Falkirk 1 - 2 Dundee Utd

League - Premier Division
Saturday, April 3rd, 1993, 3:00 PM at Brockville
Attendance: 3,599
Referee: C Ross
Falkirk Dundee Utd

Greg Shaw (63) Paddy Connolly (43)
Grant Johnson (48)

Team Managers
Jim Jefferies Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Ian Westwater
Fraser Wishart
Forbes Johnston
Neil Oliver
David Weir
Mark Treanor
Kevin McAllister
Neil Duffy
Kevin Drinkell
Scott Sloan
Eddie May
Alan Main
Maurice Malpas
Dave Narey
Freddy van der Hoorn
John Clark
Billy McKinlay
Michael O'Neill
Grant Johnson
Duncan Ferguson
Paddy Connolly
Scott Crabbe

Brian Rice
Greg Shaw
Alex Cleland
John O'Neil

Brian Rice for Neil Duffy (46)
Greg Shaw for Kevin Drinkell (54)
Alex Cleland for Scott Crabbe (60)
John O'Neil for Michael O'Neill (85)

Mark Treanor (21)
Neil Oliver (52)
Freddy van der Hoorn (77)
Duncan Ferguson (87)

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Alan Main (GK) 148 apps -
Maurice Malpas 580 apps19 goals
Dave Narey 856 apps36 goals
Freddy van der Hoorn 163 apps5 goals
John Clark 307 apps34 goals
Billy McKinlay 183 apps8 goals
Michael O'Neill 73 apps13 goals
Grant Johnson 30 apps4 goals
Duncan Ferguson 88 apps35 goals
Paddy Connolly 86 apps25 goals
Scott Crabbe 23 apps4 goals
Alex Cleland (sub) 113 apps8 goals
John O'Neil (sub) 76 apps6 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Grant Johnson (21 years 15 days)
Oldest Player:Dave Narey (36 years 304 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 78 days
Domestic Players:9 (81.82 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Grant Johnson (21 years 15 days)
Oldest Player:Dave Narey (36 years 304 days)
Average Player Age:25 years 209 days
Domestic Players:11 (84.62 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Paddy Connolly scored for the 25th time for the Club.

Defeat was something the home side couldn't contemplate given their precarious league position and there is no doubt that the Bairns made the more brisk beginning. However, United went on to dominate the remainder of the half and eventually went ahead two minutes before the interval. Freddy van der Hoorn back in the side for the first time in two and a half months played a ball up the left and Paddy Connolly cut inside before slotting the ball into the far corner.

That lead was no more than we deserved and 90 seconds into the second half we moved further in front. Duncan Ferguson was the architect when he dragged the bailout left before sending over a high looping cross which Grant Johnson volleyed into the roof of the net. Instead of capitalising on a two goal foundation, we tended to sit back and after Drinkell had twice gone close George Shaw did pull a goal back after Alan Main'had saved May's shot.

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