Krys is away on business, Greig was unavailable, and a last minute transfer coup failed, so this week it’s me and Laurie discussing fitba.
In the SPL we discuss Motherwell’s penalty against Celtic; whether it was a penalty and also whether it was on the spot. You can probably guess that I get the rule book out. Niall McGinn’s freekick against Dundee United is compared against Leighton Baines’ freekick against Newcastle. Finally we discuss the Edinburgh derby, and in particular the penalty claim, as well as the challenge from Ryan Stevenson on James McPake.
In the SFL Dumbarton burst the charity bet by beating Morton, only to be beaten by Dunfermline in the following game. Queen of the South continue to run away with the second division. In the bottom tier, Neil Alexander was the highlight after his bizarre own goal.
We pick the charity bet between us, in the slim hope that we can add to the charity pot.
There is no SPL next week, so we have some spare time to discuss Messi winning the Ballon d’or and Terry Butcher’s imminent talks with Burnley.
Thank you to McBookie for donating the charity bet stake.