On This Day August 17th (Today)




Matches Played on August 17th


1949 - Dundee Utd 5-1 Dumbarton | League Cup (Sectional Tie)

United sent their supporters home happy last night with a resounding win over Dumbarton in the League Cup. As it was, United were four up after half an hour. Peter McKay opened the scoring following good play from George Cruickshank and the latter scored United's second on 20 minutes. Four minutes later, Peter McKay netted his brace before Andy Dun...


2009 - Dundee Utd 2-0 Hearts | League (SPL)

Manager Craig Levein included new signings Nicky Weaver, Andy Webster and Danny Cadamarteri in his line up as the curtain was raised on United’s centenary season. After a satisfying pre season campaign the tangerines were eager to hit the ground running with Hearts the visitors for what looked like being a close encounter. There was a healthy crowd inside Tannadice as both sets of supporters came to witness what they hoped would be a successful SPL campaign for their respective clubs.Lik...


2013 - Hibernian 1-1 Dundee Utd | League (Premiership)

The hosts made one change from their Derby defeat to Edinburgh rivals Hearts, Danny Handling in for Owain Tudur Jones. United made two changes from the side that faced Inverness with Chris Erskine and Keith Watson replaced by Ryan Dow and the returning Gavin Gunning.After a nondescript opening 15 minutes the Tangerines began to control possession. The pattern for most of the game was to get the ball to Gary Mackay-Steven. A good break, with space, down the left allowed Andrew Robertson t...


1985 - Dundee Utd 1-1 Aberdeen | League (Premier Division)

When these two sides meet a fast and furious clash can almost be guaranteed and this was no exception, especially in the opening half. After being on top in the early stages without creating much by way of chances, United fell behind to a superb strike by Stuart McKimmie, whose 25 yarder dipping shot gave Hamish McAlpine no chance of saving. That lead, fortunately, only lasted three minutes thanks to a superb piece of probing by Stuart Beedie. His pass found ...


2008 - Dundee Utd 1-1 Celtic | League (SPL)

United showed great character to come back and take a point courtesy of a Francisco Sandaza goal in 78 minutes. This was after going behind in the 51st minute to a Paul Hartley goal and minutes later being on the wrong end of a quite remarkable decision not to award a penalty following a blatant foul on Roy O’Donovan.After a scrappy opening ten minutes United were first to threaten on goal when, after some good play wide on the right from Willo Flood, Kovacevic swung in a cross which Dav...



WDL Competitive Statistics for August 17th


Venue Pld Won Drn Lst For Agst
Home 9 4 3 2 19 9
Away 12 3 4 5 20 34
Neutral 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 21 7 7 7 39 43

Players Signed on August 17th



Players Born on August 17th