Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Burnley Close In On Norwegian Defender

Burnley Close In On Norwegian Defender

Former Dundee United defender Christian Kalvenes has been strongly linked with English Championship side Burnley, despite claiming he was returning to Norway for family reasons.

The 31-year-old`s contract with Dundee United expired at the end of the season, with Kalvenes admitting he was disappointed to be leaving Tannadice after 2-years at the club.

"I have enjoyed it so much at United and the longer you stay here the more you get to love the club," Kalvenes told the Dundee Courier in March.

"It will be tough to leave a good team that has good players and a good manager."

Kalvenes was linked with a return to his former side SK Brann earlier in the week, but former St Johnstone manager Owen Coyle is hoping to lure the defender down south, to join Burnley

A fan`s favourite during his time at Tannadice, Kalvenes was involved in one of the most controversial moments of the 07/08 campaign, after he was wrongly sent off in the 2nd PL match of the season.

Dundee United were 1-0 up against SPL rivals Kilmarnock, when inept referee Brian Winter issued a straight red-card after a perfect challenge on Steven Naismith ni the 77th minute.

The red card was rescinded, but by the time referee Brian Winter openly admitted his glaringly obvious mistake, a few days later, the damage had already been done after Kilmarnock had undeservedly won 2-1 against 10-man United,

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
Club Menu:
Arab News
Match Previews/Reports
Fixtures/League Tables
Match Stats
Arab Articles
Arab Polls
Arab Competitions
Half-Time Quizzes
Arab Facts
Arab Humour
Arab Songbook
Dufc History
Trophy Cabinet
Managerial History
Away From Home
SPL Firsts (2007/08)
Squad Profiles
ArabFC Polls
Other Links
Arab Articles:
Welcome to ArabFC
A Lovely Shade Of Tangerine
The History Of The Tangerine
Why Are Utd Fans Called Arabs?
Contribute To ArabFC:
The Big Appeal
Suggest An Article
Suggest A Poll
Have Your Say:
Sign Up To ArabFC
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tactful Sheik
Date:Thursday June 26 2008
Time: 7:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

United chase third straight win

Successive home victories have boosted Dundee United and this weekend they travel to Hamilton Academical.

United lose home advantage in draw

Dundee United were cost a home tie in the last eight of the Scottish Cup after a malfunction forced a redraw.

Mixu hails attitude

Dundee United head coach Mixu Paatelainen said it was a battling performance as his side moved into the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup.

United sign striker

Dundee United have signed former Inverness Caledonian Thistle striker Edward Ofere until the end of the season, subject to international clearance.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Mixu Paatelainen was the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes66%
No34%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 24 17 4 3 55 43
2 Aberdeen 25 17 4 4 55 18
3 Hearts 24 12 8 4 44 21
4 Ross County 25 10 3 12 33 0
5 Dundee 25 8 9 8 33 -2
6 St. Johnstone 24 9 5 10 32 -1
7 Inverness 23 7 8 8 29 -2
8 Partick 23 7 7 9 28 -6
9 Hamilton 25 7 7 11 28 -15
10 Motherwell 24 7 5 12 26 -13
11 Kilmarnock 25 6 6 13 24 -21
12 Dundee United 23 3 4 16 13 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Hamilton Academical (a)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Hamilton Academical (a)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Motherwell (H)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Heart of Midlothian (H)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish Premiership

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)