Airdrie 2
Dundee Utd 1
League Cup (2nd Round 1st Leg)


Airdrie 

2 - 1

Dundee Utd


League Cup (2nd Round 1st Leg)
Wednesday, August 29th, 1979
Broomfield. Att. 2,750
7:30 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
John Lapsley (pen) (50)
Sandy Clark (85)
Derek Addison (43)

Team Managers
Bobby Watson Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
1. Ernie McGarr
2. Harry Erwin
3. John Lapsley
4. Tommy Veitch
5. Jim March
6. George Anderson
7. Brian McKeown
8. Sandy Clark
9. John McVeigh
10. Ian Gordon
11. Willie McGuire
Hamish McAlpine .1
Billy Kirkwood .2
Frank Kopel .3
Walter Smith .4
Derek Stark .5
Dave Narey .6
Ralph Milne .7
Paul Sturrock .8
Willie Pettigrew .9
Derek Addison .10
Graeme Payne .11

Bench
12. Tommy Walker
14. Gordon Hamilton
Ian Ballantyne .12
Iain Phillip .14

Substitutions
None. Iain Phillip for Willie Pettigrew (70)

Cautions
Tommy Veitch (66) Paul Sturrock (66)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Jim Renton (Cowdenbeath) (Referee)



Match Report


A disappointing night for United after a Derek Addison goal iust two minutes from the interval had put them ahead. However, a Lapsley penalty conversion and a Sandy Clark solo effort earned the First Division club a lead to bring with them to Tannadice.



Squad Statistics (as at August 29th, 1979)


1979-80 All Time
Age
Hamish McAlpine (GK)31 1 - 3683
Derek Stark20 61392
Walter Smith31 2 - 1783
Frank Kopel30 6129910
Dave Narey23 6 - 23919
Billy Kirkwood20 518824
Ralph Milne18 2121
Derek Addison24 519612
Willie Pettigrew25 4 - 4 -
Paul Sturrock22 6317546
Graeme Payne23 6120212
Iain Phillip (sub)28 6 - 17 -






League Table (as at August 29th, 1979)


Pld W D L +/- Pts
1. Celtic 3 2 1 0 +6 5
2. Aberdeen 3 2 0 1 +4 4
3. Morton 3 2 0 1 +3 4
4. Partick Th 3 2 0 1 +1 4
5. Rangers 3 1 1 1 +1 3
6. Kilmarnock 3 1 1 1 -4 3
7. United 3 1 0 2 0 2
8. Hibernian 3 1 0 2 -2 2
9. Dundee 3 1 0 2 -3 2
10. St Mirren 3 0 1 2 -6 1