Roberts signs

Dundee FC are delighted to announce our first piece of transfer business in preparation for the 2014/15 SPFL Premiership campaign.

Forward Philip Roberts becomes manager Paul Hartley’s first summer signing.

Philip who started his professional career with Arsenal has been in Scotland for two seasons. After initially joining Inverness Caley Thistle on loan then spending the last season with Falkirk.

The Republic of Ireland under 19 international impressed in the Arsenal under 18s and Reserves before being sent on loan to the Scottish Highlands at the beginning of the 2012/13 season.

20 year old Philip, scored his first goal a week after his debut, in a 4-0 victory over Dundee United. He played a big part in both Caley 4-1 wins over Dundee.

In the summer he joined Falkirk. He played over 30 times for The Bairns, scoring six times throughout the season, including a hat trick in a 3-0 win at Livingston.