Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Tangerines take on Ibrox challenge

Tangerines take on Ibrox challenge

Dundee United travel to face up to runaway leaders Rangers at Ibrox this weekend.

Defender Garry Kenneth is back in contention for the visitors after being ruled out of their morale-boosting 4-1 triumph at Dunfermline Athletic last week. His availability is certainly welcome with Sean Dillon (calf), Danny Swanson (knee) and Scott Severin (broken leg) still absent.

"It will be a mammoth task but we look forward to it, rather than fear it," Tangerines manager Peter Houston told BBC Scotland. "Rangers are in a rich vein of form. I think the standards they've set this season and at the end of last season are an example to all clubs.

"That's the goal of every other club in the SPL - to try and maintain the consistency levels that they've shown," he added. "It's always a difficult one going to Ibrox or Parkhead. You either go in there and have a fantastic performance or a poor performance."

However, Rangers have already lost forward Steven Naismith for the remainder of the season and Lee McCulloch is also out with a calf injury. But Kyle Bartley comes back into the fold after being sidelined by a hernia since August.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Friday November 4 2011
Time: 7:38PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 3 Ayr United 0

Dundee United registered their first Championship win of the season with a comfortable 3-0 success against Ayr United at Tannadice.

Striker Simon Murray and left-back Jamie Robson both scored before the break and midfielder Willo Flood went on to add a third goal.

The Tangerines could have already been in front before they actually struck with Nick Van der Velden, Scott Fraser, Murray and Coll Donaldson each going close.

On thirteen minutes they were awarded a penalty after

McKinnon happy with win

Manager Ray McKinnon was a contended figure following the 3-0 victory against Ayr United at Tannadice.

Stats: Dundee United v Ayr United

All the stats from Dundee United (3) vs (0) Ayr United, Tannadice, Sat 20th Aug 3.00pm Att: 6,427

Dundee United v Ayr United

Dundee United are seeking an immediate improvement when hosting bottom club Ayr United 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
Yes92%
No8%

League Table

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

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)