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Dundee Utd

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, October 3rd, 1987
Dens Park. Att. 11,497
3:00 PM Kick-off

Tommy Coyne (30) Iain Ferguson (8)

Team Managers
Jocky Scott Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Bobby Geddes
George McGeachie
Tosh McKinlay
Bobby Glennie
Jim Smith
Gordon Chisholm
Rab Shannon
John Brown
Keith Wright
Tommy Coyne
Alan Lawrence
Billy Thomson
Maurice Malpas
Dave Narey
Paul Hegarty
Dave Beaumont
J Alan Irvine
Dave Bowman
John Clark
Gordon McLeod
Iain Ferguson
Alan Irvine

Ian Angus
Graham Harvey
Joe McLeod
Ian Redford

Ian Angus for Tosh McKinlay (24)
Graham Harvey for George McGeachie (38)
Ian Redford for Dave Beaumont (46)
Joe McLeod for Alan Irvine (81)

John Brown (41)
Alan Lawrence (78)
Gordon McLeod (29)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Jim Duncan (Gorebridge) (Referee)

Match Report

As in the recent Skol Cup tie we made the best possible start with an early goal. If we failed to hit the same level of performance of that League Cup tie, we at least had the satisfaction of taking a point from what was not one of the derby matches that will live too long in the memory. The opener was as a result of a long clearance by Billy Thomson. George McGeachie was short with a back header, and Iain Ferguson nipped in to push the ball post the advancing Geddes after 8 minutes. Our lead lasted only 22 minutes. Lawrence played a seemingly innocuous ball into the box and Tommy Coyne cleverly flighted the ball over Billy Thomson into the net.

Both trainers were heavily involved in the first half action. Dundee had to replace both McGeachie and McKinlay, whilst Bobby Glennie had to go off for stitches for a little over ten minutes and Billy Thomson also had to receive treatment following a clash of heads with Glennie. The second period brought little or no goalmouth activity, though we looked the likelier side to grab a victory.

Squad Statistics (as at October 3rd, 1987)

1987-88 All Time
Billy Thomson (GK)29 15 - 129 -
Dave Beaumont23 51903
Maurice Malpas25 15130610
Paul Hegarty33 15161680
Dave Narey31 15 - 67136
J Alan Irvine29 8 - 8 -
Dave Bowman23 11 - 49 -
Gordon McLeod20 31171
John Clark23 5110316
Iain Ferguson25 1246332
Alan Irvine24 5 - 5 -
Joe McLeod (sub)19 1 - 3 -
Ian Redford (sub)27 15311724

League Table (as at October 3rd, 1987)

No league table has been added for this season.