Dundee Utd 5 - 0 Alloa Athletic

League Cup - Group Section 1
Tuesday, August 30th, 1983, 7:30 PM at Tannadice Park
Attendance: 4,483
Referee: Hugh Young (Larkhall)
Mascot: Ross Haggart
Dundee Utd  Alloa Athletic

Goalscorers
Davie Dodds (23)
John Reilly (36)
John Reilly (59)
Davie Dodds (73)
Davie Dodds (87)
None.

Team Managers
Jim McLean
Willie Garner

Starting Eleven
Hamish McAlpine
Richard Gough
Maurice Malpas
Dave Narey
Paul Hegarty
Ralph Milne
Eamonn Bannon
Alex Taylor
John Reilly
Billy Kirkwood
Davie Dodds
Donald Hunter
David Martin
Larry Hagartt
Kenny Thomson
Willie Garner
David Houston
Stewart Munro
Garry Thompson
David Lloyd
John Weir
Frank Cole

Substitutes
Ian Britton
John Holt
Lenny McComb
Robert Harris

Substitutions
John Holt for Alex Taylor (46)
Ian Britton for John Holt (84)
Lenny McComb for David Lloyd (64)

Bookings
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Hamish McAlpine (GK) 583 apps3 goals
Richard Gough 105 apps14 goals
Maurice Malpas 80 apps2 goals
Dave Narey 455 apps34 goals
Paul Hegarty 408 apps59 goals
Ralph Milne 161 apps48 goals
Eamonn Bannon 193 apps53 goals
Alex Taylor 9 apps2 goals
John Reilly 37 apps11 goals
Billy Kirkwood 274 apps56 goals
Davie Dodds 234 apps100 goals
John Holt (sub) 238 apps21 goals
Ian Britton (sub) 18 apps2 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Maurice Malpas (21 years 32 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (35 years 230 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 359 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Maurice Malpas (21 years 32 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (35 years 230 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 166 days
Domestic Players:13 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Milestones
Davie Dodds scored his 100th goal for the Club.
Davie Dodds scored his 100th goal for the Club.
Davie Dodds scored his 100th goal for the Club.

Despite a good showing By Willie Garner's men, they had no answer to United's firepower.Davie Dodds opened the scoring when he hammered home the rebound from a blocked Richard Gough effort. Before half-time John Reilly whipped home the second after an Eamonn Bannon cross had struck Alex Taylor.

John Reilly got the third when he latched on to a Willie Garner back header before beating Hunter from an acute angle. The fourth came from an Eamonn Bannon cut back which Davie Dodds diverted into the net via the far post. Davie Dodds completed his hat-trick with a simple tap in after Paul Hegarty's header had struck the woodwork.



None.

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