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Angus Select 1 - 2 Aberdeen

HT Score: Angus Select 0 - 1 Aberdeen

Benefit Match
Tommy Gray Benefit Match
Angus Select scorers: Selway 65.
Aberdeen scorers: Dunbar 4, Hay 68.

29/04/1955 | KO:

Bert Walker (Dundee) suffered a broken leg shortly after the interval in the benefit match between Aberdeen and a Forfarshire (Angus) Select for Tommy Gray, Arbroath's veteran centre-half, at Gayfield last night. Aberdeen won 2-1, Hay scoring the winner 20 minutes from the end.

Source: The Bulletin, 30th April 1955

It was subsequently discovered that Walker's leg was not broken but that he had torn ligaments.

Source: Dundee Courier, 2nd May 1955

Angus Select Teamsheet
Jim Ferguson (Dundee), Gerry Follon (Dundee), Archie Simpson (Dundee), Chris Anderson (Arbroath), Tommy Gray (Arbroath), David Dunsmuir (Dundee), Bert Walker (Dundee), Johnston, Walter Selway (Brechin City), Stan Nicholson (Dundee), Jimmy Mason (Dundee).
Attendance: 3,000
Venue: Gayfield Park, Arbroath
Referee: D.Graham (Dundee).
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27 Apr 2024 / 15:00 / Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen