There will be a handshake and maybe even a warm embrace but when the whistle goes at Tannadice today Calum Butcher knows his battle with old mate Paul Paton is likely to be as tough as any he faces in the Championship.
Robbie Neilson says he plans to manage his squad through the next two league games as he prepares his side for the play-offs.
Dundee United still have work to do if they are to win promotion this season but gaffer Robbie Neilson believes if he hadn’t rebuilt his team in the January transfer window their chances would have long since faded to nothing.
It looks to have come too late, so far as automatic promotion goes, but midfielder Calum Butcher believes Dundee United are now showing they are the best team in the Championship.
Boss Robbie Neilson was delighted with his side’s battling display as they put some heat on Championship leaders Ross County by beating them at Tannadice.
Calum Butcher’s early goal was enough to give second-placed Dundee United a 1-0 win over Ladbrokes Championship leaders Ross County at Tannadice.
Dundee United are to receive a double boost for today’s Championship trip to take on struggling Partick Thistle.
Following their Scottish Cup quarter-final exit at the hands of Inverness Caley Thistle on Sunday, Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson hammered home the need to turn their focus back to league matters.
The last round of the competition saw the Tangerines have to battle with 10 men to secure an impressive 2-1 success at Premiership St Mirren after Calum Butcher was red carded on the hour mark.
The result of Dundee United defender Frederic Frans’ visit to a specialist to discover the extent of the groin injury he suffered at Falkirk last weekend has brought bad news.
Boss Robbie Neilson believes rotation can be key to Dundee United’s chances of promotion.
Assistant head coach Gordon Forrest has hailed the “leadership” shown by Dundee United’s new recruits.
It’s still early days with Dundee United’s January signings but 10 of the 11 Robbie Neilson fixed up last month have already had game time.
Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson hasn’t just added quality to his squad in the January transfer window – he believes he’s got leadership as well.
A late night for Robbie Neilson saw him effectively complete the signing of an entire new Dundee United team in the January transfer window.
Dundee United have signed midfielder Calum Butcher on an 18-month deal.