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Benefit Match 
Dundee 0 - 0 Aberdeen
    Jimmy lawson Benefit
Kick Off:           
Attendance: 0
Venue: Dens Park, Dundee
These clubs met at Dens Park last night in a benefit match for Lawson, the Dundee back. The attendance was poor, only about 2000 being present. The game ended in a draw - no scoring.

Source: The Scotsman, 18th August 1913

Jimmy Lawson, of Dundee football club, received his "benefit" last night at Dens Park, when Dundee met Aberdeen.

The toss was won by Dundee, and the dark blues immediately made progress, the forwards combining nicely, but were weak at goal. A raid on the home citadel almost brought a goal to Aberdeen, Main heading narrowly over, while another chance was missed by Walker whose guide the ball when well placed. The Aberdeen forwards were more dangerous than their opponents at goal. Wylie had a great shot, which was saved splendidly by Barkley. The first half was evenly contested, and at the interval there was no scoring.

On the resumption, Aberdeen pressed, and but for Lyall, would have scored on several occasions. Towards the finish, Dundee bombarded the Aberdeen goal, and did all but score. A hard drive from Steven was saved under the bar in fine style by Barclay.

Source: Aberdeen Daily Journal, 19th August 1913

Dundee Teamsheet:  Lyall; Kelso, Lawson; McIntosh, McDonald, McNaughton; Hogg, Steven, Reid, Montgomery, Wyllie


Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Barclay, Colman, Hume, Wilson, Brewster, Hannah, Soye, Travers, McLeod, Main, Wylie.

Unused Subs:


Referee: Mr J. Winter, Dundee

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