No sooner had Jay Rodriguez been named in the England squad for the first time ahead of this month's friendlies than one of his former managers was also being called up.
THEY may have been separated by just one place at the start of the day, but there was a massive gulf between Stirling Albion and East Stirlingshire as both attempted to maintain their 100% start to the term on Saturday.
Rangers are inching towards winning the Irn-Bru Third Division title by a large margin.
Rangers found disgruntlement on an afternoon when they had been anticipating triumph.
Rangers even spurned a last-minute opportunity to win this game.
As the anticipated icing on a celebratory cake, it took some time for the ingredients of this match to blend successfully.
If Rangers' players needed a reminder of the standards expected, it came at half-time.
The Friday night experiment?
GREIG McDonald's honeymoon may be over but gifts keep arriving.
By the time that everything but a sense of bewilderment had drained away from Forthbank Stadium, perhaps there was nothing left to say other than: it has to change.
What is left for Rangers but a stinging sense of regret?