As big a blow as Sunday’s late, late defeat to Celtic was, Dundee players and fans have to do their best to make sure their glass is half-full.
Rangers’ 2-0 defeat in their Scottish Cup quarter-final replay against Aberdeen at Ibrox on Tuesday night all but guaranteed there will be no silverware for Steven Gerrard’s side this season.
The climax to the season is fast approaching with both clubs in Dundee playing for incredibly-high stakes.
When you’re discussing Brendan Rodgers and Neil Lennon the phrase that sums it all up is – timing is everything.
There can be no denying that Dundee are a vastly improved side now that Jim McIntyre has got his own players in.
I think Dundee fans should look towards the boardroom and give a grateful nod in recognition of the club’s recruitment drive.
The most important thing for Dundee this season is obviously staying in the Premiership.
We find ourselves in a new year and I want to wish everyone a good one.
The biggest measure of how far Dundee have come in recent weeks is that you wouldn’t write off any game now.
Seeing themselves five points adrift at the bottom of the table on Saturday night would be a bit of a shock to the system for Dundee fans.