A superb Declan McDaid double secured all three points for Dundee against Arbroath at Dens this afternoon.
Former Dundee boss Paul Hartley has a point to prove after returning to football management with Cove Rangers.
Dundee are now serious contenders to sign Stevie May.
In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache assess the significance of Dundee United's first league defeat, James McPake's willingness to make bold selection calls and St Johnstone's new signings making their mark.
Dundee have been given a massive boost by the news that striker Andrew Nelson will be fit for their crunch clash against St Mirren.
Tannadice Park rocked with over 11,000 fans for Thursday’s match against St Mirren, proving that the play-offs, no matter how flawed, are hugely popular and also that there is a great latent support for a successful Dundee United side.
Dundee’s Darren O’Dea insists he will have no regrets after deciding to hang up his boots at the age of 32
Darren O’Dea insists that when the final whistle blows this afternoon to bring down the curtain on his playing career, he will be absolutely certain he has made the right decision to hang up his boots.
Declan McDaid has assured disgruntled Dundee supporters they’ll be properly ready to hit the ground running in their Championship campaign.
Dundee have made contact with Aberdeen regarding their striker Stevie May, manager James McPake has confirmed.
Dundee boss James McPake fought off competition from Premiership clubs to capture a player he rates as a natural goal-scorer, Danny Johnson from Motherwell.