Published: 31st May 2000

United have confirmed that ex-West Ham defender David Partridge, who played in 37 first team matches for the Club during the 1999/00 season, has earned an improved deal due to the amount of first-team involvements last season. It was a highly successful first full season for David who's performaces led to him being named "Young Player of the Year".

On the subject of possible new faces at Tannadice, Paul Sturrock had planned a spy trip to the continent this coming weekend. However that has been called-off following news that his target is injured and would not have played.