Now that Arbroath have played the three best Championship teams in a row, I suppose I’m in as good a place as anybody to talk about the early stages of the title race.
Let’s hope that Steve Clarke has some tough decisions to make about who is in his Scotland squad for Euro 2020.
In my column last week I spoke about the hurt of the 6-2 at Tannadice being a big factor in Friday night’s second derby of the season at Dens.
Former Dundee, Celtic, Forfar Athletic and Scotland keeper Rab Douglas has joined The Courier Sport team as a new columnist. Before his column begins in next Thursday’s paper, one of the most popular players to play for the Dens Park club looks back on one of the most fondly-remembered success stories, as well as the challenges that face the current Dundee side.
Rab Douglas hasn’t played a game of football since Dick Campbell was sacked at Forfar and he followed the veteran manager out of the Station Park door.
Rab Douglas won the vast majority of his 19 Scotland caps under Berti Vogts.
Rab Douglas wasn’t a player to rant and rave in a dressing room for the sake of it.