THE snappily-dressed figure of Darian MacKinnon bounced into the press room, the immaculate suit, gleaming brogues, crisp white shirt and skinny tie struggling to contain the exuberant 27-year-old within it.
Luis Suarez, the Liverpool striker, failed to "fully appreciate the gravity and seriousness" of his bite on Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, according to a Football Association Independent Regulatory Commission.
Back turned to the pitch, a lone photographer trained his lens on the rear of the main stand at The Falkirk Stadium, seeking clues to a new presence in the directors' box with the manager's position still vacant at the club.
HAVING waited 78 years to reach a semi-final, you might think the Hamilton Academical supporters would be given to patience, but the abuse that rained down on Willie Collum and his officials at full-time suggested otherwise.
A goal from Stevie May – a strike which showed both ingenuity and decisive intent – was a suitable way to earn Hamilton a third win in four matches, but it was not befitting this meeting with Cowdenbeath.