St Mirren 1 - 0 Dundee Utd

Scottish Cup - 3rd Round
Saturday, January 29th, 1983, 3:00 PM at Love Street
Attendance: 7,020
Referee: David Syme (Rutherglen)
St Mirren Dundee Utd

Doug Somner (28) None.

Team Managers
Rikki McFarlane Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Billy Thomson
Tommy Wilson
Steve Clarke
John McCormack
Mark Fulton
Billy Abercromby
Billy Stark
Lex Richardson
Frank McDougall
Frank McAvennie
Doug Somner
Hamish McAlpine
Maurice Malpas
Dave Narey
Paul Hegarty
Derek Stark
Richard Gough
John Holt
Billy Kirkwood
Ralph Milne
Davie Dodds
Paul Sturrock

Ian Scanlon
Gardner Spiers
Iain Phillip
John Clark

None. John Clark for Billy Kirkwood (70)

None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Hamish McAlpine (GK) 562 apps3 goals
Maurice Malpas 59 apps2 goals
Dave Narey 434 apps33 goals
Paul Hegarty 387 apps56 goals
Derek Stark 190 apps3 goals
Richard Gough 86 apps5 goals
John Holt 220 apps16 goals
Billy Kirkwood 256 apps54 goals
Ralph Milne 142 apps41 goals
Davie Dodds 213 apps86 goals
Paul Sturrock 360 apps114 goals
John Clark (sub) 3 apps -

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Maurice Malpas (20 years 184 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (35 years 17 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 127 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:John Clark (18 years 133 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (35 years 17 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 28 days
Domestic Players:13 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts


Saints cup-jinx strikes again, knocking United out for the sixth time in seven meetings over 22 years. Somner strikes from a narrow angle for the winner. Thomson brilliantly keeps out United's only shot on target from Sturrock. Kirkwood, McCormack and McDougall are all booked.

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