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Crest Rangers Sat 16 Dec 1978 15:00
Rangers 5 Hearts 3
Premier 17 of 36
Ibrox Glasgow Scotland
19754
Ref: TE Kellock East Kilbride

Scorers Drew Busby 34 ;Eamonn Bannon 55 ;Drew Busby 81
Opp Scorers [Derek Johnstone 8] ;[Derek Johnstone 22] ;[Kenneth Watson 25] ;[Derek Johnstone 65] ;[Derek Johnstone 80]

Manager Cumulative to date

Manager Type G W D L F A PenW PenL
William Esplin Ormond LA 29 14 6 9 53 48 0 0
William Esplin Ormond COMPA 37 16 7 14 65 64 0 0
William Esplin Ormond L 56 29 14 13 99 76 0 0
William Esplin Ormond COMP 70 34 16 20 119 97 0 0

MR NR Season Team Venue FT HT Agg Comp Round Crowd TV
n s 1978-79 Rangers

Ibrox Glasgow Scotland

3-5

1-3

Premier

17 of 36 19754

Notes
Jackson og rather than Bannon?

Hearts Line Up - NB Average ages only shown where there are 8 or more 'known' ages
Number of Team Changes (Competitive Games Only) = 2
Team Changes Compared to Last League Team (League Games Only) = 2
No Sq
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Player Cap Nat Tot App Age Gls Pens Tot
Gls
OGs Pen
Save
Pen
Miss
Discipline Sub
Mrk
Substitued by Sub
Time
Goals
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Opp
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1 Ray Dunlop flag 61 28y 00m 23d / 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
2 Walter Kidd flag 44 20y 09m 06d / 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
3 Jim Brown flag 366 28y 04m 05d / 3 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
4 Jim Jefferies (C) flag 239 28y 00m 24d / 1978-11-25 sat 1978-12-23 sat
5 Frank Liddell flag 21 25y 05m 06d John Craig HT / 1 1978-12-09 sat 1979-02-24 sat
6 Cammy Fraser flag 126 21y 04m 24d / 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
7 Willie Gibson flag 206 25y 08m 13d Denis McQuade 72 / 4 1978-11-18 sat 1978-12-23 sat
8 Eamonn Bannon flag 89 20y 07m 28d 1 24 1 / 3 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
9 Derek O'Connor flag 8 23y 11m 08d / 4 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
10 Drew Busby flag 240 31y 00m 08d 2 83 Y30 6 / 6 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
11 Malcolm Robertson flag 63 27y 05m 09d / 1 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
Total Starting App->> 1463 25.53 <<-Average Starting Age
–––––– Substitutes ––––––
S05 John Craig flag 6 Not Known Frank Liddell HT / 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
S07 Denis McQuade flag 12 27y 11m 10d Willie Gibson 72 / 1978-12-09 sat 1978-12-23 sat
  25.73 <<-Average Age of Players who played

Opponents
Manager John Greig
Team Managed 02 of 13
Total Managed 02 of 13
No Player Nat Age Gls Pens OGs Pen
Save
Pen
Miss
Discipline Team
Apps
Total
Apps
Sub
Mrk
Substitued by Sub
Time
1 Peter McCloy SCO 32y 01m 00d 16 of 30 23 of 37
2 Alexander [1] Miller Not Known 08 of 09 08 of 09
3 Alistair John Dawson 20y 09m 21d 01 of 19 01 of 19
4 Sandy Jardine SCO 29y 11m 16d 23 of 30 23 of 30
5 Colin Jackson 32y 02m 08d 20 of 26 20 of 28
6 Alex MacDonald SCO 30y 08m 29d 22 of 25 25 of 28
7 Tommy McLean 31y 06m 14d 20 of 26 37 of 43
8 Robert Russell 21y 10m 05d 02 of 22 02 of 35
9 Derek Johnstone 25y 01m 12d 4 17 of 25 17 of 25
10 Kenneth Watson 22y 11m 11d 1 05 of 05 05 of 13
11 Davie Cooper 22y 09m 21d 02 of 34 03 of 51 Gordon Duffield Smith 60
27.00 <<-Average Starting Age
–––––– Substitutes ––––––
S11 Gordon Duffield Smith 23y 11m 17d 02 of 05 11 of 14 60
U1 Derek Parlane 25y 07m 11d of 14 of 14
26.73 <<-Average Age of players who played

Scoring Sequence
No Score Scorer Scores For Time
1

0-1

Derek Johnstone Rangers 8
2

0-2

Derek Johnstone Rangers 22
3

0-3

Kenneth Watson Rangers 25
4

1-3

Drew Busby Heart of Midlothian 34
5

2-3

Eamonn Bannon Heart of Midlothian 55
6

2-4

Derek Johnstone Rangers 65
7

2-5

Derek Johnstone Rangers 80
8

3-5

Drew Busby Heart of Midlothian 81

League Tables
Before - Saturday 09 Dec 1978 After - Saturday 16 Dec 1978
Pos Team G W D L F A Diff Avg Pts Note
1 Dundee United 16 7 6 3 22 14 8 1.5714 20
2 Partick Thistle 16 8 3 5 18 15 3 1.2000 19
3 Aberdeen 16 6 6 4 28 16 12 1.7500 18
4 Celtic 16 7 4 5 25 19 6 1.3158 18
5 St Mirren 16 7 3 6 19 15 4 1.2667 17
6 Rangers 16 4 8 4 16 15 1 1.0667 16
7 Hibernian 16 4 7 5 18 21 -3 .8571 15
8 Morton 16 5 5 6 20 24 -4 .8333 15
9 Heart Of Midlothian 16 5 4 7 19 29 -10 .6552 14
10 Motherwell 16 3 2 11 16 33 -17 .4848 8
Pos Diff Team G W D L F A Diff Avg Pts Note
1 0 Dundee United 17 7 7 3 23 15 8 1.5333 21
2 0 Partick Thistle 17 8 4 5 18 15 3 1.2000 20
3 0 Aberdeen 17 6 7 4 29 17 12 1.7059 19
4 0 Celtic 17 7 5 5 26 20 6 1.3000 19
5 0 St Mirren 17 7 4 6 20 16 4 1.2500 18
6 0 Rangers 17 5 8 4 21 18 3 1.1667 18
7 0 Hibernian 17 4 8 5 18 21 -3 .8571 16
8 0 Morton 17 5 6 6 21 25 -4 .8400 16
9 0 Heart Of Midlothian 17 5 4 8 22 34 -12 .6471 14
10 0 Motherwell 17 3 3 11 17 34 -17 .5000 9

League Games Played

Home F Away A Crowd
Celtic 0 Aberdeen 0 22646
Dundee United 3 Rangers 0 15247
Hibernian 2 Motherwell 2 5391
Partick Thistle 2 Greenock Morton 1 3993
St Mirren 4 Heart of Midlothian 0 6628

League Games Played

Home F Away A Crowd
Aberdeen 1 St Mirren 1 12636
Celtic 1 Dundee United 1 19868
Hibernian 0 Partick Thistle 0 6043
Motherwell 1 Greenock Morton 1 5347
Rangers 5 Heart of Midlothian 3 19754

Type Streaks by Date Last 10 Cumulative by Date
W D L Unb NoW G W D L F A
Competitive

2

2

L

L

W

L

L

W

W

W

D

D

3543

1699

738

1106

7242

5261

L only

2

2

 

2842

1339

606

897

5695

4279


Type Streaks by Team Cumulative by Team
W D L Unb NoW G W D L F A
Competitive

1

10

220

47

43

130

262

428

L only

1

8

178

41

35

102

218

343


Discipline

Referee

TE Kellock

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Sending Offs Time Note

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Bookings Time Note 1 Bookings Time Note

Busby Drew

30 Foul on Johnstone

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Match Statistics

Hearts What Opponents
0 Goal Attempts 0
0 On Target 0
0 Off Target 0
0 Woodwork 0
0 Corners 0
0 Fouls 0
0 Offside 0

Games played during this week

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SortDate Date Comp Rd Home F Away A Crowd
19781212 Tue 12 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Preston North End 6 Charlton Athletic 1
19781212 Tue 12 Dec 1978 E LCup QF Southampton 2 Manchester City 1
19781212 Tue 12 Dec 1978 AT F Burnley 0 Oldham Athletic 1
19781213 Wed 13 Dec 1978 League Cup SF Aberdeen 1 Hibernian 0 21048
19781213 Wed 13 Dec 1978 League Cup SF Rangers 3 Celtic 2 49349
19781213 Wed 13 Dec 1978 EC G3 Spain 5 Cyprus 0
19781213 Wed 13 Dec 1978 E LCup QF Leeds United 4 Luton Town 1
19781213 Wed 13 Dec 1978 E LCup QF Nottingham Forest 3 Brighton and Hove Albion 1
19781213 Wed 13 Dec 1978 E LCup QF Stoke City 0 Watford 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 AP Leamington 0 Torquay United 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Barking 1 Aldershot 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Barnsley 1 Rotherham United 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Bury 3 Blackpool 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Carlisle United 3 Hull City 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Crewe Alexandra 0 Hartlepool United 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Darlington 2 Chester 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Doncaster Rovers 0 Shrewsbury Town 3
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Droylsden 0 Altrincham 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Leatherhead 1 Colchester United 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Maidstone United 1 Exeter City 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Newport County 0 Worcester City 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Portsmouth 0 Reading 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Stockport County 4 Bradford City 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Swansea City 2 Woking 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Swindon Town 3 Enfield 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Tranmere Rovers 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Watford 1 Southend United 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 Wimbledon 1 Bournemouth 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 FA Cup R2 York City 3 Scarborough 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 Scottish Cup R1 Dunfermline Athletic 2 Albion Rovers 2 1981
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 Scottish Cup R1 Falkirk 2 Keith 0 2350
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 Scottish Cup R1 Gala Fairydean Rovers 1 Cowdenbeath 3 1000
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 Scottish Cup R1 Livingston (Meadowbank Thistle) 1 Inverness Caledonian 1 1000
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 Scottish Cup R1 Threave Rovers 0 East Stirlingshire 2 500
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 Scottish Cup R1 Vale of Leithen 1 Forfar Athletic 4 800
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 P Aberdeen 1 St Mirren 1 12636
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 P Celtic 1 Dundee United 1 19868
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 P Hibernian 0 Partick Thistle 0 6043
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 P Motherwell 1 Greenock Morton 1 5347
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 P Rangers 5 Heart of Midlothian 3 19754
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 Arbroath 3 Airdrieonians 3 907
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 Ayr United 5 Montrose 0 2505
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 Dundee 2 Stirling Albion 1 4641
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 Hamilton Academical 3 Clyde 3 2356
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 Queen of the South 2 Clydebank[4] 1 1506
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 Raith Rovers 1 Kilmarnock 3 1843
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L1 St Johnstone 2 Dumbarton 2 1537
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L2 East Fife 2 Berwick Rangers 1 868
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 L2 Queens Park 2 Stranraer 1 830
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Arsenal 2 Derby County 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Aston Villa 1 Norwich City 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Bristol City 1 Liverpool 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Everton 1 Leeds United 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Ipswich Town 3 Bolton Wanderers 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Manchester United 2 Tottenham Hotspur 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Middlesbrough 7 Chelsea 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Nottingham Forest 1 Birmingham City 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Queens Park Rangers 2 Manchester City 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Southampton 4 Coventry City 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 West Bromwich Albion 3
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 Luton Town 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Burnley 2 Bristol Rovers 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Crystal Palace 3 Leicester City 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Fulham 1 Newcastle United 3
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Millwall 1 Blackburn Rovers 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Oldham Athletic 0 Leyton Orient 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Preston North End 1 Notts County 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Sheffield United 2 Cardiff City 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Stoke City 3 Wrexham 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 Sunderland 0 Cambridge United 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 2 West Ham United 2 Charlton Athletic 0
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div 3 Plymouth Argyle 1 Chesterfield 1
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div4 Halifax Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2
19781216 Sat 16 Dec 1978 E Div4 Scunthorpe United 4 Hereford United 2
19781217 Sun 17 Dec 1978 ANC PrelimR Malawi 5 Madagascar 1

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