Grim results and worrying trends are put under the microscope in this week's Talking Football with Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache.
Dundee United have given the chasing packing encouragement, Ian McCall hasn’t missed Robbie Neilson and Tommy Wright and Amy MacDonald have become embroiled in one of the more bizarre Scottish football spats.
In the latest Talking Football podcast Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Jim Spence discuss Dundee United's need to get more physical, Dundee's need for a 'statement' win and St Johnstone's need for any sort of win.
In this week's Talking Football Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache look back at the Dundee derby and look ahead to its implications.
In this week's Talking Football, Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache look into St Johnstone's pre-Christmas revival, pick a date for Dundee United's title coronation and discuss why even a Dundee win didn't make some fans happy.
JIM SPENCE: St Johnstone, Dundee United and Dundee all have reason to be optimistic at the start of a new year
New Year resolutions have hopefully been made, and will be firmly followed though at Dens, Tannadice, and McDiarmid Park.
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.
In this week's Talking Football podcast Ian Roache, Jim Spence and Eric Nicolson discuss Dundee United's transfer business and what the people inside the club can't admit.
TALKING FOOTBALL: Dundee supporters are getting their patience tested big time (but they shouldn’t boo during a game)
In this week's Talking Football Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson discuss the Dundee boo boys and the football they are being served up, Dundee United's three-week break and St Johnstone's battle to stop the bleeding before they get to the January transfer window.
Robbie Neilson’s manager of the month award is testimony to the excellent job he’s done at Tannadice.