UK time is: 11:27:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Houston concern over winger

Manager Peter Houston is concerned that winger Gary Mackay-Steven will remain sidelined for longer than originally anticipated.

The 22-year-old was expected to be ruled out for up to six weeks after requiring a routine knee operation at the end of August.

He had previously been playing through the pain barrier until it was decided he should undergo surgery to finally resolve the problem.

In his absence United's form has seriously faltered with five league games without a win seeing them slump towards the bottom of the table.

"Gary is taking time," Houston told the Dundee Courier. "He's not anywhere near ready to join back in training so he is still doing the rehabilitation. A couple of times the knee has swelled up a bit and then it's gone down again so we're just being gentle with him."

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 October 10 2012

Time: 3:42PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Striker could make derby return (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Midfielder threatened with ban (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Keeper holds hands up (Monday December 15 2014)

McNamara admits to second-best (Monday December 15 2014)

Rooney double defeats United (Saturday December 13 2014)

Stats: Dundee United v Aberdeen (Saturday December 13 2014)

Injury concerns for United (Friday December 12 2014)

Early start for United (Thursday December 11 2014)

Tough to challenge - McNamara (Thursday December 11 2014)

Exciting times ahead (Thursday December 11 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

Winger ready to move on
Celtic : 17/12/2014 20:58:00
Davies In The Frame
Rangers : 17/12/2014 14:23:00
McCoist Future Decided Today?
Rangers : 17/12/2014 14:22:00
Alexander Wins Breach Of Contract Claim
Rangers : 16/12/2014 21:48:00
Striker could make derby return
Dundee United : 16/12/2014 21:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 78%
No 22%