Dundee United captain Willo Flood felt Ray McKinnon was still the right man to guide the club back to the Premiership.
Paul McGowan has revealed he was shocked by the scale and intensity of the Dundee derby when he first experienced it.
Dundee United had to steady the ship after being all at sea at Falkirk and they achieved that with a 0-0 draw.
The men in black may not have saved the planet but they did secure a welcome win for managerless Dundee United.
Forfar’s new recruit Dale Hilson is unlikely to start against Arbroath today but will have an important role to play as the Loons look for the win that could take them off the foot of the League One table.
Dundee United gave manager Ray McKinnon the perfect birthday gift by opening their Championship campaign with a win over Inverness Caley Thistle.
Dundee United closed the gap on Championship leaders St Mirren to three points with a comfortable win over Brechin City at Tannadice.
Dundee frontman A-Jay Leitch-Smith insists Tomas Cerny should not have stayed on the park to save his penalty.
The finest performance– by a country mile – of this campaign came in Lithuania when a slick and quick Scotland side secured a thrilling 3-0 win.
Dundee goalkeeper Scott Bain will play no part in the club’s massive match against Kilmarnock.