Hamilton Academical 2 - 1 Dundee Utd

League Cup - 3rd Round
Wednesday, August 23rd, 1989, 7:30 PM at Douglas Park
Attendance: 2,669
Referee: Jim McCluskey (Stewarton)
Hamilton Academical Dundee Utd

Goalscorers
Stephen Carr (24)
Kevin McKee (51)
Peter Hinds (89)

Team Managers
George Miller Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Alan Ferguson
Kevin McKee
Craig Napier
Jim Weir
Willie Jamieson
Colin Miller
Colin Harris
Stuart Gordon
Stephen Carr
Alan Prentice
Paul MacDonald
Billy Thomson
Miodrag Krivokapić
Dave Narey
Maurice Malpas
Freddy van der Hoorn
Jim McInally
Charlie Adam
Michael O'Neill
John Clark
Mixu Paatelainen
Kevin Gallacher

Bench
Steve Morrison
Pat Donaghy
Dave Bowman
Peter Hinds

Substitutions
Steve Morrison for Stephen Carr (60)
Pat Donaghy for Kevib McKee (70)
Peter Hinds for Mixu Paatelainen (53)
Dave Bowman for Charlie Adam (66)

Bookings
None. Kevin Gallacher (54)

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Billy Thomson (GK) 214 apps -
Miodrag Krivokapić 32 apps1 goal
Dave Narey 760 apps36 goals
Maurice Malpas 404 apps13 goals
Freddy van der Hoorn 4 apps -
Jim McInally 141 apps5 goals
Charlie Adam 7 apps -
Michael O'Neill 3 apps2 goals
John Clark 171 apps22 goals
Mixu Paatelainen 75 apps29 goals
Kevin Gallacher 167 apps38 goals
Dave Bowman (sub) 132 apps3 goals
Peter Hinds (sub) 1 app (debut)1 goal

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Michael O'Neill (20 years 34 days)
Oldest Player:Dave Narey (33 years 80 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 166 days
Domestic Players:7 (63.64 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Michael O'Neill (20 years 34 days)
Oldest Player:Dave Narey (33 years 80 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 160 days
Domestic Players:8 (61.54 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts
Peter Hinds(Signed July 1st, 1989)

Milestones
Peter Hinds scored his first goal for the Club.

Douglas Park was wet and wind-swept for this Skol Cup tie, which proved such a disappointment. There was early warning of the danger in prospect when the un-marked McKee headed past from a MacDonald cross after 20 minutes. Four minutes later there was no such luck when Stephen Carr hammered in a 25 yarder and the greasy ball slipped through Billy Thomson's hands. By way of reply Kevin Gallacher headed a Jimmy McInally cross past the near post. Three minutes later Freddy Van Der Hoorn brought out a fine save from Ferguson after his first effort from a free-kick had been blocked. The best chance to fall our way in the first period came two minutes before half-time. Maurice Malpas hoisted a high ball into the Accies half. Jim McInally sprung the offside trap but Ferguson advanced from goal to block Jimmy's shot on the edge of the box.

Despite the advantage of wind and slope in the second half, it was Hamilton who increased their lead six minutes into the second half. Colin Harris's long slanting cross was headed in by Kevin McKee. Peter Hinds immediately came on to make his debut, replacing Mixu Paatelainen. Accies U21 'keeper, however, was in superb form as he clearly demonstrated with a finger-tip save from a racing 25 yard by Maurice Malpas. We finally pulled back a goal in injury time when a cross from Freddy Van Der Hoorn arrived at Peter Hinds' feet and the substitute drove the ball home from close range.

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