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match report 1890-91 fixture list
Victoria United 3 - 4 Kings Park, Stirling
Kick Off:    Taylor, Clark, Watson       ?, ?, ?, McInnes  
Attendance: 0
Venue: Victoria Bridge, Aberdeen
This well-known south club visited Aberdeen and played a capital and, from a spectator's view, enjoyable game with the Victoria United at their grounds at Torry. Early in their match the strangers gave a foretaste of their mettle by running up three goals in succession, and it was not till near the end of the first 45 that the ground eleven got a look in. They, nevertheless, played well, and in defence were especially strong. Cannon, on one occasion gave a rare exhibition of saving. The King's Park, clustering round the home goal, sent in a swift shot. Cannon fisted out. The ball was immediately sent back, but he again, fisted out, saving four times in a miraculous manner before the ball was got clear of the lines. Then the Vics, had a run up and Taylor neatly scored, Clark soon afterwards taking a second point. Changing ends, one goal to the bad, the Victoria United went away with dash. They were pulled up, however, and the King's Park forwards getting well up field, McInnes put in a, fourth goal. Give-and-take play ensued for a lengthened period. Ultimately Turner took, matters in hand, and coming within measurable distance, he passed to Taylor, who in turn gave Watson the leather. That player headed through without difficulty. Play, which had previously been extremely fast, slackened considerably, and no further scoring taking place, the match ended in a win for King's Park by 4 goals to 3.

Source: Bon-Accord, 1st December 1890

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