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match report 1894-95 fixture list
Scottish Cup First Round Replay 
Orion 5 - 1 The Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Thom, Smyth (o.g.), ?, ?, Low       Turner  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Cattofield, Aberdeen
After running so narrow an escape of being defeated last week Orion could hardly have expected to overcome Aberdeen so easily as they did in the first round of the Scottish cup ties. With their foot on their native heath, however, Orion worked with more confidence than they had done on the previous week, and once they had gained the lead they never allowed their opponents to get within measurable distance. The game, which was witnessed by the largest crowd which has ever been at Cattofield, opened slightly in favour of the visitors, but that was only a preliminary to a long spell of aggressive work by the ground club. Thom scored the first goal; an error by Smythe, the Aberdeen custodian, gave them a second; and two more followed before half-time. In the second period matters were more equally divided, Turner scored for Aberdeen, but Orion, through Low, recovered their former lead, which they maintained till the end. Result: Orion 5, Aberdeen 1.

Source: Aberdeen Journal, 10th September 1894

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