However, we have still had to contend with the fallout from both the Scottish FA’s announcement to mothball football below the Championship until the end of January at the earliest, as well as Celtic’s contentious Dubai trip.
The late concession of a goal to Hibs to drop two more points on Monday evening followed by Scott Brown’s comments about the players on sun loungers has done little to temper the mood amongst he Parkhead support or around Scottish football. It is a story which is set to rumble on for days and weeks and be one of those looked back on with bemusement in years to come.
On the field, Dundee United welcome St Johnstone in a Premiership fixture which was meant to be played on Saturday while there have been some key movements in the transfer window.
We will have all the latest from around the SPFL throughout the evening.
Scottish Football LIVE: Latest news and transfer speculation
Welcome to the Scotsman’s live blog following Scottish football throughout Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
It was a busy day yesterday and there’s been plenty of fall-out and reaction to catch up on.
But first, here’s your daily diet of transfer stories. It is January after all…
Rangers look at Fashion-able signing, Celtic could face probe, Hibs a good fit says Australian boss, SPFL pair eye former Aberdeen forward - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill
Celtic and Dubai, Rangers and penalties – what a week it has been for Scottish football – and it’s not over yet. Far from it.
Celtic in Dubai
The team went away, but the story won’t.
James McFadden told BBC Sportscene that Celtic must apologise for their trip to the Middle East.
'Celtic need to accept wrongdoing' - McFadden
Celtic should apologise for "wrongdoing" after admitting to Covid-19 protocol breaches on their ill-advised training trip to Dubai, says former Scotland forward James McFadden.
Celtic in Dubai
Ian Maxwell has also admitted that while the trip was allowed - Celtic could still face disciplinary action from the governing body.
Celtic face SFA probe into events of Dubai trip - but not the journey itself
The Scottish FA will look into any alleged breaches of Covid protocols during Celtic’s trip to Dubai, says chief executive Ian Maxwell – but the club won’t be investigated for the trip itself.
Former First Minister Henry McLeish has hammered the SFA decision to close down the leagues below the Championship for the remainder of January, claiming the governing bodies have sacrificed clubs because of Celtic’s wrongdoing.
Henry McLeish hits out at SPFL and SFA for 'selling out' Scottish football after latest shutdown decision
Henry McLeish, the former First Minister, has accused the football authorities of “selling out” the game after the SFA and SPFL chose to suspend Scottish football in all but the top two tiers.
But Ian Maxwell denies that claim here
Micky Mellon dropped Paul McMullan from his first-team squad after the winger signed a pre-contract deal with rivals Dundee.
Now the Dundee United boss thinks it is best for all parties that an agreement is reached for the ex-Stenhousemuir and Dunfermline man to move out of Tannadice permanently this month. (The Courier)
Partick Thistle - one of the full-time clubs in League One - have criticised the decision to close the lower leagues down.
In a scathing statement the Jags said they ‘foretold’ of the shutdown potential.
Dempster is a spider
Leeann Dempster has a new role in football after her departure from Hibs
Leeann Dempster confirmed in new role at Queen's Park, hopes to add more Hampden highlights after Hibs' 2016 Scottish Cup
Former Hibs chief executive Leeann Dempster has been confirmed as Queen’s Park’s new chief executive, after leaving Easter Road last year.
The reason Armstrong Oko-flex was wearing earphones on the touchline has been revealed - he was receiving instructions from boss Neil Lennon.
The youngster was seen wearing Airpods as he prepared to come on as a second half substitute against Hibs last night.
Celtic slash Edouard price
Celtic are said to have lowered their demands for Odsonne Edouard in a bid to sell off their prize asset this month. (Football Insider)