England’s failure in the European Championships in France sits uneasily and in very sharp contrast with the boast that their Premier league is the richest on earth.
David Cameron isn’t the only one who got a shock in Europe this week.
Sports fans are in for a magnificent summer of action as the planet’s top stars line up in their chosen fields to do battle against each other, themselves, and the elements.
The excitement surrounding Scottish domestic football is currently in inverse proportion to that surrounding the national team.
Gordon Strachan’s dilemma is a common one suffered by men who were magnificent footballers in charge of men who are not.
Should Scottish football cast its net beyond these shores in a bid to take the game to a wider audience?
Football has traditionally been the sport of the working class, but does that phrase actually mean anything anymore?
Dundee United and its fans need to call a three-month truce. That’s my conclusion at the end of my first madcap week as club consultant, and concessions will need to be made on each side.
The new broadcasting deal for Scottish football is great news for the game.
Whoever has been advising Stephen Thompson, no Sultan of Spin can help the Dundee United chairman now.