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match report 1942-43 fixture list
North Eastern Supplementary Cup 
Raith Rovers 2 - 6 Aberdeen
Kick Off:    Duncan 16, Robertson 56       Dryden 6, Ancell 8, Pattillo 14, Taylor 43, Pattillo 66, Ferguson 81.  
Attendance: 2,000
Venue: Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy
Dons Do Well at Kirkcaldy
TWENTY-ONE goals for the loss three. That is the Dons' record for the three matches they have played in the North-Eastern League Supplementary Cup competition.

At Kirkcaldy they defeated Raith Rovers by 6-2 in the semifinal, and they were worthy winners.
The Dons had bad spells in this game, but they also had long periods in which they moved with machine-like precision. Often they had the home defence reeling.
Hard knocks were given and taken. Rovers' methods were rugged, but they were up against a defence which had perfect understanding and excelled in positional play. AH the Dons played well, with Dunlop the most artistic half and Ferguson the schemer in attack.
Rovers were a moderate lot, with Donald, the Aberdeen junior, and Robertson their best men.

Source: Press & Journal, 7th December 1942

Raith Rovers Teamsheet:  Gage; Donald, Jones; Hickman, Low, Phypers; Stewart, Robertson, Cairns, Hurrell, Duncan


Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Johnstone, Cooper, Dyer, Dunlop, Gavin, Taylor, Ancell, Gourlay, Pattillo, Ferguson, Dryden.

Unused Subs:


Referee: J. C. Barrett

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