Like every other Scotland fan I have been left extremely disappointed by the last two results.
It seems almost churlish to say it but Dundee United have played better this season than they did in the derby.
The first Dundee derby of the season is heading for a sell-out.
It was great to see Kane Hemmings get among the goals at Alloa but I think we all knew he would start scoring again.
In this week’s Talking Football, Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Jim Spence preview Friday night’s Dundee derby. Can Graham Dorrans make the difference for the Dark Blues and will Robbie Neilson take a selection gamble? To listen and subscribe, free, search for ‘Courier Talking Football’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!”
Victorious Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson was delighted with the way his team raced away from Dundee in the second half.
Dundee United’s insistence that star striker Lawrence Shankland will be going nowhere in the January transfer window will bring a huge sense of relief to their supporters.
The most interesting thing for me going the derby, given my Dundee connection, is how they will shape up in attack.
As initially reported in The Courier, Dundee have appointed former Scotland and Celtic boss Gordon Strachan as the club’s new technical director.
Live updates as Gordon Strachan is unveiled as Dundee’s new technical director at Dens Park.