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match report 1938-39 fixture list
Scottish Cup Second Round 
04/02/1939
 
Aberdeen 5 - 1 Queens Park
Kick Off:    Biggs, Hamilton, Pattillo, Nicholson (Pen), Biggs.       Browning  
Attendance: 23,214
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Queen's No Match For Aberdeen
Queen's Park passed out of the Cup rather quietly at Pittodrie. They were not a match for Aberdeen in any way and they were struggling practically all the time. The disparity was most pronounced in attack, where Aberdeen's forwards, with their variety of moves and excellent sharp-shooting, were far superior to the amateurs' line. Accordingly, the burden fell upon Queen's defence. Here centre-half Johnstone was outstanding in his efforts to repulse the clever, eager, and fast Aberdeen attack. Dickson also played his part, but Thomson and the wing halves were only moderate. In attack Christie was strangely subdued, Buchanan was ill at ease at centre, wingers were readily rushed off the ball, and altogether the line was feckless. The Aberdeen backs and half-backs were very efficient, and forward Hamilton and Biggs were splendid in leading-up work. Queen's had two bright periods - at the opening of each half. The remainder of the time Aberdeen dictated play. Biggs (2), Hamilton, Pattillo, and Nicholson (penalty) scored for Aberdeen, and Browning for Queen's.

Source: The Scotsman, 6th February 1939

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Johnstone, Cowie, Adey, Dunlop, Nicholson, Thomson, Warnock, Hamilton, Pattillo, Biggs, Strauss.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Queens Park Teamsheet:  M. Mansour; S. Thomson, H. Dickson; A. Hosie, A. Johnstone, W. McDonald; M. Duncan, D. Christie, W. Buchanan, W. Browning, W. Wright

Bookings:

Referee: J. Thomson, Hamilton

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