This was supposed to be a period of joyous reflection. A time for cherishing Scotland's long-awaited end to their self-inflicted exile from a major championships. Or, alternatively, it was to be the moment another bout of navel gazing began as Scotland's failure to beat a combination of Israel, Serbia or Norway denied them the chance […]
WHEN UEFA vice-president Michele Uva revealed over the weekend that it will be down to individual leagues to determine how to end their 2019/20 campaigns, the SPFL seemed to finally get the go-ahead to decide their own fate.
Hearts blinked first in the face of what is arguably the greatest crisis ever to grip football – and their owner and chairwoman Ann Budge has spent the past fortnight being abused and attacked from all sides as a result.