Liam Smith won’t need a Monday morning debrief to get to the bottom of where his Dundee United team slipped up at Somerset Park on Saturday.
It is far too early for definitive statements.
Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson called on Ian McCall to speak to him face to face about any issues he has over the summer transfer of Lawrence Shankland.
Yet again Dundee United players and fans were made to suffer in Ayr.
The time for being distracted by comings and goings at McDiarmid Park has gone, St Johnstone defender Liam Gordon has insisted.
Perhaps not in Newcastle, but the broad consensus seems to be that Michael Owen’s recently-released autobiography has altered perceptions for the better of a man who is now being looked upon as misunderstood during his playing career.
In the latest Talking Football podcast Jim Spence, Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson discuss the message Dundee United will send out to the rest of the league if they extend their 100% record against Ayr United.
Even though Dundee went out of the Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup without them, James McPake believes going away with the Scotland under-19 squad has been the best thing for young duo Finlay Robertson and Josh McPake.
Andrew Nelson is entitled to feel aggrieved that he hasn’t been starting games for Dundee, manager James McPake admitted.
Dundee United’s stunning early season league form has been recognised with an award double.