Celtic’s 7-0 hammering at Barcelona was hailed by some critics as a humbling. I disagree. A team is humbled if it doesn’t give of its best in application, effort and commitment.
With the Scottish football season into its stride there is lively debate to be had as to whether the Premiership or the Championship will provide the more competitive action in the months ahead.
On the now defunct ‘Through the window’ programme on BBC Radio Scotland, which broadcast the live transfer action as it happened, the highlight of one show I was on was the loud ringing, live on air, of Chick Young’s door bell as his carry-out curry arrived at his house from where he was broadcasting.
I was the BBC TV pitch-side reporter on a miserable rain-sodden night in Lithuania eight years ago as Rangers crashed out of Europe to FBK Kaunas, described by many as a pub team.
Is Team GB’s huge Olympic medal haul worth the money?
If a football player wants a move from his club, there is very little that can be done to stop it.
How high should Scottish clubs’ aspirations be in European competition and have we set the bar too low?
The role of a great coach in sport cannot be underestimated.
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.