UK time is: 03:41:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lee Miller moves to Dons

Striker Lee Miller has joined Aberdeen on a free transfer, bringing an end to a disappointing 15 months at Tannadice since joining from Bristol City for 225,000.

The 23-year-old managed to find the net just eight times, and United boss Craig Brewster decided to let Miller go and start rebuilding for the future.

Miller, who has also played at Falkirk, Bristol City and on-loan at Hearts, had two years remaining on his contract and perhaps the money saved can help the rebuilding process.

Miller told the Dundee Evening Telegraph: 'It was a bit of a roller-coaster ride, to be honest, with a lot of ups and downs and I did not play particularly well. I did not play to the standard I know I am capable of.'

United boss Craig Brewster said: 'Rebuilding for the future must be based on decisions taken for the long-term benefit of the club. It is essential to build a balanced squad of players and, as such, some players have had to be moved on to accommodate this.

'All of these decisions, including the transfer of Lee Miller, have been mine. All of the decisions have been made for football reasons and I have been fully supported by the board.'

Time will tell whether Miller will perform wonders for the Dons - and will anybody be too surprised if he nets a hat-trick against his old team-mates this season...?




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 Scotland Admin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 1 2006

Time: 8:39PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

McNamara delighted to extend run (Sunday November 23 2014)

Tangerines continue progress (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Dundee United v Kilmarnock (Saturday November 22 2014)

Striker vows to give everything (Saturday November 22 2014)

Coach wants no repeat (Saturday November 22 2014)

Tangerines missing midfielder (Friday November 21 2014)

Tangerines increase offer (Wednesday November 12 2014)

McNamara targets permanent deal (Tuesday November 11 2014)

Boss reflects on missed opportunity (Friday November 7 2014)

Leaders falter in defeat (Friday November 7 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

McNamara delighted to extend run
Dundee United : 23/11/2014 00:02:00
Tangerines continue progress
Dundee United : 22/11/2014 23:46:00
Dundee United : 22/11/2014 23:28:00
We were poor - Deila
Celtic : 22/11/2014 22:05:00
Five in a row for Celtic
Celtic : 22/11/2014 20:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 77%
No 23%