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Inverurie beats Meldrum to lift Aberdeenshire Schools FA Cup

Inverurie Academy 3

James 28, Smith 57, Angus 75

Meldrum Academy 1

McDonald 11
  • Wednesday, 29 April 2015
  • The Meadows
  • Under 15´s
  • Aberdeenshire Schools FA Cup

Chris Cromar | YFS North Region Journalist
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Inverurie Academy lifted the Aberdeenshire Schools FA Cup after defeating their near neighbours Meldrum Academy by three goals to one in an entertaining final at The Meadows in Ellon.

Meldrum took the lead as Calum McDonald’s powerful strike from outside the box found the back of the net to give them the lead.

They nearly doubled their lead as Bryce Dawson’s long-range free kick took an awkward bounce and just went wide of the target.

Meldrum had another opportunity as Dawson’s powerful shot from outside the box was saved by the Inverurie goalkeeper.

Jamie MacIver had a shot from the left side that went just wide of the target as Meldrum looked to make it 2-0.

Inverurie had an opportunity as Hamish Hinks’ header went just wide of the target.

They got their equaliser as Callum James scored a header after a corner was delivered into the box to make it 1-1.

Inverurie looked to take the lead and Alan Smith had a shot saved by the Meldrum goalkeeper as the score remained 1-1.

  • Half Time:
  • Inverurie Academy
  • 1-1
  • Meldrum Academy

Inverurie nearly took the lead as Kieran Gilbert’s chip was saved by the Meldrum goalkeeper to keep the scores level.

Meldrum nearly made it 2-1 as Aaron Mackenzie’s shot went over the bar after being put through one-on-one.

Inverurie took the lead as Smith scored with a good strike from inside the box that went into the roof of the net to give them a 2-1 lead.

They nearly made it 3-1 as John Angus’ long-range effort from outside the box went over the crossbar.

Inverurie secured the win when Ryan Wilson’s corner from the left found Angus who headed home to make it 3-1 to Inverurie Academy.

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  • Full Time:
  • Inverurie Academy
  • 3-1
  • Meldrum Academy


Inverurie Academy
Meldrum Academy
1 Dylan Buchan
2 Lewis Watson
4 Callum James
5 Jamie Roy
6 Ross Alan
7 Callum Seymour
8 Stuart Sinnard
9 Stewart Coutts
11 Allan Smith
14 Michael Mouat
15 Kieran Gilbert
16 Callum Taylor
17 Hamish Hinds
18 Ryan Wilson
19 John Angus
20 Christopher Lamont
1 Elliot Ainslie
2 Owen Macintosh
3 Greg Johnston
4 Alex Duncan
5 Ally Cheyne
6 Craig Taylor
7 Dylan Mansen
8 Bryce Dawson
9 Aaron Mackenzie
10 Cowan MacDonald
11 Jamie MacIver
12 Lewis Watson
14 Aaron Gordon
15 Lewis Ironside
16 Luke Mackie
17 John Gray
Star Player
Inverurie Academy
Meldrum Academy
John Angus – Scored his side’s third goal and had a good game all round.
Cowan MacDonald – Scored for his side and played well.
Magic Moment
Inverurie Academy
Meldrum Academy
The determination to come back from 1-0 down and win 3-1.
Cowan MacDonald’s long-range strike to make it 1-0.
  • Match report and photos copyright Youth Football Scotland.
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