SFF Podcasts

S10E12 Good John Meets Big Bad John

In the second of our special guests for the week as Good John is joined by Airdrie legend John Martin. John talks through his 19 year spell with The Diamonds, from taking over as number one from Ernie McGarr to leaving the club in 1999, three years before the clubs unfortunate demise. He fondly recalls [Read more]

S10E11 Rocky Montage

F Bomb John is joined this week by Scott from The Footy Blog Net. We kick off by talking about latest government announcement relating Covid and implications on Scottish Football. There were three Scottish teams in European action who all progressed. We discuss whether they and Celtic can reach the Europa League playoff round. The [Read more]

Latest Blogs

Crowd focus must be on lower leagues when they return

DON’T expect crowds anytime soon is the clear message from the UK and Scottish Governments as the second wave of Coronavirus sweeps across Europe. With the number of new cases rising rapidly, the proposed date of 5 October for crowds at reduced numbers in Scotland to be fully introducedhas been shelved whilst Nicola Sturgeon put in measures to stop the [Read more]

Crowd pilot is step in right direction

MARCH 12 2020, Rangers fans depart from Ibrox Stadium after witnessing their side going down 3-1 to Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League last sixteen. Little did they realise at that point that they would be the last set of fans in Scotland to have attended a football match to date. The following day, football [Read more]

Scots hoping for Nations League momentum boost ahead of the playoffs

AFTER a ten month wait, international football is back this week, and Scotland will be keen to build on recent results ahead of the rearranged Euro 2020 playoff Semi Final in a months time. Little did we know when Scotland beat Kazakhstan back in November that would be the last international for quite some time. [Read more]

Challenges facing the SPFL over this seasons Challenge Cup

ORGANISING this seasons Scottish Football schedule has been a logistical nightmare for our governing bodies after the COVID-19 outbreak that curtailed our game for five months. So far, the SPFL and SFA have had to organise a full Premiership card, a reduced Championship to League Two schedule and the Scottish Cup campaign of LAST seasons [Read more]

Time for Positivity at Pittodrie after a few weeks of misery

ABERDEEN have not had much luck at the start of the season. A tepid opening day performance against Rangers was followed by the embarrassment of eight players breaking Scottish Government regulations on social distancing at a local bar, with two of them contracting Coronavirus. As a result, and of the stupidity of Boli Bolingoli giving [Read more]

Sturgeon announcement on crowds and playing football is a welcome boost

EVER since football was cancelled in Scotland back in March as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, it has been a frustrating time for everyone. Not just for players wanting to get back to playing and fans wanting to get back to watching their team again, but for everyone who enjoys playing the sport whether [Read more]

The Three Nines – Deila, Rodgers and Lennon’s Celtic

Nine in a row. Throughout my entire life, and long before, it’s been something of note. At first it was talk of the past when a Celtic team managed by Jock Stein outstripped the six in a row achievements of one of his predecessors, Willie Maley. When I was moving through school it was the [Read more]

The Three Nines – Souness & Smith’s Rangers

Nine in a row. Throughout my entire life, and long before, it’s been something of note. At first it was talk of the past when a Celtic team managed by Jock Stein outstripped the six in a row achievements of one of his predecessors, Willie Maley. When I was moving through school it was the [Read more]

The Three Nines – Stein’s Celtic

Nine in a row. Throughout my entire life, and long before, it’s been something of note. At first it was talk of the past when a Celtic team managed by Jock Stein outstripped the six in a row achievements of one of his predecessors, Willie Maley. When I was moving through school it was the [Read more]

Scottish Football scheduling poses congestion concerns

AFTER almost five months since a competitive game took place in Scotland, the waiting is nearly over with the big kick off in the Premiership twelve days away. Although, for the time being, games will be played behind closed doors, it will be a relief for the players at least to get back to their [Read more]