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AFC - Match Report
match report 1983-84 fixture list
Premier Division 
Aberdeen 3 - 1 Celtic
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Hewitt 43, McLeish 55, Strachan 74 (Pen).       Aitken 88  
Attendance: 22,800
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
As part of a murder hunt in the City, police watched every one of the 44 turnstiles as fans entered the ground for the match. They were looking for a man with cuts on his hands. Although fans were very co-operative there was no success in the search.

Source: Blood and Granite by Norman Adams, 2003

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Leighton, McIntyre, Rougvie, Cooper, McLeish, Miller, Strachan (Simpson 79), Hewitt, McGhee, Bell, Weir.

Unused Subs: Falconer.

Bookings:  Cooper (22),  Weir (57).

Celtic Teamsheet:  Bonner, McGrain, Sinclair, Aitken, McAdam, MacLeod (Reid 79), Provan, McStay, McGarvey, Burns, McClair

Bookings:  Sinclair 3,   McAdam 23,   Aitken 49

Referee: H. Alexander, Kilmarnock

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