Dundee Football Club are a Scottish football club based in the city of Dundee in Scotland. They currently feature in the Scottish First Division after being relegated from the Scottish Premier League in the 2004-2005 season. They won the Scottish Football League way back in the 1961-1962 season. Dundee also won the Scottish Cup in 1909-1910 and reached the semi-finals of the European Cup in the 1962-1963 season.

Dundee FC were established in 1893 by the amalgamation of two city teams, Dundee Our Boys and Dundee East End. They played their first ever Scottish league match on August 12,1893 against Rangers in a match that ended in a 3-3 draw. In 1899 they moved to the current stadium, Dens Park.

Dundee FC won the Scottish Cup in 1910 and reached the final of the same competition in the 1924-1925 season. They came to winning the league title in the 1948-1949 season, finishing one point behind winners Rangers.

Dundee then reached the semi-finals of the European Cup the following season. They also reached the semi-finals of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1968.

Country Scotland Scotland
City Dundee
Founded 1893

Dundee won the League Cup twice after that and again reached the Scottish Cup final in 1952. In the 1961-1962 season, they won the Scottish league under manager Bob Shankly, brother of the legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly.

Dundee FC won the League Cup in the 1973-1974 season and have not been very successful since then. In 2000 Dundee made arguably their biggest ever signing when they recruited Argentine star Claudio Caniggia, who later went onto play for Scottish giants Rangers. Dundee prospered and reached the final of the Scottish Cup and finished in the top six of the table on two separate occasions.

But too much spending on star signing led to the decline of Dundee FC. In 2003, as they have had to sell on players and garner some money, they were immersed in a 23 million pound debt and were forced into administration. They survived but only just after selling off their stadium in 2003.its youth policy. In mid-2006, it was announced that financial restructuring would see the club become debt-free.

Dundee FC play their home matches at Dens Park that has a capacity of 11,856. They bear the nicknames The Dee and The Dark Blues.

Some of the club’s main achievements include:

-1 Scottish Football League-1 Scottish Cup-3 Scottish League Cups