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match report 1890-91 fixture list
Victoria United 2 - 6 Our Boys, Dundee
Kick Off:  3:45 PM          
Attendance: 0
Venue: Victoria Bridge, Aberdeen
These teams met at the Victoria Recreation Grounds. The Vics, played with the wind in their favour in the first half. For a time play was pretty equal, but eventually the home team got past the opposing backs and scored two goals at short intervals. Our Boys in this half were successful in notching one point. With the advantage of the wind, the Dundonians in the second period had most of the play, and before call of time managed to raise their total to six. The Vics, failed to improve on their position, and retired beaten by six goals to two.

Source: Aberdeen Journal, 7th March 1891

The Victoria United had this crack combination playing off their return friendly on Saturday last. The strangers arrived without one or two of their cup tie team, but their places were filled by most efficient substitutes. Play started close on four o'clock with Mr. 'Varsity, as referee. The ground eleven at once invaded and took possession, and held the upper hand all through the first half, the strangers once or twice having a look in, their first run ending in a corner off which Chalmers headed the first goal of the match. This roused the home to still further exertions and they were not long in equalising through Taylor, Sinclair adding a second shortly after, and half-time arrived with the score as above. On resuming play, the second half was a repetition of the first, with the exception that the "Boys" had all the good luck and the Vics all the bad luck. The strangers quickly rattled in 3 goals, thus bringing their register up to 4. At this period Ferries received an injury to his leg which necessitated his retiral. The Boys added two points after this, making their total 6 goals to 2. The match was pleasantly contested and the referee discharged his duties in a most efficient manner.

Source: Northern Figaro, 14th March 1891

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