Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Tributes Continue For Former Club Chairman

Tributes Continue For Former Club Chairman

Manager Craig Levein has been blown-away by the number of tributes that continue to come in for the late Dundee United Chairman Eddie Thompson.

Eddie Thompson passed away last week after losing a long battle with prostate cancer, with everyone at Tannadice still devastated by his passing.

"A lot of nice things have been said already and people will continue to speak about him far into the future because he was a truly remarkable man," Levein told the Daily Record this week.

"I stood alone the other day and had a look at the ever-growing number of tributes outside Tannadice."

"It was so poignant just to stand there and see all the jerseys, scarves and other forms of memorabilia laid down in his memory."

"What makes it all the more amazing is the fact that so many people who don't have Dundee United connections have taken the time to pay their last respects."

"That in itself tells you something about how Eddie touched people's hearts in different ways. Everyone in Scottish football recognises he was a pillar of the Scottish football community."

"The amount of respect and goodwill out there has been quite simply phenomenal, but he was the type of guy who would have wondered what all the fuss was about."


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:Thursday October 23 2008
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
http://by124w.bay124.mail.live.com/mail/EditMessageLight.aspx?Action=ResumeDraft&DraftID=2e0a4593-8fd2-43b0-8b79-79aab79d2a99&n=1259182050,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,VITALRANGERS TRIBUTES - TO MANY TOO POST SO THE LINK ABOVE WILL LET YOU SEE THEM LADS, R.IP. EDDIE.
costablancabear
24/10/2008 18:06:00
0
Sad news indeed. RIP
Tudor
30/10/2008 23:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Falkirk 1 Dundee United 2

Dundee United are into the Scottish Premiership play-off final after Paul Dixon scored a late winner at Falkirk.

The hosts had moved in front following a 2-2 draw in the first game when James Craigen opened their account on eleven minutes.

But Simon Murray equalised with fourteen minutes remaining, and with extra-time appearing increasingly probable, left-back Dixon headed a dramatic second.

The Tangerines now play either Inverness Caledonian Thistle or Hamilton Academical

Stats: Falkirk v Dundee United

All the stats from Falkirk (1) vs (2) Dundee United, Falkirk Stadium, Fri 19th May 7.45pm Att: 7,926

Team Line-Ups: Falkirk v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Falkirk v Dundee United in the Scottish Premiership play-off semi-final second-leg at the Falkirk Stadium (kick-off 7.45pm).

Falkirk v Dundee United

Dundee United travel to Falkirk for their play-off semi-final second-leg this evening (kick-off 7.45pm) having shared four goals in the opening game earlier this week.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes83%
No17%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Celtic 38 34 4 0 106 81
2 Aberdeen 38 24 4 10 76 39
3 Rangers 38 19 10 9 67 12
4 St. Johnstone 38 17 7 14 58 4
5 Hearts 38 12 10 16 46 3
6 Partick 38 10 12 16 42 -16
7 Ross County 38 11 13 14 46 -10
8 Kilmarnock 38 9 14 15 41 -20
9 Motherwell 38 10 8 20 38 -23
10 Dundee 38 10 7 21 37 -24
11 Hamilton 38 7 14 17 35 -19
R Inverness 38 7 13 18 34 -27
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League