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Scotland’s modern (men’s) football history
By Guest Writer |

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
By C Adey |

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

Liam Miller – what might have been!
By J Bleasdale |

YOUNG Footballers are often told to make the most of their careers, not take their fortunate position for granted and play as long as they can. Football, after all, is a short career where players will be lucky to play beyond fifteen years as a professional before they have to call it a day. In [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Scottish Cup Last 16 Shocks
By J Bleasdale |

THE Fifth Round of the Scottish Cup takes place this weekend, with 16 clubs all vying for a place in the Quarter Finals. This stage, formerly the Fourth Round until 2008, has thrown up some surprising results over the years, and the underdogs this weekend will be holding onto hope that they come overcome the [Read more]

Scotland’s Oldest Football Clubs
By SSimpson |

Although it is a big part of the United Kingdom, Scotland is even more recognizable for its uniqueness. One of the country’s most important traits is precisely its football history. The Scottish regard their national league with pride, as it is the oldest one in the world. Hence, it’s no surprise that they are rich [Read more]

MacKay deserves second chance – but not as Performance Director!
By J Bleasdale |

AFTER seven months of searching, the SFA have found their new Performance Director, entrusted in overseeing the development of the next generation of talented players from our country. It looked as though Austin McPhee was destined for the role before he opted to join Ian Cathro at Hearts, therefore Stewart Regan turned to Malky MacKay [Read more]

Football Aid 2017 – England vs Scotland International Fixture
By C Adey |

How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ by taking part in a truly memorable 90 minute match and represent Scotland in the oldest international fixture in world football? Well now’s your chance as Football Aid – www.footballaid.com – are offering fans this unique opportunity to play for Scotland in an epic auld enemy fixture [Read more]

Football Aid 2017 – Play at Celtic Park!
By C Adey |

How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ at Celtic Park and take part in a truly memorable 90 minute match on the hallowed turf? Well now’s your chance as Celtic FC have teamed up with Football Aid –   www.footballaid.com – to provide fans with the unique opportunity to create their own piece of club [Read more]

Commentators and Pundits mislead the fans (part 2)
By A Alexander |

To better understand what I prefer to call penalty box pantomimes, we need to look at the law governing charging or barging an opponent. “Charging or barging an opponent is accepted as a challenge for space using physical contact WITHIN PLAYING DISTANCE OF THE BALL without using arms or elbows”. What currently goes on in [Read more]

Football Aid – Scotland vs England
By C Adey |

Football Aid celebrates its 15th anniversary this season and to celebrate we’re organising a host of extra special games, with none bigger than the Scotland vs England game at MK Dons’ stadiummk on Tue 10th May 2016, kick-off 10:45am! The match will allow Scotland fans the chance to experience the extra special atmosphere of the [Read more]