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match report 1979-80 fixture list
Premier Division 
29/04/1980
 
Dundee United 1 - 1 Aberdeen
Kick Off:  7:30 PM   Holt 49       Strachan.  
Attendance: 12,954
Venue: Tannadice Park, Dundee
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A huge travelling support from Aberdeen cheered 'The Dons' on continuously as their heroes tried their utmost to break the Rangers/Celtic dominance of championship successes. Even an unsavable 30 yard rocket from Strachan wasn't enough to claim both points, although a share of the points was just about right The result put Aberdeen one point ahead of Celtic with two games to go, and the dream was still very much alive.

Source: Match Programme, 15th September 1990

Dundee United Teamsheet:  Graham, Kirkwood, Stark, Phillip, Hegarty, Narey, Bannon, Sturrock, Pettigrew (Milne), Holt, Dodds

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Clark, Kennedy, Rougvie, McMaster, McLeish, Miller, Strachan, Archibald, McGhee (Hamilton), Jarvie (Watson), Scanlon.

Unused Subs:

Bookings:

Referee: D. Downie, Edinburgh

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