With most of his squad in place by the end of January, Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson will be looking for a flying start when the Championship campaign kicks off in early August.
The EFL fixtures for the new season were announced on Thursday – but what can we expect from the first round of matches?
New Dundee United signings Nicky Clark and Fraser Aird’s league debuts are set to come against their former side as the Tangerines host Dunfermline on the first day of the new season.
Dundee kick off their 2018/19 Premiership season bidding to spoil the party at new boys St Mirren.
Dundee will head west to newly-promoted St Mirren on the first game of the season.
Dundee United will kick off their third attempt at getting back to Scotland's top-flight at home against Dunfermline.
Dundee have five massive games to keep their heads above water in the Premiership but how have they fared against their nearest rivals?
Dundee United could be facing a schedule of 19 games in just 69 days in their bid to get back to the Premiership.
Dundee fans will be feeling a bit of deja vu after being paired for the second-season running with Ross County on the opening day of the Premiership season.
Dundee United get their promotion bid under way with a clash of title favourites in Inverness.
Dundee will kick off the new season at home to Ross County.
Dundee United's attempt to get back to the Premiership will kick off with a tough away trip.
Dundee United could be facing a major fixture reshuffle next month.
Spirits are soaring at Tannadice after the 1-0 win over Hibs on Friday brought them to the Championship summit — now, though, they face possibly the toughest spell of the season.
Dundee United will kick off their quest to bounce back to the Premiership with a home clash against Queen of the South.
Dundee fans will have to take the long trip north for the first game of the Premiership season.