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Tuesday 8th June 2021

Dundee United cinch Premiership

Courts named United boss

Replacement for Micky Mellon at Tannadice announced

Dundee United have appointed Thomas Courts as their new manager following the recent departure of Micky Mellon from the Tayside club.

The 39-year-old steps up from his role as Head of Tactical Performance, with Liam Fox moving from Livingston to become his assistant.

Courts was in charge of Kelty Hearts for five years and his first match in charge will be against the SPFL new boys in the Premier Sports Cup on Friday July 9.

He told the club website: "I feel really excited and privileged to be taking charge at Dundee United. I've got 300 games under my belt as a manager. The fans are getting an experienced manager - one who has a proven capability of winning, developing players and also being open and receptive to giving opportunities to young players."