Despite relegation, it's not as bad for Dundee United as it may currently seem.
Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson has issued an apology to the club’s fans.
John Rankin fears that newly-relegated Dundee United could go on a “downward spiral” that may prove hard to reverse.
Dundee derby hero Craig Wighton admitted “it doesn’t get any better than this”.
The greatest caution should be exercised before using the word ‘unprecedented’ in connection with football.
There was despair for some, and joy for others, as Dundee United were relegated in the city derby. Fans in the ground and in pubs and homes across Dundee watched as goals from Kane Hemmings and local boy Craig Wighton consigned United to the Championship after Edward Ofere had given them hope of at least temporary survival.
Dundee United supporters were made to live out their worst fears, after defeat at Dens Park to arch rivals Dundee saw the Arabs relegated to the Scottish Championship.
Dundee United manager Mixu Paatelainen insisted he is still the man for the job after watching his team get relegated by Dundee.
Dundee boss Paul Hartley took no pleasure in putting city rivals Dundee United down tio the Championship.
The Dundee supporters didn’t pack three stands of Dens Park to be entertained.