SFF Podcasts

S10E65 Guest Special: Greig (Man of Steel)

We’ve a treat in store this week as one of the original regulars on the podcast joins us for a guest special. John is joined by Motherwell fan Greig. The show kicks off by discussing recent events with Alexander replacing Robinson as manager. This leads on to chat about David Turnbull and whether he will [Read more]

S10E64 Scotland Sequel

John and Tony are joined by Iain from The Famous Tartan Army magazine. Naturally, the main focus is on Scotland and their matches against Austria and Israel. We discuss what it may mean going forward as we look to qualify for Qatar 2022. There were some positives to take with one of the main ones [Read more]

Latest Blogs

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]

Daring to Dream

Thursday night sees the biggest Scotland match since… well, last month’s match against Israel to be honest. October’s penalty shootout victory, where we showed other nations just how simple it is to win them by just scoring all of yours and saving one of theirs, set Scotland’s mens national team up with a playoff match [Read more]