Tam Scobbie knows all about Tayside derbies having played in enough of them for St Johnstone.
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.
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 United slumped to their second successive Championship defeat after being comprehensively beaten by Inverness at Tannadice.
On Saturday, Scott Fraser was Dundee United’s “supersub hero”– but that is a tag he is keen doesn’t stick.
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.
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.
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.
Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon insists that another short trip up the road to Dens holds no fear for him or his players.
Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon is hoping his side will already have qualified for the second round of the Betfred Cup before the derby date with Dundee next Sunday.