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match report 1953-54 fixture list
Div 1 (Old) 
Queen of the South 2 - 4 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Brown 20, Rothera 87 (pen)       Boyd 24, O'Neil 50, Buckley 68, O'Neil 76.  
Attendance: 7,000
Venue: Palmerston Park, Dumfries
In heavy rain, the Dons ploughed through the mud to record a meritorious victory against Queen of the South (the Doonhamers). It is true to say that Henderson's charge bore a charmed life. Roy deserves every credit for a wonderful display but he would admit that time and again he shot out a hand or hands - the ball would strike hand ot arm and spin away just past the goal. The Dons had hard luck not to be leading at half-time but made "siccar" in the second half.

Source: Match Programme: 13th March 1954

Queen of the South Teamsheet:  Henderson, Sharp, Binning, McBain, Hollywood, Greenock, Black, McGill, Patterson, Rothera, Brown


Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Martin, Mitchell, Caldwell, Allister, Young, Glen, Boyd, Wishart, Buckley, O'Neil, Hather.

Unused Subs:


Referee: H. Phillips, Wishaw

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