SFF Podcasts

S9E2 The Ten O’Clock News

It’s episode two and this time Good John is unavailable. John returns and is joined by Krys. The season may have just started again but there has been plenty of football player already. We had our European contingent starting off last Tuesday with all four teams winning their first leg which was pleasing. The teams [Read more]

S9E1 Back Onside with Aaron Connolly

It’s our ninth season in a row as the Podcast team return for another campaign – just four weeks after the last podcast of season eight! We are one John down but John B and Krys are joined by special guest Aaron Connolly of Fauldhouse United. The guys start by summarising the cruel ending to [Read more]

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Managerial delay Kills off Killie’s European Adventure

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How Aaron is getting Back Onside with Mental Health

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Will Kieran Tierney join Arsenal this summer or not?

Celtic FC has added onto their whopping total of 50 Scottish League Championship wins most recently in 2018–19, which was their eighth consecutive championship. They have now won the Scottish Cup 39 times and the Scottish League Cup 18 times and managed to emerge victorious especially in the long-standing fierce rivalry they have with Rangers. After [Read more]

For You Shelley The VAR Is Over

I’ll be honest, until recently I’d never really watched women’s football with any degree of real interest or enthusiasm. For several years I’d made up my mind that the quality was okay but nothing I would rush to watch, particularly due to the fact that goalkeepers were dreadful. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned [Read more]

Cyprus done, the small matter of Belgium next

WHEN Scotland games come around, they should come with a health warning! No matter how many times they put us through the mill, they find a new way to toy with our emotions, and Saturday’s crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Cyprus. As it looked as though they were going to have a draw snatched from [Read more]

Scotland – Women’s World Cup Preview

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

WHEN Alex McLeish was removed from his post as Scotland manager last month, it was a certainty that his successor was going to be a Scot. After the reign of Berti Vogts, the thought of another foreign manager was never going to be accepted by a short sighted SFA and media. That approach meant that [Read more]

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

The Light Blues have virtually ended their first season under Gerrard by recording another win in the Old Firm against Celtic in the last weekend. Rangers 2-0 win will add confidence to a squad that will try hard this summer to do what is required to be able to challenge Celtic in the title race. [Read more]

Lower League Playoff Preview

TEN clubs, 16 matches, one aim – avoiding relegation or winning promotion! The League season maybe over in the Championship and Leagues One and Two, but the drama is far from over as the end of season Playoffs kicks off tomorrow night. Whilst Ayr, Inverness and Dundee United will be fighting it out for the [Read more]

Scotland facing uphill battle – but could still qualify for Euro 2020

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