There was delight for Dundee boss Paul Hartley and frustration for Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon as the transfer window closed at midnight.
Brian Easton has seen a big change in Dundee United.
Opinion will be divided over Jackie McNamara’s managerial reign at United.
Dundee United are likely to face an injury and suspension-hit St Johnstone side in Saturday’s Tayside derby.
St Johnstone owner Geoff Brown is advising Stephen Thompson to cut his losses at Dundee United.
Mixu’s Tangerines aim to end a poor run of results against their Perth rivals, Dundee face a reshuffle to cope with the loss of Rhys Healey and Angus United anyone? The Courier’s Eric Nicolson and Neil Robertson discuss the football weekend ahead.
‘It’s laughable’ Tommy Wright says dismissing Saints as a long-ball team ‘must be a Dundee United thing’
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has dismissed Mixu Paatelainen’s suggestion the Perth men are a long-ball team as “laughable”.
A first win at McDiarmid Park in four years has given Dundee United’s survival hopes a huge boost.
Jackie McNamara would have been sick of the sight of St Johnstone by the time a defeat to the Perth club brought about his sacking at Dundee United.
It was cruelly apt that Jackie McNamara’s final game in charge of Dundee United should be against St Johnstone.