On This Day April 5th (Today)




Matches Played on April 5th


1971 - Dundee 2-3 Dundee Utd | League (Division One)

This was one of the best games on record in the city series as United edged home 3-2 at Dens Park. United's early pressure finally paid off in 31 minutes when Ally Donaldson dived to push away a throw-in from, but only as far as Kenny Cameron who promptly lobbed the ball into the net from 15 yards. Dundee responded quickly and Jim Cameron had to clear a Wallace effort off the line, but with Dundee buzzing around the Hamish McAlpine's goal, United broke up t...


1969 - Dundee Utd 2-1 Rangers | League (Division One)

In April 1969, Rangers arrived in hot pursuit of Celtic, while United were chasing a Fairs Cup slot, but it was Arabs' hopes that remained the more viable come the end. Whilst Rangers made a confident start, their inability to turn it into something tangible saw tension mount in the Ibrox ranks. And they were really rattled when United took a shock lead after 31 minutes. And Andy Rolland free-kick meandered its way past Ronnie McKinnon and Kai Johansen into the path of ...


2010 - St Johnstone 0-1 Dundee Utd | League (SPL)

A Jon Daly header with seven minutes left was enough to hand United all three points in a tense Tayside derby at McDiarmid Park. The hosts could argue that they had chances to win the game and that United had keeper Dusan Pernis to thank for a penalty save from Liam Craig mid-way through the second half. But in typical fashion, the Terrors never gave up and finished well in command after Daly’s breakthrough.United made the short trip to Perth on the back of a fine 4-2 win against Hibs an...


1975 - Dundee Utd 2-2 Rangers | League (Division One)

There was no hiding the elation felt by young United striker Paul Sturrock as he scored his first goals for the club against champions Rangers....


2019 - Ross County 1-1 Dundee Utd | League (Championship)

United went into their crucial Friday night game away to Ross County knowing that anything less than a win would see their hopes of winning the Scottish Championship evaporate. United went into the game five points behind their opponents having played a game more, with a mere five games left to play. United had won 1-0 in the two games between the sides since Robbie Neilson took over as United head coach, but of course Ross County had beaten United 5-1 in October in what was Csaba Laszlo’s last ...



WDL Competitive Statistics for April 5th


Venue Pld Won Drn Lst For Agst
Home 6 2 3 1 10 10
Away 10 3 2 5 12 19
Neutral 2 0 0 2 0 3
Total 18 5 5 8 22 32

Players Signed on April 5th



Players Born on April 5th