On This Day March 2nd (Today)




Matches Played on March 2nd


1983 - Bohemians 1-0 Dundee Utd | UEFA Cup (Quarter Final 1st Leg)

United went into this match knowing a positive result would give them a great chance of progressing to the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup for the first time inter history. Around 18,000 fans packed the stadium on a brisk Prague evening to get a glimpse of the tangerines.United started well and it looked promising when Sturrock raced clear after just two minutes. His low cross needed only a touch but Dodds couldn't connect. A minute later Milne swept through and his cut-back caused panic bef


1935 - Raith Rovers 0-3 Dundee Utd | League (Division Two)


1991 - Dundee Utd 1-0 Dunfermline | League (Premier Division)

We maintained our unbeaten record at Tannadice against Dunfermline with a narrow, but thoroughly deserved, victory. Apart from a brief spell in the last ten minutes of the match. we were always in control and really should have won by more than a single Duncan Ferguson goal. Playing into a biting easterly wind, our first assault on goal came after five minutes when Ray McKinnon chested the ball down outside the box before sending in a volley which went just over. Two minutes later a flick from t


1940 - Dundee Utd 1-1 Partick Th | Emergency War Cup (1st Round 2nd Leg)


1996 - Airdrie 1-1 Dundee Utd | League (First Division)

On two visits to Broadwood, United have allowed Airdrie to come back and claim a point after going ahead and then failing to kill the game off. There was disappointing news before the start with Dave Bowman ruled out, so Grant Johnson took his place. After a quietish opening United went ahead in the 14th minute. Robbie Winters played the ball into the box from the right. Sweeney made a hash of his clearance and the ball ran to Gary McSwegan who controlled the ball


1985 - Dundee Utd 0-0 Celtic | League (Premier Division)

This was perhaps one of the most disappointing clashes between the pair for some time. Neither set of forwards was able to get the better of two very capable defences. Evidently the absence of international strikers, Paul Sturrock for United and Paul McStay for Celtic, was probably a contributory factor to this defence dominated contest. Celtic did get the ball in the net in the first half but Mo Johnston was given off-side when he headed in. Tom Coyne headed narrowly past early in the g


1927 - Dundee Utd 1-2 Hamilton | League (Division One)


2005 - Dundee Utd 1-2 Aberdeen | League (SPL)

There were contrasting hopes for both sides ahead of this crunch SPL encounter at Tannadice. Confidence in the United camp must have been as high as it had been all season following the superb display during Sunday’s Scottish Cup Quarter Final. With life not altogether comfortable at the wrong end of the table, the Tangerines’ wish was understandably a repeat performance and a vital three points. Aberdeen on the other hand still had one eye on Europe and must have been desperate to erase what fo


2016 - Dundee Utd 0-1 Aberdeen | League (Premiership)

Head Coach Mixu Paatelainen opted for just one change from the side which won 3-0 at Ross County on Saturday, with Florent Sinama-Pongolle coming in for Edward Ofere, who dropped down to the bench.With the game meaning so much to both sides for very different reasons at the top and bottom of the table, it was an extremely cagey start with little goalmouth action of note in the first quarter of an hour. The first effort of note came from the home side when Blair Spittal skilfully played t


1957 - Dundee Utd 0-7 Morton | League (Division Two)



1912 - Dundee Utd 2-0 Dundee W'drs | Forfarshire Cup (1st Round)


1921 - Dundee Utd 1-1 Arbroath | Forfarshire Cup (1st Round 2nd Replay)



1986 - Dundee Utd 0-1 Leicester City | Friendly

A disappointing afternoon for United as the depleted Tannadice eleven went down to a soft goal to the English First Division side. A corner midway through the second half brought the visitors' goal. Hamish McAlpine, making his first team return failed to hold a corner. Gordon McLeod blocked Sealey's follow up header but Leicester's top scorer, Alan Smith, knocked in the rebound, in addition to the result, we suffered a further set back, losing Paul Hegarty with a head wound which required three


1963 - Raith Rovers 2-7 Dundee Utd | League (Division One)


1968 - Motherwell 1-3 Dundee Utd | League (Division One)


1929 - Rangers 3-1 Dundee Utd | Scottish Cup (Quarter Final)


2018 - Dundee Utd - St Mirren | League (Championship)


1946 - Ayr Utd 2-0 Dundee Utd | Southern League Cup (Sectional Tie)



WDL Competitive Statistics for March 2nd


Venue Pld Won Drn Lst For Agst
Home 7 1 2 4 4 13
Away 6 3 1 2 15 8
Neutral 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 13 4 3 6 19 21

Players Signed on March 2nd



Players Born on March 2nd