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S7E14 Scottish Cup Balls Up

It’s the two John’s as unfortunately Krys has some technical issues and can’t make it. Both charity bets were sadly unsuccessful though we weren’t far away with the treble. After the chat last week about Gordon Strachan, it was confirmed last Thursday that he wouldn’t be continuing as Scotland manager. Will we go for someone [Read more]

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Betfred Cup Semi Final Preview

FOUR teams, one venue, one aim! Yes it’s the Semi Finals of the Betfred League Cup this weekend. On Saturday, holders Celtic take on Hibernian at Hampden, which also hosts the second Semi Final on Sunday when Rangers face Motherwell. It promises to be two interesting ties for various reasons. The Celtic and Hibs match [Read more]

Why Strachan and the SFA were right to end their partnership

BRUSSELS, October 2012. Scotland are limping to a 2-0 defeat in Belgium in the final game of the despairing Craig Levein reign when the Tartan Army unfurl a banner entitled “Strachan: Save Our Scotland!” They got their wish in January 2013 when the SFA appointed the former Celtic, Coventry, Southampton and Middlesbrough Manager as Levein’s [Read more]

The Tenth post-Mortem into another failed campaign

ON last weeks Scottish Football Forums podcast, I predicted that one of the likely scenarios from Scotland’s remaining two World Cup Qualifying matches was that we’d beat Slovakia to give ourselves a chance of the playoffs – then blow it by failing to beat Slovenia. Unfortunately, my prediction was spot on! This isn’t something I [Read more]

Throwback Thursday: The last time we qualified for the World Cup

TONIGHT, Scotland face Slovakia in a must-win match to keep alive their playoff ambitions for a second bite at World Cup Qualification – and bring to an end a twenty year wait to play in a major international tournament. In a campaign that began disastrously, with just four points from the first four matches, Gordon [Read more]

Football Aid 2018 – England vs SCOTLAND International Fixture

How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ by taking part in a truly memorable 90 minute match and represent Scotland in the oldest international fixture in world football? Well now’s your chance as Football Aid – www.footballaid.com – are offering Tartan Army fans the unique opportunity to play for Scotland in an epic Auld [Read more]

Will the Scotland turnaround be complete or is it another false dawn?

TWELVE months ago, it looked like the Road to Russia was shut on Scotland. Two appalling results, a lucky home draw with Lithuania and a resounding 3-0 thumping in Slovakia, put the Scots World Cup Qualifying campaign in serious jeopardy and looked as though was going to push Manager Gordon Strachan out of a job. [Read more]

Will Coyle be Owen County a debt of gratitude for reviving his managerial career?

JUNE 2009: Owen Coyle’s managerial stock is high having achieved an unlikely promotion to the Premier League with Burnley, a club who had less than half the resources of their main Championship rivals. He was approached by Celtic, then seeking a new boss to replace Gordon Strachan. Coyle rejected his boyhood heroes to have a [Read more]

Why ditching McIntyre is a big risk for Ross County

THE sacking season is well and truly underway as the International break looms large. Yesterday, Peter Houston became the first Championship casualty of the season after a dreadful start to their campaign. By lunchtime today, Ross County followed suit by giving Jim McIntyre his P45 after a run of six Premiership games without a victory, [Read more]

Houston’s Crash-landing and Robbo’s unhappy return – desperate times for Championship Pair!

BEFORE a ball was kicked in the Scottish Football season, Falkirk and Inverness Caledonian Thistle were touted as two of the four main contenders for promotion to the top flight along with St Mirren and pre-season favourites Dundee United. The Bairns had been knocking on the door of a Premiership return for the first time [Read more]

Betfred Cup Quarter Final Preview

EIGHT teams, four ties, one step away from Hampden. It’s Quarter Final week in this seasons Betfred League Cup and there are some tasty matches in store as each side vies for a place in the Semi Finals at the National Stadium. BT Sport are covering three of the matches across each night from tomorrow [Read more]