Dundee Utd 2 - 2 Stirling Albion

(Won 3 - 0 on pens.)
League Cup - 2nd Round
Saturday, August 8th, 1998, 3:00 PM at Tannadice Park
Attendance: 4,957
Referee: Jim McCluskey
Dundee Utd  Stirling Albion

Goalscorers
Gary McSwegan (24)
Roger Boli (36)
Alex Bone (27)
Alex Bone (71)

Team Managers
Tommy McLean
John Philliben

Starting Eleven
Sieb Dijkstra
Bernard Pascual
Mark McNally
Maurice Malpas
Iain Jenkins
Tonny Mols
Lars Zetterlund
Joe Miller
Kjell Olofsson
Gary McSwegan
Roger Boli
Mark McGeown
Andy Paterson
David McCallum
Pat Clark
Brian Martin
John Philliben
Alex Bone
Graeme Donald
Gavin Price
Paul Mortimer
Stevie Nicholas

Substitutes
Magnus Sköldmark
Andy McLaren
Jamie Dolan
Eddie Forrest
Kevin McCallion
David Bell

Substitutions
Andy McLaren for Charlie Miller (72)
Magnus Sköldmark for Mark McNally (91)
Jamie Dolan for Tonny Mols (104)
David Bell for Paul Mortimer (116)

Bookings
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Sieb Dijkstra (GK) 79 apps -
Bernard Pascual 1 app (debut) -
Mark McNally 2 apps -
Maurice Malpas 778 apps26 goals
Iain Jenkins 9 apps -
Tonny Mols 2 apps -
Lars Zetterlund 78 apps7 goals
Joe Miller 2 apps -
Kjell Olofsson 78 apps36 goals
Gary McSwegan 113 apps44 goals
Roger Boli 2 apps1 goal
Magnus Sköldmark (sub) 27 apps -
Andy McLaren (sub) 201 apps18 goals
Jamie Dolan (sub) 55 apps -

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Iain Jenkins (25 years 263 days)
Oldest Player:Maurice Malpas (36 years 14 days)
Average Player Age:31 years 0 days
Domestic Players:4 (36.36 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Andy McLaren (25 years 70 days)
Oldest Player:Maurice Malpas (36 years 14 days)
Average Player Age:30 years 145 days
Domestic Players:6 (42.86 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts
Bernard Pascual(Signed August 6th, 1998)

Milestones
Roger Boli scored his first goal for the Club.

A struggle in the sun as Second Division Stirling made life difficult for us.

We made a bright enough start, taking the lead after Gary McSwegan pounced to bang in the rebound after the keeper had parried a Joe Miller shot. That lead was cancelled out four minutes later when Alex Bone threaded a shot through the United defenders on the line after Sieb Dykstra failed to clear a corner. Roger Boli headed us back in front from another Joe Miller assist before the break, but the visitors fought every inch of the way. And they got their reward thanks to Alex Bone's angular volley.

Extra-time failed to determine a winner, but Roger Boli, Gary McSwegan and Andy McLaren all scored in the penalty shoot-out whereas Bone hit the post and Sieb Dijkstra saved the other two kicks to enable us to edge through.



None.

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