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Dewar Shield First Preliminary Round First Leg 
15/05/1951
 
Aberdeen 5 - 1 Deveronvale
Kick Off:  7:00 PM   Bogan, Delaney, Emery 39, Lowrie 71, Rodger 86.       Mair.  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
ABERDEEN?S Dewar Shield qualifying game with Deveronvale at Pittodrie last night was something of an anticlimax after Monday?s thrilling Reserve League Cup final with Rangers.

The winners earn the right to compete in next season's Dewar Shield and unless the Banffshire team make a remarkable recovery in the return fixture at Princess Royal Park to-morrow night the Dons will, as usual, go forward.
Aberdeen built up a 5-1 lead last night, but the Highland League club will derive some satisfaction from the fact that they held the senior team, which included six first team players, to a single goal in the first half.
It fell to Emery to produce this point. Six minutes from half time he "sank" a free kick from twenty-three yards in the corner of the net.

THE superior training of the Aberdeen players had its effect in the second period. Bogan set the fashion among the forwards when he found the net with a grounder from outside the penalty area. Foss, the Banff keeper, seemed slow in getting down to the ball.
The Dons changed their team during this half. Bogan crossed over to inside left, Wallace fell back to left half and Lowrie moved forward to inside right.

WITH twenty-six minutes played Lowrie bundled Foss and ball into the net as the keeper grabbed a high shot from Bogan. The inside left made the opening for the fourth goal when he carried the ball through and set it up for Delaney to add the finishing touch.
A minute after this goal Deveronvale deservedly opened their account, Mair stabbing the ball into the net from a slip from Fraser. Rodger headed the Dons' fifth from a lob from Young four minutes from time.

Source: Evening Express, 16th May 1951

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Martin, Emery, Shaw, Harris, Young, Lowrie, Delaney, Bogan, Rodger, Wallace, McMillan.

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Deveronvale Teamsheet:  Sterling Foss [g/k].

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