Dundee United will face Scottish Cup runners-up Hearts in the group stages of the Betfred Cup after the draw was made at Hampden today.
It is a puzzle to test the detective skills of even Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot.
Dundee are staring relegation in the face after falling six points adrift at the foot of the table.
Are the stars aligning for a Dundee v Dundee United, winner-takes-all play-off?
St Johnstone’s Matty Kennedy has accused Dundee's players of taking turns to give him the boot.
It should be a sobering statistic for Dundee fans that their team sit no fewer than 24 points behind St Johnstone as we head into the new year.
St Johnstone strolled to a 2-0 win over Dundee at Dens to make it a hugely-impressive sixth straight away victory.
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In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Ian Roache, Neil Robertson and Eric Nicolson discuss the Dundee improvement, St Johnstone's continued unbeaten run and Dundee United's big game on Friday night.
Our writers Ian Roache and Neil Robertson look back on a huge weekend for football in Courier Country. The jury is still out on whether Dundee got a decent point or dropped two, St Johnstone's incredible winning run motored on and Dundee United's Robbie Revival continued in the Highlands.