Dundee United will romp to the Championship title and back to the Premiership.
For football purists last night’s Dundee derby will linger in the memory like a rainy January weekend in Blackpool.
Tannadice Park rocked with over 11,000 fans for Thursday’s match against St Mirren, proving that the play-offs, no matter how flawed, are hugely popular and also that there is a great latent support for a successful Dundee United side.
It’s time to reinvent the wheel, scrap the professional youth football system for our kids, and return to the once successful ‘S’ signing model.
Robbie Neilson’s manager of the month award is testimony to the excellent job he’s done at Tannadice.
Csaba Laszlo’s departure marks dangerous territory for Dundee United.
The death rattle of hope and ambition whispers hauntingly in the city air, as the football season nears its end.
Dundee United’s insistence that star striker Lawrence Shankland will be going nowhere in the January transfer window will bring a huge sense of relief to their supporters.
“I wouldn’t swap the memories for the money,” said legendary Dundee United goalie Hamish McAlpine, at a dinner I was at with him last week, when asked did he regret not playing in today’s era of mega-riches for footballers.
Stephen Thompson the Dundee United chairman, has a skin like a rhinoceros, so the notion that fan pressure finally broke his willpower, when he announced he would stand down at the end of the season, is tripe.