Where have the Dundee class of 17/18 ended up?
AUST R A L I A, Bu lga r ia, Cyprus, Holland, Canada and South Africa are just some of the places Dundee’s class of 2017/18 have ended up.
Peterborough and Dumfries might not be so glamourous destinations to add to that list but last summer’s departed Dees have certainly spread themselves across the globe.
As former boss Neil McCann tried to build a side capable of bettering the Dark Blues’ ninth-placed finish in 2017/18 this campaign the squad was re-shaped significantly.
Tonight, Tele Sport takes a look at how those players have fared since heading from Dens for pastures new.
‘Basque Jon’, as he was known affectionately by the Dundee support after an impressive start to life as a left-back, went back to home-town team Amorebieta.
This month, though, the Uefa Cup finalist with Athletic Bilbao has signed for lower league Australian side Adelaide Comets.
The goalkeeper was out on loan at Hibs initially after falling out with manager Neil McCann before he moved to Celtic in an epic three-way transfer including Scott Allan and Simon Murray.
When his Dens contract officially ended, Bain signed for the Hoops permanently and played in this season’s League Cup Final win.
The England international hasn’t resurfaced since leaving Dens Park at the end of August, despite links to English Championship sides like Wigan and recently Swedish side Ostersunds.
The f ormer Real Sociedad defender is a free agent since leaving Dens Park in the summer after three years with the club.
A firm fans’ favourite in his time at Dens Park for some no-nonsense defending and, of course, scoring in a derby, the Bulgarian is playing for Botev Vrasta in the top tier of his home country.
The Canadian officially departed Dundee this month but left in the summer for a loan deal at Falkirk.
He’s since signed for new Canadian outfit Pacific FC to play in
Big name centre-back Steven Caulker is without a club.