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Aberdeen 2 - 2 Ayr United

HT Score: Aberdeen 1 - 1 Ayr United

Scottish Alliance League
Aberdeen scorers: Forbes, Forbes.
Ayr United scorers: Jarvis, Brae

30/08/1924 | KO: 15:00

Aberdeen 'A' Unfortunate

In a cleanly contested Scottish Alliance fixture Pittodrie on Saturday Aberdeen A and Ayr United A' divided the points with two goals each. The visitors were lucky to draw as the homesters were easily the superior team throughout, and had hard lines in not scoring at least other two goals, their forward line moving very sweetly in the first half.
Forbes opened Aberdeen's account with a terrific drive, but they only held the lead a few minutes when Jarvis, on the Ayr right, took advantage of a slip by Bruce and banged a great shot which Cunningham stopped but could not clear through Anderson bowling him into the net. It was a game in which half-back lines predominated, with Aberdeen's trio in fine form. In the second half, Aberdeen continued to press but did not show the same penetrative power as in the preceding period. Brae, inside left, gave Ayr the lead, but close on time Forbes equalised with a great drive from 30 yards out which had Nisbet beaten all the way.
The home backs were shaky; and Thomson, who was injured, went to outside left in the second half. Grant dropping to left back and giving capital display. Main and Bruce were the best wing afield. For Ayr Nisbet, Woodburn, Devine, Anderson, and Brae were the pick. About 10,000 watched the game.

Source: Press & Journal, 2nd September 1924

Ayr United Teamsheet
Nisbet; Woodburn, Goden; McManus, Devine, Turnbull; Jarvis, John McLean, Anderson, Brae, James McLean
Attendance: 10,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Referee: J. Martin, Glencraig