Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Hunt Will Continue Where He Left Off

Hunt Will Continue Where He Left Off

Noel Hunt might be out for several weeks with an ankle injury, but Craig Levein is sure that when he returns in January that he'll continue where he left off - scoring more goals for Dundee United.

The forward injured himself when he landed awkwardly after scoring United's winner in the 3-2 win over Motherwell at Fir Park, and he'll be out for several weeks - missing this weekends visit of Hearts to Tannadice, the Celtic away match and Aberdeen's visit next week.

"Noel will be out for a couple of weeks but when he's back I hope he'll kick on even more," said Levein.

"The eight goals he has scored so far is more than he got with Dunfermline last season so that tells you how he's improving."

"Sometimes when players start improving like that you don't know when they are going to stop."

"It is up to Noel how far he goes in the game. At the moment he is playing well and the team are doing well, but plenty of things can affect that. Primarily the danger is in him thinking he has made it and has become a top-class player, because that is when things start to go wrong."

"True top-class players want to get better all the time. It's a bad time to pick up an injury because he'll miss four game, whereas if it happened during an international week he maybe would have only missed one."

"So because of the timing he is going to miss quite a few fixtures and that is a blow for us because he is in great form."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
United Didnt Put Brewster Off
1-0 Uniteds Hartley Hoodoo Continues
Arbroath Keen To Extend Loan Deal
Hartley WILL start against United
Scrooge Alive, Well & Running The SPL
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 26 2006
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
Let's look on the bright side - it's a good time of year to get injured because when he comes back, a lot of defenders will be tired having played a lot of matches and he'll have chances. So I think the opposite of Levein. And we showed today that we can score against the best teams, at their grounds, with other players!
Arabian John
26/12/2006 17:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Ingle Talks Brook

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 0 Hamilton Academical 0

Ten-man Dundee United travel still level following a scoreless draw with Hamilton Academical in their Scottish Premiership play-off final first-leg at Tannadice.

Striker Simon Murray was controversially sent-off after receiving a second yellow card for simulation with thirteen minutes remaining. That was despite strong evidence of contact from Scott McMann inside the area.

United are likely to appeal to avoid him missing the return on Sunday afternoon.

The visitors' Rakish

Stats: Dundee United v Hamilton Academical

All the stats from Dundee United (0) vs (0) Hamilton Academical, Tannadice, Thu 25th May 7.45pm Att: 9,386

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Hamilton Academical

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership play-off final first-leg at Tannadice (kick-off 7.45pm).

Dundee United v Hamilton Academical

Dundee United have their Scottish Premiership play-off final first-leg against Hamilton Academical at Tannadice this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

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
Yes83%
No17%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Celtic 38 34 4 0 106 81
2 Aberdeen 38 24 4 10 76 39
3 Rangers 38 19 10 9 67 12
4 St. Johnstone 38 17 7 14 58 4
5 Hearts 38 12 10 16 46 3
6 Partick 38 10 12 16 42 -16
7 Ross County 38 11 13 14 46 -10
8 Kilmarnock 38 9 14 15 41 -20
9 Motherwell 38 10 8 20 38 -23
10 Dundee 38 10 7 21 37 -24
11 Hamilton 38 7 14 17 35 -19
R Inverness 38 7 13 18 34 -27
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League