Dundee managing director John Nelms admits the club had to sack boss Jim McIntyre to bring the fans back on board and to dispel the “very negative” atmosphere at the club.
Dundee slumped to their second successive defeat in this one-sided contest against a rampant Rangers at Ibrox.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has made the ‘tough decision’ to release midfielder Blair Alston.
Jim McIntyre insists that if he had been given more time at Dundee, he would have taken the club back to the Premiership.
Dundee secured a potentially-precious point in the battle to retain their top-flight status thanks to this draw with high-flying Kilmarnock at Dens.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell is determined there will be a big response from his players after they suffered their first League 1 away defeat of the season last week at Dumbarton.
James McPake candidly confesses he probably wouldn’t be the new Dundee boss unless he had managed to persuade Jimmy Nicholl to be his assistant.
With Dundee’s relegation now confirmed, attention has already turned to next season and life in the Championship.
Dundee suffered their third successive defeat as they lost narrowly to Hearts at Dens.
Dundee were unceremoniously dumped out of the William Hill Scottish Cup as they took a pasting at Palmerston against Queen of the South in this fourth round replay.