Hearts 1
Dundee Utd 0
League (Division One)


1 - 0

Dundee Utd

League (Division One)
Saturday, November 14th, 1970
Tynecastle Park. Att. 8,286
3:00 PM Kick-off

Alan Anderson (85) None.

Team Managers
John Harvey Jerry Kerr

Starting Eleven
Jim Cruickshank
David Clunie
Peter Oliver
Eddie Thomson
Alan Anderson
Jim Brown
Drew Young
Jim Townsend
Donald Ford
George Fleming
Andy Lynch
Hamish McAlpine
Andy Rolland
Doug Smith
Stuart Markland
Jim Cameron
Jim Henry
Davie Wilson
Kenny Cameron
Ian Scott
Alan Gordon
Morris Stevenson

Ernie Winchester Alan Liddle

None. Alan Liddle for Andy Rolland (82)

None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

R Crawford (Stirling) (Referee)

Match Report

The scoreline conceals the true margin of Hearts superiority over United in this Tynecastle meeting played in perfect conditions.

Right from the start Hearts made and promptly missed chance after chance. Yet United had two of the best chance of the opening period with Kenny Cameron hitting a Davie Wilson cross straight at Jim Cruickshank. Jim Henry then shot narrowly past as United looked as though they might cause an upset.

The second half again belonged to Hearts with the Tannadice goal surviving a couple of amazing escapes and Hamish McAlpine bringing off a several fine saves, most notably when he beat down a fierce drive from Young. But United's luck ran out on them in the final ten minutes. First Andy Rolland was stretchered off following a collision with Brown and two minutes later Hearts finally made the break-through. Alan Anderson ran on to a Fleming cross gave Hamish McAlpine no chance from close-in. Just on time a mix-up in the home defence gave Kenny Cameron sight of the target, but the centre again shot straight at the keeper.

Squad Statistics (as at November 14th, 1970)

1970-71 All Time
Hamish McAlpine (GK)22 6 - 7 -
Andy Rolland28 19 - 13412
Jim Cameron23 22 - 125 -
Stuart Markland22 221542
Doug Smith33 2224395
Jim Henry21 221473
Davie Wilson33 22413025
Alan Gordon26 2095620
Morris Stevenson27 11 - 181
Ian Scott24 5 - 7319
Kenny Cameron27 547549
Alan Liddle (sub)18 1 - 1 -

League Table (as at November 14th, 1970)

No league table has been added for this season.