Dundee Utd 3
Aston Villa 0

Dundee Utd
3 - 0
Aston Villa 

Sunday, August 5th, 1979
Tannadice Park. Att. 7,348
7:00 PM Kick-off

Paul Sturrock 
Paul Sturrock 
Paul Sturrock 

Team Managers
Jim McLean
Ron Saunders

Starting Eleven
Andy Graham
Iain Phillip
Derek Stark
Ray Stewart
Frank Kopel
Dave Narey
George Fleming
Billy Kirkwood
Derek Addison
Davie Dodds
Paul Sturrock
Jimmy Rimmer
Ivor Linton
Colin Gibson
Brendan Ormsby
Ken McNaught
Dennis Mortimer
Tony Morley
Brian Little
John Deehan
Gordon Cowans
Kenny Swain

Graeme Payne
Terry Donovan
Gary Shelton

None. Terry Donovan for Gordon Cowans
Gary Shelton for Kenny Swain

None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Match Officials

T.Muirhead (Stenhousemuir) (Referee)

Match Report

A truly memorable hat-trick from Paul Sturrock sent the rain-soaked Tannadice fans home happy in the knowledge that they had witnessed one of their side's most convincing displays in years. Villa were outplayed in almost every department by a performance certain to have fired United with a timely confidence boost for the difficult weeks ahead.

Squad Statistics (as at August 5th, 1979)

1979-80 All Time

League Table (as at August 5th, 1979)

Pld W D L +/- Pts

No games played.