Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Where Is Robson's Scotland Call-Up?

Where Is Robson's Scotland Call-Up?

Should Barry Robson be called-up to the Scotland International squad?

28-year-old Robson has been Dundee United`s most influential player for the past 18-months and after the 1-0 win over Aberdeen at the weekend, the debate has reared its head once again.

Dundee United supporters are probably biased, but last season an incredible 79% voted in favour of the former Caley Thistle and Rangers youth player being rewarded with a Scotland cap.

Captain Robson has blossomed under Craig Levein's leadership and became the club's top scorer with 11 goals during the 2006/07 season.

His crossing is extremely accurate, his free-kicks are deadly, and his special awareness is exceptional.....in fact, the only negative thing about Robson is his fiery temper.

The Aberdeen born midfielder received 7 yellow cards and 2 red cards in 33 games for Dundee United last season.

Ironically, Robson is so important to United - that Craig Levein actually left him out of the final 4 matches, because any further yellow cards would have resulted in a 4-game ban, which would have carried over into this campaign.

During the 1-0 win over Aberdeen at the weekend, Robson almost scored mid-way through the 2nd half, but his right-foot shot came back off the inside of Derek Soutar`s left-hand post.

At a time when Scottish football supporters are moaning about the lack of national talent, it`s a shock that a creative, passionate and clearly able player like Barry Robson is not part of the national side.

Wake up Alex McLeish and pick-up the phone, before another Scottish player gets disillusioned by the International set-up and moves down south to join an unknown lower league English team!!!

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



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Tactful Sheik
Date:Wednesday August 8 2007
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
who would he replace but, im not a scotland fan btw he has been impressive from what ive seen of him and certainlty when Celtic have played DU he has looked the most up 4 the game so perhaps he is due a call up.
rk1888
08/08/2007 21:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Raith Rovers 2 Dundee United 1

Dundee United's promotion hopes received another major setback with a 2-1 defeat to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park.

Goals either side of the break from Craig Barr and Ryan Hardie gave the visitors too much to do despite Simon Murray's late reply.

Defensive uncertainty already witnessed Hardie being denied by Cammy Bell before Barr opened the scoring when heading in Chris Johnston's free-kick as the interval approached.

That was improved upon when Hardie drove a low second earl

Stats: Raith Rovers v Dundee United

All the stats from Raith Rovers (2) vs (1) Dundee United, Stark's Park, Sat 18th Mar 3.00pm Att: 2,192

Team Line-Ups: Raith Rovers v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Raith Rovers v Dundee United at Stark's Park.

Raith Rovers v Dundee United

Dundee United really need to get their faltering promotion bid back on track while visiting Raith Rovers on Saturday.

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
1 Celtic 29 27 2 0 83 58
2 Aberdeen 29 18 4 7 58 29
3 Rangers 29 14 8 7 50 9
4 St. Johnstone 29 12 7 10 43 2
5 Hearts 29 11 8 10 41 13
6 Partick 29 8 10 11 34 -3
7 Kilmarnock 29 7 11 11 32 -17
8 Dundee 29 8 6 15 30 -9
9 Ross County 29 6 10 13 28 -17
10 Motherwell 29 7 6 16 27 -24
11 Inverness 29 4 12 13 24 -20
12 Hamilton 29 4 12 13 24 -21
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Mar 25 2017 12:30PM : St Mirren (H)
Petrofac Training Cup
Mar 28 2017 7:45PM : Ayr United (H)
Scottish Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Queen of the South (a)
Scottish Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Falkirk (H)
Scottish Championship
Apr 11 2017 7:45PM : Dunfermline Athletic (H)
Scottish Championship
Apr 15 2017 5:15PM : Ayr United (a)
Scottish Championship
Vital Football Comment