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  1. 6 points
    It'll be good to see GGH grace the Dens Park turf again. Guaranteed a heroes welcome from most I would think.
  2. 6 points
    Apathy starting to be replaced with a wee bit of pride- time for everyone, who can, to get along to Dens in a fortnight and provide “Deefiant” backing.
  3. 4 points
    Absolute scenes at the equaliser. Most I've celebrated a goal this season.
  4. 4 points
    Delighted with that. Unbeaten in two games now, confidence will be on the up! This isn't McIntyre's squad yet, so this is a massive improvement going to Easter Road, where Hamilton got 5+ against them and we come away with a point and did have chances to win. We were organised and creating chances, radio saying Dundee were well 'structured' something I haven't heard in a while! Doesn't matter about St Mirren's result today in my view. We are closing in on Hamilton which is the aim. We can do this!
  5. 4 points
    We need to catch both Saints and Accies- we are a point closer to 10th than this morning
  6. 3 points
    Points mean prizes I know but with each game in recent weeks I'm really warming to JM. Looks like he knows what is required and what he is doing. Still early days.
  7. 3 points
    Agree with you on the above and it never ceases to amaze me the effect that a settled 'core' team can have. I would add that in the poll at the top of this page, the leader in choices to start is O'Dea with 53 out of 54. I don't think his return to the team and our better form is any coincidence.
  8. 2 points
    Ralph was also good, his run and cross for Miller’s goal was something that we’ve been sorely lacking this season. I know McCann’s taken pelters for his crap signings this season but on the evidence of the last 2 games, I’ll stick my neck out and say Ralph is looking like he could become an improvement on Holt.
  9. 2 points
    A return to basics, playing our best players in the positions they belong and giving us all a wee bit of pride back. Great stuff JM. Finally heading in the right direction.
  10. 2 points
    The belief that JM appears to have given to some of these players and the team in general is striking. In recent times we would have been beaten at 1-0 with particular players waving the white flag. Not this bunch. Coming from 2-0 behind at Easter Road against a more than decent Hibs team deserves some plaudits. Well done to everyone involved and supporting the team. Really looking forward to the Hamilton game now.
  11. 2 points
    Brilliant finish. If it had been James Forrest the media would be sing from the roof tops
  12. 2 points
  13. 2 points
    Wasn't there today but absolutely delighted to see that point on the board. I think we're an actual football team now so we can hopefully get a decent return this round of fixtures and then strengthen a bit in January. We had a couple of tight games and some wee unfortunate moments in the first games but there's no way in my mind that we'd have come close to taking anything from a team like Hibs.
  14. 2 points
    6 points from safety, with our next game against Hamilton.... If the gap doesn't get any bigger between now and Jan, we might be ok. McCann has really fu*ked us up. Last season we just needed a striker, not 10+ new players with no experience of this league. His legacy will hurt us for a long time. Roll on January, hope Keyes has his cheque book out.
  15. 2 points
    Well, this is awkward. I thought you were having a giggle at using a VPN. My bad, hopefully the reception is good for you!
  16. 1 point
  17. 1 point
    My god was that really 20 years ago! I’m getting auld!
  18. 1 point
    Liking the look of Jim’s team wasn’t a fan of his appointment but will be very happy to be proved wrong, and today was proud of this Dundee team for the first time in a long time, fought for every blade of grass, and looked dangerous every time we came up the park, not sure why we didn’t go for the win with the corner in the last minute? But hey ho am happy laddie tonight! Well done Jim Mac you have these players looking like a different team, I salute you!
  19. 1 point
  20. 1 point
    But JM has still to get a win. Must be v Hamilton.
  21. 1 point
    Ross Hughes , Dundee's Sports scientist/fitness coach. https://eastfifefc.info/latest-news/559-eftv-ross-hughes-interview.html
  22. 1 point
    I'd wager that he'll bring Alex Schalk in.
  23. 1 point
    Add madianga and possibly Spence to that list.
  24. 1 point
    Nathan Ralph seems to be making the left back position his own, that was a great effort from him for the first goal today, beat his man and put in a great cross for Miller to score. O'Dea has shown in the last few days why he shouldn't have been left out the team. It is interesting that both Innis and Boyle have been no where the team. Haven't we played more or less 4-4-2 with players in their correct positions for a good few games now?
  25. 1 point
    It's a banana skin of a tie but it's a home tie against lower league opposition so we should be reasonably happy. Hopefully we will have the ne or two new signings in by then also.
  26. 1 point
    McGowan's attitude was spot on today and never let up. The one player who has impressed me since coming back into the team has been the 'General'. Pity about the own goal today though.
  27. 1 point
  28. 1 point
    At last he has identified the weaknesses. Might just get us out of this but it will be tough.
  29. 1 point
    JM is working from a very small squad now as numerous players are clearly and deservedly no longer in his thoughts. Seems to have installed plenty of fight and togetherness - something that a few posters said we’d lost sacking NM !?!?!?
  30. 1 point
    GGH and Dobbie will be playing for us by then
  31. 1 point
    4 stars for me. His hands are still very much tied with what he’s got to work with and the first 45 minutes looked as though we were going to get thrashed. Miller’s goal turned things around and the team came out hungry for the equaliser. I think a lot of this is credit to McIntyre. Under McCann we’d have been heads down after the first goal but credit where it’s due, McIntyre clearly has them working as a unit. Subbies are always going to be so so with what we’ve got. Both Millers were flagging after a hard shift. Woods I think was a tactical substitution due to his...
  32. 1 point
    agreed. i wonder how long ago the team/management merited comments like that?
  33. 1 point
    Definitely the glass half full view but tend to agree. Is it that teams like Aberdeen & Hearts play better against us than others or was it because we were crap against them. I tend to think both. Apart from today we have underperformed against such teams but I still have the feeling that we have been a little unlucky meeting same teams in that they have been in better form when we met them. I have said a number of times before that I still cannot believe the result in the season's opener at St Mirren. If that game hade gone our way as it shopuld have then the...
  34. 1 point
    Would have taken a point at the start of the day. The fact that this squad that most of us had written off came back from 2-0 down is very encouraging. Miller scoring in successive games. McGowan also on the scoresheet. Very happy with the days work despite St Mirren winning. If we can pick up the points against Accies things will look much more positive
  35. 1 point
    Gutted about St Mirren picking up a win but fair play to the team today. Really didn’t think we had that kind of fight in us so that’s promising.
  36. 1 point
    Well done Dundee, played some good stuff, comeback from 2 goals down and a battling performance.
  37. 1 point
    Unbelievable win for St Mirren, but that's still a good point for us, especially considering we went behind so soon. It's all about building and forgetting what happens in other games around the league, not many really expected us to take much from today, so it has to be seen as progress.
  38. 1 point
    McIntyre has us organized and a deserved draw, I can start to believe we could get out of this, St Mirren winning sucks
  39. 1 point
    Well done DFC,great comeback, there is hope
  40. 1 point
    Improvement continues.
  41. 1 point
    Never been so happy to look like a tw*t
  42. 1 point
  43. 1 point
    That should be the club moto
  44. 1 point
    McCann has certainly wrecked the squad. Dreadful rebuild. We plummeted under the Nelms/McCann stewardship. Couple of duffers.
  45. 1 point
    When you’re sh**e you’re sh**e
  46. 1 point
    I am going for a surprise win
  47. 1 point
    I respectfully completely disagree.
  48. 1 point
    Controversial but.... Boyle was in woeful form at the time and Harris was a definite improvement in the immediate term IMO. Harris could come in and play on both wings and play relatively competent in any system. When Boyle was good, he was great but he was very unreliable and when he was poor, it really destroyed the teams productivity as he couldn't even trap a ball and retain possession. I think he always had that potential but he really just needed to go down a level to find consistency. Even now at Hibs, he's a player a million miles ahead of where he was but against a good team...
  49. 1 point
    BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Seriously though - BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Get that idea in the sea
  50. 1 point
    Only thing is, he wasn't good enough for us at that point. I have no idea how folk find it difficult to understand that.
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