UK time is: 04:04:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Dundee Utd Sign Shelbourne Defender

Craig Levein has made his 2nd signing during the January transfer, after Dundee United agreed terms with Shelbourne for central defender Sean Dillon.

The Dublin born 23-year-old was part of the Shelbourne side which won the Eircom League Premier Division title this season and has signed for an undisclosed fee.

He can play in any position in the defence, but his favoured position is as a central defender.

Dillon joined Shelbourne in January 2006 from Longford Town, but previously played for Aston Villa.

The 6ft tall defender has also been capped for Ireland at Under 14, U16, U17, U19, U20 and Under 21 levels.

Craig Levein went on a secret scouting trip in November to watch several Shelbourne players in their final match of the season, against Bohemians.

Shelbourne striker Jason Byrne was also linked with a move to Tannadice, but Craig Levein wasn`t sure about the 28-year-old and wanted another look at him in competitive action before making a decision.

However, with the Eircom season now over until later this year, Levein has been unable to see Jason Byrne in another competitive match and he might have lost interest in the former PFAI Player Of The League.

The signing of Sean Dillon comes just 24-hours after Dundee United secured the services of French midfielder Morgaro Gomis from Cowdenbeath for a "nominal" fee.

Youngster Gregg Burnett has also signed an extension to his contract, that will keep him at the club until May this year.

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Former Utd Player Signs For Saints
Levein On January Signing Targets
United Missed Noel Hunt v's Falkirk
5-1 Defeat Was A Blip...Says Levein
Dundee United Confirm Gomis Signing
Dundee United 1-5 Falkirk
Preview: United v Falkirk
Levein's 1st Pre-Window Signing
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Arab Jacques Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 2 2007

Time: 9:27PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Dundee United Articles

Keeper search begins (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Skipper could return (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Striker return boost (Wednesday April 1 2015)

United reveal profit (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Defender appeal rejected (Saturday March 28 2015)

First-half goals defeat United (Saturday March 21 2015)

McNamara takes encouragement (Saturday March 21 2015)

Stats: Celtic v Dundee United (Saturday March 21 2015)

Team Line-Ups: Celtic v Dundee United (Saturday March 21 2015)

Tangerines again take on leaders (Friday March 20 2015)

Archived Dundee United Articles

List All Vital Arabs Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Breaking League News

Celtic line up targets
Celtic : 01/04/2015 21:31:01
Keeper search begins
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:58:00
Skipper could return
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:55:01
Striker return boost
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:51:01
United reveal profit
Dundee United : 01/04/2015 15:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 74%
No 26%