SFF Podcasts

S817 – Simulation Jackson

t’s the Two John’s this week as Krys takes a weeks break. As usual, there was a lot to discuss. Both Old Firm sides had contrasting results in their Europa League matches, and the theme continued domestically on Sunday. Was a red card shown in the wrong game? The rest of the Premiership action brought [Read more]

S8E16 Statman John

It’s the two John’s and Krys on in another fantastic episode of the podcast. There’s plenty to talk about as always. The guys skim over the midweek games but talk about events off the pitch in the Edinburgh derby. Both teams have suffered from a dip in form in recent games. Celtic continue to move [Read more]

Latest Blogs

Isreality sets in for Scots in Haifa

WHEN the UEFA Nations League was created, all the talk was that it would make things easier for Scotland to qualify for the European Championships. When we were drawn in Group One of the League C pot with Albania and Israel, for once we were given a very kind draw. Yet again, the National team [Read more]

Griffiths National excuse masks issues that need resolving

WHAT is it with Scotland strikers and declaring an end to National Service, all because they fell out with the manager? Mo Johnston, Duncan Ferguson, Kris Boyd and Steven Fletcher all called time on their International careers for various reasons, and sometimes temporarily, when they were at the peak of their game. Now Leigh Griffiths [Read more]

This weekends footy tips

THE football season is almost two months old and most sides are beginning to find their rhythm to set themselves for a solid campaign, whilst others are still searching for that winning formula. With that in mind, now is as good a time as any for fans to have a flutter. Check out football tips [Read more]

Semi Final Farce sums up the incompetence of Scottish Football’s Governing Bodies

THE Betfred Cup Semi Final draw threw together two mouthwatering ties between four of Scotland’s biggest clubs. A rejuvenated Hearts were paired with Brendan Rodgers all conquering Celtic side whilst Aberdeen were drawn to face Rangers. The prospect of two of the biggest rivalries outside of the Old Firm and Edinburgh Derbies in the last [Read more]

How Hearts could be poised to break Old Firm dominance

For many years, the Scottish top flight has been won by one of two teams. When it wasn’t been the mighty Celtic sweeping all aside, it was their Glasgow rivals Rangers. Do other sides get a look in? The last time anyone outside the Old Firm lifted the title, it was 1985. That team was Aberdeen, [Read more]

Scotland’s modern (men’s) football history

With Scotland’s UEFA Nations League campaign away to a winning start, now is a good time to reflect on matches down the years. James Grapsas, a Scotland enthusiast based in Australia, recently published a book on point: A Modern History of Scotland International Football Matches. Craig Brown wrote the book’s foreword. The book is an eBook [Read more]

Scottish Football Memories

To celebrate the launch of their new new book Lifted Over The Turnstiles, DC Thomson’s have launched an interactive timeline highlighting the greatest and most memorable moments in Scottish football. View here.     Lifted Over The Turnstiles: Scotland’s Football Grounds In The Black & White Era

Podcast team Predictions – Season 2018/19

John B Premiership winners: Celtic Premiership runners up: Hibs Top six: Rangers, Aberdeen, Kilmarnock, Hearts Relegated: Livingston Playoff: Dundee Championship winners: Partick Thistle Playoff (2nd-4th): Inverness, Dunfermline, Dundee United Relegated: Alloa Playoff (9th): Morton League One winners: Raith Rovers Playoff (2nd-4th): Dumbarton, Brechin, East Fife Relegated: Stenhousemuir Playoff (9th): Stranraer League Two winners: Clyde Playoff [Read more]

Four mouth watering World Cup matches to look forward to

The wait continues for Scotland to qualify for its first World Cup of the new millennium, but there is a certain freedom that comes with having a world class tournament to enjoy that doesn’t feature your home team. The key to it is the word “enjoy.” We all remember France 98, but in all honesty, [Read more]

World Cup Throwback – France 98: When the Scots took centre stage!

TWO long decades have passed since Scotland’s last appearance at any major tournament, and the pain at missing out doesn’t ease any. Five European Championships and five World Cups have passed us by as campaign after campaign ebbed away into failure. Instead of getting ready to face the World’s best, we’ve become the warm up [Read more]