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Hall of Fame

The AFC Hall of Fame recognises the achievements of those who have significantly contributed to Aberdeen Football Club. Established in 2004, the AFC Hall of Fame has inducted some great names of the game and each year The Club invite more heroes of days gone by with a now annual event. This page highlights the achievements of all our inductees and allows supporters to reminisce of their favourite Aberdeen Football Club legends. 

  • Jim Bett

    Jim Bett

    1985-1994 337 Appearances 48 Goals. Cultured midfielder who enjoyed double cup-winning success at Pittodrie. Honours: Scottish Cup (1986, 1990), League Cup (1985, 1989)

  • John Hewitt

    John Hewitt

    1979-1989 361 Appearances 90 Goals. Gothenburg Great (Scored the winning goal in the 1983 UEFA Cup Winners Cup Final). Honours: UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1983), UEFA Super Cup (1983), Premier Division (1979-80, 1983-84, 1984-85), Scottish Cup (1982, 1983, 1984, 1986), League Cup (1985)

  • Sir Alex Ferguson

    Alex Ferguson

    1978-1986 The most successful Aberdeen manager of all time. Led The Dons to European glory in 1983. Honours: UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1983), UEFA Super Cup (1983), Premier Division (1980, 1984,1985), Scottish Cup (1982, 1983, 1984, 1986), League Cup (1985)

  • Jim Leighton

    Jim Leighton

    1978-1988 & 1997-2000 535 Appearances. Gothenburg Great (Kept 6 clean sheets on road to European glory). Honours: UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1983), UEFA Super Cup (1983), Premier Division (1983-84,1984-85), Scottish Cup (1982, 1983, 1984), Scottish League Cup (1985)

  • Neil Simpson

    Neil Simpson

    1978-1990 310 Appearances 31 Goals. Gothenburg Great (Played in every match as The Dons conquered Europe in 1983). Honours: UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1983), UEFA Super Cup (1983), Premier Division (1983-84,1984-85), Scottish Cup (1982, 1983, 1984), Scottish League Cup (1985)

  • Willie Miller

    Willie Miller

    1973-1995 797 Appearances 32 Goals. Inspirational captain who led The Dons through their most successful period before going on to manage the club from 1992-95. Honours: UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1983), UEFA Super Cup (1983), Premier Division (1979-80, 1983-84, 1984-85), Scottish Cup (1982, 1983, 1984, 1986), League Cup (1976, 1985,..Read More

  • Drew Jarvie

    Drew Jarvie

    1972-1982 & 1988-2002 386 Appearances 130 Goals. One-time Aberdeen FC record signing who served the Club with distinction as a player and as part of the coaching team. Honours: Premier Division (1979-80), League Cup (1976).

  • Arthur Graham

    Arthur Graham

    1969-1977 298 Appearances 45 Goals. ‘Bumper’ helped The Dons to Scottish Cup glory in 1970 just 21 days after making his debut. Honours: Scottish Cup (1970), League Cup (1976).

  • Joe Harper

    Joe Harper

    1969-1972, 1976-1981 300 Appearances 199 Goals. Aberdeen’s all-time leading goalscorer, The King of the Beach End. Honours: Premier Division (1979-80), Scottish Cup (1970), League Cup (1976)

  • Henning Boel

    Henning Boel

    1968-1974 150 Appearances 4 Goals. Danish defender who became a cult hero at Pittodrie thanks to his never-say-die attitude. Honours: Scottish Cup (1970)

  • Jim Hermiston

    Jim Hermiston

    1966-1975 271 Appearances 16 Goals. One of the most consistent defenders ever to play for The Dons. Honours: Scottish Cup (1970).

  • Martin Buchan

    Martin Buchan

    1966-1972 189 Appearances 11 Goals. One of The Dons greatest ever defenders and youngest ever cup winning captain. Honours: Scottish Cup (1970).

  • Eddie Turnbull

    Eddie Turnbull

    1965-1971 Scottish Cup winning manager who was credited with transforming the Club. Honours: Scottish Cup (1970), Premier Division Runner-up (1970-71)

  • Ally Shewan

    Ally Shewan

    1962-1969 300 Appearances 9 Goals. Legendary left-back who played in longest ever run of consecutive matches (6+ years). Honours: Scottish Cup Finalist (1967)

  • Teddy Scott

    Teddy Scott

    1954-2003 Served The Dons through six decades in a number of roles including player, coach and kitman. Awarded a testimonial match against Manchester United in 1999. A capacity crowd turned up to show their appreciation for a man who gave his life to AFC.

  • Fred Martin

    Fred Martin

    1950-1960 296 Appearances. First goalkeeper to win a league title with The Dons (1954-55) and represent Scotland at a World Cup (1954). Honours: Premier Division (1954-55), League Cup (1955)

  • Alec Young

    Alec Young

    1950-1958 220 Appearances 1 Goal. Played in every league match as The Dons won their first ever championship. Honours: Scottish League (1955), League Cup (1955).

  • Chris Anderson

    Chris Anderson

    1943-1945 & 1948-1953 & 1967-1986 Former player who helped to transform the club after joining the board in 1967. Instrumental in the development of the first all covered, all seated ground in British football.

  • Dick Donald

    Dick Donald

    1928-1933 & 1949-1993 Served The Dons for a total of almost 50 years as a player (1928-33), Director (1949-70) & Chairman (1970-93). Guided the Club to unprecedented success as Chairman

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