Dundee United and Partick Thistle have brokered a peace deal over the compensation battle between the two clubs for manager Jackie McNamara and assistant Simon Donnelly.
Dundee United manager Peter Houston hailed his side for battling their way to Scottish Communities League Cup victory against previously unbeaten Queen of the South.
Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara felt his side were a “wee bit rusty” when it came to finishing but was still satisfied with their opening pre-season game against Athlone Town.
Queen’s Park have not given up hope of holding on to teenage defender Andrew Robertson, despite interest from Dundee United and St Johnstone.
No one is looking forward to Dundee United’s season opener against Partick Thistle more than midfielder Paul Paton and even more so with the news that it will now be the first ever SPFL fixture.
Keith Watson is confident Dundee United can overcome their selection crisis and win yet another city derby.
Hull City could be set for a second raid on Dundee United after jumping to the head of the queue of clubs interested in the Tannadice side’s attacking midfielder Stuart Armstrong.
Dundee’s reward for beating Aberdeen at the weekend is a home tie against Celtic in the last 16 of the Scottish Cup.
Scottish Cup holders St Johnstone and last year’s beaten finalists Dundee United have both been handed difficult fourth round ties after the draw was made this afternoon.
Dundee United captain Jon Daly insists a three-week lay-off won't hamper the Tannadice club when they eventually get back into SPL action against Aberdeen.