UK time is: 02:15:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Arabs walk the line

Big egos certainly wouldn't last very long at Dundee United according to their manager Peter Houston.

The Arabs boss says that he has never had to use the big stick approach to keep his players in line, and besides Jon Daly is always there in the dressing room to keep everybody in order.

"One thing we don't have here is any big egos because if people are not prepared to work hard and muck in there's no place for them," Houston told the Daily Record.

"You wouldn't last five minutes with the likes of Daly around. Everyone gets treated the same and I don't have to police the dressing room because Daly does it for me. They sort things out themselves."

The Arabs already have a self-imposed fining system between themselves to make sure that nobody breaks the rules for long.

"They have a fine system of their own and are always catching each other out with things like being late or using phones in the physio's room," he added.

"Sean Dillon collects the cash. They give some to children's charities and keep some for their Christmas night out."

And it would appear to be working perfectly as Houston has been delighted over the condition of his charges following their return to training.

"I could tell how professional they are by the way they came back from the summer break," said Houston. "They had a lot of celebrating to do after winning the Scottish Cup but their fitness is great."

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Vital Arabs Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 20 2010

Time: 11:40AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Dundee United Articles

Keeper search begins (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Skipper could return (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Striker return boost (Wednesday April 1 2015)

United reveal profit (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Defender appeal rejected (Saturday March 28 2015)

First-half goals defeat United (Saturday March 21 2015)

McNamara takes encouragement (Saturday March 21 2015)

Stats: Celtic v Dundee United (Saturday March 21 2015)

Team Line-Ups: Celtic v Dundee United (Saturday March 21 2015)

Tangerines again take on leaders (Friday March 20 2015)

Archived Dundee United Articles

List All Vital Arabs Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Breaking League News

Celtic line up targets
Celtic : 01/04/2015 21:31:01
Keeper search begins
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:58:00
Skipper could return
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:55:01
Striker return boost
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:51:01
United reveal profit
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 74%
No 26%