Colin Lee is billing tomorrow's Bescot battle between two of his old clubs Walsall and Torquay United as the two clubs' "biggest game of the season".
Almost a year on from his shock sacking by the Saddlers, a dismissal that resulted in Walsall's drop to League One, Lee is disappointed to see Paul Merson's side down in relegation danger again.
Lee remains upset by the whole experience of being sacked, and not getting the chance to complete the survival bids he twice pulled off with the Saddlers, not to mention the final day rescue act four years ago that prevented Torquay dropping out of the League. But he still fancies Walsall's chances this time round.
"If Walsall win, which I think they will personally," said Lee, "they'll remain in the division. But it's the biggest game of the season for both camps. Defeat would probably send Torquay down. But, if they won, then it's another story.
"Leroy Rosenior's done a brilliant job, having had enormous goalkeeping problems, in the same way Walsall have since Jimmy Walker left.
"But, while I know Walsall have had five straight defeats, Torquay are unpredictable.
"They played brilliantly against Sheffield Wednesday, then could have been two up against Luton inside 20 minutes on Easter Monday. But, once Luton scored, they fell apart.
"The other team to fear is Wrexham, as they've got a couple of games in hand.
"But it is vital for Walsall to win this one. And they've got the ability.
"With players like Simon Osborn, you assume they're trying to play football. And, with a front line of Jorge Leit?o, Julian Joachim and Paul Merson, you'd expect them to score goals.
" They've still got a tendency to let goals in, but, of the four players signed last week, Craig Pead and Joachim are the pick and, in goal, Andy Oakes is well capable in this league."
It will be a poignant occasion this weekend for Lee, who will spend the day giving his verdict on another of his former clubs, Chelsea, summarising their game at Southampton for Chelsea TV. But he will keep a close watch on events at Bescot.
"I do for every club I've ever been involved with. I still look out for Walsall and Wolves. And Torquay are always close to my heart. "I was born there, then I stopped them going out of the league at a time when I'm not sure they'd have made it back."
Lee passed up the opportunity to stay on at Plainmoor after completing the Gulls' great escape in 2001. But, back on his feet after a recent hip operation and patiently awaiting the chance of a return to football coaching, he remains thoughtful on the subject of what might have been at Bescot.
"It's obvious to everyone that this season hasn't quite gone to plan," said Lee diplomatically. "When the season began I thought they'd be play-off contenders and I'm surprised they're having to look over their shoulders.
"But there have been chops and changes, not only in the team but to the back room set-up which can't be good."