SFF Podcasts

S10E70 Motherwell 30 Year Scottish Cup Anniversary Special

Thirty years ago this month, Motherwell won the Scottish Cup after a memorable 4-3 victory over Dundee United in one of the greatest Scottish Cup Finals of all time. Along the way, they defeated holders Aberdeen, First Division sides Falkirk and Morton, and Celtic en route to their success. In this special feature, we hear [Read more]

S10E69 Scottish Cup Semi Special

In the latest podcast, John is joined by St Johnstone fan Nory as we preview the upcoming Scottish Cup semi finals. We discuss the social media boycott, online abuse and more. St Johnstone’s League Cup win is the topic of discussion before we move on to the weekend action Nory is in dream land as [Read more]

Latest Blogs

Parkhead Has Fallen

For the first time since 2009/10, Celtic will finish the 2020/21 season without a single piece of silverware. Ordinarily, this would not raise too many eyebrows. After all, there are only three trophies on offer in any given season, and although these three trophies are more often than not divided up between the two large [Read more]

McInnes became a victim of his own success and change was necessary

EIGHT years ago, Derek McInnes walked into Pittodrie looking to rebuild his own reputation not just Aberdeen’s after his sacking by Bristol City a couple of months earlier. The timing of his arrival at the club was perfect as he was given five dead-rubber post-split fixtures to assess his squad. That final position of eighth [Read more]

Criticism of Saints and Gers fans celebrations example of bad world we want to escape from

THIS time last year was the last weekend of normality in Scottish Football. Normal in the sense that games were played in front of crowds at every stadium in the country at all levels, players got changed in dressing rooms across from each other and there were no issues over team buses. A week later, [Read more]

1,744 Days Later

May 21st, 2016. In the dying minutes of the Scottish Cup final, having only equalised with ten minutes of the game remaining, David Gray headed the winning goal in dramatic fashion. As the scenes of jubilation spilled out of the stands and onto the pitch, everyone watching that day knew we were witnessing history. Back [Read more]

The final straw for Neil Doncaster, time to go

WHAT does Neil Doncaster have to do for SPFL clubs to vote for his removal as Chief Executive of the League? Over eleven years since he took up the post, then with the SPL before they and the SFL merged in 2013, Doncaster has presided over some of the most challenging times in Scottish Football, [Read more]

Dumbfries and Galloway – how George’s PR stunt could be costly for Queens

QUEEN of the South could not have had a worse start to the season. Sitting bottom of the table with just four points from nine games, all accrued against part time teams Alloa and Arbroath, and have the leakiest defence having conceded 25 goals, 14 of them in the last three games. The last thing [Read more]

World Cup draw opens up opportunities for Scotland

SCOTLAND might be preparing for their first major tournament in 23 years when they play in the delayed Euro 2020 Finals in June 2021, but the quest for the Qatar 2022 World Cup begins now. In last night’s Qualifying draw, the Scots learned that they will be up against Denmark, Austria, Israel, Faroe Islands and [Read more]

Three games, one familiar theme as Scots Women’s Euro hopes crash

AFTER qualification for Euro 2017 and World Cup 2019, the Scotland Women’s National Team was on the rise and capturing the hearts of the nation. We all felt for them that night at the Parc des Princes when they let a three-goal lead slip against Argentina, which led to their World Cup exit in controversial [Read more]

Back on the Big Stage

“If someone offered me another 0-0 and penalty shootout victory then I would grab it with both hands right now.” Trust Scotland to make it even more dramatic than that. Despite Serbia being favourites for this game, it was Scotland who looked the more likely to win in regular time. Ryan Christie’s goal looked to [Read more]

What Scotland’s qualification means to me

TWENTY Two and a half years, 120 minutes and fecking penalties! Putting my own spin on Stewart Milne’s famous 2014 League Cup Final post-match interview was the only way I could summarise the emotions of last night as Scotland FINALLY ended their long wait for a place at a major international finals. As an Aberdeen [Read more]