Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Craig Conway: Oh No, Here We Go...

Craig Conway: Oh No, Here We Go...

Even the Dundee United players thought they'd blown their chances of beating Motherwell last weekend.

Manager Craig Levein revealed after the game that he thought it was unlikely his team would leave Fir Park with 3 points, following Motherwell's 2nd half dominance over 10-man United.

However, even midfielder Craig Conway thought the worst after Mark Reynold's 68th minute equaliser for Maurice Malpas's side.

"When they scored the first goal and then got the second I thought, Oh no here we go," said Conway.

"We were always going to be up against it if they got back in the game, having been reduced to 10 men for so long. The fact that we came back to win, though, is brilliant and it's a cracking result in the circumstances."

It was Conway`s challenge on Darren Smith in the 62nd minute that gave Ritchie Foran the chance to pull one back for Motherwell from the penalty spot. Although, nobody blames Conway for conceding the penalty, since he was directly involved in United going 2-0 ahead in the first half.

It was Conway's cross that gave Collin Samuel the chance to open the scoring in the 29th minute and then in the 44th minute it was corner from the youngster that lead to David McCracken's headed goal.

"I feared the worst when they got the penalty and I should maybe just stay away from our box, although tracking back is part of my job," he said.

"I just thought it was a shoulder to shoulder thing and then we both ended up on the ground. I thought he was going to shoot and that's why I dived in to tackle but perhaps I should have just stayed on my feet."

Craig Levein praised Conway for his involvement in both goals, but joked that he wishes he`d been a little lazier in the 2nd half and not tracked back to challenge Darren Smith.

"It was good work by young Craig Conway on the left hand side and his crossing with both feet is excellent," said Levein.

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Samuel Frustrated By Substitution
Wilkie's Dingwall Debut Goes Badly
Brewster Could Take Dons Into Europe
Dundee Utd Matches Moved To Sunday
Supporters Unsure About Signing Pressley
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Thursday December 21 2006
Time: 12:00PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Dundee United - No move on striker

Comments

0
dfhbfn
SeasideEssexXile
19/12/2006 15:24:00
0
What? Cat got your tongue?
ArabJacques
21/12/2006 13:10:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

No move on striker

Dundee United weren't expected to move for their former striker David Goodwillie.

United decide against keeper

Dundee United won't be taking up their one-year contract option on goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.

A New Season - New Rules For Dundee United

With the curtain almost drawn on the 2015/16 campaign, with a handful of Play Off games to go and most looking towards the European Championships in France...

United perfect fit for McKinnon

New manager Ray McKinnon allowed his head to rule his heart before taking over at relegated Dundee United.

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
Yes95%
No5%

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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.thhov1
2.Brian J McHardy1