Friend turned foe Gary Mackay-Steven helped send Dundee United tumbling out of the William Hill Scottish Cup at Pittodrie.
St Mirren have apologised to the Dundee fans who were stuck outside at kick-off on Saturday and launched an investigation into the hold-ups.
Dundee United’s transfer deadline day ended with the 11th-hour departure of defender Tam Scobbie to Championship rivals Partick Thistle on loan until January.
Aberdeen celebrated the news that manager Derek McInnes had rejected Rangers by edging past Dundee 1-0 at Dens Park.
Dundee got their Premiership season off to a losing start with an unlikely 2-1 defeat to newly-promoted St Mirren in Paisley.
Dundee boss Neil McCann decided not to pile on the agony after Jack Hamilton’s howler lost his team a game they should have won.
The SFA’s latest slogan is “Nothing Matters More” but they should have finished it off by adding “Than Not Gifting Games To Your Opponents.”
Brechin boss Darren Dods will look to take the game to hosts Stenhousemuir this afternoon after adopting a very cautious approach to last weekend’s Betfred Cup game at Dundee.
Given the choice between explaining the new Uefa Nations League or quantum mechanics I would pick the latter.
The shiny, new Dundee United got their summer action off to a promising start with this friendly win over Brechin at Glebe Park.