Dundee United - Numbers row doesn't concern newcomer
UK time is: 06:38:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Numbers row doesn't concern newcomer

New signing Rudi Skacel has played down the recent row over his chosen squad number at Dundee United.

The Czech midfielder requested number 51 on his shirt following his arrival at Tannadice last week - apparently in memory of former club Hearts' Scottish Cup final mauling of rivals Hibernian last season.

Tangerines chief Peter Houston later conceded he wouldn't have allowed it to have been registered had he earlier noticed the link.

The numbers controversy ironically comes ahead of Skacel facing Hearts in the Scottish Communities League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday evening.

"For me it is another game but also it is a little bit special," Skacel told the Dundee Courier. "It will be a little bit weird to play against Hearts but I want to make sure I do everything for Dundee United.

"I have come to United to help them win games. I don't want to lose," he added. "I have good memories of my ex-club but now I have to make sure I do everything for my new team."

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:Tuesday October 30 2012

Time: 5:08PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

McNamara planning ahead (Thursday September 3 2015)

Striker joins Hibs (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Midfielder joins Tangerines (Tuesday September 1 2015)

United snap up striker (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Striker joins rivals (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Judge my full record - McNamara (Saturday August 29 2015)

Third successive defeat for United (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stats: Ross County v Dundee United (Saturday August 29 2015)

Tangerines looking for a boost (Friday August 28 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

Vital Preview - Rangers v Raith
Rangers : 04/09/2015 20:28:00
Celtic set to lose on striker
Celtic : 04/09/2015 16:57:00
Skipper keen to avoid repeat
Celtic : 04/09/2015 16:36:01
Celtic support refugee crisis
Celtic : 03/09/2015 19:45:00
Newcomer targets more titles
Celtic : 03/09/2015 19:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should United re-sign Jon Daly?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 16%
No 84%