Written and researched by Greg Stock.
|This match was played between the New South Wales state representative side and the visiting Aberdeen club side from Scotland. The N.S.W. team went into this match under strength with a number of the squad overseas with the Socceroos at the 1974 World Cup Finals. Aberdeen interestingly had a defender by the name of Eddie Thomson in their ranks, who would later go onto coach the Australian national team.|
|Played: Sunday May 26, 1974||Venue: Sydney Sportsground, Sydney, New South Wales|
|New South Wales|
Jimmy Fraser, Robert McGinn (Steve Perry 46'), Col Bennett, Barry Jones, George Harris, Alan Ainslie, Ilija Takac, Agenor Muniz, Willie Rutherford, Ray Pocock, Raul Carrizo (Terry Butler 46'); Coach: Leo Baumgartner.
Goal: Pocock 22'
Bobby Clark (Andy Geogehan 46'), Ian hair, Eddie Thomson, Willie Young, Willie Miller, Charlie McLelland, Duncan Davidson, Jim Hermiston, Henry (Noel Ward 46'), Drew Jarvie, Arthur Graham; Manager: Jimmy Bonthrone.
Goals: Davidson 61' Hair 89'pen
|Referee: Peter Rampley (New South Wales)|