As the old saying goes, the way to make a small fortune in football is to start off with a big one.
The transfer window for football fans is a time of excitement and worry. The thrill of landing new faces is balanced by the fear of losing a star man.
The bookmakers’ odds are already laid on the first football manager to be sacked in Scotland, with Dundee United’s Csaba Laszlo attracting some serious money.
The last four Scottish meetings with top English opposition in Europe have resulted in draws.
With the World Cup over it’s back to domestic fare for Scots football fans.
Stephen Thompson’s calamitous reign at Dundee United is over.
By tomorrow night England may be in the World Cup semi-final.
VAR at the World Cup may not stand for ‘Virtually Always Right’, but the Video Assistant Referee system is a big improvement in the game.
The World Cup has produced a few riveting games and some very average ones but one thing it was guaranteed to do is reignite the argument as to who the best player on planet football is.
Both Dundee and Dundee United seem ready to run with smaller squads next season. That’s a good thing.