By tomorrow night England may be in the World Cup semi-final.
I once interviewed Neil Lennon and Billy Connolly together at Pittodrie.
The debate over video technology in football was reignited in midweek after a crystal clear Hibs goal against rivals Hearts was disallowed by referee Steven McLean.
The vile behaviour of Falkirk fans who threw artificial glass eyes on to the pitch to mock Dunfermline player Dean Shiels should be a bridge too far for all supporters.
Football has traditionally been the sport of the working class, but does that phrase actually mean anything anymore?
Singing in the shower doesn’t make me Gregory Porter, and painting the living room won’t turn me into Leonardo Da Vinci. Similarly, screaming abuse and criticism, at their own players, dressed up as encouragement, doesn’t turn the fans doing it into Jose Mourinho or Brendan Rogers.
Football management is a tough gig.
One New Year resolution all football fans should avoid is trying to change our natural state of existence: hypocrisy.
The referee in football is always right. He or she never makes a wrong decision.
Sunday’s clash between Dundee and Dundee United will focus intense scrutiny on both managers.