The Dundee manager survives yet another defeat, things appear to be looking up at Dundee United and St Johnstone try to make the most of Celtic's wobble. Ian Roache and Neil Robertson cast a critical eye over it all.
FIXTURE LIST: Dundee open with trip to St Mirren, St Johnstone face Kilmarnock and Dundee United kick off against Dunfermline
Dundee will open the new season with a trip to newly-promoted St Mirren after the fixtures for the 2018-19 Premiership campaign were released.
Our writers Ian Roache and Neil Robertson look back on a huge weekend for football in Courier Country. The jury is still out on whether Dundee got a decent point or dropped two, St Johnstone's incredible winning run motored on and Dundee United's Robbie Revival continued in the Highlands.
Scottish journalism has lost a legend with the passing of the hugely-respected and much-loved Ron Scott.
Dundee United 3 St Johnstone Colts 2: Tangerines storm back to win thanks to Paul McMullan injury-time strike
Paul McMullan scored with almost the last kick of the game as Dundee United stormed back to beat St Johnstone's youngsters.
In this week's Talking Football, our writers Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson praise St Johnstone's Ibrox heroics, give Dundee a pat on the back for their Partick win and conclude that United should cling on to Scott Fraser.
In this week's Talking Football, the focus is on the William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round. Our writers Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson look ahead to a big weekend of cup action.