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Video: Snowback to Scottish Cup Sixth Round in 1955.. Aberdeen Play Rangers in Ridiculous Snow

Video: Snowback to Scottish Cup Sixth Round in 1955.. Aberdeen Play Rangers in Ridiculous Snow

Snow is the big talking point of the day – and it looks set to be for the rest of the week after Scotland was issued its first ever red weather warning amid heavy downfall.

As people are told to stay at home, the three SPFL fixtures set to be played tonight have been postponed.

And that got us thinking about the days when snow wouldn’t get in the way of a game being played – as shown in these highlights of a 1955 Scottish Cup sixth round clash between Aberdeen and Rangers.

We’re actually at Scottish Cup sixth round this weekend, with both Aberdeen and Rangers among the teams in action over Saturday and Sunday.

But we wonder if those games will end up being on if the snow continues?

Well, in 1955, they definitely would have gone ahead, with 45,000 even turning up to see.

Aberdeen won the game 2-1 after 90 minutes of slipping and sliding on a snow-covered pitch:

We’d love to see some football like this these days.

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