The Dundee United Football Club Historical Archive. Preserving United History Since 2006.
This was United's first game under the guidance of new manager Reggie Smith and he at least had the satisfaction of starting his Tannadice career with a win, United's second in ten outings at. Star of this win was in fact, a trialist, Dickie Cruickshank, from Aberdeen. He had a fine match and scored both goals. Naturlly, manager Reggie Smith was to sign the youngster but snags arose. St Johnstone stepped in to secure his signature