Dundee manager James McPake is backing his players to live up to the “great occasion” of Friday’s Dundee derby.
Dundee United sit top of the Scottish Championship after defeating Partick Thistle 1-0 at Tannadice Park.
Dundee United capitalised on Ayr’s Friday night defeat by beating Dunfermline 2-0 to move three points clear at the top of the Ladbrokes Championship.
Several weeks ago, this column highlighted a wonderful initiative currently going on at Tannadice Park – and it helped bring the crowds in to see it.
Tannadice Park is set to become more wheelchair accessible with the addition of a passenger lift and an accessible toilet.
Four laps around the pitch at Tannadice was what faced the children from Dens Road Nursery as they attempted their sponsored walk for a summer trip.
Frank Gilfeather, whose family were steeped in boxing, featured recently when he assisted a BwB reader with information about the old Premierland boxing stadium in Dundee, which was situated in William Lane, between King Street and Victoria Road.
Football Memories and ArabTRUST – the Dundee United Supporters Society – are hosting a race night to raise money for two good causes.
Dundee United will hold the team’s annual Meet the Players Day, at Tannadice Park on Sunday.
An event for people to share their memories of football takes place next week.