Dundee v British Army 0-7 (Friendly: August 5, 1944)

August 5, 1944
Match: Army friendly, at Dens Park, kick-off: 15:00.
Dundee – British Army 0-7 (0-4).
Referee: Mr. P. Craigmyle (Aberdeen).
Dundee (2-3-5): Reuben Bennett, Bob Rennie, Robert Ancell, Micky Fenton (Middlesbrough), Gray (Morton), Cox (Third Lanark), Miller (Partick Thistle), Turnbull, Willie Anderson, Robert Auld, James Roberts.
British Army XI (2-3-5): Frank Swift (Manchester City), Dick Taylor (Wolves), Wally Barnes (Arsenal), Joe Mercer (Everton), James Carabine (Third Lanark), Matt Busby (Liverpool), Fred Kurz (Grimsby and Chelsea), Archie Macaulay (West Ham), Don Welsh (Charlton), Andy Black (Hearts), Jimmy Mullen (Wolves).
The goals: 0-1 Own goal (Fenton, 9 min.), 0-2 Black (18 min.), 0-3 Welsh (19 min.), 0-4 Mullen (30 min.), 0-5 Welsh (61 min.), 0-6 Black (72 min.), 0-7 Welsh (73 min.).

Dundee Evening Telegraph: August 7, 1944.

At the re-opening of Dens Park. The Lady Provost, Lady Wilson, is introduced to the Army players by their captain, Sergeant Major Matt Busby. Others in the photo are: – Mr. George Anderson (Dundee F.C. manager), Major Sloan, Lord Provost Sir Garnet Wilson.

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