Category Archives: Championship, League One and Two

No Ray of hope for McKinnon?
By J Bleasdale |

DUNDEE UNITED began the season as firm favourites for promotion from the Championship. The biggest club and the biggest budget in Scotland’s second tier, the aim is simple for The Terrors in that they end a two year absence from the Premiership. Ten games into the season, things are not going according to plan! United [Read more]

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

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]

From Paris to Palmerston: the rise and fall of James McFadden
By J Bleasdale |

  JAMES McFadden was a modern day icon amongst the Tartan Army during the 2000’s. After bursting onto the scene as a teenager straight into the International setup under Berti Vogts, McFadden had a talent that no other Scottish player showed at that time. He had a swagger, a wand of a left foot, the [Read more]

Scottish Football Review of 2016
By J Bleasdale |

ANOTHER calendar year is almost at an end and it’s that time of year where people look back over the last twelve months – and Scottish Football is no different. The year started with the threat of a title challenge from Aberdeen after they defeated Celtic to close the gap at the top of the [Read more]

Why St Mirren’s appointment of Jack Ross is high risk for both parties
By C Adey |

LAST month, I wrote a blog about the fall of St Mirren since the high of their League Cup success to a potential battle against relegation to Scotland’s Third Tier unless results dramatically picked up. Three days later, they sacked Alex Rae! The former Rangers midfielder was dismissed after just 9 months into the job [Read more]

Scottish Premiership & Championship: What Have We Seen So Far And Outright Tips
By S Douglas |

Things are getting a bit clearer in the Scottish Premiership and Championship and now it is the right time to review what just happened and deliver some good outright tips A new football season in Scotland started 45 days ago and we could already witness a couple of amazing games, including The Old Firm Derby [Read more]

Tough times for St Mirren sees them a million miles from top flight return
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN St Mirren took the step to relieve Danny Lennon from the managerial role two years ago, it was done on the basis that he had taken the club as far as he could. It was a move that surprised many outsiders, given that Lennon had preserved the clubs top flight status each of his [Read more]

Why the fixture list is always exciting
By J Bleasdale |

So the fixtures for the new season are out and that time to look out for certain fixtures. No matter how much one half try to deny it, Celtic and Rangers fans will have pencilled in their diaries when the Old Firm matches take place, Hamilton fans will have eyed up when they face Lanarkshire [Read more]

Rangers: Spend or save as Warburton looks to the future?
By C Adey |

Followers of Scottish football’s most successful club watched 11 empty jerseys, seemingly devoid of passion or commitment, stumble from one embarrassment to the next under the guidance of Ally McCoist, Kenny McDowell and Stuart McCall last term. Little over five months down the line and Rangers sit proudly atop the Championship table, firm favourites with [Read more]

Two match ban for Rangers keeper
By S Douglas |

Goalkeeper Steve Simonsen was faced with a two match ban recently after it emerged that he had been accused of betting on football games. The 35-year-old, who has been playing for the Rangers since 2013, was found guilty by the Scottish Football Association of betting on a total of 55 games. He was charged in [Read more]