Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Brewster Linked With Killie Comeback

Brewster Linked With Killie Comeback

Former Dundee United manager Craig Brewster has been linked with a move to Kilmarnock in January.

Brewster, who turned 40 last Wednesday, has been rumoured to be considering a short-term playing contract with Killie, though Saint Mirren, Aberdeen and Dunfermline might also be interested in taking the veteran striker.

Disaster struck during Brewster's first game incharge at Tannadice, when he broke his foot after landing awkwardly in the closing stages of a 1-1 draw with Aberdeen in January.

Following his departure from Tannadice at the end of October, Brewster has been linked with several vacant manager`s positions, including Dunfermline, Hibernian & a difficult move to Greek side Ionikos.

However, it is as a player that he is now in such demand from sides struggling at the wrong end of the SPL table.

Killie boss Jim Jefferies told the BBC, "We phoned Craig and agreed to meet up for a chat and that's what will happen, but it's far too early to know what might happen."

With Kilmarnock's frontline hit by injuries, Jeffries wants some cover and thinks Brewster meets his requirements.

"When David was injured, it took away what we had been looking for to complement the other strikers - getting in behind," Jefferies continued.

"David gave us another option with his ability to hold the ball and link things, but we know, having lost that, we have a slight problem again."

"It's far too early to know what might happen or what his (Craig's) thoughts are. He's an extremely fit guy and an intelligent player, so he doesn't need to do quite so much running anyway."

Meanwhile, Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood is also hopeful of getting Brewster, he said "We have been monitoring big Craig's situation and hope to speak to him next week."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Brewster's Return To Football
Motherwell 2-3 Ten Men
Motherwell A Tough Test For United
Robertson Has A Future Under Levein
Pressley Laughably Linked With Pars
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums


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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Saturday December 16 2006
Time: 7:43PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Dundee United - United consider striker

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

United consider striker

Dundee United are considering making a move for Slovenian striker Alen Ploj.

United target priced

Championship rivals Raith Rovers have valued Dundee United target Lewis Toshney at £100,000, according to reports.

Tangerines reject second bid

Dundee United have rejected another offer from Stoke City for in-demand teenager Harry Souttar.

Boss decisive in keeper decision

New goalkeeper Cammy Bell was persuaded to come to Dundee United by the "passion and determination" of manager Ray McKinnon.

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
Yes94%
No6%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 38 26 8 4 86 62
2 Aberdeen 38 22 5 11 71 14
3 Hearts 38 18 11 9 65 19
4 St. Johnstone 38 16 8 14 56 3
5 Motherwell 38 15 5 18 50 -16
6 Ross County 38 14 6 18 48 -6
7 Inverness 38 14 10 14 52 6
8 Dundee 38 11 15 12 48 -4
9 Partick 38 12 10 16 46 -9
10 Hamilton 38 11 10 17 43 -21
11 Kilmarnock 38 9 9 20 36 -23
12 Dundee United 38 8 7 23 28 -25
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)