Cup winning boss wants Dundee Utd job full time

Dundee United won the Scottish Cup for the first time in 16 years and boss Peter Houston wants to continue on a long term basis.

Dundee United won the Scottish Cup for the first time in 16 years and boss Peter Houston wants to continue on a long term basis.

Two goals from Craig Conway and one from David Goodwillie ensured a 3-0 victory at Hampden Park against First Division Ross County.

Houston still has two years of his contract as a coach to run and will see chairman Stephen Thompson next week.

He said: "It is a case of talks to see where we are going. It's bits and pieces we want to chat about. It will get resolved.

"I think it is healthy to chat because we want to continue to do well. If it comes to the bit when I am offered the job then I have someone to speak for me. Who knows where that takes me though. If I get offered it I want it.

"I am pleased to be the manager of Dundee United and very proud of the fact we have won the Scottish Cup as it goes in the record books. No-one can take that away from me."

Houston added: "I know how well regarded the 1994 team is. I just hope these guys are regarded in the same manner because they deserve it.

"I felt the first goal was going to be very important and it turned out that way. Fortunately we got it and from then on I thought there was only going to be one winner.

"They were great goals. Goodwillie had people around him but that finish showed his quality.

"Conway has been great the last six months. He can go inside, outside and has great pace.

"He was so up for the game as were all the players. In training on Thursday and Friday they were kicking each other."

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