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Keeping score with pool The Aberdonian

In this week's Aberdonian we're taking a look back at some pool players from the past.

We've selected a number of photos from 1978-1991 highlighting some of the biggest events and players from the time.

Charlie Mackenzie receives the trophy from Ella Low, watched by Evening Express sports writer Bill McAllister and Caledonian Automatics officials Bill Adger, second left, and Bob Low, right
Beaten quarter-finalists, from left, Geoff Millard, James Walker and Chris Ross didn’t go away empty handed
Quarter-finalists in the Evening Express Caledonian Automatics pool competition, from left, Vic Fridge, Byron Innes and Jock Handford
The 16 finalists in the North Pool Competition 1980
Inverurie pool players Steve Jaffrey, left, and Alex Mitchell scratch their heads in disbelief as Tracy Smith clears the table
The Eldon B team, who played in the Nairn Pool B League. Captain Dougie Mathieson, front centre, with, back from left, Dennis Taylor, Colin Mackenzie, Gordon Haines, Jim Monaghan and Willie Donaldson
Competition in the Caledonian Automatics/Evening Express pool tournament all set to get under way
All ready for the Caledonian Automatics Evening Express pool singles championship as Bob Low, second right, chairman of Caledonian Automatics, hands over the cup to tournament organisers Norrie Donald, second left, and Steve Bain, left, with Dougie Riach, general manager of Caledonian Automatics, right, looking on
Players who took part in the shoot-out for the last three places for the finals of the Evening Express/Caledonian Automatics Open pool competition, from left, Dougie McNaughton, Derek Munro, Mick Grant and Ron Mappleck
Champions of Grampian Region Transport contest show off their trophies, front, Colin Graham, back left, Dennis Mair, and back right, Brian Bruce
Derek Miller, 6, reached the final of the Tillydrone Community Centre pool competition for up to 12 year olds but lost to Paul Yates, 11, centre
Michael McFadyen, 9, who won the Tillydrone Community Centre junior pool competition, is congratulated by coach Dorothy Milne as Greg Milnes, 11, shows off his runner-up trophy
Winners of the Grampian Police community involvement department pool competition for the handicapped, from left, Alice Bews, Willowbank, Peterhead; runner-up Alex Milne, also from Willowbank; runner-up Maureen Pickard, Burnside, Aberdeen; and Ronald Reid, Westburn, Aberdeen. Looking on is WPC Sandra Maciver