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    The dark blues january window saw 11 new players and 12 heading out the ever revolving dens park doors.

    This is the low down on Jim McIntyre’s January newest additions.

    Craig Curran

    Curran moved across the road to join Dundee from Dundee United. The former Ross county and Tranmere rovers striker sealed a contract to keep him to the club until 2021.

    The 29 year old was born and raised in Liverpool and is a product of the Tranmere Rovers youth system. Curran has played for two different Scottish Clubs, Ross County who he joined in 2015 and left after they were relegated in 2108. He signed a 3 year contract with Dundee United in 2018 but moved to rivals Dundee linking but up with former boss Jim McIntyre this year.

    Andy Dales

    Dales joined on loan from Scunthorpe United earlier last month.

    The 24 year old is a product of the Derby County youth system who he joined at the age of nine. He then played in non-league with Mickleover Sports before joining Scunthorpe United in 2018.

    He scored in his professional debut on the 4th of August 2018.

    Andrew Davies

    The 34 year old defender signed an 18 month deal last month. The Englishman is a product of the Middlesbrough youth system and sign with them at the age of 13-years-old.

    Davies has played for over eleven different clubs including Queens Park Rangers, Derby County, Southampton, Stoke City, Preston North End and a host of other English clubs. He moved to Scotland in 2015 and joined Ross County on a two year and was released after County were relegated in 2018.

    Davies returned south to join Hartlepool United last June 2018, however, Hartlepool agreed to cancel his contract to allow him to move north to join the Dark Blues. Davies broke a metatarsal during a training match with St Johnstone and will be out for around 6 weeks.

    Davies has played over 380 games scoring 15 times.

    Seny Dieng

    Dieng joined the Dark Blues on the 10th of January, on loan from Queens Park Rangers to the end of the season.

    The 24 year-old goal-keeper was born in Zurich Switzerland, and was a product of Red Start Zurich and Grasshoppers youth systems. He made his professional debut at the age of 17 for FC Grenchen on loan from Grasshoppers.

    Dieng joined Stevenage on Queens Park Rangers in 2016, but has yet to have made a first team appearance. He has gone out on loan to Whitehawk, Hampton & Richmond Borough and Stevenage over the last few seasons playing a total of 34 games. He also scored a goal while on loan with Whitehawk.

    Andreas Hadenius

    Hadenius joined Dundee on loan from Halmstads BK in January.

    The 27 year-old defender started his youth career with Smedby AIS. The Swedish player has played over 120 games in Sweden and started his professional career with IFK Norrköping in 2009.

    James Horsfield

    Horsfield joined the Dark Blues last January on loan from Scunthorpe United to the end of the season.

    The 23 year-old came through Manchester City’s youth system and went out on loan to Doncaster Rovers and NAC Breda, before signing for the latter in 2017.

    The right-back signed for Scunthorpe United on the 17th July 2018 and made his debut in an away victory against Coventry City.

    Ryan McGowan

    McGowan joins on loan from Bradford City until the end of the season.

    The 29 year-old Australian defender/midfielder started his youth career in 2001 with Para Hills.  He has previously played for Para Hills Knights, Heart of Midlothian, Shandong Luneng Taishan, Dundee United and Henan Jianye, with loan spells at Ayr United, Guizhou Zhicheng and Partick Thistle.

    McGowan joined Bradford City on 26th Jan 2018 from Al-Sharjah for an undisclosed fee. He has played a total 256 appearances and scored 10 goals.

    Andrew Nelson

    Nelson signed a two and a half year contract from Sunderland on an undisclosed fee.

    The 21year-old English striker started his youth career with Sunderland in 2014. Nelson has been out on loan to Hartlepool United, Harrogate Town, Falkirk and Darlington.

    Neilson had a successful spell with Falkirk scoring 4 goals in 12 games, however his loan spell was cut short with a fractured cheekbone which forced him to miss the rest of the season.

    John O’Sullivan

    O’Sullivan is an attacking midfielder who has joined the Dark Blues until the rest of the season.

    The 25 year-old Irishman is a product of the Blackburn Rovers youth academy. He made his professional debut for the Blackburn Rovers first team in 2013 coming on as a substitute against Birmingham City in the last game of the season.

    O’Sullivan went out on loan to several different clubs including Southport, Accrington Stanley, Barnsley, Rochdale and Bury before moving to Carlisle United in 2017. He was released at the end of the 2017 season and joined Blackpool in June 2018.

    O’Sullivan has played for the Irish National under u19’s and u21’s.

    Ethan Robson

    Robson is a midfielder who is on loan from Sunderland.

    The 22 year-old midfielder started his youth career with Sunderland in 2004 before going full-time in 2014. He featured regularly and captained the development squad and under-23 side before signing a two-year contract extension in April 2016.

    He made his professional debut for the first team in September 2017 against Everton in the EFL Cup.

    Scott Wright

    Wright is a Scottish forward who joined the Dark Blues on loan until the end of the season.

    The 21 year-old started his career with the Aberdeen youth team and made his first team debut in a UEFA Europa League qualifying match against Daugava Riga in July 2014.

    Wright scored a hat-trick in a 6 – 0 win against Partick Thistle in 2017.


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