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  1. 6 points
    Tomorrow night's game will look like it is.
  2. 6 points
    Gentlemen, you can't fight in here. This is the war thread!
  3. 5 points
  4. 4 points
    Can we play all our games behind closed doors
  5. 4 points
    Seemingly has a lot of off field problems mate. His surname looks like when you accidentally leaned on the keyboard.
  6. 4 points
    As Attilio says, you hear some pretty unpalatable stuff shouted at Dens and from Dundee fans at away grounds from time to time. There's an element of glass houses here. Plenty posters willing to use this incidence to take a cheap shot at our rivals while conveniently forgetting we're not immune to similar behaviour.
  7. 4 points
    Director 1: So item number 1 on the agenda today is there are reports of a United fan giving Hemmings racist abuse. What do we do? Director 2: Give the fan free hospo? At least he's being vocal. Director 1: No we can't reward someone for scumbag behaviour. We did that with Goodwillie. Director 3: Just ignore it? Pretend it never happened. Director 1: Nah, we did that with the groundsman. We need to do something different. Director 4: Can we not just accuse a Dundee player of racism to deflect away from us? Director 1: I like it but we did that with McAlister already. Director 5: How about...
  8. 4 points
    Being an abomination of a club and being ahead of us today in the sporting sense are not the same thing. Thd Old Firm are both abominations but are likely to be champions every year. Some measurements aren’t as simple as points in the board.
  9. 3 points
    He hasn't had a chance to show whether he can follow instruction so I can only surmise he isn't putting the work in. Saying that in the media is pretty much hanging the lad out to dry, so it looks like he's done with us. Honestly getting sick of this season after season.
  10. 3 points
    Getting slightly worried that we are going to have another terrible January transfer window. Ross Callaghan would be a decent enough addition if we needed another centre mid signed. However, we already have more than enough cover in there and it is the position we have invested most money in already (Dorrans and Byrne will not be here cheap). All the Callaghan signing will do is leave some of our better players on the bench, or worse trying to force them onto the wing where they are ineffective. Todd for some reason McPake does not fancy. We don't know what happens behind the scenes but based on his brief appearances,...
  11. 3 points
    John Barlow I think should be John Barbour who's picture is in Dundee fc (images of sport book ) by Paul Lunney. Barbour was an inside forward and made 18 league and cup appearances in the1913/14 season and scored two goals.
  12. 3 points
    We're 23 points behind them?
  13. 2 points
    Good point Rev. I get the impression I've seen plenty of him but seen nothing at the same time. That speaks volumes to me.
  14. 2 points
    Give it a rest please. I am sure the poster that started this thread didn't want it to turn this way. There is no need for this at all.
  15. 2 points
    I think it's a good point. 66% of our first-team squad (excluding homegrown players) were signed by the manager appointed six months ago. Of the others Todd is apparently a problem and Nelson is stuck on the bench. Hamilton and Meekings are probably only here because we couldn't tear up their contracts. Hartley wanted his guys, McCann wanted his guys, McIntyre wanted his guys and now McPake demands his guys. In Europe you work with the what you've got but here players get paid off or loaned out the minute the new manager decides your face doesn't fit. McGowan is probably grateful for what the club have done for him...
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  17. 2 points
    I took my American girlfriend at the time to her first football match at WHL. It was an FA Cup match between Spurs and Man City. Spurs raced into a 3-0 lead. City's one class player Anelka got injured after half an hour and then Barton was sent off on the stroke of half-time. I said at the break that Spurs are the Dundee of England. They will find a way to stress their fans out even in this situation. I didn't think that 10-man City might score 4 unanswered goals though but that's what happened. It was almost comical the way City scored an injury-time winner and there was...
  18. 2 points
    Your earlier comments were not to my liking, especially as I received the badge as a gift. However, discussion is always good as long as it is honest and constructive. Thanks to this Forum, I have obtained valuable information about the Players in question. A valuable exercise and perhaps a small way to keep their memory alive. We both agree on that, and that’s all that matters.
  19. 2 points
    William Cox was born in Liverpool and played for a few English clubs, us and Hearts.
  20. 2 points
    I received this as a gift from my Girlfriend at Xmas. I’ll do my best to find out the source.
  21. 2 points
    oooowwwww I feel good Like I knew I would
  22. 2 points
    Communications and consultation are both required. They are different things and in my experience if you consult with customers then comms is easy and appreciated.
  23. 2 points
    It’s going be a long Saturday night without page after page of negativity 😂
  24. 2 points
    Wattie with hair takes things off the scale Gedee.😁
  25. 1 point
    Yeah I agree to an extent Harry and I didn't think you had agenda mate. I'm possibly being defensive of this decision as I feel that there's too many things going on that JMcP is being tried for. Looking at the Todd situation in isolation it's not like the manager has been regularly denying players first team football and forcing them out the door, Todd is one of two players who've performed well below their capabilities and I believe that's why they haven't been mainstays of our side. Both of these players have performed to a decent standard before but have failed to adapt to what's being asked of them...
  26. 1 point
    I don't feel Todd was afforded the opportunities to play a significant run of consecutive games like other players. The fact that Mackie will probably start again tonight about sums the situation up for me. JMcP seemed to look at Todd after one game or more likely a 20 minute cameo appearance and make his mind up from that. What looked like a decent squad at the start of the season doesn't look that clever to me now. Personally, I will take a lot from tonight's game in terms of morale at the club. We should be expecting a fighting performance from more than McGowan and Kerr so another ICT...
  27. 1 point
    I agree plus he is a little rat. Rumours that he played in a bounce game for us along with the Kosovo guy though.
  28. 1 point
    Think it was part of a DCT interview. might even have been on the News section of this Forum. will try to find it.
  29. 1 point
    It was a truly horrendous appointment. Our relegation was sealed during that disastrous international break. I always remember McIntyre rubbishing the squad when he first came in and saying how it would be a desperate slog to reach January when he could bring in his own players (or words to that effect). Contrast that to Klopp who took over a struggling Liverpool side and said he wasn't interested in signing anyone, he just wanted to work with the impressive squad he inherited. It was a lie but it was the right thing to say about a demoralised and under-performing group of lads. It's madness to take on a firefighting job...
  30. 1 point
    20 seconds? Must have been when I was having a pysh.
  31. 1 point
    was on my phone didn't realise it missed month out
  32. 1 point
    Spot on. He has previous of this anti forces stuff ruining threads. He really needs to stop, there is no need.
  33. 1 point
    Yes as far as I’m aware, if there going on loan to clubs in a lower division and if it’s a development loan then they can still play for there parent club at there youth levels. Certainly was the rule a couple of years back when my lad went on loan and I don’t think the rule has changed.
  34. 1 point
    Selected young boys go out to get game time and toughen up?
  35. 1 point
    Nothing surer mate.👍
  36. 1 point
    Very worrying. Didn't realise they both were the same type of player. We really really need to bin this idea that because a previous manager signed him a player would not be capable of turning in good performance for a new manager. Very disappointed that Todd seems to have fallen into this category. Does not seem to me to have had a consistent role to play in our team and as such if he wants away how could anyone blame him? Realise there are a fair few on here who don't rate him, but I feel he has not been part of McPakes plans, ever.
  37. 1 point
    Agree and if I were him I’d be unhappy too.
  38. 1 point
    Sorry I can't help you with the players but just want to say that badge is really smart
  39. 1 point
  40. 1 point
    Heard we have a couple of wingers on trial. One Scottish, one foreign.
  41. 1 point
    As long as it isn't Camperdown United Now Trading 😁
  42. 1 point
    Perhaps we (and them themselves) aren't as strict diet wise. Tiny things make massive differences.
  43. 1 point
    No sure there's anything sinister in this to be honest. Don't know why Dundee would release pictures of a saturated pitch if they really believed the game should've went ahead.
  44. 1 point
    To an extent I agree but in the Derby McGowan, Hemmings and Dorrans were first to everything, Hemmings was giving the Utd back line two or three yards of a start and still beating them, Meekings (goal aside) was also effective against Shankland and Co. While I agree there’s a lack of genuine pace and positivity in our team that game proved we can compete with the best in our league, our problem is we don’t do it enough or in each and every game and that part should be easily rectified if the management want it to be!!
  45. 1 point
    Totally lost you until I realised you were on an oil rig.😁 thickasmincedsc.
  46. 1 point
    that is the first negative post
  47. 1 point
    How can the game be off our ground isn’t below sea level like the Dabs lol
  48. 1 point
    Heavy rain and high winds.
  49. 1 point
    A lot of us like the idea of fans' ownership. In theory it protects DFC from the rogues who've very nearly killed the club on a number of occasions. The trouble is we've put the concept into practice and it was an unmitigated disaster, as you've described above. Most Dees simply don't want to get involved or to even vote so you're going to end up with whoever puts themselves forward in charge, and if these people don't have the right skills and qualities it's going to lead to endless problems. In the worst case scenario, you have people who lack the skills and qualities to do the job and...
  50. 1 point
    Wasn't expecting that. Haven't been overly impressed with him to be honest though.
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