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match report 1930-31 fixture list
Scottish Alliance League 
23/08/1930
 
Aberdeen 3 - 0 St. Mirren
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Merrie, Merrie, Donald.        
Attendance: 7,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Reserves' Good Win
Seven thousand spectators witnessed Aberdeen A's victory over St Mirren A at Pittodrie Park on Saturday.

The visitors were aggressive at the start, and Smith twice saved well from the St Mirren Smith, and from Morris.
Aberdeen retaliated briskly, and Merrie opened the scoring with a well-timed header from Warnock's cross after five minutes' play.
Both goals ran narrow escapes in the succeeding exchanges, Smith saving well from Thomson at one end, while at the other, Donald and Warnock both missed narrowly.
Aberdeen pressed strongly as the interval approached, but Merrie and David both shot narrowly past.
The young Dons resumed strongly, and the Saints' goal underwent a great bombardment before Merrie scored a second point after seven minutes' play, while soon afterwards Donald notched a third.
St Mirren improved as time went on, and Smith was kept busy in the home goal. The keeper was in good form, and was warmly applauded for clever saves from Morris and McDougall.
Aberdeen had the game well in hand, however, and were never in danger of losing the points.

Source: Press & Journal, 25th August 1930

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Smith, Robertson, Shannon, Falloon, McHale, McLeod, Warnock, Donald, Merrie, David, McKenzie.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

St. Mirren Teamsheet:  Birrell; Strain, Ancell; Wilson, Bruce, A. McDougall; Morris, Smith, Thomson, J. McDougall, Preston

Bookings:

Referee: T. Small, Dundee

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