Dumbarton 2
Dundee Utd 2
League (Premier Division)


2 - 2

Dundee Utd

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, December 8th, 1984
Boghead Park. Att. 1,524
3:00 PM Kick-off

Dave Narey (o.g.) (41)
Gerry Crawley (44)
Davie Dodds (14)
Eamonn Bannon (pen.) (76)

Team Managers
Davie Wilson Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Gordon Arthur
Alan Kay
Martin McGowan
Tommy Coyle
Steve McCahill
Mark Clougherty
Jim Simpson
Gerry Crawley
John Bourke
Albert Craig
Joe Coyle
Billy Thomson
Dave Beaumont
Dave Narey
John Holt
Maurice Malpas
Paul Hegarty
Richard Gough
Alex Taylor
Eamonn Bannon
Davie Dodds
Tommy Coyne

Don McNeil
Kenny Ashwood
Billy Kirkwood
Stuart Beedie

Don McNeil for Steve McCahill (46)
Kenny Ashwood for Gerry Crawley (68)
Billy Kirkwood for Alex Taylor (74)

None. Richard Gough (54)
John Holt (68)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Bill Crombie (Edinburgh) (Referee)

Match Report

The final preparations for the return leg with Manchester United appeared to be going well in the opening half-hour.

After dominating the early play we took the lead when Eamonn Bannon took a Maurice Malpas pass, transferred the ball to Davie Dodds who prodded the ball past Gordon Arthur. Despite spurning several chances, there was little thought of anything other than a United win until Dumbarton struck twice in the closing stages of the first half. John Bourke directed a header goalwards and Dave Narey was debited with their equaliser. Then Bourke broke away, beat Thomson, slipped, but got in a shot which Gerry Crawley pushed over the line.

This dramatically changed the pattern of the match and Dumbarton were very much in the picture in the second period. It was United, however, who got back on level terms when a Paul Hegarty shot was handled in the box and Eamonn Bannon struck home an equaliser.

Squad Statistics (as at December 8th, 1984)

1984-85 All Time
Billy Thomson (GK)26 12 - 12 -
Dave Beaumont20 71111
Dave Narey28 24 - 52935
John Holt28 20 - 30723
Maurice Malpas22 2711575
Paul Hegarty30 28348966
Richard Gough22 28218321
Alex Taylor22 71273
Eamonn Bannon26 28727070
Davie Dodds26 186302127
Tommy Coyne22 134347
Billy Kirkwood (sub)26 17233366

League Table (as at December 8th, 1984)

No league table has been added for this season.