Once you get past the shock of neither Rangers or Celtic being at the top of the SPL table, try this one on for size : former Ipswich and Derby manager George Burley (above) has resigned from league leading Hearts Of Midlothian in the midst of a 10 game unbeaten streak.

Blackburn defeated Birmingham in the Premiership’s early game today, 2-0 on goals from Paul Dickov and the Alan Shearer-baiting substitute Craig Bellamy. Birmingham are now in 18th place with a mere 6 points in their first 9 matches.

This afternoon at Loftus Road, First half goals from Marc Nygard, Paul Furlong and Georges Santos have QPR comfortably ahead of Norwich (sorry, Wisdom Weasel), 3-0 the score at intermission.

Roger Clemens can see a perfect game wiped out by drilling Carl Everett for crowding the plate. Vince Young can throw himself an 80 yard TD pass against Texas Tech. Unless one or both of these events occur, you’ll see no hotter highlight late this evening than Jermaine Jenas’ astonishing free-kick equalizer for Spurs against Manchester United this afternoon.