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Gershon Cup

Presented annually by Mr AJ Gershon, this handsome trophy was awared to the winners of a round robin tournament between the three Senior clubs in Aberdeen, namely Aberdeen, Orion and Victoria United. The trophy was selected from designs which were supplied from Mr AJ Gershon, and became the absolute property of the winners.

 

 

Winners
1893-94 Orion
1894-95 Orion
1895-96 Victoria United
1896-97 Orion

 

 

Results

 

1893-94

16 Dec Orion v Aberdeen 4-4 (Central Park) Although declared a friendly at the time, it appears that the result stood

10 Feb Aberdeen v Orion 1-4 (Chanonry)

3 Mar Orion v Victoria United 3-2

10 Mar Victoria United v Aberdeen 1-1 (Wellington Grounds)

24 Mar Aberdeen v Victoria United 2-9 (Chanonry)

7 Apr Victoria United v Orion 0-6

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Orion

4

3

1

0

17

7

7

2

Victoria United

4

1

1

2

12

12

3

3

Aberdeen

4

1

1

2

7

17

3

 

 

1894-95

25 Aug Aberdeen v Orion 3-3 (Cattofield) friendly as Rules of competition not finalised

10 Nov Victoria United v Orion 3-0 (Victoria Bridge 4500)

1 Dec Aberdeen v Victoria United 3-2 (Chanonry 3500)

5 Jan Aberdeen v Orion 4-4 (Chanonry) friendly played - snow

12 Jan Orion v Victoria United 2-2 (Cattofield) friendly played - snow

9 Feb Victoria United v Aberdeen (Torry) not held due to Aberdeenshire Cup semi final

16 Feb Orion v Aberdeen (Cattofield)***

9 Mar Orion v Victoria United 2-4 (Cattofield) friendly played - snow

23 Mar Orion v Aberdeen 2-0 (Chanonry)

6 Apr Victoria United v Aberdeen 2-1 (Victoria Bridge 3500)

20 Apr Orion v Aberdeen 6-0 (Cattofield)

23 May Orion v Victoria United 3-0 (Final tie at Central Park 5000)

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Orion

4

3

0

1

11

3

6

2

Victoria United

4

2

0

2

7

7

4

3

Aberdeen

4

1

0

3

4

12

2

 

 

1895-96

12 Oct Victoria United v Orion 5-2 (Victoria Bridge 5500)

26 Oct Orion v Aberdeen 2-2 (Chanonry 4000)

9 Nov Victoria United v Aberdeen 6-2 (Chanonry)

21 Dec Orion v Victoria United 2-3 (Cattofield 5000)

7 Mar Orion v Aberdeen 2-2 (Cattofield)

21 Mar Victoria United v Aberdeen 4-1 (Victoria Grounds)

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Victoria United

4

4

0

0

18

7

8

2

Orion

4

0

2

2

8

12

2

3

Aberdeen

4

0

2

2

7

14

2

 

 

1896-97

28 Nov Victoria United v Aberdeen 6-2

6 Feb Victoria United v Orion off - weather

3 Apr Victoria United v Orion 2-5

11 May Orion v Victoria United 4-3

13 May Aberdeen v Victoria United 4-3

7 May Orion v Aberdeen 2-3 (Cattofield)

15 May Orion v Aberdeen 5-1

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Orion

4

3

0

1

16

9

6

2

Aberdeen

4

2

0

2

10

16

4

3

Victoria United

4

1

0

3

14

15

2