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
Ernie McGarr
Harry Erwin
John Lapsley
Tommy Veitch
Jim March
George Anderson
Brian McKeown
Sandy Clark
John McVeigh
Ian Gordon
Willie McGuire
Hamish McAlpine
Dave Narey
Derek Stark
Frank Kopel
Walter Smith
Derek Addison
Ralph Milne
Billy Kirkwood
Paul Sturrock
Willie Pettigrew
Graeme Payne

Bench
Tommy Walker
Gordon Hamilton
Iain Phillip
Ian Ballantyne

Substitutions
None. Iain Phillip for Willie Pettigrew (70)

Cautions
None. None.

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
Walter Smith31 2 - 1783
Frank Kopel30 6129910
Dave Narey23 6 - 23919
Derek Stark20 61392
Ralph Milne18 2121
Derek Addison24 519612
Billy Kirkwood20 518824
Paul Sturrock22 6317546
Graeme Payne23 6120212
Willie Pettigrew25 4 - 4 -
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