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Scottish Qualifying Cup 
12/09/1896
 
Victoria United 2 - 5 Orion
Kick Off:    Toman, ?       Thom, Thom, Duncan, Low, ?  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Victoria Bridge, Aberdeen
No match report in the Aberdeen Journal.
 
A match between these Aberdeen clubs took place on Saturday on Victoria Bridge Grounds. As both teams had not lost a match this season the interest manifested in the game was very keen. Thom scored first for the Orion. Thom, Duncan, and Low subsequently had a goal each to their credit for the Orion. The Vics, only scored one goal in the first half, Tomin putting it through. The game resulted Orion, 5; Vics, 2. During the latter part of the game the United played only nine men.

Source: Dundee Courier, 14th September 1896

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