A western theme this week as Courier Sport’s football writers discuss the burning issues after a dramatic Dundee derby and a stunning win for St Johnstone.
Peter Houston spun on his heels, turned his back on the play and covered his eyes with his hands.
Mixu Paatelainen will be looking for a reaction from his Dundee United players after a brutal assessment of their performance against Celtic, Paul Hartley will be trying to stop his Dundee team sliding down the table, while Tommy Wright will be asking for more of the same from his in-form St Johnstone side. The Courier’s sports writers, Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson analyse the burning issues surrounding our three Premiership clubs.
Summer football is on its way to Scotland thanks to a major revamp of the Scottish League Cup.
The festive season’s Dundee derby will be played on January 2 to accommodate live TV.
Dundee United and St Johnstone will both have to wait a day longer than expected to kick off their Ladbrokes Premiership campaigns.
St Johnstone, Dundee United and Dundee will all be live on television when they play Celtic next month.
Dundee United fans are just a few hundred sales away from amassing a record-breaking support.