Rangers manager Ally McCoist is content to wade through the criticism as he bids to improve on an unconvincing start to the season.
There was a time, not too many decades ago, when Scotland produced tranches of wonderful footballers, an apparently endless array who could hold their own among the very best in Europe.
Sean Fallon was halfway through his 91st year when he passed away last January.
IT is lesson number one in the workplace handbook: don't criticise the boss.
Here are the players chosen by our sportswriters as making up positions 20-11 in the 50 Greatest Scottish Footballers of All Time. What do you think?