TWO years have passed since the Scottish Football Association took the radical move of overhauling their disciplinary system yet still they find themselves having to defend the process that has become known as "Trial by Sportscene".
THERE is a hint of Gary Bloke, the Private Eye cartoon strip figure, about Tony Higgins.
THERE used to be an annual, lurid headline around this time of year that a few hundred Scottish footballers had been dumped "on the scrapheap".
THIS has been such a fairytale season for Michael Higdon it hardly seemed odd that a charming man should turn up at Fir Park yesterday to present him with a sparkly shoe.
Dunfermline players have begun arriving for a meeting with the club's interim administrator to learn which of them will lose their jobs.