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match report 1942-43 fixture list
North Eastern League 
Aberdeen 6 - 3 Hibernian
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Taylor 12 (Pen), Bain 26, Pattillo 51, Pattillo 52, Bain 75, Pattillo 81.       Smith 10, A.N. Other 75, A.N. Other 82  
Attendance: 7,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Pattillo Top Scorer
PATTILLO, the Dons' centre, with a hat-trick in successive weeks, has now scored eleven goals in five matches. He is the leading scorer in the North-Eastern League. The Dons beat Hibs 6-3 and are League leaders on goal average.

The Dons were the better team but they had to fight hard for victory.
The defence was not so steady as usual, and two the Hibs' goals were the result of lapses in the home rear. Gage, the Fulham goalkeeper, who deputised for Johnstone, opened nervously, but later played with confidence.
Cooper was a steady back, but Dyer was weak in tackling. The half-backs were not at their best.
Pattillo, although he missed chances, was a skilfull leader. Gourlay and Dryden on the left were a strong wing, but the right flank was weak.
Matthews gave grand display in the Hibs' goal. The backs and half-backs were stubborn fighters, while forward only the wing men, Gregal and Smith, impressed.

Source: Press & Journal, 7th September 1942

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Gage, Cooper, Dyer, Dunlop, Gavin, Taylor, Taylor, Bain, Pattillo, Gourlay, Dryden.

Unused Subs:


Hibernian Teamsheet:  Matthews; Gavin, Baird; Brown, Pithie, Blyth; Gregal, Veithch, A.N. other, Marshall, Smith


Referee: H. S. Campbell, Blairgowrie

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