Scotland have been hit with a fresh selection blow after Gordon Greer failed to make the trip to Croatia.
A pair of shoes discarded beneath Rachel O'Riordan's desk in her small office suggests how much she has made Perth Theatre her home since she arrived from Northern Ireland two years ago and how comfortable she feels there.
Kris Boyd still has goals.
On-loan Hibernian striker Leigh Griffiths has been rewarded for his impressive form with a call-up to the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against Croatia.
EMBARRASSMENT has become a constant companion to the Scotland team in recent years, although the feeling is occasionally lifted by an encouraging result.