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Victoria United 8 - 0 Caledonian, Aberdeen
Kick Off:           
Attendance: 0
Venue: Victoria Bridge, Aberdeen
Owing to Caledonian having put off the Perth Black Watch, a hurriedly arranged fixture was brought off between these two clubs at the Victoria Grounds. They both meet again on 28th inst. in the second round of the Charity ties, so that this match is something of a forerunner as to who will win on that date. The home men were without the services of Cannon, Ririe and Duffus, while Gray, Ingram, and Grant filled their respective places. The Caley were minus the services of Fyfe, their centre forward. Of the match little need be said, as it was a bit of a farce, the Vics playing with their visitors who were only some seven times past mid-field, and winning as they liked by 8 goals to nothing with three disallowed. Watson was in his old place of centre and played a dashing game, the best he has played this season. Sinclair partnered Turner on the right, while Wallace played inside to Ferries. This line showed beautiful combination and should be left as Stewart, Ross, and Grant at half-back were in fine form, while Simpson and Ingram were equal to all emergencies, and Gray did what little he got to do in his old masterful fashion. Main was best man on the Caledonian side, while the backs played a sterling defence. Fraser was, if anything best of only a fair line of halfs, but none of the forwards can be singled out as playing well, they being poor in the extreme.

Source: Northern Figaro, 21st March 1891

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