A look at the week's events in Scotland
North of the Border
August 3, 2011
By Neil White
Vlad the impaler
Vladimir Romanov is the most bloodthirsty ruler in the history of Scottish football. The pile of his managerial victims outside Tynecastle should lessen the shock value of each of his executions, but this week he upped the gore quotient again with the sacking of Jim Jefferies, the ninth manager of Hearts since Romanov took power less than seven years ago.