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Debut For Dundee United New Boy

Debut For Dundee United New Boy

Manager Craig Levein has given Danny Grainger his Dundee United debut in today's SPL clash with Hearts.

21-year-old Grainger joined Tannadice from Gretna on a 3-year deal earlier this week and will be in Dundee United`s starting eleven this afternoon, at the expense of midfielder Prince Buaben.

United`s other new signings, striker Eric Odhiambo and midfielder Danny Swanson, could also play some part in the match, after being named as substitutes.

Meanwhile, Hearts are looking for a new manager and Stephen Frail has been strongly linked with the position.

Frail admitted responsibility for picking the Hearts starting eleven for this match. The full starting teams are as follows:

Dundee United
Grzegorz Szamotulski (gk)
Sean Dillon
Lee Wilkie
Darren Dods
Daniel Grainger
Willo Flood
Morgaro Gomis
Mark Kerr
Barry Robson (c)
David Robertson
Noel Hunt

Steve Banks (gk)
Robbie Neilson
Marius Zaliukas
Christophe Berra
Lee Wallace
Saulius Mikoliunas
Michael Stewart
Ruben Palazuelos
Andrew Driver
Andrius Velicka
Calum Elliot

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Writer:Tactful Sheik
Date:Wednesday January 2 2008
Time: 2:48PM

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