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match report 1930-31 fixture list
Scottish Alliance League 
30/08/1930
 
Airdrieonians 2 - 2 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Russell, Bertram       Oliphant, Falloon.  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Broomfield Park, Airdrie
Airdrie's Fine Recovery
Aberdeen A after holding a two-goals to nil lead at the interval in their Alliance fixture at Airdrie, allowed the home team to draw level in the second period.
Play was of the end-to-end variety at the start and of singularly unexciting nature. Twelve minutes had gone when Oliphant accepted a pass from McKenzie to give the young Dons the lead.
Aberdeen were the better balanced side during this period, but it was close on half-time before they increased their advantage. A long range effort by Falloon rebounded off Pyper's head into the net.
A slackening off on the part of the Aberdeen reserves saw Airdrie in a better light in the second period. Russell secured the homesters first goal, and excitement ran high when Bertram equalised. Both teams strove desperately but vainly for the deciding goal.

Source: Press & Journal, 1st September 1930

Airdrieonians Teamsheet:  King; Calder, Ross; Crosbie, Morrison, Mitchell; Harvie, Burke, Russell, Pyper, Bertram

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Smith, Jackson, Robertson, Falloon, McHale, McLeod, Warnock, Donald, David, Oliphant, McKenzie.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Referee: J. Hudson, Glasgow

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