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match report 1957-58 fixture list
Div 1 (Old) 
26/10/1957
 
Aberdeen 1 - 3 Partick Thistle
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Little 34.       Mallon 1, McParland 16, Davidson 70 (pen)  
Attendance: 12,500
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Disaster
Saturday's game at Pittodrie was most disappointing from the point of view of the Dons' supporter. First there was the most unfortunate accident to Graham Leggat and to follow came the defeat of his side at the hands (or rather the feet!) of Partick Thistle. The loss of the points was all the more annoying in that the ten-man team put up a terrific fight. They gave everything they had in an attempt to overcome what proved to be too great a handicap. As often happens when a side applies great pressure without scoring - the other side broke away and scored. It would be unfair to criticise the players under such conditions. With any luck they would have shared the points but it just wasn't their lucky day. At the same time it must be pointed out that before disaster befell the Dons, their opponents had already scored. We are losing far too many goals these days - even at home!

Source: Reserve Match Programme 2nd November 1957

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Martin, Caldwell, Hogg, Ward, Wallace, Glen, Leggat, Burns, Little, Hay, Hather.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Partick Thistle Teamsheet:  Thomson, Kerr, Baird, Wright, Davidson, Mathers, McKenzie, McIntosh, Mallon, McParland, Ewing

Bookings:

Referee: T. S. Edwards, Edinburgh

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