SFF Podcasts

S11E66 Euro 92 Throwback 4: Scandinavian Surprise – Sweden and Denmark

We’ve saved the best until last in our Euro ’92 throwback series as John Bleasdale looks at the success of the two Scandinavian sides in the tournament, hosts Sweden and late entrants, and surprise winners, Denmark. He is joined by 96-capped Swedish internationalist Patrik Andersson, Danish journalist Sebastian Stanbury, and Danish commentator Niels Harild. Patrik [Read more]

S11E65 Football’s (Fantastic Four)

Regulars John, Jeff, Kyle and Scott are on as they review the last week in Scottish football. We kick off by discussing the events at the SWFA awards ceremony which unfortunately was ruined by some shocking comments from one of the guest speakers. Following on from this we discuss the need for more respect to [Read more]

Latest Blogs

The Goodwillie Circus and How This Can Be Avoided Going Forward

JANUARY 30 2022, David Goodwillie was the captain of Clyde FC. He’d been at the club since March 2017 and went about his business quietly as he helped the club to promotion from League Two and consolidated their place in League One. That form attracted the interest of Championship side Raith Rovers, who signed him [Read more]

The Standard of Refereeing

A lot of chat this season in Scottish football has been on refereeing decisions. That’s not unusual in itself, refereeing decisions in Scottish football have been the subject of discussion since Scottish football’s inception. However, the latest discussions keep coming back round to the same conclusion: Scottish football needs VAR. But does it? Or is [Read more]

Time to Talk Day

Today is Time to Talk Day where we’re encouraged to talk about how we are feeling. Growing up as a teenager in the 90s I think that mental health issues were viewed as a bit of a taboo subject. We were maybe lucky enough to live in a time before social media where people can [Read more]

Is This a Golden Age for Scottish Football?

For too long doom and gloom surrounded the Scottish game. Our men’s national team couldn’t get anywhere near a major international tournament, our clubs struggled to make any sort of impact in Europe, we couldn’t produce elite talent and our clubs just treated supporters like customers instead of stakeholders. Yet things have started to change [Read more]

Wim the Tim

Last year, when Scotland were preparing to take part in Euro 2020 (yeah, last year was 2021, I will never be okay with that in my head) the podcast team put together a video to wish the team good luck. I’ll be honest, I was just going to do a quick good luck Scotland thing, [Read more]

Qatar World Cup

As we quickly tick into 2022, the Scotland play-off game with the Ukraine gets closer and so does the overall target of getting to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. However, whilst this is a great achievement, now seems like the right time to address the elephant in the room. Scotland is an amazing [Read more]

A Tribute to Walter Smith

Scottish football once again finds itself in mourning. The very sad news of Walter Smith’s passing broke this morning to a great deal of shock. Those closest to him knew this was coming, but it doesn’t make it any easier and even at an age of 73 it seems all too young these days. Obviously, [Read more]

It Israeli an Occasion to Saviour

FOOTBALL, BLOODY HELL! The famous words of Sir Alex Ferguson spring to mind after being through yet another rollercoaster ride with the Scotland Men’s National Team. In the seventh meeting inside three years against Israel, all was not rosy going into the half time break. Two-one down and Lyndon Dykes having his penalty on the [Read more]

An All Too Familiar Story

Oh right, this is what it feels like. After 23 years, I’d almost forgotten. For those of you who only really follow the men’s game and don’t remember France 98, welcome to the club. This is how it used to feel being a Scotland fan. We’d qualify for a tournament, we’d go there with high [Read more]

Win or Bust

We’ve got our buzz back. Scotland went to Wembley on Friday evening and were the better team on the night. When you’re coming away from a game where you need to get a point, you get that point, and you’re actually disappointed you weren’t able to get all three then you know something has gone [Read more]