Both Dundee and Dundee United seem ready to run with smaller squads next season. That’s a good thing.
Dundee United are turning the clock back to Jim McLean’s days with the decision that players must live within a 25-mile radius of the city.
When the finest ever Dundee FC side captured Bob Seith from Burnley in 1960, he left a club which he had just helped win English football’s top league.
I once interviewed Neil Lennon and Billy Connolly together at Pittodrie.
This is a brutal time of year for professional footballers.
Early season book sales are hugely important to clubs and indicate how fans feel about future prospects.
In football, as in politics, most careers end in failure.
Dundonians winning Commonwealth Games gold medals are as rare as hens’ teeth, so Mark Stewart’s return to Dundee with one from Australia should be celebrated in style.
Talking to the Dumbarton manager Steve Aitken after his team lost at Tannadice in midweek, he revealed that he was heading back west to do the nightshift in his real job.
The return of Paul Sturrock to Tannadice, should give crucial pointers to where the club is going wrong on the pitch, and how to fix things.