The death rattle of hope and ambition whispers hauntingly in the city air, as the football season nears its end.
Dundee United’s new American owner rode into town this week and it’s fair to say he brought a feeling of optimism with him.
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Dundee United fans will have to trust that new owner Mark Ogren can lead them to the promised land.
A possible American takeover at Dundee United has been doing the rounds since the previous Tannadice chairman made his numerous boomerang trips to Australia, where he claimed to be trying to buy Newcastle Jets.
Csaba Laszlo’s departure marks dangerous territory for Dundee United.
It’s time to reinvent the wheel, scrap the professional youth football system for our kids, and return to the once successful ‘S’ signing model.
Last March I wrote in this column that battle loomed at Tannadice between some Dundee United fans’ groups and the board.
Stephen Thompson the Dundee United chairman, has a skin like a rhinoceros, so the notion that fan pressure finally broke his willpower, when he announced he would stand down at the end of the season, is tripe.
Dundee United are hoping to secure financial investment of around £300,000 from a long-standing fan in America, as part of a funding package to help safeguard the club’s immediate future.
Dundee United may be battling to win promotion back to the top of Scottish football, but off the field they are also in the putative stages of a war.