UK time is: 10:21:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Weather To Blame For Poor Start?

Defender Steven Robb believes that the weather has been one of the contributing factors towards Dundee United's miserable start to 2007.

Wind, rain and snow have conspired to prevent Craig Levein's side from having access to proper training facilities, with United losing their first 3 consecutive SPL matches after the New Year.

A 5-1 loss to Falkirk at Tannadice was followed by another humiliating 5 goal defeat at Ibrox, with Kilmarnock making it 3 straight losses with a 1-0 win at Rugby Park.

The only thing preventing a 4th consecutive defeat was probably struggling Dunfermline's inability to score goals, resulting a goal-less draw at Tannadice a fortnight ago.

However, after crashing out of the Scottish Cup to Caley Thistle last weekend, Dundee United managed to turn things around with a 1-0 victory over Gus MacPherson's Saints at Love Street this weekend.

"We sat down earlier this week to watch the video of the cup-tie and afterwards had a really good discussion about it," admitted Robb.

"The gaffer told us what he thought of the game and we said our piece and hopefully off the back of that we can produce an improved performance this week."

"I don't think we've been at the races as much in the last few weeks as we were when the manager first came in."

"That may be down to the training facilities not being as good as they were because of the weather. Whatever it is though we need to overcome it."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Robb's Comeback Was Vital To 1-0 Win
St Mirren 0, Dundee Utd 1
Former Manager Wins M-O-T-M Award
Dundee United Drop Down The League
Mairs Return Bad News For McCracken?
Manager Ask To Explain His Comments
Leveins Promise To United Supporters
Levein: Dundee Utd Cant Play 4-4-2
Fifa Repeat Liverpool Decision
Italian Midfielder Not Good Enough
Eddie Thompson Remains Club Chairman
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:Monday February 12 2007

Time: 9:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Follow trio's example (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Striker told to stick with it (Monday October 20 2014)

We can do better - McNamara (Saturday October 18 2014)

Late penalty secures win (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Dundee United v Partick Thistle (Saturday October 18 2014)

McNamara faces former club (Friday October 17 2014)

Boost as defender returns (Thursday October 16 2014)

Midfielder takes award (Thursday October 16 2014)

Winger targets consistency (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Striker urged to keep head (Wednesday October 8 2014)

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

Commons speculation dismissed
Celtic : 22/10/2014 19:02:00
Deila sympathy for keeper
Celtic : 22/10/2014 18:50:00
Rangers : 21/10/2014 23:58:00
Follow trio's example
Dundee United : 21/10/2014 20:04:00
Celtic adapting to Deila
Celtic : 21/10/2014 19:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 81%
No 19%