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Apr
27
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The new Dens boss says raising spirits has been straightforward despite seven defeats on the spin.

Neil McCann claims it has been "easy" to lift his Dundee players following seven straight defeats and the sacking of Paul Hartley .
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Apr
27
Neil McCann admits his first taste of coaching whetted his appetite to play a bigger role as the boss of a side. The 42-year-old was unveiled as interim manager of Dundee last week following Paul Hartley’s sacking. His appointment came as a big surprise as the former Dundee, Hearts, Rangers and Scotland winger had no […]

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Apr
27
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Raith boss John Hughes is set to phone Neil McCann and welcome him to the Scottish football managerial “madhouse”.

The pair previously worked together when Hughes was in charge at Falkirk and snapped up the former Scotland winger in 2008.



Now that McCann has taken over as interim Dundee...
Apr
27
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He may have spent most of his career elsewhere but Neil McCann’s football story has been bookended by spells at Dens Park — with a famous moment thrown in between.



Dundee’s appointment as interim manager of McCann has Dark Blues fans hoping he can repeat his Deefiant...
Apr
27
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Interim Dundee boss Neil McCann is working on getting his players round to his way of thinking.

With just five games of the season to go time is not on his side but he knows it has to be a gradual process.



He’s confident, though, by the time they take to the pitch for...
Apr
26
Dundee interim boss Neil McCann admits he already has a team in mind for Saturday’s crunch game at Motherwell – but that could all change if players do not meet his exacting standards in training as this week progresses.



The 42-year-old may have been in the Dens hot-seat for just over a week in what is his first managerial role but he already had a working knowledge...
Apr
26
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Dundee owner Tim Keyes is in town — but not for any meetings with prospective long-term managers of his club.



Reports he and Dens Park managing director John Nelms held a meeting with Pole Czeslaw Michniewicz over the weekend are wide of the mark.

As the Tele revealed...
Apr
26
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Neil McCann believes his work as a Sky TV pundit has made him his own scout when it comes to the opposition for the five vital matches that remain in Dundee’s season.

But he also knows the bottom line is it’s what his players do that will determine the outcome of the campaign.

Via the TV job he’s now taken a complete break from in a bid to save the Dark Blues from the threat of relegation,...
Apr
25
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In this week’s Talking Football The Courier’s sports writers Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson discuss the challenge facing rookie Dundee manager Neil McCann



Q A lot has happened since Dundee last played. Reflecting on Paul Hartley’s sacking, do you...
Apr
25
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New Dundee interim boss Neil McCann admits his first sessions with the players at the club confirmed what he always thought – that there was a quality squad at Dens.



The 42-year-old was announced as the surprise successor to Paul Hartley a week ago...