Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Easy to leave Scotland says Goodwillie

Easy to leave Scotland says Goodwillie

David Goodwillie claims it was an easy decision to select Blackburn Rovers over the likes of SPL champions Rangers after leaving Dundee United.

The Scottish international finally joined Rovers in a potential £2.8m deal despite repeated attempts from Rangers to lure him over to Ibrox.

And he admits the prospect of facing the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal played a major part in his decision.

"In the end it was not that difficult a decision, I wanted a fresh start," Goodwillie told BBC Scotland. "In the Scottish Premier League you are playing against teams like St Mirren every other week - to play against teams like Arsenal and Manchester United instead every week is just a different class.

"I think this will boost my chances of playing for the national team," he added. "I look at players like Charlie Adam and Steven Fletcher who have done well in the Premiership and they inspire you because if they can do it, you can do it too."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Thursday August 11 2011
Time: 9:22PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Tangerines again on the spot

Dundee United came from behind to defeat League Cup Group C favourites Inverness Caledonian Thistle on penalties at the Caledonian Stadium.

For the second time in three games, United claimed a bonus point with a 4-1 shoot-out victory after a close 1-1 draw in the Highlands.

Scott Boden headed the home side into the lead when Carl Tremarco delivered a long throw helped on by Gary Warren ten minutes before the break.

However, midweek hat-trick hero Simon Murray chased down the

Stats: Inverness CT v Dundee United

All the stats from Inverness CT (1) vs (1) Dundee United, Caledonian Stadium, Sat 23rd Jul 3.00pm Att: 1,839

Team Line-Ups: Inverness CT v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Dundee United in Scottish League Cup Group C at the Caledonian Stadium.

United take on seeds

Dundee United face the top seeds in their League Cup group when travelling to Inverness Caledonian Thistle this afternoon.

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
Yes93%
No7%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aberdeen 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Celtic 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Dundee 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Hamilton 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Hearts 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Inverness 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Kilmarnock 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Motherwell 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Partick 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Rangers 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ross County 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 St. Johnstone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)