In Talking Football, our writers Ian Roache, Eric Nicolson and Neil Robertson look at Dundee United's get-out-of-jail win over Arbroath, wonder why Dundee keep losing goals from setpieces and consider St Johnstone's heavy home defeat to Rangers.
Talking Football: Dundee deserve to pat themselves on back and United ready to go again against Dunfermline
In this week's Talking Football, Courier football writers Ian Roache and Neil Robertson tackle Dundee's positive performance against Aberdeen, look ahead to Dundee United's trip to Dunfermline and ponder whether or not the "big black cloud" has lifted at St Johnstone.
The first Dundee derby of the new Championship season is scheduled to take place at Tannadice on Saturday, August 31.
Dundee United will face Scottish Cup runners-up Hearts in the group stages of the Betfred Cup after the draw was made at Hampden today.
Dundee United and Dundee were both handed ties against Premiership opposition when the fourth round draw of the William Hill Scottish Cup was made.
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.
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.