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Aberdeen University 0 - 7 The Aberdeen
Kick Off:          Key 2, Glennie, Brown, ?, ?, ?  
Attendance: 0
Venue: University Recreation Grounds, Aberdeen
A match between Aberdeen University and a team drawn from the fist and second eleven of Aberdeen was played yesterday afternoon at the University Grounds. There was a very small attendance of spectators. In the first half Aberdeen did all the pressing, and scored four times by Key 2, Glennie, and Brown ? University failing to count. Before the close of the game Aberdeen added three more goals, and won by 7 to 0.

Source: Aberdeen Journal: 26th December 1889

A match was played at the latter's ground between a scratch team made up from the 1st-2nd and Strollers Elevens and the Aberdeen University. The Aberdeen pressed the whole time and won a one-sided game by 7 to 0 - 4 in the first half and 3 in the second, Key being responsible for a good share of them. Key and Christie were on the right wing and thoroughly understood one another's play. The Stoodents (?) made a few desperate runs, but that was all. For the winners the forwards showed good combination. McDonald was the pick of the halfs, while Reith and Brown played a fair game at back. For the Varsity the inside right and centre were the pick of the forwards, the halfs were the weakest, while the backs did not seem to understand one another.

Source: 4th January 1890

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