Dundee suffered last-gasp heartache as they exited the Betfred Cup at the hands of Aberdeen at Dens.
Dundee slumped to their second successive defeat in this one-sided contest against a rampant Rangers at Ibrox.
For a Premiership side to lose once against part-time League 1 opposition in a Betfred Cup group campaign could be considered unfortunate – to lose twice though is nothing short of embarrassing.
St Johnstone’s Wallace Duffy insists he is determined to seize his chance for the club playing in his preferred position of centre-half.
He has previously suffered agony with growing pains but Scott Banks certainly enjoyed himself as he hit the heights making his senior Dundee United starting debut against Cowdenbeath on Friday night.
Dundee boss Jim McIntyre looking for his players to display mental as well as physical toughness in survival battle
Dundee boss Jim McIntyre insists his players will have to win the mental battles as well as the physical ones if they hope to mount a great escape this season.
New Dundee signing Declan McDaid has revealed that despite already having an offer on the table from another club, he jumped at the chance when he heard there was interest in him from Dens boss James McPake.
Brechin boss Barry Smith will once again be down to the bare bones for this afternoon’s crunch clash at Airdrie.
As League 1 part-timers up against a Premiership side, Forfar were always going to be underdogs against St Johnstone on Saturday.
Dundee’s Darren O’Dea insists he will have no regrets after deciding to hang up his boots at the age of 32
Darren O’Dea insists that when the final whistle blows this afternoon to bring down the curtain on his playing career, he will be absolutely certain he has made the right decision to hang up his boots.