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Full Results Against Gjoa

Having taken two days to travel to Norway, been met by the local football club members accompanied by an Aberdonian business man, wined and dined and then taken on a sightseeing tour, United finally stepped out at the Bislet Stadium at 7.30 pm on 22nd May 1928 for that first ever tour match against Gjoa.

It was United’s Jimmy Smith who had made the pre-match headlines with the local newspapers referring to him as the British Champion due to his record number of goals that season. Despite playing on an ash covered pitch Jimmy let no-one down scoring in Ayr’s 2-1 victory with Nisbett bagging the other in front of 7,000 people.

United moved to Sweden and three days after their historic win over the Sewdish national side they were back to play Gjoa (Crana) on 27th May 1928.

The result was an even more emphatic 4-0 win for the Honestmen

No programme was produced for either match.

 

Season

Date

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First

Programme Image

Comments

1927/28

22/5/28

A

Friendly

2-1

No Issue

Scandinavian Tour

1927/28

27/5/28

A

Friendly

4-0

No Issue

Scandinavian Tour

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