Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Billy Dodds Criticises Dundee United

Billy Dodds Criticises Dundee United

Former Dundee United striker Billy Dodds has publicly criticised his former club, by claiming they lack imagination upfront and don't entertain their supporters.

Dundee United have secured an impressive 10 points from the first 5 matches of the season.

However, according to the former Rangers, Aberdeen, St Johnstone, Dundee and Chelsea attacker - that is mainly down to the impressive performance of on-loan Polish keeper Grzegorz Szamotulski.

The BBC Sportsound pundit suggested that Dundee United lack attacking flair, despite backing Craig Levein`s side to take all 3 points against St Mirren this weekend.

"Dundee United have not been great to watch this season. They don't have much in the way of flair in attack," claimed Dodds when predicting the weekends SPL results for the BBC.

"Craig Levein has given them a really solid look, they have found a smashing goalkeeper, and they just don't lose goals."

"St Mirren will be smarting after losing five goals at home to Celtic and getting knocked out of the CIS Cup by East Fife."

"But Gus MacPherson will be looking to take points from the teams expected to be at the bottom end of the table and he'll be satisfied with their league position."

"I can see United picking up the points quite comfortably."

Dodds has predicted a 2-0 win for United at Tannadice on Sunday and has also backed Rangers, Kilmarnock and Hibernian for away victories.

Not surprisingly Dodds also thinks Celtic will win comfortably against Inverness Caley Thistle, but believes the Aberdeen v Motherwell match will end in a 1-1 draw.

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



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Tactful Sheik
Date:Friday September 14 2007
Time: 1:47PM

Comments

0
At least he got the score line spot on!!!!
2-0 to Dundee United. Goals from Noel Hunt & Jordon Robertson
ArabJacques
16/09/2007 22:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Favourite may be winging back to United

Dundee United are attempting to re-sign former winger Gary Mackay-Steven on loan from Celtic.

United chief lists targets

Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon is looking to strengthen after compiling a list of potential loan targets.

Long way to go says keeper

Goalkeeper Cammy Bell says there is a long way to go in the Championship race.

Dundee United 3 Queen of the South 3

Dundee United slipped further behind in the title race after a 3-3 draw with Queen of the South at Tannadice.

But in the end they were grateful for a late equaliser from Simon Murray, his second goal of the contest, while Scott Fraser was also on target.

Striker Murray earned them an early lead following a powerful break but Stephen Dobbie and Joe Thomson replied either side of the interval - and Dom Thomas then added another.

However, Fraser brought the hosts back into it w

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
Yes89%
No11%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 20 19 1 0 58 40
2 Rangers 21 11 6 4 39 7
3 Aberdeen 20 11 4 5 37 16
4 Hearts 21 8 7 6 31 12
5 St. Johnstone 20 7 7 6 28 1
6 Ross County 21 5 8 8 23 -13
7 Partick 21 5 7 9 22 -5
8 Dundee 21 6 4 11 22 -7
9 Motherwell 20 5 6 9 21 -8
10 Kilmarnock 21 4 8 9 20 -19
11 Hamilton 21 2 11 8 17 -10
12 Inverness 21 3 7 11 16 -14
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)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish FA Cup
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:15PM : Raith Rovers (H)
Scottish Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : St Mirren (a)
Scottish Championship
Feb 18 2017 5:15PM : Queen of the South (a)
Petrofac Training Cup
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Morton (H)
Scottish Championship
The Vital Football Members League