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Dundee United 1 - 1 Aberdeen

HT Score: Dundee United 0 - 1 Aberdeen

Scottish Premier Reserve League
Aberdeen scorers: McGachie.

05/11/1982 | KO: 19:00

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Unlucky! That just about sums up what happened to the Reserve side when they went to take on Dundee United at Tan┬Čnadice and ended with a 1-1 draw.
Second string boss Teddy Scott said: 'We didn't have as much experience as they did and that is what caught us out in the end. John McGachie gave us the lead and on a couple of other occasions got himself off-side through inexperience when he could have had good scoring chances.'
The game was played in terrible_ condi┬Čtions with the wind lashing heavy rain across the park. And to add to that there were a string of controversial refereeing decisions.
The Dons had to re-arrange their side in the second-half when Tom Mcintyre came off injured and when United scored Aberdeen had cause for complaint. Teddy said: 'Willie Falconer was down injured and we couldn't get on to treat him so really we were a man short at the time.'
The best Aberdeen players in the match were Bryan Gunn, Willie Falconer, Brian Mitchell, john Hewitt and Andy Watson.

Source: Match programme, 20th November 1982

Dundee United Teamsheet
Gardiner, McGinnis, Murray, Beaumont, Smith, Britton, Taylor, Gibson, Page, Payne, Clark
Venue: Tannadice Park, Dundee
Referee: G. Evans, Bishopbriggs
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