Dundee have had a desperate bid to call off their Boxing Day clash with Aberdeen thrown out by the SPFL. And the Dens Park club have revealed their Covid-hit squad will travel for the Premiership fixture at Pittodrie with just 14 players - three of whom are goalkeepers.
A statement from the Dark Blues announced a positive test within James McPake's squad that's forced a further five players to self-isolate as close contacts.And it's left them badly short of options for their trip north.
A Dundee spokesperson said: "We can confirm that our scheduled testing for Covid-19 this morning returned a positive case. "As a result, five further players have been identified as close contacts."With these players missing and our current injury