aberdeen club awaits result of pitch inspection at countesswells for game against hawick

Gordonians are going green for the big match

By Paul Third

Published: 13/02/2009

Gordonians hope their green pies get the green light this weekend as they try to play their Scottish Cup tie against the Green Machine at the second time of asking.

The Aberdeen club will face Premiership Division 1 side Hawick for the first time in 29 years – if the fourth round tie gets the go-ahead.

Gordonians beat their opponents 26-13 in their last meeting in October 1980 and, with five divisions now separating the sides, matches between the two are rare.

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