UK time is: 06:31:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Newcomer delighted at move

Dundee United's new signing Robbie Neilson is delighted with his latest move to Tannadice.

The 31-year-old ex-Hearts defender joined yesterday until the end of the season and could make his debut against his former club at the weekend. He was released by Leicester City in the summer after an earlier loan spell at Brentford.

"I got a phone call last week from Peter Houston, who I know quite well from my time at Hearts, and he gave me the opportunity to come back up to Scotland," Neilson told BBC Scotland.

"I had a few offers from England but nothing that was really appealing to me, so I am glad to be back playing in the SPL again," he continued. "My contract is until the end of the season and I just want to play well and sort something out for next season."

However, Neilson's hopes of facing his former colleagues this weekend currently rest upon him receiving international clearance in time: "I hope to get that through in the next few days and then it's up to the manager," he added.

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:Wednesday November 16 2011

Time: 3:32PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Tangerines target response (Friday August 22 2014)

Tangerines in cash row (Thursday August 21 2014)

Duo extend as midfielder arrives (Monday August 18 2014)

Boss blasts defending (Sunday August 17 2014)

Heavy defeat for United (Saturday August 16 2014)

Stats: Celtic v Dundee United (Saturday August 16 2014)

Leaders visit champions (Friday August 15 2014)

Striker targets champions (Thursday August 14 2014)

McNamara hails winner (Thursday August 14 2014)

Late goal decisive (Wednesday August 13 2014)

Archived Dundee United Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

Breaking League News

Hibs Face Bairns Challenge
Hibernian : 22/08/2014 22:00:00
Robinson Set For A Return?
Rangers : 22/08/2014 21:07:00
East Fife Next Up In The Petrofac
Rangers : 22/08/2014 21:02:00
Tangerines target response
Dundee United : 22/08/2014 18:21:00
Celtic at leaders
Celtic : 22/08/2014 18:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 82%
No 18%