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match report 1942-43 fixture list
Mitchell Cup Final First Leg 
Raith Rovers 1 - 1 Aberdeen
    Replay of Abandoned Match on the 8th May
Kick Off:  3:00 PM   Glassey 50       Ferguson 39.  
Attendance: 10,000
Venue: Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy
Lively Cup-tie
Prospects of Aberdeen finishing the season with all four honours to their credit are good. They have already won both League championships and the N.E. League Supplementary Cup.

Bv drawing 1-1 with Raith Rovers at Kirkcaldy, they have laid the foundation for another suucess in the competition for the trophv presented by Mr W Mitchell, chairman of the club. The Rovers come to Pittodrie for the second game in the final on May 29.
The Dons were worth their draw at Stark's Park. It was real cup-tie football from start to finish. The defences were spoilers all the time and generally masters of the attacks. There was not a dull moment in the game.

Source: Press & Journal, 17th May 1943

Raith Rovers Teamsheet:  John Moodie, John Donald, Billy Cook (Everton), John Dutch, Alex Low, Willie Aird (Morton), Jackie Stewart, Willie Hurrell, Jimmy Inglis (Falkirk), Bob Glassey, Bobby Cook (St. Johnstone).


Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Johnstone, Ancell, Dyer, Dunlop, Gavin, Taylor, McSpadyen, Anderson, Newman, Ferguson, Cruickshank.

Unused Subs:


Referee: M.A.Mann, Perth

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