St Mirren have apologised to the Dundee fans who were stuck outside at kick-off on Saturday and launched an investigation into the hold-ups.
Dundee United’s transfer deadline day ended with the 11th-hour departure of defender Tam Scobbie to Championship rivals Partick Thistle on loan until January.
Steven Anderson has served St Johnstone through the most successful era in the Perth club’s history.
Dundee got their Premiership season off to a losing start with an unlikely 2-1 defeat to newly-promoted St Mirren in Paisley.
Dundee boss Neil McCann decided not to pile on the agony after Jack Hamilton’s howler lost his team a game they should have won.
Fraser Aird is determined to make Dundee United the setpiece experts of the Championship.
Dundee ran out of steam on their second successive trip to Glasgow as they were well beaten by Rangers.
Paul McMullan hopes the battling win over St Mirren will make Dundee United believe they can still salvage promotion from this season.
FIXTURE LIST: Dundee open with trip to St Mirren, St Johnstone face Kilmarnock and Dundee United kick off against Dunfermline
Dundee will open the new season with a trip to newly-promoted St Mirren after the fixtures for the 2018-19 Premiership campaign were released.
Tam Scobbie would love to win the Championship title and help ease Fraser Fyvie's injury agony.