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match report 1946-47 fixture list
Scottish Cup Second Round 
Aberdeen 8 - 0 Ayr United
Kick Off:    Hamilton 44, Harris 46, Williams 50, Botha 64, Hamilton 55, Harris 62, Harris 73, Hamilton 89.        
Attendance: 15,500
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen

In the words of the Irish, last week was the week before, because seven days ago the weather clerk put paid to all thoughts of football as far as we were concerned, and our last game was the cup-tie with Ayr United.
After the game, visiting officials were inclined to blame the state of the ground for their defeat. We prefer to accept Press comments; all of which gave due praise to our boys' superiority.
The pitch played wonderfully well con-sidering the conditions, and the second half provided our forwards with useful shooting practice. Let's hope to-day that practice makes perfect!
Andy Cunningham and Willie Gall (leading sports writers) were welcome visitors at the second round tie. So, too, was Lord Provost Sir Thomas Mitchell. The Provost is getting to be quite a football fan!

Source: Match Programme, 22nd february 1927

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Johnstone, Cooper, McKenna, McLaughlin, Dunlop, Taylor, Botha, Hamilton, Williams, Harris, McCall.

Unused Subs:


Ayr United Teamsheet:  Barbour; McNeil, Kelly; Stewart, Smith, Nesbit; McGuigan, Ouchterlonie, Tyson, Wallace, Beattie


Referee: R. Calder

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