Ange Postecoglou and Mick Beale both did their best this week to kick the can down the road when asked about the Scottish Cup draw.
You can’t blame them for wanting to postpone derby chat for now with plenty of football still to be played. But the pair of them will need to buckle up soon as an epic few weeks in spring are going to define the season.
We’ve got three Old Firm games to look forward to, probably in the space of a month. Celtic Park in a couple of weeks is do or die for Rangers in terms of their Premiership chances, then we’ve got the Hampden showdown and the final clash of the campaign could be the following week at Ibrox.
It means the big two will collide six times this season and it’s got some people talking about overkill. Goodness knows why.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk