Motherwell 5
Dundee Utd 3
League Cup (Sectional Tie)


Motherwell 

5 - 3

Dundee Utd


League Cup (Sectional Tie)
Saturday, August 12th, 1961
Fir Park. Att. 11,241
3:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Pat Quinn (4)
Pat Quinn (pen.) (25)
Morris Stevenson (48)
Morris Stevenson (65)
Morris Stevenson (78)
Neil Mochan (2)
Jim Irvine (11)
Dennis Gillespie (75)

Team Managers
Bobby Ancell Jerry Kerr

Starting Eleven
Alan Wyllie
Pat Delaney
Hugh Strachan
Charlie Aitken
John Martis
Bert McCann
George Lindsay
Pat Quinn
Bobby Roberts
Morris Stevenson
Willie Hunter
Alec Brown
Tommy Neilson
Alec Gordon
Doug Smith
Jimmy Briggs
Stewart Fraser
Gibby Ormond
David Boner
Jim Irvine
Neil Mochan
Dennis Gillespie

Match Officials

A Crossman (Edinburgh) (Referee)



Match Report


United opened season 1961-62 at Fir Park and produced a high scoring game with Motherwell eventually coming out on top 5-3. Hero that day for the Steelmen was Morris Stevenson. The winger who was to later play for United scored a hat-trick. Pat Quinn scored Motherwells other two goals whilst Neil Mochan, Jim Irvine and, Dennis Gillespie were on target for the Tannadice side



Squad Statistics (as at August 12th, 1961)


1961-62 All Time
Age
Alec Brown (GK) - 1 - 70 -
Alec Gordon23 1 - 7 -
Tommy Neilson26 1 - 674
Jimmy Briggs25 1 - 1087
Doug Smith24 1 - 10 -
Stewart Fraser24 1 - 814
David Boner19 1 - 82
Gibby Ormond27 1 - 467
Neil Mochan34 112515
Jim Irvine20 115930
Dennis Gillespie25 117535


League Table (as at August 12th, 1961)


No league table has been added for this season.