Motherwell 5
Dundee Utd 3
League Cup (Sectional Tie)


5 - 3

Dundee Utd

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

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
Doug Smith
Jimmy Briggs
Tommy Neilson
Alec Gordon
David Boner
Stewart Fraser
Gibby Ormond
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
Alec Brown (GK) - 1 - 70 -
Tommy Neilson26 1 - 674
Jimmy Briggs25 1 - 1087
Doug Smith24 1 - 10 -
Alec Gordon23 1 - 7 -
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.