Dundee Utd 5 - 1 Dumbarton

League Cup - Sectional Tie
Wednesday, August 17th, 1949, 7:00 PM at Tannadice Park
Attendance: 10,000
Dundee Utd  Dumbarton

Peter McKay (11)
George Cruickshank (20)
Peter McKay (24)
Andy Dunsmore (30)
Jimmy Colgan (67)
Hugh Goldie (57)

Team Managers
Willie MacFadyen
Willie Guthrie

Starting Eleven
Alec Edmiston
Bob Sherry
Doug Berrie
Alex Jardine
Frank Quinn
George D Grant
Jimmy Colgan
Peter McKay
George Cruickshank
George Mitchell
Andy Dunsmore
Ian Ogilvie
Jack McNee
George Ferguson
Ian Hepburn
Bobby Donaldson
Hugh Goldie
Tom Donegan
Jackie Cantwell
Willie Leitch
Neil McLean
Roy Dunbar

United sent their supporters home happy last night with a resounding win over Dumbarton in the League Cup. As it was, United were four up after half an hour. Peter McKay opened the scoring following good play from George Cruickshank and the latter scored United's second on 20 minutes. Four minutes later, Peter McKay netted his brace before Andy Dunsmore made it 4-0 with just half an hour gone.

The game calmed down after that and twelve minutes after the restart Hugh Goldie scored for the Sons to reduce the deficit, however the four goal lead was restored by Jimmy Colgan mid-way through the second half to record a final score of 5-1.


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