IT is pretty routine for a top-class manager to watch a match and pick up on something that goes over the heads of the rest of us.
JOCK Stein used to need only a pen and a blank sheet of paper to work out how an opposing team worked.
GORDON Strachan and Wales go way back.
AFTER Wednesday night's homecoming parade at Pittodrie, the serious business for Gordon Strachan begins with a World Cup 2014 double header against Wales and Serbia in March.
WHEN Gordon Strachan was in the pomp of his playing days he could do things with a ball which would have lit up a game as ordinary as this satisfying, if unremarkable, friendly at Pittodrie.