Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Comeback Continues With 2-1 Win Over Caley

Comeback Continues With 2-1 Win Over Caley

Dundee United had the chance to leap-frog into 4th place this weekend, after a 3rd consecutive league victory over Inverness Caley Thistle at Tannadice.

A 40th minute strike from Jon Daly and a 64th minute header from captain Lee Wilkie were enough to give United a deserved 2-1 win over Craig Brewster`s Inverness side.

If other results had gone in Dundee United`s favour, then Craig Levein`s side would have ended the afternoon in 4th place in the SPL, just behind 3rd place Hearts.

However, late goals from Kilmarnock`s Craig Bryson (2-1 win against Hearts) and Hibernian`s Derek Riordan (2-1 win against Aberdeen) pushed United back into 6th in the table, but that is still an impressive comeback after the club`s poor start to the campaign.

Dundee United struggled through the opening 5 matches of the season, winning just 2 points out of a possible 15, including disappointing defeats from Hamilton, Kilmarnock and Hibernian.

A crucial 1-0 win over Aberdeen at Pittodrie a fortnight ago, was the confidence boost that the United players needed and it was followed by a 2-0 victory over Airdrie United in the League Cup and a fantastic 3-0 win over on-form Hearts.

With Celtic beating 7th placed Hamilton this weekend, United`s 2-1 win means that the club overtakes both Caley Thistle and Hamilton in the table.

The only question now is.... can Dundee United continue the revival with a 4th win SPL win in-a-row against Rangers at Ibrox in 2 weeks?

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
Club Menu:
Arab News
Match Previews/Reports
Fixtures/League Tables
Match Stats
Ref Watch
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:Saturday October 4 2008
Time: 5:04PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Dundee United - Dundee United v Dumbarton

Celtic - Rangers v Celtic


There's no reason why Dundee United cant win at Ibrox... unless the referee decides otherwise!
United have got a good squad, a good manager and are on a run at the moment... Rangers beware!
04/10/2008 17:28:00
sounded a tough game but you came through it to take 3 points.
29/03/2009 23:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United v Dumbarton

Dundee United are meeting Dumbarton in the Scottish Championship this weekend.

St Mirren 0 Dundee United 2

On loan striker Tony Andreu struck his seventh goal of the season as Dundee United were victorious by a 2-0 scoreline at bottom club St Mirren.

Frenchman Andreu had already flicked on for Scott Fraser to begin the scoring by the time he chipped a second from the edge of the area with sixteen minutes remaining.

The Tangerines then found their numbers reduced when defender Mark Durnan was sent-off for a second bookable offence late on.

St Mirren were under the leadership of ne

Striker hailed after victory

Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon praised striker Tony Andreu following the 2-0 victory at St Mirren.

Stats: St Mirren v Dundee United

All the stats from St Mirren (0) vs (2) Dundee United, St Mirren Park, Sat 15th Oct 3.00pm Att: 3,612

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 8 7 1 0 22 18
2 Aberdeen 9 5 3 1 18 9
3 Hearts 9 5 2 2 17 9
4 Rangers 9 4 3 2 15 0
5 St. Johnstone 9 4 2 3 14 2
6 Motherwell 9 2 3 4 9 -3
7 Inverness 9 2 3 4 9 -5
8 Ross County 9 2 3 4 9 -6
9 Kilmarnock 9 2 3 4 9 -10
10 Hamilton 9 1 5 3 8 -4
11 Partick 8 1 3 4 6 -4
12 Dundee 9 1 3 5 6 -6
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Nov 8 2016 7:45PM : Dunfermline Athletic (H)
Scottish Championship
Nov 12 2016 12:30PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Petrofac Training Cup
Dec 2 2016 7:45PM : Hibernian (H)
Scottish Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Dumbarton (a)
Scottish Championship
Jan 6 2017 7:45PM : Hibernian (a)
Scottish Championship
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Queen of the South (H)
Scottish Championship
Vital Football Comment