Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Dundee Utd Lose Noel Hunt Until 2007

Dundee Utd Lose Noel Hunt Until 2007

Dundee United striker Noel Hunt is out for at least 3 weeks, after picking up an ankle knock during the 3-2 win over Motherwell.

It looked like Hunt had over-stretched when scoring Dundee United`s winning goal in the late stages of the match, but he had landed awkwardly and was stretchered off to a standing ovation from the Dundee United supporters just moments later.

"Having spoken to the physio after the game I think I can already say that Noel will be unavailable for next weekend," said Levein after the match.

Initially it was hoped that Noel Hunt had only twisted his ankle, but it looks like its more serious than that and there are reports that he will be out until at least the start of January.

However, Levein said today, "I would say he will be out for a minimum of two weeks and it could be longer. I don't think we'll need a scan done, but it looks like a twist and some ligament damage."

Craig Levein is already planning on bringing in several new players during the January transfer window, including a new striker, but losing Hunt for several weeks would be a blow to United`s chances of picking up a few more points during the festive period.

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
United Showed Strength Of Character
Police Hunt For Email Con Artists
Dundee United Warn Fans About Scam
Conmen Target Scottish Football Fans
Brewster Linked With Killie Comeback
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums


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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Tuesday December 19 2006
Time: 12:00PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Dundee United Articles

Ross County 6 Dundee United 2

Dundee United were crushed 6-2 by Ross County in the Scottish Cup fourth round at the Global Energy Stadium.

Chris Routis' early volley had the hosts in front, until Tony Andreu slotted in an equaliser on thirteen minutes.

However, the Staggies were disastrously 4-1 ahead after half-an-hour with Paul Quinn rapidly heading in and Tim Chow and Liam Boyce adding further goals.

Andreu at least grabbed his second on the stroke of the interval, and Routis later matched it before s

Stats: Ross County v Dundee United

All the stats from Ross County (6) vs (2) Dundee United, The Global Energy Stadium, Sat 21st Jan 3.00pm Att: 2,440

Team Line-Ups: Ross County v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Ross County v Dundee United in the Scottish Cup fourth round at the Global Energy Stadium.

Ross County v Dundee United

Dundee United turn their attention towards Scottish Cup fourth round action when visiting top-flight Ross County.

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
Yes88%
No12%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 20 19 1 0 58 40
2 Rangers 21 11 6 4 39 7
3 Aberdeen 20 11 4 5 37 16
4 Hearts 21 8 7 6 31 12
5 St. Johnstone 20 7 7 6 28 1
6 Ross County 21 5 8 8 23 -13
7 Partick 21 5 7 9 22 -5
8 Dundee 21 6 4 11 22 -7
9 Motherwell 20 5 6 9 21 -8
10 Kilmarnock 21 4 8 9 20 -19
11 Hamilton 21 2 11 8 17 -10
12 Inverness 21 3 7 11 16 -14
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:15PM : Raith Rovers (H)
Scottish Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : St Mirren (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 18 2017 5:15PM : Queen of the South (a)
Petrofac Training Cup
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Morton (H)
Scottish Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Falkirk (a)
Scottish Championship
Write for Vital Football