On This Day: April 26th (Today)
Below is a list of events that happened on this day throughout United's history.
|2015||vs. Celtic (H)||League (Premiership)||0 - 3|
|2014||vs. Motherwell (H)||League (Premiership)||5 - 1|
|2013||vs. Ross County (A)||League (SPL)||0 - 1|
|2008||vs. Motherwell (A)||League (SPL)||2 - 2|
|1994||vs. Kilmarnock (H)||League (Premier Division)||1 - 3|
|1986||vs. St Mirren (H)||League (Premier Division)||1 - 2|
|1980||vs. Rangers (A)||League (Premier Division)||1 - 2|
|1978||vs. Ayr Utd (H)||League (Premier Division)||3 - 1||X|
|1975||vs. Kilmarnock (A)||League (Division One)||4 - 2|
|1958||vs. Stranraer (A)||League (Division Two)||4 - 1|
|1924||vs. Forfar Athletic (H)||League (Division Two)||2 - 0|
|Venue||Pld||Won||Drn||Lst||For||Agst||+ / -|
|1961||vs. Forfar Athletic (A)||Friendly (Testimonial for Doug Berrie)||5 - 1||X|
|1954||vs. Montrose (H)||Forfarshire Cup (Semi Final 2nd Leg)||2 - 2||X|
|1952||vs. Aberdeen (H)||Dewar Shield (Semi Final 2nd Leg)||4 - 1||X|
|1948||vs. Montrose (H)||Forfarshire Cup (1st Round Replay)||5 - 2|
|1930||vs. Dundee (N)||Penman Cup (Final (1928/29))||1 - 5|
|1911||vs. Dundee 'A' (H)||Northern League||0 - 4|
The players listed below were signed by United on this day, in the year specified.
1963 - Jim Moore
Jim was signed from Lochore Welfare the end of season 1962-63. In competition with established players, he had few first team opportunities, playing out all of his five years at Tannadice in the reserves. He was released in April 1968 and joined Cowdenbeath.
1968 - Tommy Dunne for a fee of £5,000
Tommy was with Celtic, Leyton Orient, Dumbarton and Albion Rovers before he came to Tannadice.
He was never ever able to establish himself in the first team, making just fleeting appearances and playing regularly in the reserves. Tommy requested a transfer in August 1970 but there were no offers and he was released in March 1971.
The players listed below were born on this day.
1971 - Sandy Robertson
Sandy had been with Rangers and Coventry City before he joined United. The son of former player Malcolm Robertson, was with United for two years but was rarely in the first team. He was transfer listed in January 1997 and released at the end of the season.
1992 - Lewis Toshney
A product of the youth system at Celtic, Dundee born Lewis made his professional debut for the Parkhead side during the 2010-11 season. Appearances were limited to only his debut before he was loaned out to SPL sides Kilmarnock and then Dundee. While at Celtic, he was capped at U17, U19 and U21 level for Scotland.
After a final season at Celtic in 2013-14, he moved to Premiership side Ross County where he remained until the end of January 2015. He spent the remainder of the 2014-15 season at Cowdenbeath before being signed by Ray McKinnon at Raith Rovers during the summer.
Having been a regular for Raith during their Championship campaign, Lewis followed new United manager McKinnon to Tannadice during the 2016-17 pre-season.