Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Dods Still Has A Few Seasons Left

Dods Still Has A Few Seasons Left

Darren Dods might be nearer the end of his playing career than the start of it, but Craig Levein believes the 31-year-old might still have a few more seasons in him.

The Caley Thistle captain agreed a pre-contractual agreement with Dundee United earlier in the week, which will see him join Tannadice on the 1st of June.

The former Hibs & St Johnstone defender has been chased by United for the last year, with former manager Craig Brewster failing in several bids to bring Dods to Tannadice during last summer.

"Darren has improved a lot over the last few years and he understands his position much better now," said Levein.

"I think defending is an undervalued art. I want defenders whose first aim is to just stop goals happening and players like that are few and far between these days.

"Darren is so fit that I can see him playing on until he's 35 or 36 no problem."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Former Sheffield Utd Player On Trial
Archibald Is Next To Get The Chop
Player Like West Ham's Dailly Needed
Caley Cup Clash Is All Ticket
Levein Finding Transfer Window Tough
Levein's Minor Selection Crisis
Fee Not Agreed For Craig Conway
United Players Sweat Over Futures
Levein Gets More Money To Spend
New Zealand International To Sign?
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums


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

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Thursday January 25 2007
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
i hope he turns out to be worth the wait
shingles
26/01/2007 20:05:00
0
hope he can last longer than brewster did as a player, 5 minutes before he went off injured wasnt it?
Invisible _Arab
26/01/2007 20:10:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Vital F1 - Blog: Sochi Preview

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 3 St Mirren 2

Blair Spittal struck a last-minute winner as Dundee United kept up their challenge for second place with a 3-2 victory against St Mirren at Tannadice.

Danish striker Thomas Mikkelsen earned them an early lead but Gary Mackenzie headed an equaliser before the interval.

Fellow loanee Tony Andreu then reclaimed the advantage midway through the second period, although that was cancelled out by Josh Todd inside the closing five minutes.

But there was still enough time remaining f

Stats: Dundee United v St Mirren

All the stats from Dundee United (3) vs (2) St Mirren, Tannadice, Sat 22nd Apr 3.00pm Att: 6,225

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v St Mirren

Team line-ups for Dundee United v St Mirren at Tannadice.

Dundee United v St Mirren

Dundee United have a home fixture with improving St Mirren this afternoon.

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 33 29 4 0 91 65
2 Aberdeen 33 21 4 8 67 35
3 Rangers 33 16 10 7 58 14
4 St. Johnstone 33 14 7 12 49 4
5 Hearts 33 12 9 12 45 8
6 Partick 33 10 11 12 41 -3
7 Kilmarnock 33 7 14 12 35 -19
8 Ross County 33 7 12 14 33 -17
9 Hamilton 33 6 14 13 32 -18
10 Motherwell 33 8 8 17 32 -23
11 Dundee 33 8 6 19 30 -20
12 Inverness 33 4 13 16 25 -26
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)

Apr 29 2017 5:15PM : Dumbarton (H)
Scottish Championship
May 6 2017 3:00PM : Morton (a)
Scottish Championship
The Vital Football Members League