SELECTING the outstanding Scottish manager of the season before the winners of most of the main prizes have been determined has proved a difficult business over the years.
Fraser Wishart, head of the players' union in Scotland, has backed the decision not to increase Steve Simonsen's ban for gambling, insisting the nature of the Rangers keeper's offence did not deserve a longer sentence.
When Peterhead FC's David Cox revealed recently he was suffering from depression and had tried to commit suicide on several occasions, there was the usual mixed response from the football community.
The dispute over bonuses at Kilmarnock intensified last night with the players' union insisting the club has imposed the lowest rate in the Premiership.
IAIN RUSSELL scored 21 goals for Livingston in 2010/11.