United 2 Aberdeen 1 (League)

Tannadice Park on Saturday, December 21st, 1985

Most of the media attention focussed on the dismissal of Dons' manager Alex Ferguson to the stand, and by so doing tended to overshadow one of our best performances of the season. We have never found Aberdeen easy opposition at Tannadice but on this occasion the result perhaps failed to reflect our superiority. Paul Sturrock was fielded in what was regarded as something of a gamble in view ... read more