Morton 4
Dundee Utd 1
League (Premier Division)


Morton 

4 - 1

Dundee Utd


League (Premier Division)
Saturday, September 29th, 1979
Cappielow. Att. 6,558
3:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Andy Ritchie (53)
Ally Scott (60)
Andy Ritchie (65)
Andy Ritchie (68)
Willie Pettigrew (52)

Team Managers
Benny Rooney Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Roy Baines
Davie Hayes
Jim Holmes
Joe McLaughlin
Neil Orr
Jim Rooney
John McNeil
Jimmy Miller
Roddy Hutchison
Ally Scott
Andy Ritchie
Peter Bonetti
Paul Hegarty
Derek Stark
Iain Phillip
Dave Narey
George Fleming
Billy Kirkwood
Jim Kerr
Paul Sturrock
Graeme Payne
Willie Pettigrew

Bench
Billy McLaren
George Anderson
Derek Addison
Davie Dodds

Substitutions
None. Davie Dodds for Graeme Payne (70)
Derek Addison for Jim Kerr (83)

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Bill Anderson (East Kilbride) (Referee)



Match Report


A game in which the roof fell in for United after Willie Pettigrew had secured a 52 minuie lead. Within sixteen minutes, Morton had replied four times, inspired by Andy Ritchie who netted a hat-trick and a single goal by Scott.



Squad Statistics (as at September 29th, 1979)


1979-80 All Time
Age
Peter Bonetti (GK)38 7 - 7 -
Dave Narey23 13 - 24619
Iain Phillip28 9 - 20 -
Derek Stark20 111442
Paul Hegarty25 4 - 20237
Jim Kerr20 1 - 1 -
George Fleming31 10 - 31035
Billy Kirkwood21 1219524
Paul Sturrock22 13518248
Willie Pettigrew26 116116
Graeme Payne23 13220913
Derek Addison (sub)24 11110212
Davie Dodds (sub)21 715315






League Table (as at September 29th, 1979)


Pld W D L +/- Pts
1. Celtic 7 5 2 0 +11 12
2. Morton 7 5 0 2 +8 10
3. Aberdeen 7 4 0 3 +8 8
4. Partick Th 7 3 2 2 +1 8
5. Kilmarnock 7 3 2 2 -4 8
6. Rangers 7 3 1 3 +2 7
7. United 7 2 1 4 -3 5
8. St Mirren 7 2 1 4 -7 5
9. Dundee 7 2 1 4 -8 5
10. Hibernian 7 1 0 6 -8 2