Aston Villa manager Brian Little is keeping his fingers crossed that leading scorer Dwight Yorke can cope with two high pressure games in 48 hours as he launched his preparations today to keep a grip on the Coca-Cola Cup.
Celtic have won a pounds 700,000 tug-of-war to land calypso king Tony Rougier.
Clint Marcelle sealed a sensational victory for Barnsley and flew off on international duty with the praise of manager Danny Wilson ringing in his ears.
To most people outside Scotland, and to many inside, Scottish football consists of Celtic and Rangers. The rest are unimportant.
Clint Marcelle crowned his Barnsley debut with a dream goal, then admitted the pace of English football left him drained!
Pavel Srnicek is facing the chop as Kevin Keegan sharpens the axe for Sunday's showdown with champions Manchester United.
Soccer star Jerren Nixon quit Scotland leaving behind debts of more than £40,000 - and could now lose his former home.
Even Barnsley's match-winner Clint Marcelle was sorry to have turned the dream debut of City's 17-year-old Geff Whitley into a nightmare.
Not many people can claim to be a household name both in a Caribbean country and a medium-sized Scottish town? Tony Rougier is such a person. Having been capped more than 40 times for Trinidad and Tobago's national football team.He now plays for Raith Rovers (based in Kirkcaldy), one of Scot/and's Premier League football teams. He is one of a growing band of talented players from developing countries to take advantage of the 'internationalisation' of football to fry his hand (feet?) in the European professional game. Throughout Europe, players from Africa, the Caribbean and elsewhere are increasingly making their mark. Scotland alone - with 40 professional sides - has three Trinidadians, two Barbadians, a 6hanaian, a Cameroonian and an Angolan playing in its leagues.