The final round of the Fleming Charity Shield competition was played at Pittodrie, Aberdeen, on Saturday afternoon between Aberdeen and Fraserburgh Town. Ideal weather prevailed, and there was a fair attendance of spectators. Teams:- Aberdeen: King; Hannah, Hume; Davidson, Wilson, Macfarlane; H. Murray, Soye, Hay, J. Edgar, Lennie. Fraserburgh: G. Williamson, W Thain, A. Purdie; J. Crawford, J Thain, W. Alexander; J. Birnie, J. Burnett, G Gray, J. McNab, W. J. Witts. Referee - Mr. A watt, Aberdeen. At the start Aberdeen showed nice combination, and for a time had complete control of the game. The visiting defence was hard pressed, but they did their work well. Aberdeen were continually pressing, and although they had many good opportunities to score, wild shooting, combined with a certain amount of carelessness, spoiled their chances. Aberdeen, although having most of the game, were one goal down after 30 minutes' play. One of the local backs endeavoured to head a cross away from goal, but, instead of sending the ball up the field, he sent it to wards his own goal. Before he could turn round Burnett dashed past him and scored. King was taken by surprise. The game was resumed with much vigour on both sides, and for a time play was very fast. Both teams worked hard, but Aberdeen were easily the superior lot, and it was no surprise when Hay equalised. Shortly before the interval Wilson gave Aberdeen the lead. The second half was keenly contested. Both goals had narrow escapes, but there was no more scoring. Aberdeen's seemed to be quite satisfied with their lead. He could undoubtedly have scored had the desired to do so, particularly towards the end of the game, when Fraser were began to show signs of being tired. The game was interesting to watch, although lacking in any special feature, and, considering the strong nature of the opposition, Fraserburgh gave a good display. The money taken at the gates and the sum realised from the sale of tickets amounted to about £25. At the end of the game Mr. D. B. Lothian, convener of the Charity Commission of the Aberdeenshire Football Association, presented this shield to J. Edgar, who captained the Aberdeen team for the day.
Source: Aberdeen Daily Journal, 16th May 1910