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Dundee United

Dundee United 1 - 0 Brechin City: United win ugly

This was winning ugly at its best. Dundee United barely resembled a team widely expected to stroll towards the Championship title, but all that will matter little should they proceed towards clinching promotion.

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Scott Allan was all smiles ahead of Dundee's Ladbrokes Premiership trip to Aberdeen. Picture: John Devlin

Interview: Scott Allan on why everybody hates him...

On the way to meet Scott Allan, as so often happens to me in Lanarkshire, I get lost. Bound for Bothwell, I overshoot and end up in Hamilton, close to the SuperSeal Stadium where last Saturday Allan overshot, skying a penalty for his latest club Dundee. I’m unsure if I should make a joke about this, telling him I thought I glimpsed his spot-kick finally coming in to land, what with his team bottom of the league, but decide what the heck.

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Ryan Jack won his appeal against the red card shown for his clash with Hibs' striker Anthony Stokes. Picture: SNS

10 times the Scottish FA appeals panel was surprisingly lenient

The upheld appeals of Esmael Goncalves and Ryan Jack from this past weekend further underlined the generosity of the Scottish FA panel when it comes to judging red cards.

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Patrick N'Koyi celebrates his second goal with Dundee United team-mate and fellow Dutchman Jordie Briels at Tannadice. Picture: SNS

Dundee United 2-0 Cowdenbeath: N’Koyi brace seals win

Dutch striker Patrick N’Koyi scored twice to allay Dundee United’s fears of a potential shock as the Championship leaders began the defence of the Irn Bru Cup with a hard-fought win over League 2 opponents Cowdenbeath.

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Scott McDonald scored his first United goal in win. Picture: SNS/Sammy Tuner

Dundee United 2 - 1 Queen of the South: United two from two

Ray McKinnon brought Paul McMullan to Tannadice knowing the winger does his best work with his feet.

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Former Ross County Paul Quinn defender has signed for Dundee United. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Dundee United complete short-term deal for defender Paul Quinn

Dundee United have completed the signing of defender Paul Quinn on a short-term deal.

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Rivaldo Coetzee in action. Picture: Ag�ncia Bras�lia/Wikimedia Commons

Rumour Mill: Celtic target Rivaldo Coetzee | Hartley for Hearts boss | Lennon on Ibrox abuse

Celtic target Rivaldo Coetzee; Paul Hartley joins list of interviewees to succee Ian Cathro; plus more news and gossip in Saturday’s Rumour Mill

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The Dundee United chairman was allegedly attacked after last night's game. Picture: SNS

Man charged over ‘attack’ on Dundee United chief Stephen Thompson

A man has been charged over an alleged assault on the Dundee United chairman after a defeat to city rivals Dundee.

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Dundee's Paul McGowan celebrates the winning goal against Dundee United in the Betfred Cup last 16. Dundee will now meet Celtic in the quarter-finals. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Neil McCann relishes Dundee drawing Celtic in Betfred Cup

Dundee boss Neil McCann said his men had earned the right to look forward to their League Cup quarter-final against holders Celtic.

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Faissal El Bakhtaoui slides to his knees to celebrate after opening the scoring for Dundee with an unstoppable shot. Picture: SNS

Dundee 2-1 Dundee United: Dens men reclaim bragging rights

Not much time had elapsed since the derby rivals last met but, in just over a week, there had been enough changes in personnel to give this Betfred Cup tie some freshness.

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Scott McDonald, left, with Paul McMullan after Dundee United's win on penalties against Dundee in the Betfred Cup group match. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Scott McDonald tips Dundee United to capitalise on O’Dea ban

Scott McDonald is hoping Dundee United can capitalise on the absence of Dundee captain Darren O’Dea when the sides meet in the last 16 of the Betfred Cup at Dens Park this evening.

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Jim McLean was manager of Dundee United for 22 years. Picture: SNS

Calls grow for Jim McLean statue outside Tannadice

Support is growing for a statue of Jim McLean, Dundee United’s longest-serving and most successful manager.

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Rumour Mill: Patrick Roberts wants Celtic return | Rangers to use Waghorn fee on duo | Davids wants Hearts job

Patrick Roberts wants to return to Celtic, Rangers are set to make fresh moves for Kenny McLean and Jamie Walker, and Edgar Davids is the latest coach to apply for the Hearts job.

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Scott Allan was a team-mate of Fraser Fyvie while at Hibs but they will be opponents at Dens Park. Picture: SNS.

Fraser Fyvie aims to outdo Scott Allan in Dundee derby

Fraser Fyvie last night declared himself ready for a Dundee derby debut – then revealed he can’t wait for another running battle with Scott Allan.

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The Frenchman was the subject of some friendly banter from Dark Blues supporters. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

William Edjenguele happy to take Dundee fans’ derby flak

William Edjenguele, the Dundee United defender, suffered some derby day heckles after defeating Dundee, but would be more than happy to receive some more should it mean celebrating back-to-back wins over their city rivals.

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Jim McLean with the Premier Division trophy, won in 1983, when the manager was 45, but the 80th birthday of the architect of the modern Dundee United was ignored

Alan Pattullo: ‘Jim McLean deserves more recognition’

An enjoyable night was drawing to a close earlier this summer at the Dundee Contemporary Arts centre, when an audience member, someone called Stella from memory, rose from her seat at the back of the cinema.

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Dundee Utd's Paul McMullan scores to make it 1-0. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Inverness 0 - 1 Dundee United: Title favourites begin with win

The road back to the Premiership, as Dundee United for one will testify, can be a treacherously long and rocky trek. The Championship favourites began their campaign positively after Paul McMullan’s spot-kick sank last season’s relegated top-flight side.

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Cammy Bell spent last season at Dundee United. Picture: SNS

Ex-Rangers and Dundee United keeper Cammy Bell returns to Kilmarnock

Cammy Bell has completed his return to Kilmarnock following his eventful exit from Dundee United.

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers eyes new signing | Pressley happy to u-turn for Hearts | Griffiths on Glasgow Airport taunts

Brendan Rodgers is looking to add to the Celtic squad before the play-off round of the Champions League, Steven Pressley would be prepared to u-turn on his decision to never manage in Scotland if Hearts offered him the vacant manager’s job, and Leigh Griffiths has opened up on the sick slur he received at Glasgow Airport.

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Rumour Mill: Paulo Sergio wants Hearts return | Ian Cathro sacked over FoH fears | only Real Madrid could tempt Windass

Former Hearts boss Paulo Sergio wishes to return to the club to replace Ian Cathro, Ann Budge sacked the head coach over fears fans would stop donating to the Foundation of Hearts, and Josh Windass says only Real Madrid could convince him to give up his Ibrox dream.

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