Tam Scobbie knows all about Tayside derbies having played in enough of them for St Johnstone.
If Gary Locke was in any doubt just how much the derby with Dunfermline means to Raith fans, he has been reminded in no uncertain terms by veteran supporter “Super Joe”.
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 boss Neil McCann insists his players should fully embrace their favourite’s tag to approach tomorrow’s derby with a swagger – and he doesn’t care if United use that message as motivation.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell is facing a major selection headache for this afternoon’s Angus derby against Forfar at Gayfield with up to five first-team regulars missing out through injury or unavailability.
On Saturday, Scott Fraser was Dundee United’s “supersub hero”– but that is a tag he is keen doesn’t stick.
Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon has insisted all attention now shifts to the league and the weekend game at Tannadice against Queen of the South following last night's Betfred Cup derby defeat against Dundee at Dens.
For the second game in succession, Dundee gave themselves a mountain to climb.
Dundee boss Neil McCann is hoping his new-look squad will take a big step towards Hampden when they play United tomorrow night in the Betfred Cup.
The eagerly-anticipated Betfred Cup Dundee derby will take place on Sunday, July 30 at Dens Park, live on BT Sport, kick-off 3pm.