Clyde 1 - 1 Dundee Utd

League Cup - Sectional Tie
Saturday, August 8th, 1970, 3:00 PM at Shawfield
Attendance: 1,738
Referee: Archie Webster (Falkirk)
Clyde Dundee Utd

Goalscorers
Millar Hay (77) Davie Wilson (85)

Team Managers
Archie Robertson Jerry Kerr

Starting Eleven
Tommy McCulloch
Eddie Anderson
Eddie Mulheron
Billy Beattie
John McHugh
Jim Burns
Millar Hay
Graham McFarlane
Dick Staite
Billy Hulston
Sam Hastings
Don Mackay
Doug Smith
Stuart Markland
Jim Cameron
Andy Rolland
Tommy Traynor
Alec Reid
Davie Wilson
Jim Henry
Morris Stevenson
Ian Reid

Bench
Harry Glasgow Dennis Gillespie

Substitutions
None. None.

Appearances & Goals To Date
Don Mackay (GK) 219 apps -
Doug Smith 418 apps3 goals
Stuart Markland 33 apps1 goal
Jim Cameron 104 apps -
Andy Rolland 116 apps12 goals
Tommy Traynor 1 app (debut) -
Alec Reid 71 apps5 goals
Davie Wilson 109 apps22 goals
Jim Henry 26 apps2 goals
Morris Stevenson 8 apps1 goal
Ian Reid 1 app (debut) -

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Ian Reid (19 years 188 days)
Oldest Player:Doug Smith (33 years 160 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 65 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Ian Reid (19 years 188 days)
Oldest Player:Dennis Gillespie (34 years 221 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 321 days
Domestic Players:12 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts
Ian Reid(Signed July 2nd, 1970)
Tommy Traynor(Signed April 24th, 1970)

Milestones

Shawfield was sparsely populated as United opened the new season. And the Tannadice men made a slow start to the game and in the first half had some top class saves from Donald Mackay to thank for keeping the score-sheet blank. However, United did move up a gear in the second half and were just taking command when they were dealt a blow thirteen minutes from the end.

Stuart Markland brought down McParland about 25 yards out and Hay thumped the free-kick home from 20 yards. However, justice was seen to be done with five minutes left when Davie Wilson hit a great equalizer. Tommy Traynor dragged the ball to the bye-line before cutting the ball back for the winger to head home at the left-hand post. At the death Alex Reid almost snatched both points, but his shot came back off the face of the bar.

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