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.
Are the stars aligning for a Dundee v Dundee United, winner-takes-all play-off?
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In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Ian Roache, Neil Robertson and Eric Nicolson discuss the Dundee improvement, St Johnstone's continued unbeaten run and Dundee United's big game on Friday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scottish journalism has lost a legend with the passing of the hugely-respected and much-loved Ron Scott.