UK time is: 04:43:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Severin forced to retire

Former Scotland international Scott Severin has been forced to retire through injury.

The 33-year-old broke his leg against St Mirren back in August after only joining United from Kilmarnock the previous year.

"I was down 10 to 12 days ago in London and I spoke to the consultant, who said there was just too much damage on my ankle," Severin told BBC Scotland. "So that's it, all over. It was hard to take at the time.

"Me and the physio kind of knew that might be the case, but we wanted a second opinion," he continued. "In later years, I would probably have been a cripple, so you just have to look ahead with your family. I am just disappointed that I only managed to play 18 games for Dundee United."

Severin earned fifteen caps for Scotland and hopes to continue in the game in some capacity.

"I've spoken to the manager and he's allowing me to help out with the training and I'm currently doing my coaching badges as well," he added. "I've just to look to the future now and hopefully it will still be in football."

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:Saturday March 17 2012

Time: 10:25PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Striker told to stick with it (Monday October 20 2014)

We can do better - McNamara (Saturday October 18 2014)

Late penalty secures win (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Dundee United v Partick Thistle (Saturday October 18 2014)

McNamara faces former club (Friday October 17 2014)

Boost as defender returns (Thursday October 16 2014)

Midfielder takes award (Thursday October 16 2014)

Winger targets consistency (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Striker urged to keep head (Wednesday October 8 2014)

Tigers chase midfielder (Wednesday October 8 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

Breaking League News

McCoist - First Of Many For Boyd
Rangers : 20/10/2014 17:41:00
A Good Day All Round For McCoist
Rangers : 20/10/2014 17:33:00
Striker told to stick with it
Dundee United : 20/10/2014 16:39:00
Celtic keeper attacked
Celtic : 20/10/2014 15:59:00
We're getting better - Deila
Celtic : 18/10/2014 21:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 81%
No 19%