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match report 1978-79 fixture list
Premier Division 
12/08/1978
 
Heart of Midlothian 1 - 4 Aberdeen
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Bannon 4       Davidson 23, Harper 37, Archibald 64, Archibald 88.  
Attendance: 11,500
Venue: Tynecastle, Edinburgh
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This was Alex Ferguson's first competitive match in charge of the Dons, and his players ensured that he got off to a good start.
 
Conditions: Wet and slippery
Heart of Midlothian Teamsheet:  Dunlop, Kidd, Fraser, McNicoll, Jefferies, Liddell, Park, Bannon, Gibson (Prentice 60), Shaw, Robertson (Tierney 76)

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Leighton, Kennedy, McLelland, McMaster, Garner, Miller, Sullivan, Archibald, Harper, Jarvie, Davidson (Scanlon 60).

Unused Subs: Cooper.

Bookings:  Harper.

Referee: D. F. T. Syme, Rutherglen

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