Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Houston urges fans to buy tickets

Houston urges fans to buy tickets

Dundee United manager Peter Houston has called for supporters to purchase season tickets despite concerns over the Rangers 'newco' situation.

Houston revealed hopes of a new signing have been shelved because tickets sales are so slow due to Arabs fury over the prospect of the Ibrox club being readmitted into the SPL.

The Taysiders have since confirmed their decision to vote against the 'newco' at the crunch vote on 4th July. Ticket sales were only at around 1,700 and less than half the total achieved at the same time last year.

"I completely understand that United fans want to see sporting integrity upheld with the Rangers situation," Houston told the Daily Record. "I agree that there needs to be punishment.

"However, I feel there needs to be a fine balance struck. I'm selfish when it comes to Dundee United and it is my job to do what is best for this club," he added. "That's why I'm asking the fans to put their team above any concerns over the Rangers situation.

"Things have been put on hold because our season ticket sales are way down. So that has taken away the chance to bring in a player I think would have improved the squad."

Join The Vital Debate

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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Saturday June 23 2012
Time: 3:40PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 2 Dumbarton 1

Dundee United are now in second place in the Championship following their 2-1 victory against Dumbarton at Tannadice.

The Tangerines were boosted by a Mark Docherty own-goal early in the second-half and William Edjenguele soon added another from close-in.

However, Robert Thomson replied for the visitors from substitute Andy Stirling's delivery with seventeen minutes remaining.

The hosts should really have been in front on six minutes when Willo Flood released Nick van der Ve

Boss hails victory

Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon hailed a "fine" three points following the 2-1 victory against Dumbarton at Tannadice.

Stats: Dundee United v Dumbarton

All the stats from Dundee United (2) vs (1) Dumbarton, Tannadice, Sat 22nd Oct 3.00pm Att: 5,979

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Dumbarton

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Dumbarton at Tannadice.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 8 7 1 0 22 18
2 Aberdeen 9 5 3 1 18 9
3 Hearts 9 5 2 2 17 9
4 St. Johnstone 10 5 2 3 17 3
5 Rangers 9 4 3 2 15 0
6 Inverness 10 2 4 4 10 -5
7 Ross County 10 2 4 4 10 -6
8 Kilmarnock 10 2 4 4 10 -10
9 Motherwell 9 2 3 4 9 -3
10 Hamilton 9 1 5 3 8 -4
11 Partick 9 1 4 4 7 -4
12 Dundee 10 1 3 6 6 -7
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Nov 8 2016 7:45PM : Dunfermline Athletic (H)
Scottish Championship
Nov 12 2016 12:30PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Petrofac Training Cup
Dec 2 2016 7:45PM : Hibernian (H)
Scottish Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Dumbarton (a)
Scottish Championship
Jan 6 2017 7:45PM : Hibernian (a)
Scottish Championship
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Queen of the South (H)
Scottish Championship
Vital Football Comment