Interim manager Neil McCann leaves Dundee

Neil McCann and Dundee have parted company after the former player’s short role as interim manager, the club have announced.

Jamie Walker netted into double figures for Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

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Hamilton's pile-on as they celebrate one of the goals which kept them up. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

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Hamilton will take on Dundee United in the Ladbrokes Premiership play-off following a thumping 4-0 win over Dundee at the SuperSeal Stadium.

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Dundee manager Neil McCann to speak with Sky before committing to management. Pic: SNS/Paul Devlin

Neil McCann to talk with Sky before deciding his future

Neil McCann will have discussions with both of his employers before giving any indication over whether he will remain as Dundee manager.

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 Inverness CT's Billy McKay  (L) celebrates his goal with teammate David Raven (centre) and Greg Tansey.

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Ross County's Ryan Dow battles with Dundee's Tom Hateley. Pic: SNS/Paul Devlin

Dundee 1 - 1 Ross County: Staggies confirm Premiership status

Ross County secured their survival as they halted Dundee’s winning streak under Neil McCann with a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership at Dens Park.

Interim manager Neil McCann has led Dundee to two wins from two games and could secure their safety with a victory over Ross County. Picture: SNS

Neil McCann knows Dundee job isn’t done yet

What better way for someone earning a living by offering opinions on football to guarantee they are surrounded by a protective force field than to have stepped out of the studio armchair and led a seemingly doomed team to safety?


Rumour Mill: Hearts beat Rangers to land Berra | Celtic ace to stay | McCann to sign long-term deal

Hearts have beaten Rangers in the battle to sign Scottish international Christophe Berra, Emilio Izaguirre will stay at Celtic for another 12 months, and Neil McCann is set to sign a long-term deal as manager of Dundee.

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Dundee's Faissal El Bakhtaoui battles with Kilmarnock's Luke Hendrie. Pic: SNS/Sammy Turner

Kilmarnock 0 - 1 Dundee: Haber’s goal secures crucial win for Dees

Marcus Haber handed Dundee another precious victory as the Dark Blues continued their revival under Neil McCann with a 1-0 win at Kilmarnock.

Neil McCann enjoyed his managerial debut. Picture: SNS.

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Neil McCann revelled in his managerial debut after leading Dundee to a vital 3-2 win over Motherwell at Fir Park.

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Dundee's Kevin Gomis in action with Motherwell's Ryan Bowman. Pic: SNS/Rob Casey

Motherwell 2 - 3 Dundee: Neil McCann lifts Dundee out of play-off spot

Dundee marked Neil McCann’s first match as manager by ending a dismal run of seven straight defeats with a victory which saw them leapfrog their hosts who now occupy the relegation play-off spot.

Paul Hartley paid the price after Dundee's poor run of form left the club sitting second bottom of the Premiership. Picture: SNS

Kevin Thomson: Hibs ‘should have done a Dundee’ with Butcher

As much as I admire Paul Hartley, who took me to Dens Park and installed me as skipper, I think it was the right decision by Dundee to make a change – though, like many, I am slightly surprised by my fellow Scotsman columnist Neil McCann’s appointment. But good luck to him.

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Neil McCann was unveiled as Dundee's interim manager at Dens Park last night. Picture Alan HArvey/SNS

Rookie Neil McCann ‘has no fear’ of Dundee challenge

Neil McCann believes lack of managerial experience is no impediment to success at Dundee after leaving his job in broadcasting to take charge at Dens Park.

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Neil McCann arrives at Dens Park to be unveiled as interim manager. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Dundee announce Neil McCann as new interim manager

Dundee have confirmed Neil McCann as their new interim manager at a press conference at Dens Park this evening.

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Paul Hartley was sacked as manager of Dundee on Monday afternoon. Picture: SNS

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Dundee managing director John Nelms during the 2-0 home defeat by Hamilton whch sealed Paul Hartley's fate. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

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Dundee manger Paul Hartley cuts a dejected figure after seeing his side fall to a 2-0 defeat at home to Hamilton - their seventh successive defeat.

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