Houston: Astro is OK

Dundee UNITED manager Peter Houston was happy with the artificial turf at New Broomfield after his side’s 2-0 win over Airdrie United in the third round of the League Cup.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 21st September 2011, 4:02 pm

Houston had to withdraw Scott Robertson after the midfielder felt a calf injury in the warm-up and chose not to play Keith Watson due to his history of knee injuries. However, he was not flustered about playing on the synthetic surface.

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“I wasn’t concerned about the surface,” Houston said. “We trained here on Monday and I think it is one of the best astro turf surfaces in Scotland.”