Well this has been quite an eventful week! After last Saturday’s dismal defeat in Ayr the board acted quickly to appoint a new manager and on Monday evening it was confirmed that Robbie Neilson would assume control on a contract that runs until the end of the 2019/20 season. For the trip to Firhill it […]

So, after a week of being manager-less Dundee United have appointed their third permanent head coach since arriving in the Championship in 2016/17. That man is 38-year old ex-United player Robbie Neilson. Having been out of management since January this year the former Hearts and MK Dons manager has been charged with guiding United back […]

Many of us enjoy keeping tabs on players who leave our football club and for United fans there are two or three from recent seasons that really stand out (Robertson, Armstrong, Russell, Gauld amongst them). It is however the case thatĀ for every Andy Robertson there is an Alex Nicholls. In a planned new mini-series of […]

I received a few responses to my previous blog post that all seemed to focus on my use of the word ‘freebie’. The messages and comments were not best pleased that I seemed to devalue the nature of yesterday’s game against top of the table Ayr United. What I actually meant by using that term […]

The last time I visited Somerset Park was in 1999 when Sieb Dijkstra had to save a last-minute penalty to keep us in the Scottish Cup (we won the replay 2-1 at Tannadice). Funnily enough the thing I remember most about that game was the fact that my Dad and I were standing right beside […]