Scottish Football Forums S4E3 Referees, UEFA’s Rules and Football

Krys and I discuss the last week in football. We discuss UEFA’s decision regarding Legia Warsaw, and whether the rules need changed. We cover two rounds of the Premiership, an Edinburgh derby, a weekend of lower league action, as well as Rangers vs Clyde in the Petrofac Training Cup cup. The charity bet and Premiership [Read more]

Premiership Score Predictor The ‘Scottish Messi’ leaves Dundee United for Portugal

Being given the tag as the ‘Baby Messi’ may place considerable pressure and expectation on a player who may struggle with the spotlight placed directly on them, but Ryan Gauld has taken it all in his stride. The 18-year-old starlet has shown maturity beyond his years to deal with the inflated hype surrounding his wonderful [Read more]

The Suares verdict

There was no doubt that Louis Suares’ latest bite would result in punishment but as the offence was committed whilst playing for Uruguay surely the punishment should have been levied against player and country but not the parent club who were not involved. Foremost among the so called pundits calling for the death penalty was [Read more]

Braveheart Coates set to destroy Lionhearts this Thursday

  Sebastián Coates will be flying the flag for Scotland this Thursday as Uruguay battles it out against England for the qualifying spot. Previous losses for La Celeste and the Three Lions have left both teams in a vulnerable position, making them all the more bloodthirsty for victory to get through the group stages. What [Read more]

Crisis or Disaster

I was only 23 years old in February 1958 when the best football team of it’s day was decimated in an air crash in Munich which resulted in severe loss of life. Football fans everywhere were devastated and although I was at the time, and still am a Liverpool fan I appreciated the brilliance of [Read more]

How long can Scottish football hold onto Ryan Gauld?

12 months ago, a 17-year old Ryan Gauld was just coming to the end of a promising season as a Dundee United player. The midfielder made his full debut in April 2013, scoring in a 1-1 draw with St Johnstone and he finished the campaign with a reputation as one of the brightest young prospects [Read more]

S4E2 Spot The Ball

Greig and John join me to discuss the opening weekend of the 2014/15 season. We mentioned Laurie’s commentary gig. You can listen to it at http://forums.scottishfootballforums.co.uk/topic/18289-rangers-vs-hearts-opening-game-of-the-season/?p=395883 We also make our score predictions for the weekend’s Premiership games, as well as picking our McBookie charity bet. Chat moves onto Spot The Ball and the Littlewoods Pools. [Read more]

S4E1 Season Preview

It’s a season preview podcast – featuring Krys, John and I – yet so much football has already been played. The Challenge Cup, or whatever it’s called now, and The League Cup have all started domestically. European football has also started. This podcast is a review of the many games that have already been played [Read more]

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