DUNDEE UNITED

 

 

("The Terrors", "The Arabs")

Year formed1909
Previous names

Dundee Hibernian: 1909 - 1923

Dundee United: 1923 to date

Ground

Tannadice Park, Tannadice Street, Dundee DD3 7JW

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 72 yards (101 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity14,209
Record attendance at present ground28,000 v Barcelona, Inter-Cities' Fairs Cup 2nd round, 16th November 1966 (won 2-0)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1910 - 1922

Scottish Football Alliance: 1922 - 1923

Scottish Division Two: 1923 - 1925

Scottish Division One: 1925 - 1927

Scottish Division Two: 1927 - 1929

Scottish Division One: 1929 - 1930

Scottish Division Two: 1930 - 1931

Scottish Division One: 1931 - 1932

Scottish Division Two: 1932 - 1961

Scottish Division One / Premier Division: 1961 - 1995

Scottish Division One: 1995 - 1996

Scottish Premier Division: 1996 - 2016

Scottish Championship: 2016 - .

First Scottish League game20 August 2010 v Leith Athletic, Scottish Division Two (lost 2-3)
Honours
European

UEFA Cup runners-up: 1986-87

Domestic - League

Scottish Premier Division champions: 1982-83

Scottish Division One runners-up: 1995-96

Scottish Division Two champions: 1924-25, 1928-29

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1930-31, 1959-60

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1993-94, 2009-10

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1973-74, 1980-81, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1990-91, 2004-05, 2013-14

Scottish League Cup winners: 1979-80, 1980-81

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1981-82, 1984-85, 1997-98, 2007-08, 2014-15

Scottish Qualifying Cup runners-up: 1913-14

Scottish Second World War War Emergency Cup runners-up: 1939-40

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League Cup 1st series runners-up: 1941-42

Scottish Second World War North Eastern Football League Cup 2nd series runners-up: 1941-42

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position19th, Scottish Division Two, 1921-22
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win60, Scottish Premier Division, 1986-87
3 for a win67, Scotish Division One, 1995-96
Fewest League points
2 for a win15, Scottish Division Two, 1911-12
3 for a win28, Scottish Premiership, 2015-16
Most League goals scored108, Scottish Division Two, 1935-36
Most League goals conceded118, Scottish Division One, 1931-32
Fewest League goals scored21, Scottish Division Two, 1911-12
Fewest League goals conceded26, Scottish Premier Division, 1988-89
Most wins in a League season

24, Scottish Premier Division, 1982-83, 1986-87

24, Scottish Division Two, 1928-29

Fewest wins in a League season5, Scottish Division Two, 1911-12
Most draws in a League season20, Scottish Premier Division, 1993-94
Fewest draws in a League season2, Scottish Division Two, 1947-48
Most losses in a League season25, Scottish Division One, 1931-32
Fewest losses in a League season4, Scottish Premier Division, 1982-83
Record win14-0 v Nithsdale Wanderers, Scottish Cup 1st round, 17 January 1931
Record defeat1-12 v Motherwell, Scottish Division Two, 23 January 1954
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season43, Johnny Coyle, 1955-56
in total158, Peter McKay, 1947-54
Most League appearances617, Maurice Malpas, 1981-2000

Most capped player

55, Maurice Malpas for Scotland
Highest transfer fee received£4,000,000 for Duncan Ferguson to Rangers, July 1993
Highest transfer fee paid£750,000 for Steven Presley from Coventry City, July 1995