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Aberdeenshire AFA 2 – 1 Midlands AFA

George Stephen Trophy at Hillhead on Tuesday 26th October

Aberdeenshire AFA Select represented by Bon Accord City regained the George Stephen Trophy afer a hard fought game against Midlands Select.

Philip Craig put Aberdeenshire ahead in the seventh minute from a free kick twenty yards out.

Both teams were making chances but excellent work by keepers Millar and Budge kept the half time score at 1-0.

Aberdeenshire went on the attack from the restart and in fifty four minutes a twenty five yard strike from Scott Craig flew into the top corner of the net.

Midlands were awarded a penalty in sixty minutes taken by Johnstone who blasted the ball over the bar.

With fifteen minues to go Midlands had Aberdeenshire under pressure and were rewarded when Craig Scringer turned in the box and fired past keeper Budge to make the final score 2-1.

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