Rangers 1 - 0 Dundee Utd

League Cup - Final
Sunday, October 28th, 1984, 3:00 PM at Hampden Park
Attendance: 41,526
Referee: Brian McGinlay (Balfron)
Rangers Dundee Utd

Iain Ferguson (44) None.

Team Managers
Jock Wallace Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Peter McCloy
Ally Dawson
John McClelland
Dave McPherson
Craig Paterson
Ian Redford
Bobby Russell
Cammy Fraser
Iain Ferguson
Ally McCoist
Davie Cooper
Hamish McAlpine
Paul Hegarty
Richard Gough
John Holt
Maurice Malpas
Dave Narey
Eamonn Bannon
Ralph Milne
Billy Kirkwood
Davie Dodds
Paul Sturrock

Dave Mitchell
Robert Prytz
John Clark
Stuart Beedie

Robert Prytz for Bobby Russell (76) Stuart Beedie for Ralph Milne (11)
John Clark for John Holt (78)

Ally McCoist (38)
Dave McPherson (66)
Davie Cooper (89)
Paul Hegarty (27)
Richard Gough (73)

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Hamish McAlpine (GK) 644 apps3 goals
Paul Hegarty 481 apps64 goals
Richard Gough 175 apps19 goals
John Holt 300 apps23 goals
Maurice Malpas 150 apps4 goals
Dave Narey 521 apps35 goals
Eamonn Bannon 262 apps67 goals
Ralph Milne 219 apps67 goals
Billy Kirkwood 330 apps66 goals
Davie Dodds 299 apps126 goals
Paul Sturrock 421 apps129 goals
John Clark (sub) 32 apps6 goals
Stuart Beedie (sub) 17 apps3 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Maurice Malpas (22 years 92 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (36 years 290 days)
Average Player Age:27 years 55 days
Domestic Players:11 (100.00 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:John Clark (20 years 41 days)
Oldest Player:Hamish McAlpine (36 years 290 days)
Average Player Age:26 years 140 days
Domestic Players:13 (100.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

John Holt made his 300th competitive appearance for the Club.

It would be understating the case to say that the outcome of our latest cup demise at the hands of the Ibrox side was a disappointment. The dank dismal weather was in keeping with a match which rarely entertained the 45,000 or so fans at Hampden or the live television audience.

There was an early blow when Ralph Milne limped out of the match. The first half appeared to be petering out with no goals and few chances when Rangers carved out an opening which Iain Ferguson executed with a shot which went just inside Hamish McAlpine's left-hand post on the stroke of half-time.

The period immediately after the interval was United's best with Eamonn Bannon setting up a couple of chances but there were no takers. A late flurry failed to secure an equaliser.

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