Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Miller out til end of season

Miller out til end of season

Dundee United’s bad run of fortune on the injury count continued with the announcement that Lee Miller has fractured his arm in Sundays 4-1 defeat against Rangers.

Along with the announcement that Derek Stillie had broken a bone on his finger in the same game and would probably be out also for the remainder of the campaign. This is really an announcement that manager Craig Brewster could have done without. Thankfully he does have cover in this area with young keeper Craig Samson. Who has had first team football this season already.

Lee played on throughout the second half carrying the injury as, although his arm was a bit sore, he didn’t think that he had broken it. After the game he had an X-ray and this confirmed the break. It is unsure the length of time that Miller will be out for but I would imagine that he will not return before the end of the season.

With both Jim McIntyre, Craig Brewster and Lee Miller all out due to injury, a position that was once thick with talent is now becoming a second string strike force. We may see some members of the United youth team getting a chance prior to the end of the season as Brewster looks for his best 11 despite these setbacks.

David Goodwillie has impressed in the reserves and I would hope that he would show the same rich vein of form in the first team. David has been good in the few minutes that we have seen him in and doesn’t seem overawed by the first team. We have to remember the lad is only 16 and we must not blood him in too soon.

Proud to be an Arab

KA77


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

Writer:Kilted Arab 77
Date:Wednesday April 5 2006
Time: 8:02AM

Comments

0
Seems like you didn't have the best of luck with injuries, but it happens to the best of clubs. You look as if you need everyone fit to improve your position next season.
FEn_100
10/05/2006 15:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Long way to go says keeper

Goalkeeper Cammy Bell says there is a long way to go in the Championship race.

Dundee United 3 Queen of the South 3

Dundee United slipped further behind in the title race after a 3-3 draw with Queen of the South at Tannadice.

But in the end they were grateful for a late equaliser from Simon Murray, his second goal of the contest, while Scott Fraser was also on target.

Striker Murray earned them an early lead following a powerful break but Stephen Dobbie and Joe Thomson replied either side of the interval - and Dom Thomas then added another.

However, Fraser brought the hosts back into it w

Not good enough - McKinnon

Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon felt that too many of his players seriously underpeformed during the 3-3 draw with Queen of the South.

Stats: Dundee United v Queen of the South

All the stats from Dundee United (3) vs (3) Queen of the South, Tannadice, Sat 14th Jan 3.00pm Att: 6,136

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
Yes88%
No12%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 20 19 1 0 58 40
2 Rangers 21 11 6 4 39 7
3 Aberdeen 20 11 4 5 37 16
4 Hearts 21 8 7 6 31 12
5 St. Johnstone 20 7 7 6 28 1
6 Ross County 21 5 8 8 23 -13
7 Partick 21 5 7 9 22 -5
8 Dundee 21 6 4 11 22 -7
9 Motherwell 20 5 6 9 21 -8
10 Kilmarnock 21 4 8 9 20 -19
11 Hamilton 21 2 11 8 17 -10
12 Inverness 21 3 7 11 16 -14
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish FA Cup
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:15PM : Raith Rovers (H)
Scottish Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : St Mirren (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 18 2017 5:15PM : Queen of the South (a)
Petrofac Training Cup
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Morton (H)
Scottish Championship
Write for Vital Football