A dispiriting weekend for Dundee United has left Courier sports writers Neil Robertson and Eric Nicolson contemplating the issues that have left them staring at the play-offs.
David McMillan will get the chance in pre-season to turn his situation at St Johnstone around, according to Perth boss Tommy Wright.
Former Dundee boss Paul Hartley has a point to prove after returning to football management with Cove Rangers.
Dundee got their season off to a near perfect start with an emphatic Betfred Cup victory at Stark’s Park.
Dundee are now serious contenders to sign Stevie May.
I would never call for a manager to lose his job.
James McPake has a lot to thank Paul Hartley for.
Sean Dillon is edging close to his 36th birthday but Montrose manager Stewart Petrie believes there is “plenty of football left in him”.
In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Eric Nicolson and Neil Robertson assess the scale of the task facing Dundee in the post-split fixtures and discuss whether Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson should think about resting players and the possibility of St Johnstone's season fading out.
Dundee are down and Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson start the Dens Park relegation post-mortem.