The Dundee United Football Club Historical Archive. Preserving United History Since 2006.
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.