Dundee fans will be fearing the worst for their team at Celtic Park on Saturday, and I have to admit that it could be a case of damage limitation for Paul Hartley’s men.
Celtic exited the Champions League after Tuesday night’s draw at Manchester City but they did so with their heads held high.
Matt Phillips gave Gordon Strachan a reminder of his qualities with a goal and a very good all-round performance for West Brom against Burnley in the Monday Night Football this week.
I was on a short break in Benidorm last week and watched the England v Scotland game on the TV in a Scottish pub.
There weren’t any shocks in the Scotland squad for the England game but I didn’t really expect them.
Going back into a football dressing room on Saturday, it really did feel as if I’d never been away.
Dundee may now be propping up the Premiership table following last Saturday’s defeat against Hearts but without a shadow of a doubt, it is far too early to be pushing any panic buttons.
I’m willing to give Gordon Strachan one more game.
There’s nothing that really shocks me in football anymore.
My wife and I are just back from a great holiday in Turkey but I was keeping up with all that’s been happening while we were away.