Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson has been dealt a big blow with the news that he will be without two strikers for next week’s crunch meeting with league leaders Ross County.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he has a big selection headache for this afternoon’s derby with Forfar following last week’s convincing Irn-Bru Cup win over Annan.
Tam Scobbie knows all about Tayside derbies having played in enough of them for St Johnstone.
After last week’s demolition derby defeat, the Dundee fans would have been looking for a big response from their team against Elgin City.
The chance to return to Dundee had a big emotional pull for Kane Hemmings – but the player insists the over-riding factor in his decision to come back to Dens was the opportunity to win honours.
Brechin boss Barry Smith will once again be down to the bare bones for this afternoon’s crunch clash at Airdrie.
Dundee stopped the rot after three successive defeats to secure a precious point with a hard-fought 0-0 draw against Livingston at Dens.
Brechin boss Barry Smith is hoping the core of experienced players he added in January will help negotiate a hectic schedule of five games in just 14 days and secure the points to pull them out of the League 1 drop zone.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he has a big team selection decision to make for today’s Angus derby with Brechin at Gayfield.