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  1. 2 points
    Horrendous injury record - yes Horrendous player - no
  2. 1 point
    To put things into perspective 58% of the posters who've voted = 35 people.
  3. 1 point
    I actually think we’d be better with Mulumbu rather than Morgan as I think he’s better suited to what we need, having said that I’d definitely still take Morgan.
  4. 1 point
    I thought that was a suggestion, not an expectation?
  5. 1 point
    All valid points. Feck Messi, not fit to wear the dark blue.
  6. 1 point
    McCrorie would have been a brilliant signing tbf. Halliday would have been a good shout if it hadn't been for his recent performances. Rossiter might be the most likely but he's made of chocolate (which fits in here nicely)
  7. 1 point
    If Kamara has signed a PCA I'm not sure why he'd sign for them now then not go, in favour of staying here and then Rangers would give us a cut of any future transfer fee. Does that add up?. Why would Rangers not just leave him here and give us nothing?.
  8. 1 point
    That sort of stuff happens every day mate. Tabloids and the national broadcaster have been reporting on the Dundee clubs possibly merging when it's purely been forum talk. They are reporting it like it's a breaking story and couldn't care less if it has any breathe of truth behind it. It's just a case of filling column inches and usually as long as the words Rangers or Celtic are involved somewhere the Record and Sun are pleased to run with it.
  9. 1 point
    Because Steve Martin isn't Bill Colvin?? Honestly, Steve Martin can do whatever Steve Martin wants to do with Steve Martin's shares.
  10. 1 point
    Merger won't happen for various reasons, however the club in their statement did say this; "nor has it ever been contemplated by the owners of the club." Think everyone on all sides need to stop point scoring for wee things and try and move on (Not saying you are Ross), just fans from 'both' sides, only way everyone moves forward.
  11. 1 point
    Nor has it ever been contemplated by the club?
  12. 1 point
    That's basically where it should sit, though?
  13. 1 point
    The day we need to man mark Nicky Low, is the day to padlock the gates at Dens.
  14. 1 point
    Well it's weakened to the extent of JM has got rid or in the process or getting rid of players he deems not good enough for the club. We already had an unbalanced and threadbare side. Obviously he is making moves to strengthen the side (at least one signing expected today) and obviously signing players that aren't just ex Ross County as has been pretty much every player linked to us so far. Got to have faith that he will bring in the right players now to drag us out this mess.
  15. 1 point
    Big mistake IMO for us to extend Waddells loan deal He should have been back at Dens.In fact he should never have been loaned out.
  16. 1 point
    How can they steal there own content? The club decided to run it themselves and get the money directly rather than through the society. Nothing worth with what they done
  17. 1 point
    Could be why Dens road looks like a river every time there's torrential rain. I worked in a shop on the Hilltown from the mid 70's & when they were digging the underpass and it was halted again because they had hit water, an elderly gentleman commented to us in the shop "why are they surprised? It's not called Wellgate & Ladywell etc, for nothing."
  18. 1 point
    Keyes is playing the long game and has the finances to cover short-term losses. As long as the stadium goes ahead there is no reason to worry about "the end". Nelms is a good friend and business partner of Keyes. Nelms is the trusted man on the ground who oversees their Dundee project. Running a provincial football club is incredibly difficult especially for someone fairly new to the country. While fans might be disillusioned with Nelms and call him a failure I'm pretty sure Keyes will see things differently. We've become the only top flight in the city for the first time in 60 years and re-established ourselves in the league. It's quite possible Keyes thinks Nelms is doing a decent job and doesn't blame him for the various setbacks we've suffered in recent years. There is also the fact that Americans generally see failure as a necessary part of progress while we tend to see failure as terminal and if you fail at something you become labelled "a failure" and are incapable of learning from that and changing for the better.
  19. 1 point
    From a few years back..its quite good
  20. 1 point
    I’m still convinced this is a wind up and he’s another poster at the capers surely.......
  21. 1 point
    This kind of attitude is why fans owned will never work for us, ever. Too many people, with a 'blazer/childish' attitude, 'your not part of the group so I'm not telling you'. When will people realise, we are ALL Dundee fans, whether you live in Dundee, London, New York, Sydney, Wick, wherever! We are all Dundee fans, no one is more important or less important. If you are part of DSA or DFCSS, it doesn't matter one little bit. We have all equally saved our club twice, we have all put money into the club through various means, writing cheques to keep us going, going to home matches (ST or PATG), being a member or non member of one group, attending club events etc... I'm glad we never voted to keep us fans owned, it was never working, we were a laughing stock of a club. Now we are far more professional, yes results are crap this season, but at least we are in the premiership and able to back our manager with funds each season, far better youth development too. Of course mistakes have been made, but there has been far more positives under FPS. And due to this kind of attitude, I will not renew my membership of DFCSS and I can see why numbers are so low. (I know Islay, isn't speaking on behalf of DFCSS, but why the secrecy of the meeting).
  22. 1 point
    Why would any Dundee fan want to keep any information from other Dundee fans? Or at least explain if they are unable to.Its a lack of communication that is the problem.Fans are concerned and rightly so.
  23. 1 point
    I never said I wasn't a member of DFCSS. I'm just not going to make a 400-mile trip for a meeting. Bit silly to take the stance that people who were there shouldn't share the contents of the meeting with the wider fanbase. I'm sure others will be happy to fill us in.
  24. 0 points
    Now up to over 58 percent of posters (including me) who have voted don't think we can beat Championship side Queen Of The South at Dens. Things have been that bad in the cups the last few years mixed with the worst top flight season in history and I for one will actually be quite surprised if we manage to beat them on Saturday. Pathetic state the club is in really due to mismanagement.
  25. 0 points
    You do not have to be Einstein to work out what was discussed.
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