Guest Writer

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Football Aid
By Guest Writer |

Hope you don’t mind but we wanted to post details of our 2016 charity games at Celtic Park, Ibrox Stadium and Tynecastle for anybody interested in taking part. Formed in Edinburgh in 2001, Football Aid celebrate 15 years of delivering our games this year and it’s been a privilege to have the fantastic support of [Read more]

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How has Deila turned things around?
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As the midway point of the Scottish Premiership campaign approaches, Celtic fans can now reflect on the first six months under the stewardship of 39-year-old Norwegian coach Ronny Delia. Former Strømsgodset manager Deila joined the Scottish champions in June following the departure of Neil Lennon who spent much of the last fourteen years at the [Read more]

Posted in Premiership
Can Scotland gain sweet revenge against England?
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England are set for the daunting prospect of travelling to Celtic Park and facing a cauldron-like atmosphere created by the Tartan Army who believe they can get one over on the old enemy south of the border. Roy Hodgson’s men will immediately know they are in for a game from kick-off, with Scotland brimming with [Read more]

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Is Ryan Gauld ready to step up?
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It turns out Scottish football couldn’t hold on to ‘Baby Messi’ for long. Ryan Gauld was snapped up by Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon for £3 million in July and with a release clause of €60 million in his contract it is clear he is held in the highest regard by his new club. Sporting have [Read more]

Posted in International
The ‘Scottish Messi’ leaves Dundee United for Portugal
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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]

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Braveheart Coates set to destroy Lionhearts this Thursday
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  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]

Posted in World Cup
Rough & Tough: Scottish 5 a Side to SPL
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Let’s be honest, Scotland currently has a reputation for, shall we say, ‘agricultural’ football. Tactics like playing nobody up front against the Czech Republic in a Euro 2012 qualifying match don’t help the ‘rough and tough’ defensive image, even if Spain subsequently showed 4-6-0 can be an effective attacking formation. But in truth Scotland simply [Read more]

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The Rangers opportunity
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Let me be very clear from the outset here. I do not support Rangers nor do I support Celtic. Followers of my twitter feed will know only to well that I have no affiliations to either and support only one team wholeheartedly. What follows is my own personal and specific take on the biggest story [Read more]

Posted in Premiership
The possible future for Scottish football after the administration of Rangers
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The future of Glasgow Rangers FC looks uncertain since they announced their administration on February 14th 2012. Until now, Rangers have been the most prolific team to play in the Scottish Premier League, winning the Scottish League Cup 27 times and with 54 league championships to their name (more than any other team in the [Read more]

Posted in Premiership
Scottish Football – a time for change?
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Dear Scottish Premier League, Scottish Football League and Scottish Football Association, The national side is doing alright, right? While I’m sure Craig Levein wouldn’t mind a bigger crop of young talent coming through. Or perhaps a squad quality like England or Spain’s. Does anyone have any real issues with the national set up and progress at [Read more]

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