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Hibernian 2 - 3 Aberdeen

HT Score: Hibernian 1 - 2 Aberdeen

Scottish Premier Reserve League
Hibernian scorers: Cronin 16, Robertson (og) 75
Aberdeen scorers: Cowan 37, Stark 39, Wright 72 (Pen).

05/01/1985 | KO: 15:00

Young Dons Survive Beckett's Bad Luck

Against Hibs at Easter Road, the Dons conceded an early goal but hit back to get in front by half time with goals from Steve Cowan and Billy Stark. Gary Riddell was missing for the second half after a knock but Dons kept on top and had the game sewn up when the impressive Joe Miller was brought down in the area and Paul Wright made no mistake from the spot. The Dons created plenty of other scoring chances without quite being able to finish them off and just before the end, Hibs hit back with a second goal although there was never much doubt that the points would go Aberdeen's way.

Dons' line-up against Hibs was: Beckett, Green, Robertson, Stark, Riddell, Mclntyre, Miller, Grant, Cowan, Wright, Lawrence. Subs: Stephen (for Riddell) and McRobb.

Source: Match Programme, 19th January 1985

Hibernian Teamsheet
Rae; Cronin, McKee, McManus, Trialist, May, McMenamin, Currie, Irvine, Lytwyn, Collins Unused Subs: McKay, Trialist
Aberdeen Teamsheet
Beckett, Green, Robertson, Stark, Riddell (Stephen 46), McIntyre, Miller, Grant, Cowan, Wright, Lawrence.

Unused Subs: McRobb.
Venue: Easter Road, Edinburgh
Referee: J. Deas, Glenrothes
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