1979 Scottish League Cup Final (December)

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1980 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1979–80 Scottish League Cup
Date 8 December 1979
12 December 1979
Venue Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance 27,173
28,933
1979
1980

The 1979–80 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 8 December 1979 and replayed on 12 December 1979. It was the final of the 34th Scottish League Cup competition, and it was a New Firm derby contested by Dundee United and Aberdeen. The first match ended in a goalless draw, but Dundee United won the replay 3–0 thanks to goals by Willie Pettigrew (2) and Paul Sturrock.

United's victory earned them a place in the 1980–81 UEFA Cup competition.[1]

Match details[edit]

8 December 1979
Dundee United 0 – 0 Aberdeen
Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance: 27,173
DUNDEE UNITED:
GK 1 Scotland Hamish McAlpine
DF 2 Scotland Derek Stark
DF 3 Scotland Frank Kopel
MF 4 Scotland Iain Phillip Substituted off
DF 5 Scotland Paul Hegarty
DF 6 Scotland David Narey
MF 7 Scotland Eamonn Bannon
FW 8 Scotland Paul Sturrock
FW 9 Scotland Willie Pettigrew
MF 10 Scotland John Holt
MF 11 Scotland Graeme Payne Substituted off
Substitutes:
MF ? Scotland George Fleming Substituted in
MF ? Scotland Steve Murray Substituted in
Manager:
Scotland Jim McLean
ABERDEEN:
GK 1 Scotland Bobby Clark
DF 2 Scotland Stuart Kennedy
DF 3 Scotland Doug Rougvie
DF 4 Scotland Alex McLeish
DF 5 Scotland Willie Garner
DF 6 Scotland Willie Miller
MF 7 Scotland Gordon Strachan
FW 8 Scotland Steve Archibald
FW 9 Scotland Mark McGhee Substituted off
MF 10 Scotland John McMaster Substituted off
MF 11 Scotland Ian Scanlon
Substitutes:
DF ? Scotland Derek Hamilton Substituted in
FW ? Scotland Drew Jarvie Substituted in
Manager:
Scotland Alex Ferguson

Replay[edit]

12 December 1979
Dundee United 3 – 0 Aberdeen
Pettigrew Goal
Pettigrew Goal
Sturrock Goal
Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance: 28,933
DUNDEE UNITED:
GK 1 Scotland Hamish McAlpine
DF 2 Scotland Derek Stark
DF 3 Scotland Frank Kopel
MF 4 Scotland George Fleming
DF 5 Scotland Paul Hegarty
DF 6 Scotland David Narey
MF 7 Scotland Eamonn Bannon
FW 8 Scotland Paul Sturrock
FW 9 Scotland Willie Pettigrew
MF 10 Scotland John Holt
MF 11 Scotland Billy Kirkwood
Substitutes:
? ?
? ?
Manager:
Scotland Jim McLean
ABERDEEN:
GK 1 Scotland Bobby Clark
DF 2 Scotland Stuart Kennedy
DF 3 Scotland Doug Rougvie
DF 4 Scotland Alex McLeish
DF 5 Scotland Willie Garner
DF 6 Scotland Willie Miller
MF 7 Scotland Gordon Strachan
FW 8 Scotland Steve Archibald
FW 9 Scotland Mark McGhee Substituted off
MF 10 Scotland John McMaster Substituted off
MF 11 Scotland Ian Scanlon
Substitutes:
DF ? Scotland Derek Hamilton Substituted in
FW ? Scotland Drew Jarvie Substituted in
Manager:
Scotland Alex Ferguson

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