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‘Roma thought Dundee United were on drugs but they always ran about daft’

European football has its own language, now sadly slipping out of common use. The opposition were always “the continentals”. If they were good they were “crack continentals”. And if your team wanted to study their style beforehand – always advisable when dealing with the crack variety – then the manager’s assistant would hop on a BEA flight to watch one of their matches and “compile a dossier”.

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Queen of the South midfielder Joe Thomson celebrates after his goal. Picture: SNS

Queen of the South 3 - 0 Dundee United: Laszlo’s side fail to maintain form

We may be into the burning embers of the campaign, but there is no sign of an upturn in Dundee United’s fortunes on the road, with just three wins in the last 11 on their travels, form which has blighted all season their aspirations of returning to the top table of Scottish football.

Dundee United's Scott McDonald scores his second of the night. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Brechin 0 - 5 Dundee United: Scott McDonald is super sub

Scott McDonald, the inspired substitute, moved Dundee United to within touching distance of the play-offs as he put plucky Brechin City to the sword at Glebe Park last night.

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In pictures: 13 Scottish football stars who made shock moves abroad

Last week, Rangers defender David Bates shocked Scottish football when it was announced he’d signed a four-year deal with German side Hamburg.

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Dundee Utd's Thomas Milkesen celebrates his goal with Willo Flood. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dundee United 1-0 Falkirk: Mikkelsen edges United towards play-offs

If you are going to acquire a winning habit you may as well do it when it counts most. It was pretty ugly but what mattered was that Dundee United managed to record back-to-back victories for the first time since December.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic look to sign striker | Rangers job ‘isn’t attractive anymore’ | post-split fixtures fall-out

Celtic have offered a deal to Hull City striker Abel Hernandez, David Weir says the role of Rangers manager isn’t as attractive anymore, and the SPFL have been accused of ‘disrespecting’ Hibs with the post-split fixtures.

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Rumour Mill: Cummings ‘could return to Forest’ | No plans to expand Easter Road | Post-split fixtures latest

Jason Cummings will only sign permanent Rangers deal if Graeme Murty remains Ibrox boss, Leeann Dempster says there are no plans to expand Easter Road just yet and could the post-split fixtures be released today?

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Dundee United matchwinner Billy King celebrates his early goal against St Mirren with team-mate Anthony Ralston. Picture: SNS.

Dundee United 1 - 0 St Mirren: King strike puts Saints’crown on hold

Dundee United defeated 
St Mirren for the second time at home this season and this victory, while offering much-needed cheer for the long suffering home fans, will also frustrate them. For it showed what their players are capable of and what they have failed to do too often this season.

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James Fowler says St Mirren took the title race initiative after a win over Dundee United in December.

Buddies won’t play it safe in bid for Tannadice title party

St Mirren are aiming to see off Dundee United at Tannadice tonight and secure the Championship in style. However, Paisley assistant manager James Fowler has warned the Saints players that United will 
not want to play host to their title party.

Dumbarton's Craig Barrs scores to make it 2-1. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dumbarton 3 - 2 Dundee United: Barr double give Sons vital win

Second-bottom Dumbarton had to take the lead three times before they held on for victory and kept Dundee United sweating over a promotion play-off spot.


In pictures: Former EPL stars who failed to make their mark in Scottish football

To the surprise of no one, Chris Eagles left Ross County yesterday. The former Manchester United winger only arrived in Dingwall in late November, but he had already dropped out of the first-team picture and hadn’t played since January.

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Dundee United 2-0 Dumbarton: United clinch vital victory

Dundee United brought a timely end to their Tannadice woes as they celebrated their first home league victory in three trying months. Csaba Laszlo’s side finally savoured that winning home feeling for the first time since sweeping past relegated Brechin 4-1 back on 2 January to breathe new life into their play-off hopes.

Dundee United's Bilel Mohsni scores to put his team into the lead. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Morton 1 - 1 Dundee United: Mohsni scores but United concede late

Frank Ross came off the bench to score direct with an inswinging corner three minutes into stoppage time to send the Morton fans into raptures and drop Dundee United out of the play-off spots.

Dark days at Tannadice are likely to be reflected in the mood at Dundee United's agm this morning. Picture: SNS.

Alan Pattullo: ‘Good old days’ at Dundee United’s agm have gone

Dundee United have so many games to fit in at the moment – eight more before the end of next month – it’s hard to see how they have found time to schedule an agm.

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Inverness goalscorer Aaron Doran celebrates with his team-mates. Picture: SNS

Inverness CT 1-0 Dundee United: Doran heaps misery on Laszlo

Aaron Doran’s vital winner last night deepened Dundee United’s gloom and anxiety and set cup-winning Inverness Caley Thistle’s sights on a late-season surge back into promotion contention.

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Former Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara has left York City. Picture: John Devlin

Jackie McNamara ousted from York City in board shake-up

Former Partick Thistle and Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara has left his role as chief executive of York City.

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Jamie Robson, right, is one of a batch of talented youngsters lending exuberance to Dundee United's promotion-chasing side. Picture: SNS.

Scott McDonald counts on young guns to shoot Dundee United to play-offs

Scott McDonald has told Dundee United’s young guns to develop a swagger – and set up a final-day showdown with promotion rivals Livingston.


Rumour Mill: Scott Sinclair wants out | Brendan Rodgers on Celtic future | Scott McTominay’s mystery injury

Scott Sinclair wants to leave Celtic this summer to return to English football, Brendan Rodgers has opened up about his future at Celtic, and Scott McTominay has withdrawn from the Scotland squad with a mystery injury.

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Dundee Utd's Bilel Mohsni warming up prior to Saturday's game. Picture: SNS

Dundee United boss Csaba Laszlo wants to ‘kill’ debutant Bilel Mohsni

Dundee United boss Csaba Laszlo has said he wants to “kill” Bilel Mohsni over an error which saw Dunfermline take the lead at Tannadice on Saturday.

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Dundee United scorer Scott McDonald  is challenged by Callum Morris. Picture: SNS.

Dunfermline’s Callum Morris taken aback by subdued Tannadice

Having spent two years in the City of Discovery, Dunfermline centre-back Callum Morris is no stranger to the demands of the Dundee United support. However, even he was taken aback by the subdued nature of the Tannadice crowd during
Saturday’s 1-1 draw in the 
Ladbrokes Championship.

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