Dunfermline 2
Dundee Utd 3
League (Division One)


2 - 3

Dundee Utd

League (Division One)
Wednesday, December 10th, 1969
East End Park. Att. 6,592
7:30 PM Kick-off

Hugh Robertson (20)
Bert Paton (43)
Willie Callaghan (o.g.) (2)
Andy Rolland (64)
Andy Rolland (68)

Team Managers
George Farm Jerry Kerr

Starting Eleven
Willie Duff
Willie Callaghan
John Lunn
Dave McNicoll
Doug Baillie
Bert Paton
Alex Edwards
Billy McLaren
Barrie Mitchell
Pat Gardner
Hugh Robertson
Don Mackay
Doug Smith
Jim Cameron
Andy Rolland
Davie Wilson
Alec Reid
Jim Henry
Ian Mitchell
Dennis Gillespie
Alan Gordon
Ian Scott

George McLean Kenny Cameron

None. None.

None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

S Anderson (Glasgow) (Referee)

Match Report

Dunfermline got off to the worst possible start when Willie Callaghan knocked a Duff touch out into his own net, but the home team rallied and managed to go in at the interval leading. Robertson equalised after Mitchell raced to the bye-line and crossed, and just before the break Bert Paton put the Pars ahead from an Edwards cross.

Mitchell had an opportunity to increase that lead just after the interval, but somehow missed an empty goal. Seemingly on easy street Dunfermline then slumped, and ex Cowdenbeath player Andy Rolland scored the equaliser. The same player, Andy Rolland, got then got the winner to give Dundee United another victory at East End Park. The United defeat means that Dunfermline had not recorded a win over the Arabs at East End Park since September 1963. There was a blow to Dunfermline's European hopes when Bert Paton was stretchered off in the second half of the Dundee United game with a double leg break. The nature of the break means that it will be at least August before he is ready to return to action.

Squad Statistics (as at December 10th, 1969)

1969-70 All Time
Don Mackay (GK)29 23 - 197 -
Doug Smith32 23 - 3962
Jim Cameron23 23 - 85 -
Andy Rolland27 2339712
Alec Reid22 232655
Jim Henry20 7 - 7 -
Davie Wilson32 1928717
Alan Gordon25 158198
Dennis Gillespie33 232424114
Ian Scott23 1755617
Ian Mitchell23 193251108

League Table (as at December 10th, 1969)

No league table has been added for this season.