Stephen O’Donnell is hoping he can fend off on-fire James Forrest and hang on to his Scotland jersey.
The Dundee Supporters’ Association have written to the country’s top two refereeing chiefs over the decision to put whistler Steven McLean in charge of Saturday’s game with Kilmarnock at Dens.
Dundee failed to capitalise on last week’s morale-boosting first Premiership win of the season at Hamilton as they suffered a narrow defeat to Kilmarnock at Dens.
Dundee boss Neil McCann has challenged his players to show that last Saturday’s vital victory at Hamilton was not just a one-off and instead signalled the start of sustained success.
He is no mean scorer himself but Tony Watt admits he might be having a quiet word after St Johnstone play Kilmarnock with goal machine Kris Boyd to ask him the secret of his success.
Tommy Wright has watched clubs across the country invest heavily in their squads over the summer.
Football management is a tough gig.
Comment: Former Dundee United defender Barry Douglas deserves Scotland chance after travelling long road back from Rugby Park
The second half was only two minutes old when Barry Douglas picked the ball up a couple of yards from the corner flag at Rugby Park.
Rugby Park has been the proverbial fortress for Kilmarnock recently and it certainly proved to be an impregnable venue for St Johnstone as they slumped to a disappointing defeat.
Murray Davidson has admitted that tonight’s game at Kilmarnock is effectively a must-win if the Perth side are to retain any hope of catching the Rugby Park men.