"We are all sharing the pain."
Steve Parish, the Crystal Palace co-chairman, put his faith in a "safe pair of hands" after appointing Neil Warnock as manager but admitted that Malky Mackay had been his first choice.
Ronny Deila admitted Celtic "are not good enough" after his side crashed out of the Champions League for the second time this season.
Maribor have bounced a traumatised Celtic out of the Champions League in their play-off tie in Glasgow. And some will tell you this is poetic justice in football.
ON the plus side, Celtic managed to avoid injuries ahead of their vital Champions League play-off with Maribor but were unable to avoid some seriously wounded pride.