Dundee Utd 1 - 2 Rangers

League - Premier Division
Saturday, May 9th, 1998, 3:00 PM at Tannadice Park
Attendance: 14,200
Referee: Hugh Dallas (Bonkle)
Dundee Utd  Rangers

Lars Zetterlund (65)
Brian Laudrup (31)
Jorg Albertz (pen.) (53)

Team Managers
Tommy McLean
Walter Smith

Starting Eleven
Sieb Dijkstra
Magnus Sköldmark
Maurice Malpas
Iain Jenkins
Siggi Jónsson
Craig Easton
Dave Bowman
Andy McLaren
Lars Zetterlund
Gary McSwegan
Kjell Olofsson
Antti Niemi
Sergio Porrini
Ståle Stensaas
Richard Gough
Lorenzo Amoruso
Joachim Björklund
Rino Gattuso
Ian Ferguson
Gordon Durie
Jorg Albertz
Brian Laudrup

David Sinclair
Wayne Gill
Steven Thompson
Stuart McCall
Ally McCoist
Marco Negri

David Sinclair for Siggi Jónsson (50)
Steven Thompson for Andy McLaren (75)
Wayne Gill for Lars Zetterlund (81)
Stuart McCall for Joachim Björklund (46)
Ally McCoist for Brian Laudrup (66)

Andy McLaren
Maurice Malpas
Lorenzo Amoruso
Gordon Durie

Red Cards
None. Jorg Albertz (84)
Appearances & Goals To Date
Sieb Dijkstra (GK) 77 apps -
Magnus Sköldmark 25 apps -
Maurice Malpas 776 apps26 goals
Iain Jenkins 7 apps -
Siggi Jónsson 17 apps -
Craig Easton 37 apps2 goals
Dave Bowman 429 apps12 goals
Andy McLaren 200 apps18 goals
Lars Zetterlund 76 apps7 goals
Gary McSwegan 112 apps43 goals
Kjell Olofsson 76 apps36 goals
David Sinclair (sub) 12 apps -
Wayne Gill (sub) 2 apps -
Steven Thompson (sub) 13 apps2 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Craig Easton (19 years 77 days)
Oldest Player:Maurice Malpas (35 years 288 days)
Average Player Age:29 years 271 days
Domestic Players:5 (45.45 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Craig Easton (19 years 77 days)
Oldest Player:Maurice Malpas (35 years 288 days)
Average Player Age:28 years 152 days
Domestic Players:7 (50.00 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Andy McLaren made his 200th competitive appearance for the Club.

The final fixture of the season produced a frustrating afternoon for all concerned. Rangers won, but lost the title to Celtic, whilst we could claim to be more than a little hard done to by the eventual outcome.

Laudrup's opener came out-of-the-blue and against the run of play. There seemed little intent In the handball decision against Davie Sinclair which brought Rangers the penalty from which they increased their lead.

Our one crumb of comfort came from a glancing header by Lars Zetterlund as he directed home a perfect centre from Kjell Olofsson.


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