For Scottish football, 2012 has been a year like no other.
The once-mighty Rangers went bust and a NewCo had to start life in the Third Division.
But the 'armageddon' predicted by some for the game as a whole has not materialised, so far.
For the national team, it has been a year to forget. Bottom of our World Cup qualifying group, we now find ourselves ranked below the Cape Verde Islands in the FIFA rankings.
Scotland Tonight looked at the issue, and discussed it in the studio with former Chief Executive of the SFA, and former director of football at Rangers, Gordon Smith; the sportswriter Graham Spiers; the former Celtic and Feyenoord footballer Bobby Petta; and Paul Goodwin, Head of Supporters Direct Scotland and author of a new book 'Saving Scottish Football'
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