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match report 1946-47 fixture list
Scottish Cup First Round 
Aberdeen 2 - 1 Partick Thistle
Kick Off:    McCall 30, Cooper 85.       Mathie (66)  
Attendance: 34,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Partick Thistle already held the upper hand over the Dons in the League having beaten them and drawn with them so the result of this tie was not a foregone conclusion.
It might have gone to a replay after Mathie equalised McCall's opener, but Willie Cooper scored a spectaular winner with a strike from thirty yards that dipped behind the visitor's keepr and settle the tie.

This game also marked the debut of South African Ray Botha.
Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Johnstone, Cooper, McKenna, McLaughlin, Dunlop, Taylor, Botha, Hamilton, Harris, McCall, Williams.

Unused Subs:


Partick Thistle Teamsheet:  Steadward; Pirrie, Curran; Hewitt, Husband, Brown; Wilson, O'Donnell, Mathie, Sharp, Chisholm


Referee: R. G. Benzie, Irvine

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