Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Robertson Has A Future Under Levein

Robertson Has A Future Under Levein

Craig Brewster didn't think David Robertson had a future with Dundee United, but Craig Levein has spotted the players potential and has decided to give him a chance to stake his claim in the 1st team squad.

If Craig Brewster was still incharge, then Robertson might have been shown the exit door, after being froze out of the squad for most of the year.

Levein`s confidence in the midfielder was rewarded last weekend when he scored United's 3rd goal in the 3-1 win over Caley Thistle.

"My first start of the season was when Craig came here and I've been in the team ever since. He's been outstanding for me," Robbo told the Daily Record.

"I started off well under the old manager but then had a dip in form. Towards the end of his reign I wasn't getting a game and wasn't even making the bench."
In his weekly column in the Daily Record, Craig Levein praised the youngster for the determination and effort he`s shown in recent weeks.

"I was delighted to see David Robertson getting on the scoresheet against Inverness at the weekend," said Levein.

"A few weeks ago, I kind of challenged him to add some more goals to his excellent all-round play and he`s responded in the best possible manner."

"He has the knack of getting into the box at the right time, which is priceless for midfield players these days."

Robertson made his 6th start in 6 games against Caley Thistle last weekend and since Craig Levein believes in consistency in the squad, its very likely he will make his 7th starting appearance against Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday.

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Pressley Laughably Linked With Pars
Points Win Prizes, Performances Dont
Kevin Keegan - Leveins Secret Weapon
Barry Robson - The Next Pressley?
Dundee United Cant Afford Pressley
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums


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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Friday December 15 2006
Time: 12:00PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Comments

0
Nice goal last week - though any goal with secures all 3 points is bound to be nice!
ArabJacques
15/12/2006 15:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

New Rules For 2016/17 - Reminder

With only a few weeks to go until proper football returns following the European Championships this summer...

United hopeful over defender

Dundee United were hoping for positive news regarding full-back Paul Dixon.

Keeper wants quality to shine

New goalkeeper Cammy Bell wants Dundee United to show the Premiership quality he believes they genuinely possess.

Tangerines again on the spot

Dundee United came from behind to defeat League Cup Group C favourites Inverness Caledonian Thistle on penalties at the Caledonian Stadium.

For the second time in three games, United claimed a bonus point with a 4-1 shoot-out victory after a close 1-1 draw in the Highlands.

Scott Boden headed the home side into the lead when Carl Tremarco delivered a long throw helped on by Gary Warren ten minutes before the break.

However, midweek hat-trick hero Simon Murray chased down the

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
Yes93%
No7%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aberdeen 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Celtic 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Dundee 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Hamilton 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Hearts 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Inverness 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Kilmarnock 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Motherwell 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Partick 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Rangers 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ross County 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 St. Johnstone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)