Scottish Football Forums

Latest SFF Podcast

S7E6 11 May 83

It’s the usual suspects on the podcast with John, Krys and John B. The charity bet run come to an end as both bets lost. Krys discusses Celtic’s game in Europe against Astana and tries to figure out if anyone has come back from 5-0. The Celtic talk continues as they won again and extended [Read more]

Latest Blogs

Premiership Preview & Outright Betting Predictions

The defending champions of Scotland Premiership, Celtic are expectedly off to a strong kick off to the new campaign with three wins in tree fixtures and a dominant goal difference of 7-1. The team led by Brendan Rodgers broke all records last year when they picked up 34 victories and four draws in 38 league [Read more]

Time for Aberdeen Council to allow the Don of a new era

WHEN Aberdeen launched their Stand Free DVD back in 2002, as part of the clubs centenary celebrations, then Chief Executive Keith Wyness spoke then about the need for the Dons to move to a new ground, with Pittodrie unlikely to pass new UEFA criteria for hosting matches in European matches cited as one of the [Read more]

Cathro gone – what next for Hearts?

  SIXTEEN days since the domestic season kicked off, and just five days before the League campaign gets underway, and Scottish Football has its first managerial casualty of the 2017/18 season. Ian Cathro, the 31 year old who built up an impressive CV as a coach with Dundee United, Valencia and Newcastle, was dismissed after [Read more]

Stripping the titles – is it worth the hassle and money?

AFTER five years and four separate court rulings, the Supreme Court ruled that Rangers use of EBT’s from period 2001-2010 was illegal, proving once and for all that they dodged paying tax in that 9 year period. Since then, social media has went into meltdown with fans of other clubs demanding that Rangers are stripped [Read more]

How recent history can inspire Aberdeen in Bosnia

THURSDAY’S Europa League Second Qualifying Round first leg against Siroki Brijeg did not go according to plan for Aberdeen. A crowd of 17,067 turned up at Pittodrie hoping for a home victory to take in Bosnia, but left disappointed by a 1-1 score line that puts the tie firmly in the balance. The result means [Read more]

Euro flop knocks Pedro’s Rangers Cycle off track

EVERY year, we hear the “as low as it gets” line whenever a Scottish team loses in European competition. Last season, it was Hearts for going out to a team from Malta, the year before it was St Johnstone on the back of losing to a team from Armenia. However, Rangers shock exit to the [Read more]

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]