The excitement surrounding Scottish domestic football is currently in inverse proportion to that surrounding the national team.
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.
Whoever has been advising Stephen Thompson, no Sultan of Spin can help the Dundee United chairman now.
I once sent the Scottish football press corps into hysterical laughter on a trip abroad, when I donned my hastily packed budgie smuggler swimming trunks.
Hampden Park has had its day in the sun and it’s now time for Scottish football to put the old stadium out of its misery.