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Aberdeen 4 - 1 Falkirk

HT Score: Aberdeen 3 - 0 Falkirk

Scottish Alliance League
Aberdeen scorers: Grant, Forbes, Main, Forbes.
Falkirk scorers: Bryce

13/09/1924 | KO: 15:00

Fine Win For Aberdeen 'A'

Clever football and a shaky opposing defence enabled Aberdeen "A" to beat Falkirk "A" by 4 goals to 1 in their Scottish Alliance encounter at Pittodrie Park. Only a gusty wind marred the weather, which was otherwise ideal, a and crowd of about 5000 turned out to witness the game. It was not long before the home side dominated the play, and Grant opened the scoring. Not many minutes later a lovely cross by the same player was glided past the goalkeeper by Forbes. Occasionally, Stirling, the visiting centre, led dangerous attacks on Cunningham's charge, but the custodian was never seriously troubled. Towards the close of the half Anderson saved a penalty taken by Grant, neatly turning the ball over the bar. From the corner kick, however, Main netted Aberdeen's third. Scarcely five minutes of the second half had gone when Bryce reduced the leeway with a cleverly-taken goal. This reverse seemed put renewed life into the home attack, and Forbes scored the best goal of the match two minutes later. The remainder of the game was more or less of a ding-dong kind, neither 'keeper receiving much attention. Falkirk "A," however, played the last quarter of an hour without Bryce, who had to be carried off injured. In every department Aberdeen were superior, although Stirling proved a good front-line leader, and his snap-shooting was never far off the mark.

Source: Press & Journal, 15th September 1924

Falkirk Teamsheet
Anderson; Scobbie, Stuart; Clydesdale, McGregor, Thomson; Bryce, Campbell, Stirling, Gourlay, Smith
Attendance: 5,000
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Referee: W. Addison, Glasgow