The long shot against the wannabe champions. There is no doubt who the bookies favourite is in this match but let Charlie Anderson, In Bed With Maradona’s Scandanavian expert make you think twice about the Danish side’s chances.

The most predictable thing about FC Copenhagen’s tactics in the Champions League has been their unpredictability. Coach Ståle Solbakken has not so much imposed a style or philosophy on his players as instilled tactical flexibility into them. The Norwegian has meticulously tweaked and shuffled his strategies to suit the circumstances, never afraid to make bold decisions and almost always getting them right.

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On the pitch it has not been a good season for Stirling Albion they are currently seven games without a win, second bottom of the Scottish First Division, would be bottom if it wasn’t for Dundee’s point deduction. Let’s not dwell on the negatives though. Today Jocky Scott was announced as the new manager and he has a fight against his old club Dundee if he wants to keep them in the First Division. Jocky has a player in Gordon Smith that has the qualities to fire the team to safety.

Nineteen year old Gordon Smith is currently on loan from Hearts till the end of the season. has scored seven goals in fifteen games and if Jocky Scott can get Gordon back on the scoresheet regularly then Stirling will have a great chance of staying up.

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After the awful performance and result against Wolves on Wednesday it seems that the Liverpool fans have called time on the managerial reign of Roy Hodgson. The defeat leaves the proud club only three points off the relegation places and eleven points adrift of European football.

Last season’s seventh place finish was bad enough for the fans but they still qualified for the Europa League which is the bare minimum they will accept. The prospect of missing out altogether would be a disaster.

It would seem the fans no longer want Roy in charge of their team, the body language and attitude of players would suggest they no longer want him in charge either, as soon as you lose the dressing room is it not time to pack up and go?

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