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Robertson Cup 
03/10/1910
 
Dundee 2 - 3 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Dickson, Langlands       McIntosh, McIntosh, McIntosh.  
Attendance: 5,000
Venue: Dens Park, Dundee
This holiday match, which was played in fine weather, attracted about five thousand spectators to Dens Park. The match was under the auspices of the Robertson Cup competition. Both teams were under full strength, and the play, although fairly hard, was not very interesting. Dundee who had the wind in the first half, were frequently dangerous, and Dickson scored a fine goal. Aberdeen were one goal down at the interval, but soon after the resumption McIntosh equalised the scores after a good run. Dundee secured the lead through Langlands, but did not retain it long. McIntosh scored a second goal for Aberdeen, and shortly afterwards the same player added another goal, and thus performed the "hat-trick". Aberdeen continued to be the better team and the match ended in their favour by three goals to two.

Source: The Scotsman, 4th October 1910

 
The above teams met in a Robertson Cup fixture at Dens Park in splendid weather yesterday. Teams:-

Dundee: Philip; Chaplin, McEwan; J. Comrie, Dainty, G. Comrie; Dickeson, G. Philip, Langlands, Fraser, Lindley.
Aberdeen: King; Harper, Hume; Wilson, Macfarlane, Robertson; Soye, McIntosh, Murray, Travers, Edgar.
Referee - Mr. Murray, Stenhousemuir.

Dundee's autumn holiday fixture attracted 5000 at the start of the game. Lennie, Colman, Wyllie, and Millar were absentees from the Aberdeen team. The match excited great interest in Dundee owing to Aberdeen's record.
Dundee had easily the greater part of the play in the opening half, Aberdeen being seldom near goal. They forced one corner, but it proved fruitless. Aberdeen were well served in defence, King saving well, but the home attack lacked sting. Fraser was prominent with judicious passing. Towards half-time Dickson beat King with a splendid shot from far out, the custodian being surprised. It was a fine effort, and Dundee deserved the lead.

Aberdeen nearly drew level immediately after the resumption, Chaplin miskicking. The equaliser came from McIntosh after a beautiful run down the field, that player beating Philip with a dandy shot. Dundee scored again through Langlands, who breasted in a corner from Dickson. Aberdeen secured their second goal from McIntosh who again defeated the custodian with a brilliant effort. Aberdeen now had the wind at their backs and were pressing hard. McIntosh netted a third from a free kick outside the penalty line.

Source: Aberdeen Daily Journal, 4th October 1910

 
Aberdeen sent a mixed team to Dundee on Monday, and met a mixter-maxter lot of the home side on Dens Park. Lennie, Colman, and Millar were absent from the Aberdeen side, Edgar, Harper, and Robertson filling the vacancies.

Dundee pressed hard at the start, having a strong breeze behind them. King saved one or two very likely shots before he was beaten by one from Dickson. This was all the scoring in the first half, and it was generally felt that Dundee were not safe with 1-0 at half-time.
On the restart Aberdeen left their opponents practically standing, and Macintosh scored, with a beauty. Langlands gave his side the lead, but only for a few minutes: for Aberdeen's inside-right again got on the move, and scored a second goal. With a third shortly after, Aberdeen ran out worthy winners by 3-2, their first victory for some time on Dens Park. Macintosh was easily the best forward on the field, both for effect and good work with the others. Wilson and Wyllie tired, somewhat, Robertson being the surprise packet. Hume played a sound game and so did Harper, while King was very safe. Dickson and Comrie were best on Dundee's side, Fraser showed some good work at times, but found Wilson a tough customer to get rid of. The "gate " was a poor one in comparison to what these teams usually draw, being little over 100 all in.

Source: Bon-Accord, 6th October 1910

Dundee Teamsheet:  Philip; Chaplin, McEwan; J. Comrie, Dainty, G. Comrie; Dickeson, G. Philip, Langlands, Fraser, Lindley

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  King, Harper, Hume, Wilson, MacFarlane, Robertson, Soye, McIntosh, Murray, Travers, Edgar.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Referee: Mr. R. T. Murray, Stenhousemuir

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