Dundee United - Defender set to miss Hearts
UK time is: 08:15:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Defender set to miss Hearts

Dundee United continue to chase third place and a possible Champions League qualifying place when entertaining Hearts in an early 12.30pm kick-off at Tannadice.

But they are expected to be without defender Gavin Gunning, who suffered a shoulder injury in the recent win at St Johnstone. Robbie Neilson is favourite to move across into the middle of defence. Garry Kenneth has resumed training following his hamstring problem but unlikely to feature again this season.

"It's fair to say that Hearts could have won every one of those games [against United] this season," manager Peter Houston admitted to BBC Scotland. "They've all been extremely close with just the odd goal deciding two of them so I'd expect this one to be along the same lines.

"We're just taking one game at a time and not really thinking too far ahead in terms of what a win might mean," he continued. "Right after we beat St Johnstone last weekend our thoughts turned immediately to Hearts and how we can go about hopefully getting another three points."

Striker Craig Beattie [heel] and midfielder Mehdi Taouil [back] are both in contention for the visitors while Jamie Hamill and Adrian Mrowiec remain sidelined. Ian Black is still struggling with a hernia condition and Stephen Elliott considered doubtful.

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 April 28 2012

Time: 12:02AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Tangerines looking for a boost (Friday August 28 2015)

Tangerines sign striker (Friday August 28 2015)

United get home draw (Thursday August 27 2015)

Striker bid accepted (Thursday August 27 2015)

United hopeful over trio (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Midfielder in shock exit (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Defender confident of better ahead (Monday August 24 2015)

We must concentrate - McNamara (Monday August 24 2015)

United slide to defeat (Saturday August 22 2015)

Stats: Dundee United v Celtic (Saturday August 22 2015)

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

Celtic close in on defender
Celtic : 28/08/2015 23:28:00
Warburton - Last Season Means Nothing To Me
Rangers : 28/08/2015 19:44:01
Zaliukas Departs Rangers
Rangers : 28/08/2015 19:38:00
Tangerines looking for a boost
Dundee United : 28/08/2015 17:12:01
Tangerines sign striker
Dundee United : 28/08/2015 16:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should United re-sign Jon Daly?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 15%
No 85%