Category Archives: Other

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]

The Greatest Nights In Scottish Football
By S Douglas |

With few exceptions, success in football is difficult to sustain, and even the most prestigious clubs and national teams in history have their down periods. And even though it might feel like Scotland has always been a second-tier (or lower, depending on who you ask) footballing nation, it’s important to remember that things haven’t always [Read more]

Football Aid
By Guest Writer |

Hope you don’t mind but we wanted to post details of our 2016 charity games at Celtic Park, Ibrox Stadium and Tynecastle for anybody interested in taking part. Formed in Edinburgh in 2001, Football Aid celebrate 15 years of delivering our games this year and it’s been a privilege to have the fantastic support of [Read more]

Can Scotland gain sweet revenge against England?
By Guest Writer |

England are set for the daunting prospect of travelling to Celtic Park and facing a cauldron-like atmosphere created by the Tartan Army who believe they can get one over on the old enemy south of the border. Roy Hodgson’s men will immediately know they are in for a game from kick-off, with Scotland brimming with [Read more]

The ‘Scottish Messi’ leaves Dundee United for Portugal
By Guest Writer |

Being given the tag as the ‘Baby Messi’ may place considerable pressure and expectation on a player who may struggle with the spotlight placed directly on them, but Ryan Gauld has taken it all in his stride. The 18-year-old starlet has shown maturity beyond his years to deal with the inflated hype surrounding his wonderful [Read more]

Crisis or Disaster
By A Alexander |

I was only 23 years old in February 1958 when the best football team of it’s day was decimated in an air crash in Munich which resulted in severe loss of life. Football fans everywhere were devastated and although I was at the time, and still am a Liverpool fan I appreciated the brilliance of [Read more]

How long can Scottish football hold onto Ryan Gauld?
By C Adey |

12 months ago, a 17-year old Ryan Gauld was just coming to the end of a promising season as a Dundee United player. The midfielder made his full debut in April 2013, scoring in a 1-1 draw with St Johnstone and he finished the campaign with a reputation as one of the brightest young prospects [Read more]

Give Davie Moyes a break
By A Alexander |

Man United supporters need to take a good look at themselves especially those who have yet to learn to win with dignity and more importantly lose with grace. It was no coincidence that Fergie retired when he did as he knew only too well that there would need to be a rebirth of a new [Read more]

SPFL show support for road safety campaign
By C Adey |

The worlds of rugby, football and Formula One are joining together to urge drivers in Scotland to take care on country roads. With football and rugby teams at all levels travelling thousands of miles by road each year, fans are being encouraged to follow their teams safely by driving at an appropriate speed for the unpredictable conditions [Read more]