The English Premier League is the best in Europe, and therefore in the world – four clubs in the finals of the two European trophies proves it.
The possibility of a Premiership play-off between Dundee and Dundee United has all but disappeared, with the Dark Blues now needing a minor miracle to avoid automatic relegation.
Alex McLeish’s fate was sealed by the 3-0 defeat last month in Kazakhstan.
I liked the idea of a new stadium for Dundee FC, but increasingly doubt it will ever happen.
Having watched Tayside’s top three teams in the last week my fear factor has grown for two of them - the Dundee pair.
The battle facing Dundee and Dundee United as the season approaches maximum intensity might now be more to do with the strength of mind of the players than their physical condition.
Is there any point anymore to the Scotland national football team?
The death rattle of hope and ambition whispers hauntingly in the city air, as the football season nears its end.
Rarely can a manager have had such a dramatic effect on a club as Ole Gunner Solskjaer has had at Manchester United.
In a week soured by sectarian bile and refereeing rows, I was glad to contemplate Scottish football in a more innocent vein.