Chris Erskine – From Zero to Hero.

Chris Erskine score for Dundee United

Chris Erskine scores for Dundee United

Tannadice Park, August 10th 2013.  Dundee United headed into their first home game of the season, versus Inverness Caledonian Thistle, on the back of a frustrating 0-0 draw away to Partick Thistle the week previous.

Manager Jackie McNamara had made a raft of changes to the playing squad over the summer, the first opportunity he had to really stamp his authority on the team he had taken over in the January of the same year.

One of those players brought in was Chris Erskine, who had joined from McNamara’s previous team Partick Thistle under freedom of contract.

Many had high hopes for Erskine, but following a lacklustre performance against ICT from United, which culminated in a 0-1 defeat, many wondered if Erskine would make it at the club.

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