Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Tangerines in cup action

Tangerines in cup action

Dundee United are in action at second division Airdrie United in the Scottish Communities League Cup on Tuesday evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Striker Johnny Russell is still suspended and defender Sean Dillon injured while Keith Watson won't feature on Airdrie's plastic playing surface due concerns over his knee history. That should see Barry Douglas coming back into the side.

"There's no doubt that we are a better team with Danny Swanson in it," manager Peter Houston told BBC Scotland. "That's two games on the bounce for him now and there's no doubt that only someone with Danny's quality could have scored that goal against Inverness.

"He's a very creative player and, not only does he score goals, but he sets up chances for others. He's certainly a big player for us."

Airdrie may include former Celtic and Hearts youth goalkeeper Connor Fairley following his recent appearance as a trialist. Regular stopper Paul McKane has been struggling with a foot injury.

There are also current selection issues over defenders Graeme Goodhall and Paul Lovering, together with winger Alastair Woodburn.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Tuesday September 20 2011
Time: 4:25PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Dundee United Articles

Livingston 2 Dundee United 1

Dundee United suffered a late blow as promotion rivals Livingston grabbed an injury-time winner at the Tony Macaroni Arena.

The Tangerines had earlier reached the interval trailing to Scott Robinson's goal midway through the opening half.

But substitute Matt Smith equalised for them with sixteen minutes remaining, only for striker Ryan Hardie to decisively snatch a winner in the first of two added minutes.

The defeat leaves United six points behind their latest opponents, a

Stats: Livingston v Dundee United

All the stats from Livingston (2) vs (1) Dundee United, Tony Macaroni Arena, Fri 23rd Feb 7.35pm Att: 1,604

Team Line-Ups: Livingston v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Livingston v Dundee United at the Tony Macaroni Arena (kick-off 7.35pm).

Livingston v Dundee United

Dundee United face a traditional real 'six-pointer' when visiting fellow promotion hopefuls Livingston this evening (kick-off 7.35pm).

Dundee United Archived 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
Yes78%
No22%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League