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match report 1930-31 fixture list
Scottish Alliance League 
20/12/1930
 
Celtic 5 - 3 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Whitelaw, McGee, Smith, Cowan, Hughes       Dickie, Dickie (Pen).  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Celtic Park, Glasgow
Aberdeen 'A' Beaten

Celtic Reserves Much Too Good.

Aberdeen ?A? met with a reverse at Celtic Park, where the home reserves triumphed by five goals to three.
Fifteen minutes after the start McGhee accepted a Kavanagh pass to give Celts the lead, and four minutes later Cowan increased the homesters' advantage from a penalty.
Aberdeen improved, and Smith struck the woodwork and Warnock and Patterson had good tries. Just on half-time David reduced the leeway.

Aberdeen's hopes of a point faded somewhat when, with five minutes of the second half gone, Whitelaw got a third goal for Celtic.
Within less than half an hour Smith notched a fourth and Hughes a fifth.
In an Aberdeen attack Miller put through his own goal to take the visitors' total to two. Shortly before the end David, from a penalty, secured Aberdeen's third goal.

Source: Press & Journal, 22nd December 1930

Celtic Teamsheet:  Robertson; O' Hare, Miller; Buchanan, Currie, Whitelaw; McGee, Smith, Cowan, Hughes, Kavanagh

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Cumming, Robertson, Shannon, Donald, Bulloch, Oliphant, Warnock, Paterson, David, Dickie, Smith.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Referee: J. Jamieson, Paisley

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