On This Day January 24th (Today)




Matches Played on January 24th


1925 - Dundee Utd 5-1 Aberdeen Uni | Scottish Cup (1st Round)

There was a counter attraction across the road at Dens Park as Dundee faced Johnstone at the same time as this match. This no doubt accounted for a poor turnout at Tannadice. Around 2,500 fans filtered in with around 9,000 over at Dens.The University side kicked off the match but it was United who were most prominent early on. Bald struck the post with a brilliant drive to set the tone for the match. A period of midfield play followed, with Rintoul the stand out in the middle with his sp...


2010 - Falkirk 1-4 Dundee Utd | League (SPL)

Dundee United were looking to reclaim third spot in the SPL in front of the Sky Sports cameras at the Falkirk Stadium in Sunday afternoon’s early kick-off, after Hibernian leap-frogged them less than 24 hours earlier with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Hamilton at Easter Road. The visitors enjoyed the best of the opening exchanges, and with just under a half hour on the clock, United broke the deadlock through David Goodwillie. Prince Buaben fed the ball into the path of the 20 year-old ...


2015 - Dundee Utd 3-1 Motherwell | League (Premiership)

United made seven changes coming into this one with youngsters Spittal, Connolly and Telfer all in the side. Motherwell made just the two changes.The first half was a quiet affair and it wasn't until the 38th minute before Blair Spittal tested Dan Twardzik. He drove into the box and forced the keeper to dive to his right to push away the shot.There was controversy two minutes from half time when Motherwell thought they had gone in front. Stephen Pearson broke on the left and cut across t...


1987 - Hibernian 0-2 Dundee Utd | League (Premier Division)

Much of the pre-occupation prior to the visit to Easter Road had been the impending draw for the U.E.F.A. Cup quarter finals. The players however didn't let their thoughts wander and earned two vital points to maintain their League challenge to Rangers and Celtic. Early claims for a penalty were ignored after Collins appeared to down Kevin Gallacher in the box after some brilliant interplay between Kevin and lain Ferguson. The same combination did produce a goal soon afterwards. John Clark turne...


2009 - Dundee Utd 3-2 St Mirren | League (SPL)

United’s never say die attitude dug out a priceless three points today, in a game they could easily have been out of by half time. Having twice fallen behind, Warren Feeney capped a tremendous second half fight-back with the winner just four minutes from full time.The climax was in stark contrast to the first forty-five where a very impressive showing from the visitors had given them a deserved interval lead. Dorman and Mehmet both struck the woodwork in the opening ten minutes, and whil...



WDL Competitive Statistics for January 24th


Venue Pld Won Drn Lst For Agst
Home 10 8 1 1 24 10
Away 6 3 1 2 13 10
Neutral 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 16 11 2 3 37 20

Players Signed on January 24th



Players Born on January 24th