I've been with the Herald for 30 years, though regular readers swear it seems longer. I've been chief sub-editor, literary editor and deputy sports editor. Opinion is divided on whether this is a testimony to my versatility or a judgment on my inability to hang on to a job.
This epithet might not apply to Eden Hazard, who was fulsomely apologetic after being sent off for kicking a ball boy at Swansea on Wednesday. But it does apply to Pat Nevin, the former Scotland internationalist and TV commentator, and to Chris Foy, the referee.