Aberdeen 0
Dundee Utd 1
League (Premier Division)


0 - 1

Dundee Utd

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, October 3rd, 1992
Pittodrie. Att. 12,936
3:00 PM Kick-off

None. Duncan Ferguson (89)

Team Managers
Willie Miller Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Theo Snelders
Stephen Wright
David Winnie
Brian Grant
Brian Irvine
Gary Smith
Theo Ten Caat
Lee Richardson
Eoin Jess
Duncan Shearer
Mixu Paatelainen
Alan Main
Freddy van der Hoorn
Alex Cleland
Maurice Malpas
Jim McInally
John Clark
Billy McKinlay
John O'Neil
Dave Bowman
Scott Crabbe
Duncan Ferguson

Paul Kane
Paul Mason
Mark Perry
Paddy Connolly

Paul Kane for Theo Ten Caat (51)
Paul Mason for Lee Richardson (73)
Paddy Connolly for Scott Crabbe (82)

Duncan Shearer (13)
David Winnie (47)
Gary Smith (71)
John O'Neil (26)
Jim McInally (35)
Dave Bowman (47)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Bill Crombie (Edinburgh) (Referee)

Match Report

What a difference a week can make. The depression following Rangers 4-0 win at Tannadice was partially lifted by the midweek signing of Scott Crabbe and what better place could we visit to complete the rehabilitation than Pittodrie, our favourite ground. Pre-match odds of 3-1 against a United victory looked generous , but as the match entered its final phase a draw seemed inevitable until Duncan Ferguson popped up with a last minute winner via the head of Aberdeen defender Gary Smith. Scott Crabbe made his United debut as the Tangerines got off to a good start as Snelders made saves from Billy McKinlay and John dark. John dark cleared a Mixu Paatelainen header off the line and early in the second half Jim Mclnally almost kept up his excellent scoring record against the Dons, but Snelders parried his net-bound shot.

At the other end, Alan Main made fine saves from Winnie and Mixu Paatelainen. Scott Crabbe had a quiet, but promising debut before he was replaced by Paddy Connolly. In a late flourish, we forced a series of corners and from the last of these, Duncan Ferguson sent in the header which Smith helped into the net. So a week which had begun in sombre mood ended in buoyant fashion as we chalked up our fourth consecutive Pittodrie win. Even more amazingly, this was the fifth consecutive match in which Aberdeen had failed to find the net against us!

Squad Statistics (as at October 3rd, 1992)

1992-93 All Time
Alan Main (GK)24 14 - 119 -
Alex Cleland21 14 - 1058
Freddy van der Hoorn28 14 - 1475
Maurice Malpas30 14 - 55319
Jim McInally28 13 - 27715
Dave Bowman28 5 - 2429
John Clark28 14 - 28332
John O'Neil21 142584
Billy McKinlay23 811586
Scott Crabbe24 1 - 1 -
Duncan Ferguson20 1296729
Paddy Connolly (sub)22 1465916

League Table (as at October 3rd, 1992)

No league table has been added for this season.