1979 Scottish League Cup Final (December)

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1979–80 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1979–80 Scottish League Cup
First match
Date 8 December 1979
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance 27,173
Replay
Date 12 December 1979
Venue Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance 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
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 27,173
DUNDEE UNITED:
GK 1 Hamish McAlpine
DF 2 Derek Stark
DF 3 Frank Kopel
MF 4 Iain Phillip Substituted off
DF 5 Paul Hegarty
DF 6 David Narey
MF 7 Eamonn Bannon
FW 8 Paul Sturrock
FW 9 Willie Pettigrew
MF 10 John Holt
MF 11 Graeme Payne Substituted off
Substitutes:
MF ? George Fleming Substituted in
MF ? Steve Murray Substituted in
Manager:
Jim McLean
ABERDEEN:
GK 1 Bobby Clark
DF 2 Stuart Kennedy
DF 3 Doug Rougvie
DF 4 Alex McLeish
DF 5 Willie Garner
DF 6 Willie Miller
MF 7 Gordon Strachan
FW 8 Steve Archibald
FW 9 Mark McGhee Substituted off
MF 10 John McMaster Substituted off
MF 11 Ian Scanlon
Substitutes:
DF ? Derek Hamilton Substituted in
FW ? Drew Jarvie Substituted in
Manager:
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 Hamish McAlpine
DF 2 Derek Stark
DF 3 Frank Kopel
MF 4 George Fleming
DF 5 Paul Hegarty
DF 6 David Narey
MF 7 Eamonn Bannon
FW 8 Paul Sturrock
FW 9 Willie Pettigrew
MF 10 John Holt
MF 11 Billy Kirkwood
Substitutes:
? ?
? ?
Manager:
Jim McLean
ABERDEEN:
GK 1 Bobby Clark
DF 2 Stuart Kennedy
DF 3 Doug Rougvie
DF 4 Alex McLeish
DF 5 Willie Garner
DF 6 Willie Miller
MF 7 Gordon Strachan
FW 8 Steve Archibald
FW 9 Mark McGhee Substituted off
MF 10 John McMaster Substituted off
MF 11 Ian Scanlon
Substitutes:
DF ? Derek Hamilton Substituted in
FW ? Drew Jarvie Substituted in
Manager:
Alex Ferguson

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