Dundee Utd 2
Airdrie 0
League Cup (2nd Round 2nd Leg)


Dundee Utd
2 - 0
Airdrie 

League Cup (2nd Round 2nd Leg)
Saturday, September 1st, 1979
Tannadice Park. Att. 5,760
3:00 PM Kick-off

Goalscorers
Paul Sturrock (35)
Graeme Payne (36)
None.

Team Managers
Jim McLean
Bobby Watson

Starting Eleven
Peter Bonetti
Frank Kopel
Dave Narey
Derek Stark
George Fleming
Billy Kirkwood
Derek Addison
Willie Pettigrew
Graeme Payne
Ian Ballantyne
Paul Sturrock
Ernie McGarr
Harry Erwin
John Lapsley
Tommy Veitch
Jim March
George Anderson
Brian McKeown
Sandy Clark
John McVeigh
Ian Gordon
Willie McGuire

Bench
Walter Smith
Ralph Milne
Tommy Walker
Gordon Hamilton

Substitutions
Ralph Milne for Ian Ballantyne
Walter Smith for Paul Sturrock
Tommy Walker for Harry Erwin (37)

Cautions
Billy Kirkwood
George Anderson
Tommy Veitch

Red Cards
None. None.
Match Officials

W Gordon (Inverurie) (Referee)


Match Report


Two first half goals from Graeme Payne and Paul Sturrock were sufficient to see the Tannadice side through into the last sixteen of the competition,although Airdrie fought all the way.



Squad Statistics (as at September 1st, 1979)


1979-80 All Time
Age
Peter Bonetti (GK)37 4 - 4 -
Derek Stark20 71402
Frank Kopel30 7130010
Dave Narey23 7 - 24019
Billy Kirkwood21 618924
George Fleming30 4 - 30435
Derek Addison24 619712
Graeme Payne23 7220313
Willie Pettigrew25 5 - 5 -
Ian Ballantyne20 2 - 2 -
Paul Sturrock22 7417647
Walter Smith (sub)31 3 - 1793
Ralph Milne (sub)18 3131






League Table (as at September 1st, 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