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Derek McInnes: If Aberdeen don’t win the cup I’ll be disappointed

Derek McInnes believes Aberdeen are among a clutch of teams who will be disappointed if they do not lift the Scottish Cup this season.

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Gary Mackay-Steven, centre, celebrates after scoring against his old club. Picture: SNS

Aberdeen 4 - 2 Dundee United: Dons advance to the quarter-finals

It’s true these sides approached this tie from very different standpoints. The Scottish Cup has become something of a holy grail for Aberdeen.

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Rumour Mill: James Tavernier contract talks | Levein unhappy with ‘bullying’ | Rangers boss hails Neil Lennon

Rangers have opened contract talks with James Tavenier, Craig Levein has criticised St Johnstone’s “bullying” tactics, and Graeme Murty has revealed his admiration of Neil Lennon.

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Why Jackie McNamara sympathises with Stewart Regan and Stephen Thompson

Jackie McNamara is a compelling illustration of how quickly fortunes can rise and fall. Three years ago, had the Scotland manager’s position become available, the then Dundee United manager would have been a leading contender.

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Billy Dodds with the Scottish Cup at St Andrews Old Course Hotel

Dundee United cup exit wouldn’t be a bad thing, says Billy Dodds

Billy Dodds is aware Aberdeen have under-performed in cup tournaments for too long now. After all, he scored in their 
last-but-one trophy success.

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Inverness manager John Robertson. Picture: Michael Gillen

Inverness’ clash with Dundee United postponed

Inverness’ Scottish Championship clash with Dundee United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

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Dundee United States: Stephen Thompson is said to be keen on establishing a sister club in America. Picture: SNS Group

Dundee United hopeful over sister club plans in new US third tier

Dundee United are pushing ahead with plans to set up a sister club in the United States, according to reports.

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Stephen Thompson is set to step down as Dundee United chairman. Picture: SNS Group

Stephen Thompson to step down as Dundee United chairman

Stephen Thompson is to leave his post as chairman of Dundee United at the end of the season, the club has confirmed.

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Dundee United's Willo Flood in action against Michael Tidser. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Dundee United 0 - 3 Morton: Terrors’ promotion hopes crumble

This must leave things outwith their grasp. In what equated to one of those must-win occasions, Dundee United folded to leave their title aspirations all but over.

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Hamish McAlpine in action for Dundee United in season 1980-81.

Dundee United’s Hamish McAlpine - still top of the charts at 70

Towards the end of a function late last year at Dundee’s Bonar Hall to launch an excellent biography of the singer songwriter Michael Marra by James Robertson, the usual
opportunity arose to pose questions to the author.

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Dundee Utd's Mark Durnan rises to make it 1-0. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Alloa 0 - 2 Dundee United: Emil Lyng stars in Arabs victory

Having enjoyed a prolific 2017, excelling in the forbidding temperatures in the Icelandic top-flight, it is little wonder Emil Lyng looked so at home in snow-kissed Clackmannanshire as he helped Dundee United dispatch Alloa.

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Sam Stanton pictured playing for Dundee United against Dunfermline earlier this month. Picture: SNS Group

Sam Stanton leaves Hibs and signs permanent deal with Dundee United

Sam Stanton has left Hibs and signed a permanent deal with Dundee United.

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Andy Robertson challenges Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero. Picture:s AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool fans hail Andy Robertson after Manchester City performance

Liverpool fans are raving about Andy Robertson’s performance for the Reds in their rollercoaster 4-3 win over English Premier League leaders Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.

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Dundee United's Emil Lyng tussles with Jean Yves Mvoto of Dunfermline. Picture: SNS.

Dundee United need a Dunfermline-style recovery to rejoin the hunt

If Dundee United are searching for positives in light of their third game in four without a victory, a run that has seen them drop eight points behind league leaders St Mirren, they could do worse than find inspiration from the recent turnaround in fortunes enjoyed by Saturday’s hosts.

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Good, but no Waspburger. Stamford Bridges press box offered no Alloa delicacies for Arsene Wenger. Photograph: Ian Kington

Sights we’d like to see: Wenger at Dumbarton, pie voucher in pocket

The other night, in the middle of a touchline ban, Arsene Wenger faced a dilemma and the potential of having insult added to inconvenience. Normally when managers are banished to the stands they watch from the directors’ box but at Chelsea the poshest seats are right across the field from the dressing rooms. That would have meant a yomp at half-time, losing valuable minutes from his team talk, when he would have been highly conspicuous in his trademark long grey quilted gown – and even before Antonio Conte sneered at him for being “old”, the Arsenal boss would have faced considerable abuse from the successors of the Stamford Bridge skinhead cognoscenti.

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Dundee United keeper Harry Lewis is beaten but Declan McManus shot hit the post. Photograph: Rob Casey/SNS

Dunfermline 0 - 0 Dundee United: Fans angry after stalemate

The short, sharp burst of boos from the travelling support which immediately greeted the full-time whistle would tell you that a 0-0 draw away to Dunfermline was not the result Dundee United fans were looking for following last weekend’s horrendous 6-1 loss in Falkirk.

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Current Dundee United manager and former Hearts boss Csaba Laszlo. Picture: Jane Barlow

Interview: Csaba Laszlo on secret of fighting back from adversity

The city of Dundee is justly,
jingoistically and jubilantly famous for jute, jam and journalism but now there’s something else: the “Jings! Crivvens! Help ma boab!”-rated hammering of Dundee United by Falkirk last Saturday which has sent the tangerine half of Tayside into deep despair.

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Nadir Ciftci starred for Dundee United for two years, but has struggled ever since. Picture: SNS

Can Celtic flop Nadir Ciftci get back to his best with Motherwell?

The Celtic striker has completed a loan move with Motherwell until the end of the season. Craig Fowler looks at the deal and what it means for Ciftci and his new club.

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Tam Scobbie apologises to Dundee United fans after Falkirk rout

Sometimes brevity is all that’s needed. “We were f***ing sh**e”, exclaimed crestfallen Dundee United defender Tam Scobbie.

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Peter Grant rises to head in Falkirk's first goal in the 6-1 win over Dundee United. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk 6 - 1 Dundee United: Bairns hit United for six

New year, new Falkirk. A team that had enjoyed just one victory in their previous 11 games, they had also spent the last few days under fire thanks to the disgraceful antics of some fans during the midweek defeat to Dunfermline but in completely and utterly overwhelming Championship title hopefuls Dundee United, they ensured themselves some positive feedback for a change.

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