The news that Cowdenbeath FC could face closure within a year unless they can find £135,000 is a window on a changing football landscape.
My predictions for Tayside’s top three clubs this season look like dumping the entire contents of a hen house over my head.
Last March I wrote in this column that battle loomed at Tannadice between some Dundee United fans’ groups and the board.
It’s time for Scottish football to rediscover the meaning of the word ‘gallus’.
The appointment of Alex Mcleish as Scotland boss by the SFA board makes the average bowling club committee look like progressive revolutionaries by comparison to Scottish football’s governing body.
The question of who the next Scotland boss should be is currently dividing the nation.
Stephen Thompson the Dundee United chairman, has a skin like a rhinoceros, so the notion that fan pressure finally broke his willpower, when he announced he would stand down at the end of the season, is tripe.
Celtic and Rangers were in the sights of former Dundee United player Jim McInally this week, and he gave them both barrels over their plans to play their colt teams in league two.
The Hindu Kush Mountains won’t be remote enough for the big team which is knocked out of the Scottish cup by a minnow this weekend.
Dundee derbies will be back next season, and in the top league. I’m convinced of that.