consequently, we have changed the records and this reduces the mercurial Willie's total of goals scored to 66 - putting him behind rather than alongside Billy Dodds in the all-time scoring chart.

The AFC Heritage Trust has an ongoing project to check every fixture and its details listed in the website database as well as to add hitherto unrecorded matches ? mainly friendlies and minor competitions ? including reserve matches. The project is likely to take a number of years as match reports are being added wherever possible and this is time consuming. Reserve matches have not, until fairly recently been recorded on the site, so there are many gaps to fill, but once the information has been compiled it is planned to provide a similar set of statistics on the website as is available for first team players and matches.

Another correction, for a game in the North-Eastern Cup away to Falkirk, on 10th September 1910, has deprived Jimmy Soye of a goal (not counted in competitive fixtures) as both the Aberdeen Daily Journal and the Falkirk Herald described it as an own goal by Falkirk's Gilmour off a shot by Soye.

Inevitably with such a huge collection of information, the odd error is likely to be present whether in a book or in a database, so we will be glad to hear from fellow enthusiasts if they should happen upon any errors in the Trust website.

The end target is to be able to provide the most comprehensive and accurate record possible of Aberdeen matches and of the many players who appeared at all levels for the Club.