Dundee United

Dundee United

The 2016/17 Scottish Championship players who’ve improved in the top flight

The Scottish lower leagues can sometimes be an untapped gold mine of talent.

Dundee Uniteds Billy King (left) scores his first of two to put his side in front after an hours play. Photograph: Bruce White/SNS

Morton 0 - 2 Dundee United: King takes his chances

Dundee United remain top of the Championship thanks to a double from Billy King which lifted them to a 2-0 victory at Morton. It was a performance which pleased manager Csaba Laszlo, particularly the way his side kept going in their pursuit of goals.


Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Man City starlet | Mourinho ‘blocks Rangers loan bid’ | Spurs join chase for Hoops target

Celtic linked with another Manchester City youngster but Pep Guardiola may not want to let 17yo leave; Mourinho blocks Rangers loan bid for Scottish youngster and Celtic face competition from Spurs to land Spanish ace

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Rumour Mill: Rangers to make official McInnes approach | Ferguson back to Ibrox? | Hearts striker ‘blacks up’

Rangers will make an official approach for Derek McInnes today, Barry Ferguson could return to Ibrox as part of the coaching staff, and Hearts striker Cole Stockton has attracted criticism for ‘blacking up’ at the team’s Christmas party.

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Dundee Uniteds Sam Stanton goes head to head with Michael Paton. Picture: SNS.

Dundee United’s Jamie Robson praises ‘unpredictable’ Scott Fraser

Jamie Robson is used to seeing Scott Fraser in full flight. With the Dundee United midfielder’s latest display simply overwhelming Dunfermline, there was not a hint of surprise from someone whose also been left a victim.

Dundee Utd's James Keatings (L) in action against Michael Paton. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dundee United 2 - 1 Dunfermline: Fraser double puts Arabs top

Csaba Laszlo, the Dundee United Manager, watched his side surge back to the top of the Championship, before expressing sadness that they hadn’t done it in more style.

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Rumour Mill: Betfred Cup final penalty controversy | Graeme Murty set to remain | Allan happy to silence Rangers fans

All of the reactions from yesterday’s Betfred Cup final to Celtic’s controversy penalty call, Graeme Murty is set to remain as Rangers boss for the double-header with Aberdeen, and Scott Allan was pleased to silence jeering Rangers fans.

Brechin's Sean Crighton scores to make it 1-1. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Brechin 1 - 1 Dundee United: City continue to seek win

Darren Dods, the Brechin City manager, predicted his side can still stave off relegation after watching them halt league leaders Dundee United at Glebe Park.

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson. Picture: SNS

Student teacher to face trial over Stephen Thompson ‘assault’

A student teacher will face trial in May of next year accused of assaulting Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson.

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Stephen Gethins, MP for North East Fife. Picture: PA

Dundee United supporting SNP MP makes cheeky dig at Dundee fans

A Dundee United supporting SNP MP has made a cheeky dig at Dundee fans on social media.

Darren McGregor challenges Esmael Goncalves for the ball during the last Scottish Cup meeting between Hibs and Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish Cup: Hearts v Hibs | Celtic v Brechin | Fraserburgh v Rangers

Hearts have been handed a home tie against Hibs for the third consecutive year in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

Dundee United's Jamie Robson celebrates his goal with team-mate Scott McDonald. Picture: SNS

Dundee United 3 - 0 Falkirk: Laszlo’s men go top of table

Csaba Laszlo watched his Dundee United side stride to the top of the Championship, before warning them to prepare for a battle to stay there.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Ukraine ace | Rangers want Hearts youngster | USA keen on O’Neill

Celtic linked with Dnipro forward, could Rangers be plotting a move for another Hearts player and the USA are keen on making Michael O’Neill their new boss

Ex-Hibs and Dundee United striker Roy O'Donovan. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ex-Hibs and Dundee United striker misses absolute sitter in A-League

Former Hibs and Dundee United striker Roy O’Donovan was guilty of missing an incredible chance in Newcastle Jets’ win over Adelaide United.

Fraser Fyvie trudges off following Dundee United's defeat to part-timers Crusaders. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Dundee United 1 - 2 Crusaders: Arabs hit new low

If Csaba Laszlo is the man to save Dundee United then he showed up just in time to witness their latest nadir as the reigning Irn-Bru Cup champions threw away a second half lead to part-time Northern Irish side Crusaders.


Rumour Mill: Caixinha cost Rangers a fortune | Premiership stars to make Scotland debuts | Cascarino fires back at critics

Pedro Caixinha cost Rangers a fortune over the Barrie McKay deal, three Ladbrokes Premiership stars will make their Scotland debuts, and Tony Cascarino has called the Scottish top flight the weakest in Europe.

Csaba Laszlo, left, is unveiled as the new manager of Dundee United by chairman Stephen Thompson. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Csaba Laszlo says he’s a better boss for Romanov experience

Csaba Laszlo is back in Scottish
football and the new Dundee United manager believes he is a better coach now than when he guided Hearts to third place in the top flight eight years ago.

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Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson says playing in the Championship is causing the club financial pain. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

This club will always be around, says Dundee United chairman

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson has promised the club won’t go to the wall if they fail to win promotion to the Premiership this season.

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The ex-Hearts manager has returned to Scottish football. Picture: Jane Barlow

Done Deal: Csaba Laszlo becomes next manager of Dundee United

Dundee United have confirmed Csaba Laszlo as their next manager.

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Dundee Utd's Sam Stanton scores to make it 2-0. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Dundee United 2 - 1 St Mirren: No manager, no problem for Arabs

No manager, no problem for Dundee United. Having dispensed with Ray McKinnon’s services as they became alarmed at a widening gap between themselves and Championship leaders St Mirren, they have now, in the space of two games, drawn themselves neck and neck with the Paisley side under the charge of caretaker Laurie Ellis.

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