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match report 1942-43 fixture list
North Eastern League 
15/08/1942
 
Aberdeen 5 - 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Pattillo 2, Taylor 12 (Pen), Pattillo 27, Howe 48, Mutch 50.        
Attendance: 4,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
A Great Mid-line
The Fifers seldom had a look in. Tough on them that McKillop (Rangers) and Perry (Doncaster) could not turn out. Dougan and McGillivray alone showed signs of swinging a punch. Wallace and Hart excelled in defence throughout.
Aberdeen revealed methodical accurate team work. A great mid-line kept a skilful attack almost continually in action. Mutch took some time to settle, but later gave flashes of his best. Tireless Pattillo was a headache to an overworked Fife defence. Howe's adroit scheming added to their burden. Dunlermline never recovered from a disastrous start.
A Pattillo goal - gift from Mutch - was followed by Hogg foolishly conceding a penalty by handling a shot that was flying wide. G. Taylor later missed a second penalty, also needlessly given away. Issue never doubt.

Source: Sunday Post, 16th August 1942

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Johnstone, Cooper, Dyer, Dunlop, Gavin, Taylor, Taylor, Mutch, Pattillo, Howe, Dryden.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Dunfermline Athletic Teamsheet:  Wallace; Hogg, Junior; Forbes, Hart, Brown; Dougan, Logie, McGilvray, Walker, Harrower

Bookings:

Referee: J. Wallace, Kirriemuir

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