Glenn Gibbons: Boyd’s fear is Wilde fantasy

To borrow at least half of Oscar Wilde’s famous observation, it would take a heart of stone to read of Kris Boyd’s “dread” that he would receive a phone call from Neil Lennon, followed by the offer of a contract, and not burst out laughing.

On the eve of his departure for Portland Timbers, the former Rangers striker confessed that such a scenario would have caused him serious discomfort. “I’m not sure I could have gone to Celtic, but who knows?” he said. Far from justifiable anguish, the curiously self-important Boyd was actually going through a dictionary-standard definition of the term “needless worry”.

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