Dundee Football Club is a professional football club based in the city of Dundee, Scotland. The most recent proposal was put forward as part of Scotland's bid to jointly host the UEFA Euro 2008 championship, [21] with several clubs seeking to benefit from a new stadium. 2. Hamish Robert McAlpine is a retired Scottish footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Apps 28. Motherwell Football Club are a professional football club in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Sandwiched in the middle of these appearances was a defeat on penalties to Stenhousemuir in the Scottish Challenge Cup (when United failed to concede a goal in the whole competition) and a 3–0 defeat to Celtic in the 1997 Scottish League Cup Final. United finished in ninth place which meant the previous season's top-six finish was the only one in the five seasons since the split was introduced. After receiving the request we will send the iframe as an e-mail reply. [6], They began the season under the management of Peter Houston. The Dundee derby is a football match between Dundee and Dundee United. The quality of Hegarty and Narey meant he was more often used at right-back than centre-half. Not bad for a man signed as replacement up front for Andy Gray. Dundee United FC players in Scottish Cup 2013/2014. United started the 2019–20 season in title winning form, maintaining the top spot since the opening weekend, but the season was postponed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic on 13 March 2020. [7] Another runners-up spot was claimed in 1959–60, in manager Jerry Kerr's first season, and from then club remained in the top division for the next 35-years. Apps 34. The 2013–14 season is the club's 105th season, having been founded as Dundee Hibernian in 1909 and their first season in the Scottish Premiership. United won the game 2–1, marking the club's first silverware since 2010. Big Clarkie was just a kid when the league was won. He played as both an attacking midfielder or a winger. The name that catches teams out in pub quizzes. Apps 34. By the time the club became Dundee United in 1923, the colours had been changed to white shirts and black shorts as they sought to appeal to a wider cross-section of the community. He began as a forward before moving to midfield. The matches are contested by the three professional clubs in the region: Dundee United, Dundee and St Johnstone. United finished the Scottish Premier Division 1997–98 season in 7th place with 37 points, in the final season before the revamped SPL. For using this site, please activate JavaScript. After a poor start to the 2018–19 season the manager was once again sacked and replaced with Robbie Neilson. They also reached the European Cup semi-finals in 1983–84 season and the UEFA Cup final in 1987. They were voted into the Scottish Football League in 1910. At United he was also a three time Scottish Cup runner up. [13], McLean retired as manager in 1993, but remained as club chairman. The club has played in tangerine kits since the 1960s and have played at the present ground, Tannadice Park, since their foundation in 1909. Rover began a two-year deal early in time for the 1994 Scottish Cup final, sponsoring the club until the end of the 1995–96 season. He signed for Dundee United in 1979 and spent his entire professional playing career with the club until his retirement in 2000. Scotland football soccer Since 1959, various other designs had been worn on the shirts, incorporating either the lion rampant or the letters DUFC, often on a circular badge. The Tayside derby is a term referring to a football rivalry based in Tayside, Scotland. Apps 1. United also competed in the Europa League,[2] League Cup and the Scottish Cup. It was during this period that United qualified for European competition for the first time, eliminating Inter-Cities Fairs Cup holders Barcelona on their European debut in 1966. Apps 5. Great things were expected of him but the Glaswegian never quite fulfilled his potential. He was also part-time assistant manager to Jock Stein with the Scotland national team. Summary Season. On 15 April 2020, the SPFL plan proposing an end to the season was approved. In 1987, the club went one better, reaching the final of the UEFA Cup. United appeared in European competition for the first time in the 1966–67 season, going on to appear in Europe in 14 successive seasons from 1976. United were founder members of the Scottish Premier League (SPL) in 1998 and were ever-present in the competition until it was abolished in 2013 to make way for the SPFL structure. This was a League Cup tie against Rangers in March 1947, when despite snow rendering Tannadice Park unplayable, the match was able to go ahead across the road at Dens Park. St Mirren secured their Scottish Premiership status for next season as Vaclav Hladky saved three penalties in his side's 2-0 shoot-out win against Dundee United on Sunday.... more » 12.05.2016 15:14 Levein established United as a Top Six club, regularly achieving European qualification before he left the club to take the post as Scotland manager in 2009. Whilst with the club, he won the Scottish Football League title once and the Scottish League Cup twice. Two years later, after the club's relegation from the Scottish Premiership, they faced St. Mirren in the 2017 Scottish Challenge Cup Final. October 2013 Tuesday 29th October Scottish League Cup. [20], The comparative age and proximity of their stadiums has led to various discussions about the possibility of both Dundee clubs moving to a new, purpose-built shared stadium. Jim McLean took over from Kerr in 1971 and under his management the club enjoyed the most successful era in its history. Formed in 1909, originally as Dundee Hibernian, [2] the club changed to the present name in 1923. Last updated: 19 May 2013Source: Competitive match reports. Additionally, two goalkeepers – Pat Onstad (Canada) and Kémoko Camara (Guinea) – were both capped while at Tannadice yet never played a first-team game for United. Please click the button "Send inquiry" which opens a new e-mail message. Dundee United Football Club is a Scottish professional football club based in the city of Dundee.

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