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23/10/1907
 
Aberdeen 6 - 1 Bon Accord League Select
Kick Off:    McKinlay, Fyfe, Simpson, , McIntosh, McKinlay.       Pursell  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
At Pittodrie yesterday a team representing the Aberdeen Football Club played a select eleven from the Bon-Accord Junior League. Teams:-

Aberdeen: Paterson ('Varsity); Cheyne (Turriff), Hume; Hannah, McIntosh, J. J. Simpson; Macdonald, Simpson, McKinley, Ritchie, Fyfe (Aulton Rovers).
Select: Stewart (Rubislaw); Stewart (Hawthorn), Small (Morrison Thistle); Duffus (Richmond), Gordon (Richmond), Auld (Morrison Thistle); Cummings (Rubislaw), Munro (Morrison Thistle), Pursell (Royal Stanley), Nicol (St Nicholas), Riddell (Morrison Thistle)

The juniors were first aggressive, but Hume transfer the scene of operations to the other end, where McKinley netted the ball. Aberdeen attacked again, and Fyfe increased Aberdeen's score. The juniors settled down, and a fine run on the right ended in Cummings sending past. Steward said some good tries, and was really smart in goal. The game veered round in the direction of Patterson's charge, and he had a warm 10 minutes. Aberdeen's superiority showed itself on the right: McDonald to getting the ball, raced down the field, passed to "Bobbie" Simpson, who netted in a trice. Before the interval Aberdeen scored again.

On resuming the juniors had more of the play, the Aberdeen men being inclined to take matters easy, except Hannah, who worked like a Trojan. The junior left-winger got away, and Purcel, trapping the ball, beat Fyfe, who was in goal, well Paterson partnered MacDonald. The select team of were never very dangerous, and Mackintosh scored for Aberdeen from far out. Interest in the game flagged, and when Mckinley walked the ball into the net it was the last straw. Towards the clause neither side exerted themselves, and the game ended in favour of Aberdeen by 6 goals to 1.

Source: Aberdeen Daily Journal, 24th October 1907

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Paterson, Cheyne, Hume, Hannah, McIntosh, Simpson, McDonald, Simpson, McKinlay, Ritchie, Fyfe.

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Bon Accord League Select Teamsheet:  Stewart (Rubislaw); Stewart (Hawthorn), Small (Morrison Thistle); Duffus (Richmond), Gordon (Richmond), Auld (Morrison Thistle); Cummings (Rubislaw), Munro (Morrison Thistle), Pursell (Royal Stanley), Nicol (St Nicholas), Riddell (Morrison Thistle)

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