Concerns over the physical condition of his players for the upcoming match against Croatia has prompted Gordon Strachan to appoint a sports scientist to test them when they report for international duty.
The Champions League final, the William Hill Scottish Cup final, the rematch of Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler, the French Open, the Monaco Grand Prix; it's probably fair to say the coming weekend is not lacking in blockbuster sporting events.
BY his own admission, Willie Collum was never good enough to play in a Scottish Cup final but taking charge of tomorrow's match between Celtic and Hibernian can safely be classified as the next best thing.
DEREK ADAMS, the Ross County manager, has signed a two-year contract extension, tying him to the club he led to a fifth-place finish in their first season in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League until the summer of 2016.
Hearts are planning again to go cap in hand to supporters to help plug a £2.5m shortfall for next season but Sergejus Fedotovas, the club director, says Gary Locke has been assured he will have one of the largest budgets in the top flight in an attempt to put the team back on the European stage.