Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

No limits for Arabs striker

No limits for Arabs striker

Dundee United manager Peter Houston reckons that striker David Goodwillie can go just as high as he wants to in the game.

The 21-year-old earned his first senior call-up this week for Scotland ahead of their forthcoming friendly against the Faroe Islands after netting eight goals in his last eleven games for the Arabs.

"David can be as good as anything in the SPL as far as goalscoring's concerned," Houston told BBC Scotland. "If he progresses, keeps his nose clean and works hard at his game, I think he can go even higher than the SPL."

Houston also acts as assistant to Scotland boss Craig Levein and regarding the inclusion of his own striker in the squad added: "David's a goalscorer and Scotland and Dundee United need goalscorers in their teams.

"If David Goodwillie goes on and plays and scores goals for Scotland against the Faroe Islands then he's back to doing what he does best.

"He has improved over the last three or four years and I believe he can play at a level higher than the SPL."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Friday November 12 2010
Time: 4:31PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 1 Hibernian 0

Dundee United moved level at the top of the Championship with a hard-earned 1-0 victory over leaders Hibernian at Tannadice.

On loan Tony Andreu scored the winner from a 73rd minute penalty after substitute Simon Murray was bundled over inside the area.

However, United keeper Cammy Bell had earlier saved Martin Boyle's spot-kick following a trip in the box by Lewis Toshney.

The Tangerines were hampered during the initial stages when Blair Spittal was forced to depart for an

McKinnon delighted with victory

Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon praised his charges following their 1-0 victory over leaders Hibernian at Tannadice.

Stats: Dundee United v Hibernian

All the stats from Dundee United (1) vs (0) Hibernian, Tannadice, Fri 2nd Dec 7.45pm Att: 10,925

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Hibernian

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Hibernian at Tannadice.

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 13 12 1 0 37 28
2 Rangers 16 8 5 3 29 4
3 Aberdeen 15 8 3 4 27 13
4 Hearts 16 7 6 3 27 12
5 St. Johnstone 15 6 4 5 22 3
6 Kilmarnock 16 4 5 7 17 -14
7 Ross County 16 3 7 6 16 -11
8 Hamilton 15 2 9 4 15 -4
9 Motherwell 15 4 3 8 15 -7
10 Dundee 16 4 3 9 15 -8
11 Partick 15 3 5 7 14 -5
12 Inverness 16 3 5 8 14 -11
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)

Dec 31 2016 1:30PM : 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
Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish FA Cup
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Raith Rovers (H)
Scottish Championship
Vital Football Comment