Now that Arbroath have played the three best Championship teams in a row, I suppose I’m in as good a place as anybody to talk about the early stages of the title race.
Rab Douglas: Late loss hard to take but Arbroath have to be upbeat after running Dundee United so close
On reflection, the only disappointing thing about Arbroath’s trip to Tannadice was that there were no points to take back down the road.
Like every other Scotland fan I have been left extremely disappointed by the last two results.
The most interesting thing for me going the derby, given my Dundee connection, is how they will shape up in attack.
With Dundee United’s takeover getting confirmed on Wednesday, that’s both the city clubs now owned by people with no long-standing connection with them.
Rab Douglas: Ideal scenario would have been Gordon Strachan at Dens but time to get behind Jim McIntyre
In football you very rarely get an ideal scenario and mine would have been to see Gordon Strachan at Dundee in some capacity.
John Nelms gave a very positive spin on Dundee’s current form and predicament after the sixth league defeat in a row against Hibs.
If Dundee lose to Hibs then it could be curtains for Neil McCann.
We are never slow to criticise the football authorities in Scotland when they get things wrong so let’s give them some credit for once.
Rab Douglas: Dundee boss Neil McCann will be hoping for big response after launching verbal volley at players
It is amazing how quickly things can change in Scottish football.