Gordon Strachan's departure has opened up a void.
Owen Coyle commits to Burnley. Roberto Martinez is soon to be at Wigan. Tony Adam's investiture was denied by the club. Mark McGhee is still with Motherwell. Henrik Larsson rumouredly was on his way to Scotland but this is being denied by his agent.
Now, Tony Mowbray joins the line of coaches who are disputing a link with the club when the tabloids have him as Celtics new coach. A giant sucking sound can be heard emanating from Celtic Park. It gets strange, very strange.