Dundee Utd 6 - 0 Queen of the South

League Cup - 2nd Round
Tuesday, August 11th, 1992, 6:30 PM at Tannadice Park
Attendance: 4,512
Referee: Sandy Roy (Aberdeen)
Dundee Utd  Queen of the South

Goalscorers
Grant Johnson (5)
Paddy Connolly (27)
Billy McKinlay (29)
Paddy Connolly (32)
Grant Johnson (79)
Victor Ferreyra (85)
None.

Team Managers
Jim McLean
Derek Frye

Starting Eleven
Alan Main
Dave Narey
Maurice Malpas
Freddy van der Hoorn
Alex Cleland
John O'Neil
Grant Johnson
John Clark
Billy McKinlay
Duncan Ferguson
Paddy Connolly
Alan Davidson
Joe Dickson
Andy McFarlane
Dougie Mills
Billy McGhie
Stuart Gordon
Brian Wright
Archie Bell
Andy Thomson
Henry Templeton
Jimmy Robertson

Substitutes
Jim McInally
Victor Ferreyra
Gary Fraser
Bill Sim

Substitutions
Jim McInally for Billy McKinlay (46)
Victor Ferreyra for Paddy Connolly (67)
Gary Fraser for Stuart Gordon (46)

Bookings
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Alan Main (GK) 109 apps -
Dave Narey 833 apps36 goals
Maurice Malpas 543 apps19 goals
Freddy van der Hoorn 137 apps5 goals
Alex Cleland 95 apps8 goals
John O'Neil 48 apps2 goals
Grant Johnson 14 apps3 goals
John Clark 273 apps32 goals
Billy McKinlay 154 apps6 goals
Duncan Ferguson 59 apps22 goals
Paddy Connolly 49 apps13 goals
Jim McInally (sub) 267 apps15 goals
Victor Ferreyra (sub) 26 apps7 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Grant Johnson (20 years 145 days)
Oldest Player:Dave Narey (36 years 69 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 66 days
Domestic Players:10 (90.91 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Grant Johnson (20 years 145 days)
Oldest Player:Dave Narey (36 years 69 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 252 days
Domestic Players:11 (84.62 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Milestones
Billy McKinlay reached 10 goals for the Club.

This match had an early start because the new Tannadice floodlights weren't fully operational and United made quick work of ensuring an easy passage into the next round of the competition. Just five minutes were on the clock when a fine move down the left opened up the way for Grant Johnson to take a Paddy Connolly short ball in his stride before shooting low past Davidson. The Second Division side played some neat enough football, but soon found themselves engulfed in a torrent of first half goals. Paddy Connolly stabbed in the second after a Grant Johnson shot had come-back off the post.

Two minutes later Billy McKinlay was on hand to knock in the loose ball after Davidson had saved Alex Cleland's header. The rapid scoring rate continued when Paddy Connolly ensured that John O'Neil's already net bound shot went over the line.

Perhaps not surprisingly, United were a wee bit more sluggish in the second period, but did extend the winning margin late in the second half. Grant Johnson netted from a Maurice Malpas cutback with 11 minutes remaining and Victor Ferreyra completed the scoring with a shot which sneaked just inside the post after John O'Neil had created the opening.

None.

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