St Mirren 1
Dundee Utd 0
Scottish Cup (3rd Round)


St Mirren 

1 - 0

Dundee Utd


Scottish Cup (3rd Round)
Saturday, January 29th, 1983
Love Street. Att. 7,020
3:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Doug Somner (28) None.

Team Managers
Rikki McFarlane Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
1. Billy Thomson
2. Tommy Wilson
3. Steve Clarke
4. John McCormack
5. Mark Fulton
6. Billy Abercromby
7. Billy Stark
8. Lex Richardson
9. Frank McDougall
10. Frank McAvennie
11. Doug Somner
Hamish McAlpine .1
Derek Stark .2
Maurice Malpas .3
Richard Gough .4
Paul Hegarty .5
Dave Narey .6
John Holt .7
Ralph Milne .8
Billy Kirkwood .9
Paul Sturrock .10
Davie Dodds .11

Bench
12. Ian Scanlon
14. Gardner Spiers
Iain Phillip .12
John Clark .14

Substitutions
None. John Clark for Billy Kirkwood (70)

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

David Syme (Rutherglen) (Referee)



Match Report


Saints cup-jinx strikes again, knocking United out for the sixth time in seven meetings over 22 years. Somner strikes from a narrow angle for the winner. Thomson brilliantly keeps out United's only shot on target from Sturrock. Kirkwood, McCormack and McDougall are all booked.



Squad Statistics (as at January 29th, 1983)


1982-83 All Time
Age
Hamish McAlpine (GK)35 37 - 5623
John Holt26 23 - 22016
Maurice Malpas20 342592
Derek Stark24 35 - 1903
Richard Gough20 373865
Paul Hegarty28 38338756
Dave Narey26 38843433
Ralph Milne21 341414241
Billy Kirkwood24 35725654
Davie Dodds24 381921386
Paul Sturrock26 3112360114
John Clark (sub)18 3 - 3 -






League Table (as at January 29th, 1983)


Pld W D L +/- Pts
1. Celtic 21 17 2 2 +35 36
2. Aberdeen 22 15 4 3 +29 34
3. United 21 13 5 3 +29 31
4. Rangers 21 6 9 6 +3 21
5. Dundee 21 6 7 8 -1 19
6. Motherwell 22 8 1 13 -19 17
7. Hibernian 22 3 10 9 -13 16
8. St Mirren 22 3 9 10 -15 15
9. Morton 22 4 7 11 -17 15
10. Kilmarnock 22 2 8 12 -31 12