UK time is: 12:56:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

It Was Only Cramp - Admits Captain

There were sighs of relief all round Tannadice at the start of the week, after Dundee United captain Barry Robson announced his injury wasn`t as serious as first thought.

Robson limped off in the closing stages of the 1-0 win over Aberdeen, just as youngster David Robertson won all 3 points with a sneaky 90th minute winner.

It looked like calf trouble would force Robson to join the mounting injury list, which already includes goalkeeper Lukasz Zaluska, midfielder Mark Kerr and attacker Jon Daly - who are all out for at least another month.

However, the influential midfielder has admitted that he should take his place in the starting line-up against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park next Monday evening.

"I had a wee bit of a tight calf all week and it cramped up late on," Robson told the Courier.

"There was no point trying to stay on, but it's nothing serious."

"These are a huge three points and thoroughly deserved - I thought the boys were excellent."

"Down to 10 men we stayed strong and looked organised defensively- and we managed to create a few chances."

"When you are a man short against a quality side like Aberdeen you think a draw might do."

"But the longer the game went the more I felt we`d a chance of nicking the win—and in the end we did."

"The result is down to our fitness, organisation and belief."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
Club Menu:
Arab News
Match Previews/Reports
Fixtures/League Tables
Match Stats
Arab Articles
Arab Polls
Arab Competitions
Arab Humour
Arab Songbook
Arab Facts
Arab Records
Dufc History
Trophy Cabinet
Managerial History
Away From Home
SPL Firsts (2007/08)
Squad Profiles
ArabFC Polls
Other Links
Arab Articles:
Welcome to ArabFC
A Lovely Shade Of Tangerine
The History Of The Tangerine
Why Are Utd Fans Called Arabs?
Contribute To ArabFC:
The Big Appeal
Suggest An Article
Suggest A Poll
Have Your Say:
Sign Up To ArabFC
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!



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Arab Jacques Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 8 2007

Time: 3:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Keeper praised in victory (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Tangerines through on penalties (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Stats: Hibernian v Dundee United (Wednesday October 29 2014)

United in the capital (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Duo return to squad (Tuesday October 28 2014)

We looked nervous - McNamara (Saturday October 25 2014)

Tangerines slip to defeat (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Inverness CT v Dundee United (Saturday October 25 2014)

Highlands challenge for United (Friday October 24 2014)

McNamara focuses on game (Thursday October 23 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

Fantastic says Deila
» Celtic : 30/10/2014 00:02:00
Keeper praised in victory
» Dundee United : 29/10/2014 23:50:00
Tangerines through on penalties
» Dundee United : 29/10/2014 23:36:00
» Dundee United : 29/10/2014 23:14:00
Hat-trick guides Celtic through
» Celtic : 29/10/2014 22:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 80%
No 20%