Jim McLean, title-winning Dundee United manager, dies age 83

  • McLean shook up Scottish football during 20 years at club
  • Flags at Tannadice will fly at half mast in his memory

Jim McLean, Dundee United’s title-winning manager, has died at the age of 83. McLean led United to their only league championship in 1983 after transforming the fortunes of the Tayside club.

A statement on the club’s website read: “Dundee United are extremely saddened to learn Jim McLean has passed away. An integral part of our history and rise to the forefront of European football, Jim was simply a titan of Dundee United folklore, cherished by the United family the world over. He will be sorely missed by us all. In remembrance of Jim, the flags at Tannadice will fly at half mast.”

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