Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Tangerines quash Swanson speculation

Tangerines quash Swanson speculation

Dundee United have quashed speculation that sidelined midfielder Danny Swanson won't be offered a new contract this summer.

The 25-year-old has struggled for proper fitness over the past eighteen months and managed only seventeen starts since helping the Tangerines lift the Scottish Cup in May 2010.

He is currently on the way back from medial ligament damage suffered against Aberdeen in October but is out of contract at Tannadice come the end of the season.

"We've been leaving him to concentrate on getting fit," manager Peter Houston assured BBC Scotland. "But we'll definitely be speaking to him and he'll be offered a deal."

Swanson is though now finally back in contention for a recall and being considered for a starting place at home to Motherwell on Saturday.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Thursday January 19 2012
Time: 6:56PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Dundee United Articles

Tangerines travel in cup

Dundee United have been given an away trip to Premiership opposition in the Scottish Cup fifth round.

Alloa Athletic 0 Dundee United 2

Dundee United scored a goal in each half as they completed a 2-0 victory at Alloa Athletic in the Scottish Cup fourth round.

Defender Mark Durnan headed them in front close to the interval and recent signing Emil Lyng then went on to claim his first goal for the club.

Substitute Idris Kadded could also have earned that same distinction but his late effort came back off the crossbar.

Jordan Kirkpatrick had given them an early scare while Sam Stanton replied by curling wide b

Stats: Alloa Athletic v Dundee United

All the stats from Alloa Athletic (0) vs (2) Dundee United, Indodrill Stadium, Sat 20th Jan 3.00pm Att: 1,615

Team Line-Ups: Alloa Athletic v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Alloa Athletic v Dundee United in the Scottish Cup fourth round at the Indodrill Stadium (kick-off 3.00pm).

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