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match report 1949-50 fixture list
Aberdeen 3 - 2 Clyde
Kick Off:  2:45 PM   Pearson 5, Baird 12, Yorston 62.       Linwood 2, Linwood 80.  
Attendance: 8,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
On a bone-hard Pittodrie pitch, both Aberdeen and Clyde served up some nice football in a friendly match which the home team won by the odd goal in five.
With the cup-ties in view it was not to be expected that either team would take unnecessary risks, but the 7000 crowd thoroughly appreciated some the finer touches.
For the most part Aberdeen dictated the run of play, and their shooting brought out the best in Thomson, Clyde's young 'keeper from Blairgowrie.
Linwood, Clyde's international leader, had a quiet game, but he popped up to score the visitors' two goals - one two minutes after the start and the other nine minutes from time. In between these counters Pearson, Baird and Yorston netted for Aberdeen.

Source: Press & Journal, 23rd January 1950

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Watson, Emery, McKenna, Anderson, McKenzie, Harris, Lamont, Yorston, Hamilton, Baird, Pearson.

Unused Subs:


Clyde Teamsheet:  Chick Thomson, Joe Dunn, Frank Mennie, Albert Murphy, Bobby Somerville, Jim Campbell, Peter Galletly, D Van Huuren, Alex Linwood, Johnny Deakin, Willie Barclay.


Referee: Doug Gerrard, Aberdeen

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