IPSWICH have rekindled their interest in Dundee United goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist - but remain well short of the Tannadice club’s asking price. The English League One side have been long-time admirers of the Swiss stopper but recently looked ready to move on after holding talks with Charlton’s Ben Amos.
The dust appears to have finally settled on the saga that was Tam Courts’ appointment as Dundee United manager. Winds of change over the course of the campaign could quickly see the storm whipping up again, of course. However, I get the sense some of the noises coming out of Tannadice, particularly in the transfer market, are starting to appease sceptical and disgruntled supporters.
Rangers are considering using the facilities for pre-season and Dundee United are reportedly unhappy with that decision. Rangers are on a collision course with Dundee United over the pre-season plans, according to a report. The Ibrox side had initially planned to travel to Portugal for pre-season but a change in Covid-19 rules looks set to end those chances.
Charlie Mulgrew has revealed that the ‘energy’ of new Dundee United boss Tam Courts convinced him to make a Tannadice return – 15 years after making his top-flight debut there. Mulgrew, 35, became Courts first signing as the 44-times capped former Scotland skipper penned a two-year deal earlier this week.
Mulgrew signed a two-year deal at Tannadice and Courts is delighted to welcome him to the club. Tam Courts reckons making Charlie Mulgrew his first Dundee United signing is a real statement of intent. The former Scottish international has penned a two year contract after his summer departure from Blackburn Rovers.
Mulgrew has agreed a two year deal at Tannadice and will face Brown's Aberdeen on the opening day. Former Scotland international Charlie Mulgrew has made his return to Scottish football with Dundee United. However, that has opened him up to a cheeky dig from former Celtic teammate Scott Brown ahead of the season opener.
Charlie Mulgrew departed Blackburn Rovers this summer after five years with the club Tam Courts has unveiled Charlie Mulgrew as his first signing as Dundee United manager. The 35-year-old defender was available as a free agent after Blackburn Rovers confirmed in May that they would not be retaining Mulgrew, with his contract due to expire this month.
Dundee United have agreed a deal with former Scotland defender Charlie Mulgrew. Mulgrew has put pen to paper on a two-year-deal at Tannadice. The 35-year-old ex-Aberdeen, Celtic and Blackburn Rovers becomes new Tangerines head coach Thomas Courts’ first signing. Mulgrew spent time on loan at United in 2006 and has made more than 500 professional appearances, picking up 44 caps for Scotland along the way.
. Tam Courts empathises with sceptical Dundee United fans over his appointment as the club’s head coach. But the 39-year-old feels the way he has dealt with the supporters’ doubts has strengthened his confidence in taking on the role. Courts has been confirmed as United’s new boss after stepping up from his previous position as head of tactical performance with the club’s academy.
Thomas Courts: Dundee United promote head of tactical performance to head coach role as replacement for Micky Mellon
Thomas Courts replaces Micky Mellon who left Dundee United and returned to former club Tranmere; Courts previously managed Kelty Hearts and had been United's head of tactical performance; he will be joined at Tannadice by former Livingston assistant Liam Fox Thomas Courts has been named the new head coach of Dundee United, the club has confirmed.
Stevie Frail has left Dundee United with the club poised to announce Tam Courts as its new manager. Frail, who was No 2 to recently-departed boss Micky Mellon, exits Tannadice with immediate effect. The 51-year-old former Hearts coach and Dundee player spent one season with the Terrors working under Mellon, who has now since re-joined Tranmere Rovers.
By Mark Hendry Sports Writer Dundee Utd have identified Charlie Mulgrew as a potential target this summer, according to reports. The former Celtic defender departed Blackburn Rovers and is now on the lookout for a new club. The Arabs are themselves looking for a new boss and Tam Court is the frontrunner in that regard.
TAM COURTS is set to be named Dundee United boss - with Liam Fox his number two. The new Tannadice boss will be confirmed in the next 48 hours, with the ex-Cowdenbeath star joining alongside him. Adam Asghar, son of Sporting Director Tony Asghar, is also expected to be part of the setup as number three coach.
The 35-year-old free agent spent time at Tannadice during a loan spell back in 2006 and is wanted for a return to the City of Discovery. Former Scotland international Charlie Mulgrew is reportedly a "top signing target" for Dundee United this summer. The 35-year-old free agent spent time at Tannadice during a loan spell back in 2006 and is wanted for a return to the City of Discovery.
Dundee United will look for experienced assistant to back Tam Courts - IF academy man gets top Tannadice job
Dundee United could be on the hunt for an experienced number two if Tam Courts bags the top Tannadice role. The Tangerines academy coach and head of tactical performance remains odds-on favourite to take charge at United following Micky Mellon’s exit. Courts’ work at the club’s academy since his arrival in February 2020 has impressed the United board.
There will be no change of mind as far as Dundee United’s direction of travel and the type of manager they will be appointing, according to Jim Spence. The Courier columnist joins Eric Nicolson and Sean Hamilton to discuss a quiet week at Tannadice, a busier one at Dens Park, Guy Melamed’s St Johnstone departure and Scotland’s draw against the Netherlands.
What kind of job lies in store for the next Dundee United manager? After Micky Mellon’s exit last week and subsequent return to former club Tranmere Rovers, United are on the hunt for a new boss. Academy coach Tam Courts is, seemingly, the frontrunner as Tannadice chiefs this week opened discussions with “several exciting candidates”.
Micky Mellon sends parting message to Dundee United supporters as he retakes the reins at Tranmere Rovers
Micky Mellon has expressed some “regret” at leaving Dundee United as he prepares to take on the Tranmere Rovers hotseat for a second time. Mellon has returned to Tranmere following his departure from United last week after just a season in charge at Tannadice. He finds himself back at Prenton Park, a place he left to head north and take on the Tangerines’ job last summer, for a second stint following a successful spell in charge in the Wirral from 2016-20.
MICKY MELLON admits it’s a regret he never got to manage in front of the Dundee United fans after returning to Tranmere Rovers. The Paisley-born boss has left Tannadice after just one season to go back to his old job on Merseyside – insisting it was an amicable split.
LEE WILKIE: There's a void at Tannadice, Dundee United need to fill it soon and Dundee are already in good shape for Premiership football
I’m not sure what the hold up is from Dundee United over their new manager but they need to start showing a bit of leadership. It feels like things have just been allowed to drift since Micky Mellon left last week. All the rumours coming out of Tannadice suggested they already had their succession plan sorted out before that happened.