If Aberdeen were left fuming last week as their aspirations of playing in a new stadium any time soon appeared to bite the dust courtesy of a spat with the city council, they were left bemused over their failure to convert their dominance over Hearts into a victory in this pulsating Clydesdale Bank Premier League match.
John McGlynn, the Hearts manager, admitted last night that his tired team would have been guilty of grand larceny had they left Aberdeen with a victory in an absorbing Clydesdale Bank Premier League game at Pittodrie.
"WE are in the game - then bang." Jim McAlister was assessing a specific moment in Dundee's defeat by Ross County at the weekend, but it is a lament which could also come to echo throughout the season if they are not careful.
Sir Alex Ferguson's brave decision to drop Wayne Rooney from his starting line-up paid off as new boys Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa scored in Manchester United's come-from-behind victory over Fulham.
ROSS County celebrated their first SPL win yesterday, extending their extraordinary unbeaten run to 38 league matches and giving them a respectable tally of six points from four games in their first season in the top flight.
Craig Levein, the Scotland manager, insists that Celtic winger Kris Commons has his work cut out to figure in the first couple of qualifying games for the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil and he also certain his No.1 goalkeeper, Allan McGregor, will not be fit to line-up against Serbia at Hampden Park on September 8.