When experience couldn’t be found to assist Neil McCann, it had to be found to replace him, John Nelms has admitted.
John Nelms has been left in no doubt about the strength of feeling in the Dundee fan base against the appointment of Billy Dodds as new manager Jim McIntyre’s assistant.
Jim McIntyre has targeted getting Dundee off the foot of the Premiership as soon as possible after taking over as manager.
Ultimately it proved to be a gamble that simply did not pay off.
John Nelms gave a very positive spin on Dundee’s current form and predicament after the sixth league defeat in a row against Hibs.
The Dundee manager survives yet another defeat, things appear to be looking up at Dundee United and St Johnstone try to make the most of Celtic's wobble. Ian Roache and Neil Robertson cast a critical eye over it all.
Dundee chief John Nelms admits current crisis is ‘very concerning’ but manager Neil McCann remains in charge for Hamilton game
Dundee managing director John Nelms insists under-pressure boss Neil McCann will still be in charge for this weekend’s game at Hamilton – but he admits the dire situation the club is in at the moment is “very concerning” for him and fellow owner Tim Keyes.
Dundee boss Neil McCann convinced club owners still retain faith in him despite poor start to season
Dundee boss Neil McCann insists he does not feel under pressure from the club’s American owners despite the Dark Blues’ poor start to the season.
Facts and figures provide the incontestable context of Neil McCann’s Dundee reign. But facts and figures don’t lose a manager his job – players, owners and fans, possibly even the media, do that.
Dundee managing director John Nelms has been elected to the SPFL board for the year ahead.