The Scottish Premiership will get underway this weekend with Championship winners Dundee United seeking to make a significant splash again within the high flight.
Former D.C. United midfielder Ian Harkes has rapidly made a reputation for himself with the Tangerines, grabbing a beginning position on the membership. Harkes made 26 league appearances final season for Dundee United, serving to them end high of the league earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic ended the season abruptly. Not solely did Harkes cap off a powerful yr with a brand new contract this summer time, however he was additionally named to the Scottish Championship Workforce of the 12 months.
The 25-year-old could have a brand new supervisor this season as Micky Mellon takes over for the departed Robbie Neilson. Harkes and his teammates search a win of their season opener on Saturday with St. Johnstone coming to Tannadice Park.
Elsewhere, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea look to seize the FA Cup Closing as they face Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. Josh Gatt begins a brand new chapter of his profession at Irish aspect Dundalk whereas Aron Johannsson and Combine Diskerud face off in Sweden. Ethan Horvath might get the nod for Membership Brugge on this weekend’s Belgium Cup Closing in opposition to Royal Antwerp.
Right here’s a more in-depth take a look at this weekend’s Individuals Overseas:
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Christian Pulisic and Chelsea face Arsenal on Saturday.
Andrija Novakovich and Frosinone face Pisa on Friday.
Combine Diskerud and Helsingborg face Aron Johannsson and Hammarby on Sunday.
Romain Gall and Stabaek face FK Haugesund on Sunday.
Jonathan Klinsmann and St. Gallen face Xamax on Friday.
Ian Harkes, Dillon Powers and Dundee United face St. Johnstone on Saturday.
Ethan Horvath and Membership Brugge face Royal Antwerp on Saturday.
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Josh Gatt and Dundalk face St. Patrick’s Athletic on Friday.
Sebastian Saucedo and Pumas face Atlas on Monday.
Fernando Arce and Necaxa face FC Juarez on Friday.
Jonathan Suarez and Queretaro face Mazatlan on Sunday.