There has been so much negativity surrounding the Scottish national team for so long.
A Brechin City win at Celtic Park this afternoon would make Inverness Caley Thistle’s famous Scottish Cup victory over John Barnes’s side look decidedly second-rate.
St Johnstone’s Scottish Cup clash with Celtic will be live on Premier Sports.
Craig Beattie did two of his old clubs few favours when he helped make the draw for the fifth round of the Scottish Cup, with St Johnstone given a daunting away game at holders Celtic and Dundee paired up with Aberdeen.
Cowdenbeath will meet familiar opposition this afternoon when East Kilbride provide the opposition for the fourth time in a year.
Brechin City player/manager Darren Dods will need to piece together a side to take on Championship outfit Ayr United at Glebe Park, as he will be five players down.
The fifth round draw wasn’t particularly kind to any of the three Tayside teams left in the Scottish Cup.
St Johnstone, Dundee and Dundee United should all be optimistic about their chances of progressing to the last 16 of the Scottish Cup after the fourth round draw.
Forfar won’t be “going in blind” against BSC Glasgow in the Scottish Cup this afternoon.
There will be another chapter of the Dundee United and Ross County Scottish Cup story written in the new year, with the two clubs paired together in the fourth round draw.