SFF Podcasts

S8E45 All About The Rangers’

The two John’s are joined by a special guest this week, Cove Rangers striker Paul McManus. McManus talks about Cove’s historic promotion from the Highland League to the SFPL set up, and his moment of joy in scoring the final goal of the 7-0 aggregate win over Berwick Rangers, consigning them to the Lowland League. [Read more]

S8E44 Flanagan’s Fire Drill

It’s the two John’s and Krys on this week to discuss what’s been going on in Scottish football. The race for the final European places continues to the last day of the season after Aberdeen and Kilmarnock both won at the weekend. St Mirren managed to beat Hamilton to give them hope of avoiding the [Read more]

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Clarke was a shoe in for the Scotland job, can he prove he’s the perfect fit?

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Rangers boss Gerrard Has To Retain A Specific Player For Title Race Next Season

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Lower League Playoff Preview

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WHEN the announcement of Billy McNeill’s passing was made, naturally tributes poured in for the first British Captain to lift the European Cup with Celtic in 1967. Most tributes will point to the fact McNeill was a great Celtic Captain during their dominance under Jock Stein from mid sixties to early seventies, and oversaw four [Read more]

Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview 2019

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Time for Maxwell and Co to act before it’s too late

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Who will win the Scottish Cup 2019?

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Scotland Euro 2020 Preview

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Time for the clubs and authorities to step up to the idiots trying to ruin our game!

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