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UEFA Cup 1980-81

IF Elfsborg
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Sweden

  17 September 1980
1st Round, 1st Leg
Ryavallen Stadium
Attendance: 3,776
IF Elfsborg 1 St Mirren 2
Nilsson                        Somner
                            Abercromby

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 Team:-
Billy Thomson, John Young, Alex Beckett, Lex Richardson, John McCormack, Jack Copland,
Billy Abercromby, Billy Stark, Doug Somner, Peter Weir, Frank McDougall

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 1st October 1980
1st Round, 2nd Leg
Love Street
Attendance: 8,326
St Mirren 0 IF Elfsborg 0

IF Elfsborg
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Sweden

Team:-
Billy Thomson, John Young, Alex Beckett, Lex Richardson (Alan Logan)  John McCormack, Jack Copland,
Billy Abercromby, Billy Stark, Doug Somner, Peter Weir, Frank McDougall

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22nd October 1980
2nd Round, 1st Leg
Love Street
Attendance: 11,471
 St Mirren 0 St Etienne 0

AS St Etienne
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France

 Team:-
Billy Thomson, John Young, Alex Beckett, Lex Richardson, John McCormack, Jack Copland,
Billy Abercromby, Billy Stark, Doug Somner, Peter Weir, Frank McDougall

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AS St Etienne
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France

 5th November 1980
2nd Round, 2nd Leg
Stade Geoffroy Guichard
Attendance: 17,870
St Etienne 2 St Mirren 0
Larios 2                                 

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Team:-
Billy Thomson, John Young, Alex Beckett, Andy Dunlop(Lex Richardson), John McCormack, Jack Copland,
Billy Abercromby, Billy Stark, Doug Somner, Peter Weir, Frank McDougall 
Unused Sub: Alan Logan
 
St.Etienne included great names such as Michel Platini, Johnny Rep, Christian Lopez and Patrik Battiston