Maybe it happened a while back and we missed it.
Perhaps it was simply the early-evening Lviv sun which gave it a halo we couldn’t ignore.
Whatever it was, the passing really deserves to be marked after all these years. One of the bravest defensive performances of our time finally broken down.
The tuft is gone, that brave island of resistance in the face of rapid erosion.
Alan Shearer has gone full bald.