Dundee United slumped to their second successive Championship defeat after being comprehensively beaten by Inverness at Tannadice.
Tam Scobbie knows all about Tayside derbies having played in enough of them for St Johnstone.
Dundee United captain Willo Flood felt Ray McKinnon was still the right man to guide the club back to the Premiership.
Laurie Ellis looked like a manager, sounded like a manager and set his team out like a manager but he still insists he won’t be applying for the Dundee United job.
The men in black may not have saved the planet but they did secure a welcome win for managerless Dundee United.
Talking Football: Dunfermline and St Mirren may regret not taking advantage of Dundee United’s slow start
In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson discuss whether Dundee United are at the top of the Championship for keeps, if Dundee can build on their weekend draw and the end of the St Johnstone goal drought.
Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon believes his side have built up a fair head of steam ahead of next week’s derby at Dens.
Dundee United took a big step backwards with a 2-0 defeat at Livingston that has dropped them down to fourth in the Championship table.
Dundee United midfielder Scott Fraser has been challenged to prove his manager right when he says he has the “best ability in Scotland.”
Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon’s confidence in teenager Scott Allardice is such that he is poised to hand him his debut against Falkirk.