Tag Archives: Hampden

Betfred Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

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]

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Will the Scotland turnaround be complete or is it another false dawn?
By J Bleasdale |

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]

Scotland v England review
By J Bleasdale |

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]

Scottish Cup Final 2016/17 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

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]

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Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

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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Scottish Cup 4th Round Preview
By J Bleasdale |

THIS weekend is one of the most anticipated in the Scottish Football calendar as the top flight clubs enter the fourth round of the Scottish Cup. It’s that time of year when lower division clubs dream of pulling off a giant killing act to write their name into Scottish Football folklore, whilst the top clubs [Read more]

Betfred Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

THE penultimate round of the first major tournament of the season takes place this weekend as the remaining four teams in this campaigns Betfred League Cup do battle for a place in November’s Final. There are two intriguing games in prospect for different reasons taking place at Hampden this weekend. Firstly, Championship side Morton, participating [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Scotland v Lithuania
By J Bleasdale |

TWO days to go before Scotland’s second World Cup Qualifier against Lithuania at Hampden, where Gordon Strachan’s side will be aiming for a morale boosting win ahead of the trip to Slovakia next Tuesday. Although this is the first World Cup clash between the sides, there have been four previous Hampden clashes between the sides [Read more]

S4E32 Celtic Diddy Cup Winners
By C Adey |

Krys gets another shot of hosting so he can bask in the glory of his team’s triumph in capturing the first domestic honours of the season. But being the humble kind, he immediately hands over to this week’s guests John and Greig so they can talk about their teams’ Friday night battle in the Premiership. [Read more]

S4E26 Greig’s in talks with a rival podcast
By C Adey |

It’s transfer deadline day and Greig is missing, presumably in talks with another podcast. 1-1 draws, transfers, semi finals, naughty songs, crap pitches, bawbags, cola, Prem predictions and of course the charity bet, all feature. Declan McManus is our pick for the first scorer charity bet this weekend. We have also went for a treble of [Read more]