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25/02/1893
 
Fraserburgh Thistle 0 - 14 The Aberdeen
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Attendance: 0

From the Broch.

The Aberdeen have come and gone, but their visit will long be remembered. The ground, which forms part of the Links, and is unenclosed, was covered to the depth of several inches with snow, which greatly militated against accurate passing, and at the same time incommoded the players' movements. The whites, notwithstanding this disadvantage, gave a very fine exhibition of the game, although of course they took matters very quietly. Morley on the left and Burns (of the 2nd string) inside right, were in rollicking form, dodging, dribbling, and shooting with delightful precision. Whitehead, Toman, and Pope also did well, but the first-mentioned's tries for goal were by no means characteristic of the individual. The half-backs were never pressed, and accordingly were continually on the aggressive, each of them scoring, Colin Ross being completely on the dot, and giving the Thistle "goaley" any amount of trouble. Tom Ketchen and A. Wood did all that came their way, the latter retiring to goal during the last period, while Ramsay, who bad never been troubled, took up the left-half position, Singleton going back. The whites were highly delighted with the kind manner in which they were received by the Thistle, of whom they have formed golden opinions, and trust to have the pleasure of revisiting the Broch as an opportunity occurs.

Source: Bon-Accord, 4th March 1893

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