Trying to think of the perfect gift this festive season?
There was delight for Dundee boss Paul Hartley and frustration for Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon as the transfer window closed at midnight.
Summer football is on its way to Scotland thanks to a major revamp of the Scottish League Cup.
A western theme this week as Courier Sport’s football writers discuss the burning issues after a dramatic Dundee derby and a stunning win for St Johnstone.
Dundee will start their Scottish Cup campaign against last season’s runners-up, Falkirk.
Dundee couldn’t have asked for a better start to their return season in the top flight.
The festive season’s Dundee derby will be played on January 2 to accommodate live TV.
Mixu Paatelainen will be looking for a reaction from his Dundee United players after a brutal assessment of their performance against Celtic, Paul Hartley will be trying to stop his Dundee team sliding down the table, while Tommy Wright will be asking for more of the same from his in-form St Johnstone side. The Courier’s sports writers, Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson analyse the burning issues surrounding our three Premiership clubs.
St Johnstone will travel to Ibrox to face Rangers in the third round of the League Cup.
Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod was the surprise inclusion as Scotland manager Gordon Strachan named his squad for the international double-header later this month.