When the finest ever Dundee FC side captured Bob Seith from Burnley in 1960, he left a club which he had just helped win English football’s top league.
Whoever has been advising Stephen Thompson, no Sultan of Spin can help the Dundee United chairman now.
‘The life of man is solitary, nasty, brutish, and short’, wrote the philosopher Thomas Hobbes.
Football management is a tough gig.
The appointment of Alex Mcleish as Scotland boss by the SFA board makes the average bowling club committee look like progressive revolutionaries by comparison to Scottish football’s governing body.
Dundee boss Neil McCann needs his men to start converting good play into wins, or face a relegation scrap.
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.
John Hughes yelled Boo Boo at his under-performing Raith Rovers players in a very loud voice last weekend, but will ‘Yogi’s’ verbal blast fall on deaf ears or galvanise his team?
The vile behaviour of Falkirk fans who threw artificial glass eyes on to the pitch to mock Dunfermline player Dean Shiels should be a bridge too far for all supporters.
It looks like anything but a Merry Christmas for the Bairns of Falkirk FC.