United In Europe

Below is a list of major continental competitions United have played in. Click a category to view a list of matches played in each competition.

Wednesday, April 25th, 1984
vs. AS Roma
Olimpico
(Lost 0 - 3)

After Milne's early miss from a Bannon cross, it is downhill thereafter. Pruzzo rises to head in Conti's comer. ...
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Wednesday, April 11th, 1984
vs. AS Roma
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

A night to remember as the Italiai aristocrats are humbled. Sturrock touches the ball back to Davie ...
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Wednesday, March 21st, 1984
vs. SK Rapid Vienna
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

At the third time of asking United have made it to the semi-finals of a European Trophy, and in the Premier Tournament, too. If th ...
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Wednesday, March 7th, 1984
vs. SK Rapid Vienna
Gerhard-Hanappi Stadion
(Lost 1 - 2)

Although there was disappointment in the United camp at the end result, there were few who would quibble that Rapid could have ear ...
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Wednesday, November 2nd, 1983
vs. Standard Liege
Tannadice Park
(Won 4 - 0)

United gained revenge against the Belgian Club who eliminated them from the UEFA Cup five years ago. Some 27 minutes had passed wh ...
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Wednesday, October 19th, 1983
vs. Standard Liege
Stade de Sclessin
(Drew 0 - 0)

Jim McLean fielded the side that won 2-1 at Pittodrie almost a month ago and this tactical ploy worked to perfection as United con ...
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Wednesday, September 28th, 1983
vs. Ħamrun Spartans
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 0)

In conditions starkly contrasting those of of the first leg. United confirmed their passage into the second round but were unable ...
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Wednesday, September 14th, 1983
vs. Ħamrun Spartans
Ta 'Qali Stadium
(Won 3 - 0)

United couldn't have asked for a better start when John Reilly hooked the ball home in two m ...
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Thursday, August 25th, 2005
vs. MyPa 47
Tannadice Park
(Drew 2 - 2)

In front of a packed Tannadice, United took the game to the Finnish side, who in turn seemed eager to take every opportunity to hi ...
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Thursday, August 11th, 2005
vs. MyPa 47
Anjalankoski Stadium
(Drew 0 - 0)

Just under 2000 spectators were here to see United make their long-awaited return to the European stage. Around 400 of them were t ...
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Tuesday, August 26th, 1997
vs. Trabzonspor
Tannadice Park
(Drew 1 - 1)

After more than matching the Turks, Andy McLaren's spectacular headed goal tied the aggrega ...
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Tuesday, August 12th, 1997
vs. Trabzonspor
Huseyin Avni Aker Stadium
(Lost 0 - 1)

Although the Turks dominated the game most of the danger came from the long range shooting of Hami. However, United's defence stoo ...
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Wednesday, July 30th, 1997
vs. CE Principat
Tannadice Park
(Won 9 - 0)

Uniteds 100th tie in Europe was undoubtedly the easiest. They just failed to equal the all time Scottish record victory in Europe ...
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Wednesday, July 23rd, 1997
vs. CE Principat
Estadi Comunal d'Andorra la Vella
(Won 8 - 0)

The Andorran Champions were no match for United who recorded their biggest ever win in Europe. Gary ...
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Tuesday, September 28th, 1993
vs. Brøndby IF
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 1)

Faced with the prospect of trying to retrieve a two goal deficit, United suffered a blow when Andy McLaren was ruled out because o ...
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Wednesday, September 15th, 1993
vs. Brøndby IF
Brøndby Stadion
(Lost 0 - 2)

This was not a happy return to the European scene as Brondby proceeded to play much better than when previously watched and this c ...
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Wednesday, November 7th, 1990
vs. Vitesse Arnhem
Tannadice Park
(Lost 0 - 4)

Trailling by a single goal from the first leg, the one thing we couldn't afford was the loss of an early goal. Given the fact that ...
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Wednesday, October 24th, 1990
vs. Vitesse Arnhem
Monnikenhuizen
(Lost 0 - 1)

A last minute change of heart meant that Darren Jackson was reinstated to the side after manager Jim McLean had decided to leave h ...
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Wednesday, October 3rd, 1990
vs. Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar
Tannadice Park
(Drew 2 - 2)

The lcelandic side came to Tannadice trailling by two goals and written off by almost everyone. By half-time they had wiped out th ...
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Tuesday, September 18th, 1990
vs. Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar
Kaplakriki
(Won 3 - 1)

FH may have been making their debut in Europe, but only 263 hardy souls paid to watch them do so and little wonder in view of the ...
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Tuesday, October 31st, 1989
vs. Royal Antwerp
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 2)

If our task prior to kick off bordered on mission impossible, after twenty minutes, there was no doubting that the task before us ...
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Tuesday, October 17th, 1989
vs. Royal Antwerp
Bosuil
(Lost 0 - 4)

For once Europe, for which we have reserved so many of our best performances in the past decade, saw us flounder. Three goals in a ...
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Wednesday, September 27th, 1989
vs. Glentoran
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

In the end this was a comfortable aggregate win against the plucky and very competent part-timers from Northern Ireland. The tacti ...
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Wednesday, September 13th, 1989
vs. Glentoran
The Oval
(Won 3 - 1)

The European stage once again brought an excellent result after some indifferent results on the home front. Alex Cleland was draft ...
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Wednesday, November 4th, 1987
vs. TJ Vitkovice
Bazaly
(Drew 1 - 1)

The uphill task in hand was hardly made easier by the absence of so many experienced players, but nonetheless the men in tangerine ...
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Wednesday, October 21st, 1987
vs. TJ Vitkovice
Tannadice Park
(Lost 1 - 2)

For the first time in many a long time, Tannadice fans were fed stale beer instead of sampling a sparkling vintage European night. ...
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Wednesday, September 30th, 1987
vs. Coleraine
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 1)

Manager Jim McLean prior to the match was quick to point that no tie was a formality and his words were pro-phetic as the part-tim ...
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Thursday, September 17th, 1987
vs. Coleraine
The Showgrounds
(Won 1 - 0)

This was not one of our better European performances, but it was efficient enough to secure a narrow victory against the past-time ...
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Wednesday, May 20th, 1987
vs. IFK Gothenburg
Tannadice Park
(Drew 1 - 1)

The gala occasion of a European Final turned out to be a disappointment from our point of view in terms of result, but not as a sp ...
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Wednesday, May 6th, 1987
vs. IFK Gothenburg
Ullevi Stadium
(Lost 0 - 1)

Part one of the most important match in the Club's history ended, on the whole, satisfactorily. The Swedes, who have such an aweso ...
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Wednesday, April 22nd, 1987
vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach
Bokelberg Stadium
(Won 2 - 0)

After Barcelona we said it was United's finest hour, well the performance to oust Borussia was the equal, if not the better of the ...
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Wednesday, April 8th, 1987
vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach
Tannadice Park
(Drew 0 - 0)

A game of two halves' may be one of the oldest cliches in football but couldn't be improved upon as a description of this vital Eu ...
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Wednesday, March 18th, 1987
vs. FC Barcelona
Camp Nou
(Won 2 - 1)

There have been many famous European nights for us in Europe, but this one would be difficult to surpass. Playing controlled footb ...
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Wednesday, March 4th, 1987
vs. FC Barcelona
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

Far from being overawed by the multi-millionaires from Barcelona, Jim McLean's men more than matched the illustrious Spanish side. ...
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Wednesday, December 10th, 1986
vs. Hajduk Split
Proijud Stadion
(Drew 0 - 0)

If the performance was not one of our classics, there was no doubling the hard work put in by the side. Deprived as they were of i ...
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Wednesday, November 26th, 1986
vs. Hajduk Split
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

We established the minimum acceptable lead over Hajduk but this was for the most part, not one of our vintage European displays. H ...
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Wednesday, November 5th, 1986
vs. FC Universitatea Craiova
Stadionul Central
(Lost 0 - 1)

Even without Paul Hegarty and Dave Narey, we emerged from this European test with flying colours. At virtually no stage of the gam ...
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Wednesday, October 22nd, 1986
vs. FC Universitatea Craiova
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 0)

Patience was the foundation of this victory which put us in a strong position for the potentially hazardous trip to Rumania in a f ...
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Wednesday, October 1st, 1986
vs. RC Lens
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

R.C. Lens looked a better side at Tannadlce than in the first leg. Having said that their defensive formation threatened rarely. T ...
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Wednesday, September 17th, 1986
vs. RC Lens
Stade Felix Bollaert
(Lost 0 - 1)

Defeat in Lens, our first of the season, was at least not irreversible in view of tonight’s second leg. The first half failings we ...
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Wednesday, December 11th, 1985
vs. Neuchatel Xamax
Stade De La Maladiere
(Lost 1 - 3)

The return leg with the Swiss brought two new European experiences to United. With the sides locked at 3-3 on aggregate at the end ...
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Wednesday, November 27th, 1985
vs. Neuchatel Xamax
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 1)

A snow storm descended on Tannadice just after the start of this match and for most of the opening period it was United who looked ...
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Wednesday, November 6th, 1985
vs. FK Vardar Skopje
Gradski Stadium
(Drew 1 - 1)

An early goal by skipper Paul Hegarty did much to ensure that there was no repeat of the disasters of Radnicki Nis and Roma, as Un ...
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Wednesday, October 23rd, 1985
vs. FK Vardar Skopje
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

This encounter with European novices probably ranks as the most unruly ever undertaken. In addition to the above misdemeanours, th ...
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Wednesday, October 2nd, 1985
vs. Bohemians
Tannadice Park
(Drew 2 - 2)

When United went into a two-goal lead with only a little over half an hour on the clock, a record European aggregate win looked ve ...
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Wednesday, September 18th, 1985
vs. Bohemians
Dalymount Park
(Won 5 - 2)

If previous United performances this season had given manager Jim McLean cause for concern, then there is no doubt this comprehens ...
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Wednesday, December 12th, 1984
vs. Manchester United
Tannadice Park
(Lost 2 - 3)

Dreams of conquering the star-studded Old Trafford side evaporated thanks to three highly unfortunate goals. The task of pulling b ...
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Wednesday, November 28th, 1984
vs. Manchester United
Old Trafford
(Drew 2 - 2)

Our first visit to Old Trafford attracted a large Tannadice following and a memorable occasion. After a torrid first half ...
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Wednesday, November 7th, 1984
vs. Linzer Athletik
Tannadice Park
(Won 5 - 1)

From the moment Paul Hegarty headed in United's opening goal the final outcome was never in ...
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Wednesday, October 24th, 1984
vs. Linzer Athletik
Linzer Stadion
(Won 2 - 1)

United's Jekyll & Hyde performances continued with another impressive mid-week cup-tie performance. Although it took a late penalt ...
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Wednesday, October 3rd, 1984
vs. AIK Stockholm
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 0)

It was another triumphant European night at Tannadice for United. However, the Swedes almost put the tie beyond reach in the first ...
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Wednesday, September 19th, 1984
vs. AIK Stockholm
Rasunda Stadium
(Lost 0 - 1)

A tremendous goal by Thomas Andersson after 15 minutes was enough to establish A.I.K's single goal lead tonight. Th ...
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Wednesday, March 16th, 1983
vs. Bohemians Prague
Tannadice Park
(Drew 0 - 0)

Dundee United fell at the UEFA Cup quarter-final stage last night for a sad second year in a row. It has to be said this w ...
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Wednesday, March 2nd, 1983
vs. Bohemians Prague
Ďolíček Stadion
(Lost 0 - 1)

United's defence is caught stuck in the mud as Chaloupka heads Bicovsky's free-kick. Far from being backs to the wall stuff ...
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Wednesday, December 8th, 1982
vs. Werder Bremen
Weserstadion
(Drew 1 - 1)

Paul Hegarty's downward header from a Milne comer increases the lead early on and Dodds miss ...
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Wednesday, November 24th, 1982
vs. Werder Bremen
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 1)

United struck the first blow in the 1st leg of their UEFA Cup 3rd round tie with German contenders Werder Bremen. Otto Rehhagel's ...
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Wednesday, November 3rd, 1982
vs. Viking Stavenger
Tannadice Park
(Drew 0 - 0)

For once a Euro evening is low key. The recently crowned Norwegian champions curiously adopt a defensive approach despite ...
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Wednesday, October 20th, 1982
vs. Viking Stavenger
Viking Stadion
(Won 3 - 1)

Never breaking stride, Ralph Milne fastens on to Holt's pass to give his side a deserved lea ...
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Wednesday, September 29th, 1982
vs. PSV Eindhoven
Philips Stadion
(Won 2 - 0)

A stunning victory as United outclass the Dutch masters, to the extent that the two-goal margin flatters the home side. ...
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Wednesday, September 15th, 1982
vs. PSV Eindhoven
Tannadice Park
(Drew 1 - 1)

Davie Dodds re-directs Bannon's half-hit shot into the net from six yards with PSV claiming ...
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Wednesday, March 17th, 1982
vs. FK Radnički Niš
Čair Stadium, Niš
(Lost 0 - 3)

Now Scotland's only club still in European competition and two goals up after the 1st leg at Tannadice, confidence was high in the ...
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Wednesday, March 3rd, 1982
vs. FK Radnički Niš
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

After defeating Winterslag back in December to qualify, United appeared in their first ever European quarter final. Manager Jim Mc ...
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Wednesday, December 9th, 1981
vs. KFC Winterslag
Tannadice Park
(Won 5 - 0)

The conditions for the return leg against Winterslag in Dundee couldn't have been more contrasting from the rain soaked, mud-churn ...
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Tuesday, December 1st, 1981
vs. KFC Winterslag
Gemeentelijk Sportpark
(Drew 0 - 0)

United's preparations for this game were not ideal. Already suffering from the massive disappointment from the weekends League Cup ...
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Tuesday, November 3rd, 1981
vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach
Tannadice Park
(Won 5 - 0)

United welcomed regular European Finalists Borussia Monchengladbach to Tannadice for the second leg of their UEFA Cup second round ...
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Tuesday, October 20th, 1981
vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach
Bökelberg
(Lost 0 - 2)

For their UEFA Cup second round tie, United headed to Germany for the 1st leg to face one of the top clubs in Europe who had reach ...
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Wednesday, September 30th, 1981
vs. AS Monaco
Tannadice Park
(Lost 1 - 2)

Monaco arrived at Tannadice for the 2nd leg requiring four goals to give them any chance of going though. There were three changes ...
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Wednesday, September 16th, 1981
vs. AS Monaco
Stade Louis II
(Won 5 - 2)

United put in a royal performance to record one of the greatest European victories to date. Prince Rainier was in attendance to wi ...
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Wednesday, November 5th, 1980
vs. KSC Lokeren
Daknamstadion
(Drew 0 - 0)

There was only one change from Saturdays win over Morton, with Billy Kirkwood replacing the ineligible Ian Gibson as United looked ...
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Wednesday, October 22nd, 1980
vs. KSC Lokeren
Tannadice Park
(Drew 1 - 1)

United had to use all their European experience to stay in this tie. Lokeren were a side full of internationalists and they caused ...
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Wednesday, October 1st, 1980
vs. Śląsk Wrocław
Tannadice Park
(Won 7 - 2)

United recorded their highest European goals tally against Poles Slask Wroclaw, beating previous best in 1975/76 against Icelander ...
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Wednesday, September 17th, 1980
vs. Śląsk Wrocław
Stadion Oporowska
(Drew 0 - 0)

After a 14 hour marathon trip to Wroclaw, the United camp was then hit by a flu virus during their first training session ahead of ...
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Wednesday, November 7th, 1979
vs. Diósgyőri VTK
Miskolc, Hungary
(Lost 1 - 3)

Far-off Miskolc proved to be the end of this season's European road for United who had been hopeful of making up the one-goal defi ...
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Wednesday, October 24th, 1979
vs. Diósgyőri VTK
Tannadice Park
(Lost 0 - 1)

Further bitter disappointment came United's way in the UEFA Cup first leg tie against Hungarian's Diosgyori Miskolc here at Tannad ...
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 1979
vs. RSC Anderlecht
Émile Versé Stadium
(Drew 1 - 1)

A truly magnificent triumph for the Tannadice side who stunned all Belgium — and the rest of Europe — by eliminating one of the Co ...
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Wednesday, September 19th, 1979
vs. RSC Anderlecht
Tannadice Park
(Drew 0 - 0)

The opportunity to take a home lead to the 2nd leg in Brussels was passed up by a failure to take the good chances that were creat ...
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Wednesday, September 27th, 1978
vs. Standard Liege
Tannadice Park
(Drew 0 - 0)

Wednesday 27th September 1978, was the date-line for the return leg which proved to be a night of bitter disappointment for Tannad ...
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Tuesday, September 12th, 1978
vs. Standard Liege
Jules Otten
(Lost 0 - 1)

Standard Liege were, in fact, our first opponents from Belgium in 1978. It was the U.E.F.A. Cup tie and the first leg should have ...
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Tuesday, September 27th, 1977
vs. KB Copenhagen
Copenhagen
(Lost 0 - 3)

United's hopes of progressing were dashed after a dramatic second half collapse. After dominating the majority of the game, it was ...
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Wednesday, September 14th, 1977
vs. KB Copenhagen
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

Jim McLean sought a two goal advantage from this game but although that wasn't achieved, the United will be confident that the sin ...
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Wednesday, November 5th, 1975
vs. FC Porto
Estádio das Antas
(Drew 1 - 1)

United were left regretting a poor home result in this tie with Porto that ultimately was their downfall as they crashed out the c ...
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Wednesday, October 22nd, 1975
vs. FC Porto
Tannadice Park
(Lost 1 - 2)

United lost their unbeaten record against continental sides in this first leg match against FC Porto. In what was a very poor perf ...
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Tuesday, September 30th, 1975
vs. Keflavík IF
Tannadice Park
(Won 4 - 0)

The return took place at Tannadice just a week later and we coasted into the next round against a plucky but outclassed lcelandic ...
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Tuesday, September 23rd, 1975
vs. Keflavík IF
Keflavíkurvöllur
(Won 2 - 0)

Both legs against Keflavik took place on Tuesdays with the First Leg on the 23rd September 1975. The venue was IBK's Keklavikurvol ...
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Wednesday, November 4th, 1970
vs. Sparta Prague
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

At Tannadice a fortnight after the nightmare 3-1 defeat, United tumbled out of the Fairs Cup despite reducing the defect thanks to ...
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Wednesday, October 21st, 1970
vs. Sparta Prague
Stadion na Letnej
(Lost 1 - 3)

United travelled to Prague, the club's first game behind the Iron Curtain, for the first leg of our second round tie and it produc ...
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Wednesday, September 30th, 1970
vs. Grasshoppers Zurich
Hardturm
(Drew 0 - 0)

Heavy rain restricted the crowd in the Sportzplatz Hardturm in Zurich to less than 5,000 for this Fairs Cup second leg. Protecting ...
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Tuesday, September 15th, 1970
vs. Grasshoppers Zurich
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 2)

A night that looked to be going all wrong for United was turned on its head in the final ten minutes of this game. United, 2-0 dow ...
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Wednesday, October 1st, 1969
vs. Newcastle United
St James Park
(Lost 0 - 1)

United's game plan going into the 2nd Leg at St James' Park was to reduce the threat of Newcastle striker Wyn Davies, who caused s ...
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Monday, September 15th, 1969
vs. Newcastle United
Tannadice Park
(Lost 1 - 2)

The 1st Leg was at Tannadice, where a crowd of 15,500 - boosted by around 5000 who had made the journey from Newcastle - witnessed ...
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Wednesday, March 8th, 1967
vs. Juventus
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

United's Danish striker Finn Dossing, the Club's top scorer for the previous two seasons, was finally passed fit to play after mis ...
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Wednesday, February 8th, 1967
vs. Juventus
Stadio Comunale
(Lost 0 - 3)

United's Danish striker Finn Dossing - the Club's top scorer for the previous two seasons - had been unlucky enough to miss out on ...
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Wednesday, November 16th, 1966
vs. FC Barcelona
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

An all-ticket crowd of 28,000 crammed into Tannadice to see the return match. United skipper Jimmy Briggs passed a late fitness te ...
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Tuesday, October 25th, 1966
vs. FC Barcelona
Nou Camp
(Won 2 - 1)

It took just 3 minutes for Norwegian ace Finn Seemann to crash a 30 yard shot just over the bar, but the game soon fell into a pat ...
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Thursday, August 9th, 2012
vs. Dynamo Moscow
Arena Khimki
(Lost 0 - 5)

This was a night to forget for United. The Scottish side required to win this away leg to progress but were given a mountain to cl ...
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Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
vs. Dynamo Moscow
Tannadice Park
(Drew 2 - 2)

Dinamo Moscow twice fought back to register a draw in the Europa League qualifying third round tie. Crowd trouble marred the early ...
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Thursday, July 21st, 2011
vs. Śląsk Wrocław
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 2)

A night that started superbly saw United rue missed chances both at home and away when a wonder strike saw our Polish visitors adv ...
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Thursday, July 14th, 2011
vs. Śląsk Wrocław
Stadion Oporowska
(Lost 0 - 1)

United played good, tidy football in this tough away leg and will feel a little disappointed to be going to Tannadice a goal down. ...
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Thursday, August 26th, 2010
vs. AEK Athens
Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium
(Drew 1 - 1)

After several days of uncertainty regarding the location of the match, United's Europa League third qualifying round second leg ma ...
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Thursday, August 19th, 2010
vs. AEK Athens
Tannadice Park
(Lost 0 - 1)

A third place league finish and Scottish Cup glory the previous season had clinched European football for Dundee United for the fi ...
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Thursday, September 29th, 1994
vs. Tatran Prešov
Tatran Stadion
(Lost 1 - 3)

Despite getting off to the perfect start with a goal after only two minutes, United tumbled disappointingly out of the Cup Winners ...
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Thursday, September 15th, 1994
vs. Tatran Prešov
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 2)

Despite welcoming back skipper Maurice Malpas back for his first game of the season, there was an early blow for the Tangerines as ...
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Wednesday, November 9th, 1988
vs. Dinamo Bucureşti
Stadionul Dinamo
(Drew 1 - 1)

Unfortunately a draw wasn't enough to take us into the quarter finals, but we were unlucky not to at least take the tie into extra ...
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Wednesday, October 26th, 1988
vs. Dinamo Bucureşti
Tannadice Park
(Lost 0 - 1)

Pre-match expectations that this would be a very difficult tie against an excellent side proved all too accurate. Fast on the brea ...
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Wednesday, October 5th, 1988
vs. Floriana
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

The good news was heavily outweighed by the bad after United fans had to endure ninety minutes of United pressure with only one go ...
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Tuesday, September 6th, 1988
vs. Floriana
National Stadium
(Drew 0 - 0)

This was a new experience for us in Europe as the Maltese had but one thought in mind — to keep the score down. Unfortunately thei ...
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Wednesday, November 6th, 1974
vs. Bursaspor
Bursa Atatürk
(Lost 0 - 1)

A troublesome trip to Turkey ended in defeat for United. Bursaspor scored after only nine minutes in this game and United never lo ...
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Wednesday, October 23rd, 1974
vs. Bursaspor
Tannadice Park
(Drew 0 - 0)

Dundee United made things difficult for themselves in this first leg tie at Tannadice. Bursaspor made it clear from the outset tha ...
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Wednesday, October 2nd, 1974
vs. CS Jiul Petroșani
Jiul
(Lost 0 - 2)

United progressed through to the next round of the European Cup-winners Cup despite a two goal defeat in the Romanian mining town ...
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Wednesday, September 18th, 1974
vs. CS Jiul Petroșani
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 0)

Dundee United completed the hard work at home to set themselves up for a slightly more comfortable trip to the unknown in the seco ...
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Wednesday, December 19th, 1973
vs. Newcastle United
St James Park
(Lost 1 - 4)

Only 5000 turned up (The lowest ever for Newcastle) for this match at St James Park that saw Newcastle overturn a two goal deficit ...
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Wednesday, December 12th, 1973
vs. Newcastle United
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

Having already defeated Sheffield United and Leicester City, United added Newcastle to their list of scalps. They scored early on ...
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Wednesday, November 7th, 1973
vs. Leicester City
Tannadice Park
(Won 1 - 0)

Dundee United were left as the sole Scottish survivor in the Texaco Cup after a great 1-0 victory over Leicester. The goal came ea ...
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Wednesday, October 24th, 1973
vs. Leicester City
Filbert Street
(Drew 1 - 1)

A great performance by United to earn a draw at Filbert Street. They had to survive some early scares as Worthington twice headed ...
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Wednesday, October 3rd, 1973
vs. Sheffield United
Tannadice Park
(Won 2 - 0)

Dundee United eased into the second round of the Texaco Cup against a Sheffield side who failed to perform. The tangerines scored ...
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Tuesday, September 18th, 1973
vs. Sheffield United
Bramall Lane
(Drew 0 - 0)

Although finishing 0-0, this game was excellent entertainment for the 12,000 crowd at Bramall Lane. Dundee United were the best si ...
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Wednesday, September 27th, 1972
vs. Leicester City
Tannadice Park
(Lost 0 - 3 on pens)

The man responsible for denying the home side progress to the next round was in a word - Shilton. He along with Alan and Frank Wor ...
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Wednesday, September 13th, 1972
vs. Leicester City
Filbert Street
(Drew 1 - 1)

United earned a good draw at Filbert Street in this Texaco Cup match. Weller scoring for Leicester City and ...
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Wednesday, September 29th, 1971
vs. Derby County
Tannadice Park
(Won 3 - 2)

With a four goal deficit to overcome from their first leg, it was always going to be an unlikely task for United to advance to the ...
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Wednesday, September 15th, 1971
vs. Derby County
Baseball Ground
(Lost 2 - 6)

With the competition now in its second year, the first round of the Texaco Cup sent United on a first leg journey to the Baseball ...
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