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THISTLE WIN AGAIN

The improvement shown by Thistle in the last few games was; well' maintained on Saturday, when the Blues accounted for Diamonds _by three goals to two, and thus earned-the right to participate in the semi-finals of the Chatham Cup competition. "Thistle thoroughly deserved their victory, althoughDiamonds; fought in a determined fashion until the last-minute.' Play opened with -'.a -fine forward: rush by; -..the black forwards,; led-by. J.. M'Leod.; This player-sent" ■ml a-"- fine /"centre f ronv - the right, - but: Dickinson, although -in „ a handy position,, sent the ball over the cross-bar. Taylor /relieved with a fine kick infield, and Wallace. was .almost through. - The pressure was maintained by Thistle, and nicel combined'play by Lennox/ Logaii, 'and /Wallace saw; the latter" draw first blood. Diamonds; were, not very long in evening matters up. J. M'Leod scoring, with a 'well-placed shot/from tlie right wing, after/a nice piece of solo work. / The spell fended' with the score level—one , all. '-' Soon after the "resumption, Diamonds gained ; the lead, / pcr I:medium. of ": R. M'Leod.: Thistle fought' hard 'again,; and Wallace was 'responsible for. placing :,th'e tesims "on '■' level ..terms. The concluding stages of the'game were, very, exciting, .and Thistle supporters expressed their delight in no. uncertain■'-!manner ..when Logan gained the lead. The ; game: ended : Thistle 3, Diamonds 2.: .;. '".••'

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THISTLE WIN AGAIN, Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 150, 29 June 1925

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THISTLE WIN AGAIN Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 150, 29 June 1925

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