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Aberdeen 3 - 1 Celtic

HT Score: Aberdeen 1 - 0 Celtic

Premier Division
Aberdeen scorers: Hewitt 43, McLeish 55, Strachan 74 (Pen).
Celtic scorers: Aitken 88

22/10/1983 | KO: 15:00


As part of a murder hunt in the City, police watched every one of the 44 turnstiles as fans entered the ground for the match. They were looking for a man with cuts on his hands. Although fans were very co-operative there was no success in the search.

Source: Blood and Granite by Norman Adams, 2003

Aberdeen Teamsheet
Leighton, McIntyre, Rougvie, Cooper, McLeish, Miller, Strachan (Simpson 79), Hewitt, McGhee, Bell, Weir.

Unused Subs: Falconer.

Bookings:  Cooper (22),  Weir (57).
Celtic Teamsheet
Bonner, McGrain, Sinclair, Aitken, McAdam, MacLeod (Reid 79), Provan, McStay, McGarvey, Burns, McClair

Bookings:  Sinclair 3,   McAdam 23,   Aitken 49
Attendance: 22,800
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Referee: H. Alexander, Kilmarnock
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Heart of Midlothian
09 Dec 2023 / 15:00 / Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen