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Dundee Utd

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, August 14th, 1993
Firhill. Att. 4,599
3:00 PM Kick-off

Albert Craig (67) Christian Dailly (26)
Christian Dailly (71)

Team Managers
John Lambie Ivan Golac

Starting Eleven
Craig Nelson
Kevin McKee
Gregg Watson
Willie Jamieson
Grant Tierney
Isaac English
David Byrne
Albert Craig
Gerry Britton
Ian Cameron
Paul Kinnaird
Alan Main
Dave Narey
Freddy van der Hoorn
Brian Welsh
Gary Bollan
Christian Dailly
Billy McKinlay
John Clark
Dave Bowman
Chris Myers
Paddy Connolly

Andy Murdoch
Neil McKilligan
Roddy Grant
Guido van de Kamp
Andy McLaren
Jim McInally

Roddy Grant for Isaac English (83) Andy McLaren for Gary Bollan (60)
Jim McInally for Chris Myers (75)

Paul Kinnaird (5) Dave Bowman (5)
Brian Welsh (31)
Chris Myers (44)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Bobby Tait (Calderwood) (Referee)

Match Report

Last season United took all eight available points off Thistle and continued that fine form in their first away match of the new term. The home side didn't threaten until midway through the first half and by then Nelson had tipped over Gary Bollan's powerful header from a Paddy Connolly cross. United, however, did go ahead in the 26th minute when Christian Dailly met Gary Bollan's corner to send a header flashing into the net. Thistle finally made an impact as the interval approached. Cameron, who'd earlier been denied by Dave Narey's block, ran free in the inside left channel but his shot hit the far post and Brian Welsh came to the rescue as English tried to net the rebound.

Just as it seemed United a grip on the game Thistle equalised Britton and Kinnaird worked the ball down the left and the letter's low cross threaded its way through to Albert Craig whose half-hit shot screwed past Alan Main at the near post. Three minutes later, however, United regained the lead with a spitting image of the first goal, this time Christian Dailly bulletted an Andy McLaren corner between Nelson's despairing arms. Again Thistle got back into the game with Byrne prominent in midfield, but United survived to maintain their jinx over the Jags who haven't won a league game against United since October 1977.

Squad Statistics (as at August 14th, 1993)

1993-94 All Time
Alan Main (GK)25 3 - 156 -
Freddy van der Hoorn29 3 - 1725
Christian Dailly19 325213
Gary Bollan20 3 - 344
Brian Welsh24 3 - 655
Dave Narey37 3 - 86336
Billy McKinlay24 311929
Dave Bowman29 3 - 2659
John Clark28 1 - 31134
Paddy Connolly23 319530
Chris Myers24 2 - 2 -
Andy McLaren (sub)20 2 - 24 -
Jim McInally (sub)29 1 - 30220

League Table (as at August 14th, 1993)

No league table has been added for this season.