I think Dundee fans should look towards the boardroom and give a grateful nod in recognition of the club’s recruitment drive.
You have to say the number of call-offs from the Scotland squad is getting ridiculous.
Dundee’s game against St Mirren is not a six-pointer - it’s much bigger than that.
The last thing Scotland manager Alex McLeish needed after was for his two main frontmen to be injured at the same time.
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In football you very rarely get an ideal scenario and mine would have been to see Gordon Strachan at Dundee in some capacity.
If Dundee lose to Hibs then it could be curtains for Neil McCann.
Let’s not kid anyone on - this is a difficult time for Dundee.
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.
As the dust settles on Alex McLeish’s appointment as Scotland manager, I still can’t avoid thinking that the SFA took the lazy, easy option.
It would be nice to think the spirit of the Deefiant season will be on show at Dens when Dundee host Hamilton.