Greenock Morton 1 - 2 Dundee Utd

League - Premier Division
Saturday, December 18th, 1982, 3:00 PM at Cappielow
Attendance: 1,987
Referee: Eddie Pringle (Edinburgh)
Greenock Morton Dundee Utd

Goalscorers
Eddie McNab (12) John Reilly (31)
Paul Sturrock (67)

Team Managers
Benny Rooney Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Roy Baines
Davie Hayes
Jim Holmes
Jim Rooney
Joe McLaughlin
Jim Duffy
John McNeil
Danny Docherty
Ian Cochrane
Bobby Houston
Eddie McNab
Hamish McAlpine
Richard Gough
Dave Narey
Maurice Malpas
Paul Hegarty
Derek Stark
John Reilly
Eamonn Bannon
Ralph Milne
Davie Dodds
Paul Sturrock

Bench
Martin Doak
Andy Ritchie
John Holt
Billy Kirkwood

Substitutions
Martin Doak for Bobby Houston (55)
Andy Ritchie for John McNeil (74)
John Holt for John Reilly (65)

Bookings
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Hamish McAlpine (GK) 555 apps3 goals
Richard Gough 79 apps5 goals
Dave Narey 427 apps33 goals
Maurice Malpas 53 apps2 goals
Paul Hegarty 380 apps55 goals
Derek Stark 183 apps3 goals
John Reilly 25 apps6 goals
Eamonn Bannon 167 apps45 goals
Ralph Milne 135 apps38 goals
Davie Dodds 206 apps84 goals
Paul Sturrock 355 apps113 goals
John Holt (sub) 215 apps16 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Maurice Malpas (20 years 142 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (34 years 340 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 285 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Maurice Malpas (20 years 142 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (34 years 340 days)
Average Player Age:24 years 309 days
Domestic Players:13 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Milestones

Cappielow so often a graveyard for United provided a tricky surface with hard packed snow on the surface, yet despite falling behind in the 13th minute United recovered to win with John Reilly and Paul Sturrock getting the goals to maintain our League challenge.

Pld W D L F A +/- Pts
1. Celtic 15 13 1 1 43 16 27 27
2. UNITED 15 10 4 1 36 11 25 24
3. Aberdeen 16 10 3 3 31 13 18 23
4. Rangers 15 5 7 3 25 17 8 17
5. Dundee 15 5 4 6 19 18 1 14
6. St Mirren 16 3 6 7 17 28 -11 12
7. Hibernian 16 2 7 7 13 23 -10 11
8. Morton 16 2 6 8 14 29 -15 10
9. Motherwell 16 4 1 11 16 35 -19 9
10. Kilmarnock 16 1 7 8 15 39 -24 9
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