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Friendly 
29/08/1896
 
Orion 5 - 1 Dundee A
Kick Off:    ?, ?, Thom, Thom, John Low        
Attendance: 0
Venue: Cattofield, Aberdeen
A friendly match between the Dundee "A" team and the Orion took place on Saturday in dull but favourable weather before a good many spectators in the Orion's Park at Aberdeen. The teams were as follows: Dundee "A" - Barrett; Robertson, Cargill; P. Gray, C. Gray, Low; McLaren, Miller, Bell. Malloch, Williamson. Orion - McBean; James Low, H. Ross; Gordon, John Low, Currie; Benzie, McFariane, Thom, Leggat, McLennan. Mr Peter Simpson (Victoria United) refereed the game.

At half-time the scores stood: Orion, 2 goals; Dundee "A," 1. About three minutes from the commencement of the second half Thom again scored for the Orion. Shortly afterwards McFarlane passed to Thom, who netted a fourth point for the Orion. Again and again Barrett saved shots, which were just touch and go. However, Barrett, in attempting to return a swift grounder from Low, missed the kick, and the ball went through. This was all the scoring, and when the whittle sounded the scores stood: Orion, 5; Dundee "A" 1.

Source: Dundee Courier, 31st August 1896

Orion Teamsheet:  McBean; James Low, H. Ross; Gordon, John Low, Currie; Benzie, McFariane, Thom, Leggat, McLennan

Bookings:

Dundee A Teamsheet:  Barrett; Robertson, Cargill; P. Gray, C. Gray, Low; McLaren, Miller, Bell. Malloch, Williamson

Bookings:

Referee: Mr. Peter Simpson, Victoria United

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