Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Brewster can be Dundee Utd legend

Brewster can be Dundee Utd legend

Dons boss Jimmy Calderwood has claimed Dundee United would have sacked manager Craig Brewster if he was anyone else.

Calderwood made the comments ahead of Aberdeen's match with the Arabs at Pittodrie on Saturday (Oct 21), but added that Brewster will work wonders if he is given time.

Dundee United are bottom the SPL following their 4-1 loss against Celtic at the weekend, and Brewster has only won two out of 26 games since he took the reins at Tannadice.

Calderwood told the Daily Record: 'I'm surprised how things have gone for Craig but he was a bit inexperienced at that level in the beginning. Their chairman put his confidence in him and now has to see it through.

'Craig's not daft enough to think that with his record there is anything but pressure. I think if it had been anyone else they would have been out of a job. I'm sure I'd have been sacked if it was me who had run up those stats, and probably rightly so, but that's a different set of circumstances.'

Calderwood added that Brewster's legendary status as a player has helped him to remain in the hot-seat and, given time, he will also become a legend as a manager.

Recent articles:

Wilkie ready to help Dundee United
Dundee United could turn to youth
Should Lee Wilkie start for Arabs?
Options for Dundee United's defence
Dundee Utd told to copy Well


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Scotland Admin
Date:Thursday October 19 2006
Time: 4:25PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 2 Dumbarton 2

Dundee United's hopes of runners-up position in the Championship took a blow with a 2-2 draw against Dumbarton at Tannadice.

On loan Tony Andreu headed them in front midway through the opening half but Robbie Thomson nodded a reply ten minutes from the break.

Lewis Vaughan then gave the visitors an advantage cancelled out by Thomas Mikkelsen with just over ten minutes remaining.

Striker Simon Murray lifted over inside the first minute for the hosts and later almost took adva

Stats: Dundee United v Dumbarton

All the stats from Dundee United (2) vs (2) Dumbarton, Tannadice, Sat 29th Apr 5.15pm Att: 5,107

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Dumbarton

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Dumbarton at Tannadice (kick-off 5.15pm).

Dundee United v Dumbarton

Dundee United are meeting Dumbarton in a later start on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 5.15pm).

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes83%
No17%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Celtic 34 30 4 0 94 69
2 Aberdeen 34 21 4 9 67 33
3 Rangers 34 16 10 8 58 10
4 St. Johnstone 34 15 7 12 52 6
5 Hearts 34 12 10 12 46 8
6 Partick 34 10 12 12 42 -3
7 Kilmarnock 34 8 14 12 38 -17
8 Ross County 34 8 12 14 36 -13
9 Dundee 34 9 6 19 33 -19
10 Hamilton 34 6 14 14 32 -20
11 Motherwell 34 8 8 18 32 -24
12 Inverness 34 4 13 17 25 -30
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

May 6 2017 3:00PM : Morton (a)
Scottish Championship
The Vital Football Members League