On that basis the Rangers jury has not yet made up their mind. What was supposed to be a mere friendly against Newcastle United took on a broader significance at Ibrox last night as a barometer of the supporters' views towards the latest boardroom nonsense at their club.
And the mood was? Well, most were reluctant to say.
Charles Green cut a conspicuous figure when he emerged 90 seconds after the kick-off and walked to a seat towards the front of the directors' box. There was no reaction from the stands to his emergence.
It would be facetious to say he’s travelling the country to try to win friends and influence people, even if there is a vague sense of a charm offensive about the man who has just swapped jobs without swapping offices. Just as the rest of us have to get used to the idea of him being chief executive of the Scottish Professional Football League now rather than the Scottish Premier League, so the man himself must adapt to the idea of being responsible for 42 clubs, not 12.
Wright's team now face FC Minsk in Belarus next Thursday and must come through the third qualifying round and
a play-off round before reaching the group stage. But after drawing 1-1 with the Norwegian league leaders last night, to go through 2-1 on aggregate, Wright claimed his team was good enough to deliver again for the crowd of 7850 which turned out at McDiarmid Park.
"We want the journey to continue,"
he said. "I told the players they would look back on this night with a lot of