The last few days have been marking 20 years since Dundee United manager Tommy McLean signed three Scandinavian players to boost his struggling squad. Those three players were Lars Zetterlund, Erik Pedersen and Kjell Olofsson, and now two decades on, DUFC Archive team member Derek Keilloh looks back on the impact that the trio had … Continue reading The Second Scandinavian Invasion
On the 50th anniversary of Dundee United's first ever European match, which saw them defeat Spanish giants and Fairs Cup holders Barcelona on their own turf, lifelong Arab Tom Cairns recalls the build up to the match and his experiences of that famous night. Above: the players leave the pitch after United's shock 2-1 win … Continue reading Camp Nou ’66: 50 Years Later
To mark the 50th anniversary of Dundee United's first ever match in European football, DUFC Archive team member Bryan Orr looks back on that landmark season in the history of the club. For the first 50 years of the Club's history, United languished in the lower reaches of the Scottish League, sometimes flirting with financial … Continue reading United’s First European Adventure
Yesterday marked 54th anniversary of Ian Mitchell's debut for Dundee United Football Club and therefore DUFC Archive Co-Administrator Bryan Orr has decided to look back on the Tannadice legend's career in this article. For over half a century, Ian Mitchell held the Club record as the youngest player to play at first team level for … Continue reading Mitch
Leith-based Arab and DUFC Archive team member Derek Keilloh discusses the history of the Dundee United - Hibernian fixture in the days leading up to our first clash of the season with the Easter Road side. Above: Dundee United and Hibernian clash in a League Cup 3rd Round tie in 1997. The histories of Dundee … Continue reading Dundee United and Hibernian: A History
This is a slightly edited version on an article written by DUFC Archive team members: Niall Harkiss, Bryan Orr, Ally Stewart, Ben Nicholson and John Myles, for the official Dundee United match-day programme last year. The article was written shortly after the passing of Ralph Milne, Dundee United's all-time highest goalscorer in European competition and … Continue reading Ralph Milne: A Fabulous Fifteen
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