If football fans were weather presenters they would possess only two forecasts - either a permanent sunny period of settled brightness, or a deep Atlantic depression settling in from the west.
Steve Clarke might just have kept the flames of interest flickering in Scotland fans through the 3-1 win over Kazakhstan in midweek.
My predictions for Tayside’s top three clubs this season look like dumping the entire contents of a hen house over my head.
Dundee United’s players have their future in their own hands.
The phrase 'deep thinker’ is a curse of the modern football age.
Dundee FC fans are concerned that the current majority shareholders FPS want to take their stake in the club to 75%, which some nervous supporters fear may see the owners take steps to ground share with United or, heaven forbid, even merge with them at some future stage.
Sunday’s clash between Dundee and Dundee United will focus intense scrutiny on both managers.
Football is run solely for the benefit of the people in football. The paying fans are strictly an afterthought.
By tomorrow night England may be in the World Cup semi-final.
Jim Spence: Significant striker signings by both Dundee clubs send out warning to rest of Championship
Dundee and Dundee United appear to have made outstanding signings in their striking departments, which make it even more likely that the Championship title will come down to a straight scrap between the two city clubs.