Alex McLeish’s fate was sealed by the 3-0 defeat last month in Kazakhstan.
I liked the idea of a new stadium for Dundee FC, but increasingly doubt it will ever happen.
Having watched Tayside’s top three teams in the last week my fear factor has grown for two of them - the Dundee pair.
The battle facing Dundee and Dundee United as the season approaches maximum intensity might now be more to do with the strength of mind of the players than their physical condition.
Is there any point anymore to the Scotland national football team?
The death rattle of hope and ambition whispers hauntingly in the city air, as the football season nears its end.
Rarely can a manager have had such a dramatic effect on a club as Ole Gunner Solskjaer has had at Manchester United.
Referee John Beaton faced the cameras after abandoning the midweek game between Kilmarnock and Motherwell, and explained that the fog had made things impossible.
In a week soured by sectarian bile and refereeing rows, I was glad to contemplate Scottish football in a more innocent vein.
Grass or plastic was the vexed question which raised its head once again in football this week.