Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Brewster vows to stay at Dundee Utd

Brewster vows to stay at Dundee Utd

Under-pressure Dundee United boss Craig Brewster has vowed to stay at Tannadice after meeting with chairman Eddie Thompson.

The Arabs are currently bottom of the SPL and lost 3-1 at Aberdeen at the weekend - leaving Brewster with just two league wins in 27 matches.

Brewster told BBC Sport: 'At the end of the day the chairman is looking for results. I can't complain as the record of two wins in 27 is not good enough, so we need to get results now. We need some wins, and quickly.'

Brewster also admitted that the chairman was 'a bit disappointed' with his comments that relegation was a distinct possibility after the loss at Pittodrie at the weekend.

He said: 'It wasn't something I didn't say to the players. At the end of the day, sometimes in this business, what you feel and what you think, you have to keep it to yourself. Maybe I was a bit naive on Saturday with my comments - but I've always been honest'

However, Brewster also stressed that no timescale has been put on the required improvements to the club's fortunes and that he is now focused on the trip to Falkirk on Saturday (Oct 28). He knows that if the Arabs can pick-up the points, they could climb-off bottom spot in the SPL and leapfrog Falkirk on goal-difference.

Meanwhile, former boss Paul Sturrock has been mentioned as a possible replacement if the Brewster gets the chop.

He told the Daily Record said: 'My heart has always been at Tannadice and I hate to see them in the position they're in. But the club would need to be in dire straits before I could come back and anyway Craig Brewster's still the manager. When I returned the last time the club were nine points adrift and I kept them up which is something I'm proud of.'

Sturrock has also been linked with the vacant post at Hibernian.

***

Our current poll, towards the bottom right of the page, asks 'Time for Craig Brewster to go?' and the options are 'yes,' 'no,' and not yet.

To register and take part in the poll, leave comments below articles and take part in the forum, click here


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

Writer:Vital Scotland Admin
Date:Wednesday October 25 2006
Time: 1:08PM

Comments

0
From what I saw of you on Saturday, the trouble might already be done - and if it is, then you are in serious trouble. Whoever wins the First Division this year, there will still be big teams left down there who are used to that type of football. Doesn't look good for you.
Ding Don Silver
25/10/2006 13:17:00
0
Sadly, I agree with you...
Arabian John
25/10/2006 19:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Dundee United Articles

Queen of the South 3 Dundee United 0

Dundee United confirmed an end-of-season play-off place despite their recent three-match winning run being shattered by a 3-0 defeat at Queen of the South.

Lyndon Dykes gave the hosts an early advantage that was improved upon by Joe Thomson around the half-hour mark. Substitute Connor Murray went on to add another from distance.

The Tangerines can now at least begin planning for either Dunfermline Athletic or Inverness CT in their play-off quarter-final. Whoever progresses through

Stats: Queen of the South v Dundee United

All the stats from Queen of the South (3) vs (0) Dundee United, Palmerston Park, Sat 21st Apr 3.00pm Att: 1,531

Team Line-Ups: Queen of the South v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Queen of the South v Dundee United at Palmerston Park (kick-off 3.00pm).

Queen of the South v Dundee United

Dundee United play their final away game of the regular season as they travel to Queen of the South this afternoon (kick-off 3.00pm).

Dundee United Archived 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
Yes78%
No22%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League