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match report 1923-24 fixture list
Scottish Alliance League 
Partick Thistle 4 - 1 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Mathieson, Mathieson, Groves, McDonald       Spalding.  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Firhill, Glasgow
Pittodrie Reserves Beaten
After being level at the interval, when each team had scored once, Aberdeen Reserves had to admit a 4-1 defeat from Partick Thistle in a Scottish Alliance match at Firhill Park, Glasgow. Aberdeen opened the scoring midway through the first period, when Spalding dashed in and netted after the home goalkeeper had failed to clear a great shot by D. Thomson. Near the interval, Mathieson equalised for Thistle after persistent pressure. The exchanges in the second half generally favoured the Thistle, and the Aberdeen defence was unable to cope with the home forwards. Goals were scored by Mathieson, Groves, and McDonald. Rennie, Aberdeen Parkvale, who kept goal for the losers, effected a brilliant save from a penalty kick taken by Blair in the second half.

Source: Press & Journal, 15th October 1923

Partick Thistle Teamsheet:  Ferguson; O'Hare, Allison; Mathieson, Donald, Chapman; Blair, Groves, Carlaw, McDonald, Calder


Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Rennie, Thomson, Bruce, Ritchie, Dick, Armstrong, Connon, Mutch, Spalding, Forbes, Thomson.

Unused Subs:


Referee: J. McDonald, Glasgow

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