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1971-08-07: Aberdeen 2-1 Celtic, Drybrough Cup Final
|Match Pictures | Matches: 1971 - 1972 | 1971-1972 Pictures|
- This was the final of the first ever Drybrough tournament which was deemed a success. Game played at Pittodrie although future finals to be played at Hampden.
- Aberdeen fans invade the pitch at time up and this causes ill feeling with the Celtic supporters present.
- Jimmy Bonthrone's first game as Aberdeen manager.
Jock Stein played five of his most promising youngsters and chose to rest more experienced players. Williams, Gemmell, Brogan, Johnstone, Lennox, Hood and Wallace were all left out.
Gordon Marshall was given a chance as goalkeeper and did well despite the result.
Celtic were angry that Callaghan wasn't awarded a stick on penalty in the second half when he was fouled in the area.
Clark Boel Hermiston Murray Young M Buchan G Buchan Robb Harper Willoughby Graham Sub: McMillan
Williams Craig Hay Callaghan McNeill Connelly Dalglish Hood Macari Davidson Hughes Sub: Johnstone
Referee: Ian Foote
- Match Report (see end of page below)
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