MARK Wotte, the SFA performance director, confirmed last night that England have strengthened their youth scouting operation specifically to prevent Scotland "stealing" their best young talent, writes Stewart Fisher.
STEWART Regan's inheritance as Scottish Football Association chief executive hasn't always been rich in positives but in one way at least he should be eternally thankful to his predecessors.
DANNY WILSON held the air of a condemned man who had just been told he had won the lottery - pleasantly surprised, but not quite sure how to take the good news.
A DETECTIVE with the investigative powers of Sherlock Holmes would struggle to unpick the mystery of how Inverness Caledonian Thistle failed to beat Hearts yesterday.
AT midnight tomorrow the great and the good of Scottish football will raise a dram and their family and friends will wish them a happy 2014.