Dundee United’s new loan defender Charlie Seaman has now sampled Scottish football in the raw.
Courier sports writers Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson look back on a depressing set of weekend results for Dundee, St Johnstone and Dundee United and assess where improvement can be made.
The Courier's sports writers Ian Roache, Neil Robertson and Eric Nicolson assess the consequences of Dundee United's Scottish Cup exit and the growing prospect of a play-off derby.
A dispiriting weekend for Dundee United has left Courier sports writers Neil Robertson and Eric Nicolson contemplating the issues that have left them staring at the play-offs.
Yet to score for Dundee United, Osman Sow is ready to hit the goal trail in the play-offs.
Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson has refused to rule out a move for Lee Wallace, but is fully aware that the Rangers left-back will not be short of offers.
Dundee United’s Billy King has joined Gillingham on loan for the remainder of the season. He has played 66 times for United, since arriving in the summer of 2017, scoring 11 goals in that time. He was an unused substitute for the Tangerines’ last game at Ayr.
It was a sign of the position Dundee United had put themselves in that they were susceptible to the sort of sucker punch that floored them at Firhill.
Name-checking Robbie Neilson in the same breath as managerial great Walter Smith is the “biggest compliment” Lee McCulloch could give the Dundee United head coach.
“Bring it on” is Lee McCulloch’s mindset for the Dundee city derbies in this season’s Championship.