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match report 1954-55 fixture list
Benefit Match 
29/04/1955
 
Angus Select 1 - 2 Aberdeen
    Tommy Gray Benefit Match
Kick Off:    Selway 65.       Dunbar 4, Hay 68.  
Attendance: 3,000
Venue: Gayfield Park, Arbroath
Bert Walker (Dundee) suffered a broken leg shortly after the interval in the benefit match between Aberdeen and a Forfarshire (Angus) Select for Tommy Gray, Arbroath's veteran centre-half, at Gayfield last night. Aberdeen won 2-1, Hay scoring the winner 20 minutes from the end.

Source: The Bulletin, 30th April 1955

It was subsequently discovered that Walker's leg was not broken but that he had torn ligaments.

Source: Dundee Courier, 2nd May 1955

Angus Select Teamsheet:  Jim Ferguson (Dundee), Gerry Follon (Dundee), Archie Simpson (Dundee), Chris Anderson (Arbroath), Tommy Gray (Arbroath), David Dunsmuir (Dundee), Bert Walker (Dundee), Johnston, Walter Selway (Brechin City), Stan Nicholson (Dundee), Jimmy Mason (Dundee).

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Martin, Clelland, Caldwell, O'Neil, Scott, Glen, Allan, Yorston, Dunbar, Hay, Wishart.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Referee: D.Graham (Dundee).

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