UK time is: 00:06:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Houston pleased to get through

Dundee United manager Peter Houston was understandably relieved after the visitors recorded their first win in five games against Second Division pacesetters Queen of the South in the Scottish Communities League Cup.

Striker Johnny Russell scored the only goal of the contest just before the half-hour but it was sufficient to confirm his side a quarter-final place.

Their in-form Dumfries hosts had already accounted for both Rangers and Hibernian in cup competitions this season and Houston was always anticipating a tough encounter.

"First half, we played some good stuff and created a few chances," he told BBC Scotland. "I'm really pleased because, with the pedigree of the teams that Queens have beaten this season, coming down here is no mean task.

"What we were trying to do in the second half was to counter-attack and get in behind, but there were a few balls overhit," Houston added. "We didn't show the composure we should have done and that is disappointing, but the result in cup ties is always more important than the performance."

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:Wednesday September 26 2012

Time: 12:45AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Big improvement needed - McNamara (Saturday February 28 2015)

Poor run continues for United (Saturday February 28 2015)

Stats: Dundee United v Partick Thistle (Saturday February 28 2015)

Dundee United v Partick: Team Line-Ups (Saturday February 28 2015)

United seek return to form (Friday February 27 2015)

Ciftci faces ban (Thursday February 26 2015)

Boss denies claims (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Tangerines recover a point (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Stats: Dundee United v Inverness CT (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Dundee United v Inverness: Team Line-Ups (Tuesday February 24 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

King Takes Boardroom Victory
Rangers : 03/03/2015 18:55:01
FA Fine Ashley Over Duel Ownership
Rangers : 03/03/2015 18:38:00
King Set For Ibrox Keys As Somers Resigns
Rangers : 02/03/2015 11:16:00
Stubbs On Allan amp; El Alagui
Hibernian : 02/03/2015 10:58:00
Forest's Laing Delighted With First Goal
Motherwell : 02/03/2015 10:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 75%
No 25%