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Div 1 (Old) 
08/11/1919
 
Clydebank 3 - 0 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Fulton 10, Anderson 60, Anderson 80        
Attendance: 5,000
Venue: Clydeholm Park, Clydebank
At Clydeholm the home team played and defeated Aberdeen before 6000 spectators. Clydebank scored at the close of half an hour's play through Fulton. Wilson, Aberdeen outside right, was injured early in the game and did not resume. Anderson scored for Clydebank half an hour later, and another goal by the same player from a free kick settled the issue.

Source: The Scotsman, 10th November 1919

 
Aberdeen suffered their sixth reverse on Saturday, when they were beaten by Clydebank on the Clydeside ground by 3 goals to zero - their most decisive defeat of the season. The failure of the Pittodrie side was to a large extent explained away by an injury to Wilson, the outside right, who, having hurt his knee in the first 5 minutes, was unable to take any further pop in the game. The handicap proved too much for Aberdeen, who, playing four forwards, were unable to cope with a robust and speedy opposition. There were 5000 spectators, and while the game was strenuous the play was erratic. The home team were the superior side, and fully merited their victory, although it is questionable if it would have won had Aberdeen been at full strength, since during the short time in which Wilson was on duty in northern team more than held their own. Fulton opened the scoring after 10 minutes' play, and although both goalkeepers and saved well and both sides had missed chances this was the only goal of the first half. After 15 minutes of the second half had gone a long shot by Anderson beat the Aberdeen goalkeeper. That goal settled the issue, while Aberdeen, short-handed as they were, struggled manfully, they're at Forbes were concentrated on preventing Clydebank from augmenting their score. Anderson's saved some good shots, but Clydebank were weak at finishing, and on one occasion Hutton was unfortunate to fall after he had beaten the home backs, and Archibald missed narrowly. 10 minutes from the end under some added a third goal following upon a free kick. Aberdeen were well served by the defence, and individually the forwards were triers, with Hutton and Connon outstanding. Clydebank's best were Ferguson at back, and Anderson, Paton, and Goldie, in the forward line.

Source: Aberdeen Daily Journal, 10th November 1919

Clydebank Teamsheet:  McTurk; Stevenson, Ferguson; Walker, Gilhooley, Neish; McAdam, Fulton, Anderson, Paton, Goldie

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Anderson, Hannah, Hume, Wright, Brewster, MacLachlan, Wilson, Connon, MacDonald, Hutton, Archibald.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Referee: L. Wynne, Uphall

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