Gordon Strachan's theory that Scots footballers were genetically inferior proved to be his Gerald Ratner moment.
The cacophonous clattering and splashing of oars as Gordon Strachan doubters rowed furiously backwards on Thursday night was deafening.
If you’re a fan of a one horse race then the Scottish Premiership is the place for you, with a guaranteed pay out on a horse which can’t lose.
Mark Beaumont’s epic 18,000 mile round the world record bike ride completed in 78 days, 14 hours and 14 minutes, makes the 2,200 mile Tour de France look like a Sunday picnic.
Celtic are flying the flag for Scotland in the Champions League, although this week’s 5-0 mauling by mega rich PSG has left the flag in tatters and at half mast.
With Rangers exploring a possible link up with Mexican club Chivas, might other Scottish football clubs soon become part of larger clubs in the near future, or even own other clubs, as the game continues to reflect the business world?
The new Forth road bridge is a marvel, but it’s not quite as amazing as the fact that no big club has yet poached Tommy Wright from St Johnstone.
Football agents attract the ire of fans the way a rotten carcass attracts a swarm of flies.
Imagine owning a car or a house and only using it for four hours a fortnight, leaving it to sit idle for the other 332 hours.
With the season under way, Scottish football is again proving its ability to confound the critics.