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S6E38 South American Drug War in Govan

It’s the final podcast of the 2016/17 season. The two John’s and Krys are on to discuss the fixture between Scotland and England. There were highs and lows as Scotland managed to do what Scotland do best. They had the nation buzzing with Griffiths second free kick to go ahead but ended up only drawing. [Read more]

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Time for Scottish Clubs to deliver again on the continental stage

SEASON 2007/08 was a campaign where Scottish Football showed signs of progress. Both the Old Firm were in the Champions League, Aberdeen went into the Group Stages of the UEFA Cup (since renamed the Europa League), Celtic defeated defending Champions AC Milan en route to the last 16 of the Champions League, Rangers dropped into [Read more]

Will Phil Bardsley ever return to the Scottish squad?

    With some incredibly important World Cup qualifying matches coming up against Lithuania, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia in early autumn, Gordon Strachan will be facing a tough decision as to who to include in his Scottish squad. Whilst Strachan will take heart from the determined performance that Scotland showed in their recent match against [Read more]

Scotland v England review

THERE are many words that could sum up the drama that unfolded at Hampden on Saturday. At the start, there was excitement as kick off approached in this Auld Enemy World Cup qualifier. Frustration at an inept first half performance where Scotland were fortunate to still be level. Hope when Leigh Griffiths’ first free kick [Read more]

Don despair, we’ll be back!

PRIDE, despair, respect, hope! These are the four words that spring to mind when assessing the Scottish Cup Final that I witnessed my beloved Aberdeen lose at the very end to Celtic. Pride would describe the performance. Aberdeen gave everything they had on Saturday, were the better side for at least 50 minutes that had [Read more]

Scottish Cup Final 2016/17 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic

SCOTTISH Football’s main showpiece occasion is just three days away when the best two sides in the country this season, Aberdeen and Celtic, take to the Hampden turf on Saturday in the Scottish Cup Final. This will be the seventh time the two sides have met in the Final, Celtic winning the first three in [Read more]

Scottish Cup Final Throwback: The last time the Cup went to the Granite City

LAST season, Hibs ended the longest running joke in Scottish Football by ending a 114 year wait for a Scottish Cup triumph. This year, it’s the turn of another one of Scottish Footballs bigger sides outside the Old Firm to end a long hoodoo since they last lifted the famous old trophy. Aberdeen’s famine may [Read more]

How the 1995 Cup win inspired Celtic to greater things

CELTIC are just 90 minutes from Scottish Football immortality. 46 domestic matches have been played across three competitions, 14 opponents have tried their luck and Brendan Rodgers side are still undefeated in the Scottish season. Even by their standards, and Celtic are miles ahead of the rest of Scottish Football on and off the pitch, [Read more]

Betting scandal: how can the trend be halted?

BREAKING stories of Football figures in the game, whether it’d be players or chairmen, being investigated for breaking the authorities strict gambling rules is growing arms and legs. This weeks revelations saw Annan Chairman Henry McClelland and Inverness midfielder Lewis Horner being investigated for a huge number of bets stretching back a few years, including [Read more]

The Lanarkshire Derby with an extra edge

FOR large parts of the season, more than half the Premiership table were embroiled in a relegation battle, with all bottom seven sides separated by just eight points at the end of February. Partick Thistle secured top flight football for next season by finishing in the top six prior to the 33 game split, leaving [Read more]

Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview

THIS weekend sees the penultimate stage of Scotland’s most prestigious knockout competition as the Semi Finals of the 2016/17 Scottish Cup take place at Hampden. Fans of Hibernian, Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers descend on the National Stadium, hoping their club can take the next step to lifting the oldest trophy in British Football (it should [Read more]

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