Dundee United finished their flat February with a two-goal defeat from Partick Thistle at Tannadice.
This was a terrible result for Dundee United.
On a day when little went right for Dundee United, there was at least one positive in the return from injury of defender Callum Morris.
Defiant Dundee United manager Mixu Paatelainen refuses to accept his side will be relegated despite dropping eight points behind Kilmarnock and producing a “totally unacceptable” performance against Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Courier sports writers Ian Roache and Neil Robertson, with the help of the songs of Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, pick over the situation at Tannadice, Dundee’s cup chances and St Johnstone’s hopes of ending their slump.
Dundee United are likely to face an injury and suspension-hit St Johnstone side in Saturday’s Tayside derby.
Polish club Pogon Szczecin have targeted Dundee United keeper Radoslaw Cierzniak, who is out of contract in the next few weeks and looks set to leave Tannadice after three years.
Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson faced the media on Tuesday to discuss the departure of manager Jackie McNamara, where the club now stands, and what they will be looking for in his replacement.
Dundee United beat Cove Rangers 3-0 in a closed-doors game at St Andrews on Saturday.
Dundee United fell 12 points adrift at the bottom of the Premiership despite getting a decent-looking draw away to Hamilton Accies.