Airdrieonians 2 - 1 Dundee Utd

League Cup - 2nd Round 1st Leg
Wednesday, August 29th, 1979, 7:30 PM at Broomfield
Attendance: 2,750
Referee: Jim Renton (Cowdenbeath)
Airdrieonians Dundee Utd

Goalscorers
John Lapsley (pen) (50)
Sandy Clark (85)
Derek Addison (43)

Team Managers
Bobby Watson Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Ernie McGarr
Harry Erwin
John Lapsley
Tommy Veitch
Jim March
George Anderson
Brian McKeown
Sandy Clark
John McVeigh
Ian Gordon
Willie McGuire
Hamish McAlpine
Walter Smith
Dave Narey
Derek Stark
Frank Kopel
Billy Kirkwood
Derek Addison
Ralph Milne
Graeme Payne
Paul Sturrock
Willie Pettigrew

Bench
Tommy Walker
Gordon Hamilton
Iain Phillip
Ian Ballantyne

Substitutions
None. Iain Phillip for Willie Pettigrew (70)

Appearances & Goals To Date
Hamish McAlpine (GK) 368 apps3 goals
Walter Smith 178 apps3 goals
Dave Narey 239 apps19 goals
Derek Stark 39 apps2 goals
Frank Kopel 299 apps10 goals
Billy Kirkwood 88 apps24 goals
Derek Addison 96 apps12 goals
Ralph Milne 2 apps1 goal
Graeme Payne 202 apps12 goals
Paul Sturrock 175 apps46 goals
Willie Pettigrew 4 apps -
Iain Phillip (sub) 17 apps -

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Ralph Milne (18 years 112 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (31 years 228 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 314 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Ralph Milne (18 years 112 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (31 years 228 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 216 days
Domestic Players:13 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Milestones

A disappointing night for United after a Derek Addison goal iust two minutes from the interval had put them ahead. However, a Lapsley penalty conversion and a Sandy Clark solo effort earned the First Division club a lead to bring with them to Tannadice.

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