The prospects of a verbal punch-up, alas, failed to mterialise. Sheridan had to leave 30 minutes into the session to ply his other trade as a dashing forward for Baillieston Juniors in their Scottish junior cup tie against Thornton Hibs.
Who should walk in one door at the exact moment Sheridan walked out another? None other than the Falkirk prodigal.
So Sheridan missed a few chances to score some points - as did his team. They were dumped out of the cup by five goals to two.