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02/01/1892
 
Orion 1 - 8 Leith Athletic
Kick Off:    Leggat        
Attendance: 0
Venue: Central Park, Aberdeen
Teams representing these clubs met at Central Park in presence of a limited number of spectators. The ground was in a very sad state. In the first half of the game the visiting team bad all the play, and scored 6 goals to 0.
Playing down bill in the second period the Orion showed to more advantage, and in a few minutes Leggat notched a point. The Athletic retaliated and increased their score to 7 goals, and before the call of, time added another point.
To individualise on the game is unnecessary, as the Orion were completely outclassed by their opponents. In the latter period of the game, in fact, they became quite demoralised. The combination of the Leith forwards showed, under the most adverse circumstances, the mettle of which they were composed, and the only pity is that, seeing the result of the match was a foregone conclusion, the nature of the field did not permit of the spectators witnessing an exhibition same.

Source: Aberdeen Journal, 4th January 1892

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