SFF Podcasts

S10E23 Guest Special: Steven Mill

In the latest of our Guest Special series, Good John is joined by Radio Presenter and Dunfermline fan Steven Mill, currently with Bauer Media Group which has Clyde, Tay FM, Moray Firth, Northsound and West FM as part of their network. We begin by chatting about his current role, where he presents Monday to Friday [Read more]

S10E22 Raise the Roofe

John is joined by Scott from The Footy Blog Net who returns after missing last week. There is plenty to discuss and we kick off with the mixed fortunes of Celtic and Rangers in Europe. Celtic continued to toil as they seem stuck between formations while Rangers continue their terrific record in Europe under Gerrard. [Read more]

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Ebbe Skovdahl – the infectious Dane who lifted the gloom in the Granite City

LIFE was never dull at Aberdeen under Ebbe Skovdahl. The Dane became the Dons first, and so far only, foreign manager in the summer of 1999, and was entrusted with the unenviable task of restoring dented pride in the Granite City following two and a half years of alarming decline. During his three and a [Read more]

Scotland Women’s Euro 2021 Qualifiers Preview – Albania and Finland

LAST week, the Scotland men’s side took a step towards qualification for next years delayed European Championship Finals, now it’s the turn of the women’s team to do likewise. Shelley Kerr’s side resume their Euro 2021, delayed to 2022, qualifying campaign with a double header at home to Albania and away to Finland. Having won [Read more]

Championship, League One and Two – our predictions

SEVEN months since a ball was last kicked in the SPFL lower divisions, the beginning of the Championship, League One and League Two finally kicks off this Friday. It is an unusual time for these three leagues to kick off and with an unusual schedule having reduced to a 27-game season due to the impact [Read more]

Scotland v Israel Playoff Semi Final Preview

ALMOST ten months have passed since Scotland were drawn to play Israel in the Nations League C Section Semi Final, and with it a potential pathway to Euro 2020. In anticipation of the fixture scheduled for March 26, the Tartan Army quickly snapped up tickets to guarantee a first sell out crowd since the England [Read more]

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]