Dundee United - Derby clash for United
UK time is: 00:06:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Derby clash for United

Dundee United host a local derby on Boxing Day lunchtime as neighbours St Johnstone arrive at Tannadice (kick-off 12.00pm).

Defender Sean Dillon was expected to again miss out for the hosts with a persistent thigh problem which has kept him out of action in recent weeks.

Forward Gary Mackay-Steven is their other casualty due to a broken hand as the hosts look to bounce back from their latest defeat at Hearts.

"St Johnstone's a tough match, but we have to start putting a run together with regards to our home form," manager Peter Houston told BBC Scotland. "Our away form has been good. We played well at Hearts and lost the match, but we have to make sure we start a wee run at home.

"We have to really, really stop giving soft goals away," he warned. "We have to make sure we cut out the errors that we're making."

St Johnstone have midfielder Chris Millar rated as doubtful with a groin problem but on loan Peter Pawlett returns after missing out in their weekend defeat to parent club Aberdeen.

Ex-United midfielder David Robertson and Jamie Adams remain sidelined.

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 December 26 2012

Time: 11:14AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Striker set to reject move (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Tangerines accept striker offer (Wednesday July 1 2015)

United refuse Celtic bid (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Trialist from Down Under (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Big loss for United (Saturday June 27 2015)

Delayed start for United (Saturday June 27 2015)

New partnership can clean up (Saturday June 27 2015)

Trio should be ready (Thursday June 25 2015)

Senior service for defender (Thursday June 25 2015)

Defender move confirmed (Tuesday June 23 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

Striker set to reject move
Dundee United : 01/07/2015 14:01:01
Tangerines accept striker offer
Dundee United : 01/07/2015 13:23:01
Burnley Friendly Arranged By Rangers
Rangers : 30/06/2015 18:14:00
Warburton - We Focus On Ourselves
Rangers : 30/06/2015 18:09:01
Rangers First Up In The Petrofac
Hibernian : 30/06/2015 17:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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