Category Archives: Championship, League One and Two

That Was the Season That Was – 2021/22
By K Kujawa |

Every season of football has its own story, and 2021/22 has been no different. First and foremost, it was the one where we got the fans back into the stadiums. If nothing else, that made it brilliant. 2020/21 was quite miserable in my view, and I don’t just mean that as a Celtic fan! I [Read more]

The Goodwillie Circus and How This Can Be Avoided Going Forward
By J Bleasdale |

JANUARY 30 2022, David Goodwillie was the captain of Clyde FC. He’d been at the club since March 2017 and went about his business quietly as he helped the club to promotion from League Two and consolidated their place in League One. That form attracted the interest of Championship side Raith Rovers, who signed him [Read more]

Is This a Golden Age for Scottish Football?
By Guest Writer |

For too long doom and gloom surrounded the Scottish game. Our men’s national team couldn’t get anywhere near a major international tournament, our clubs struggled to make any sort of impact in Europe, we couldn’t produce elite talent and our clubs just treated supporters like customers instead of stakeholders. Yet things have started to change [Read more]

The right call needed to halt The Bairns slide
By J Bleasdale |

TOWARDS the end of the naughties, Falkirk Football Club were an SPL (now Premiership) side. They had also just reached the Scottish Cup Final and had played their first, and to date only, match in Europe. As we get ready to go into the 2020’s, the club sit Fourth in League One and are looking [Read more]

Premiership Playoff Preview
By J Bleasdale |

ONE Hundred and Eighty minutes to go before the SPFL season checks out for the summer, two sides looking for the bullseye of Premiership football for 2018/19. For the fans of Livingston and Partick Thistle, it promises to be two legs full of excitement, nerves and passion that comes with the Premiership Playoff Final. They’ll [Read more]

League Two Playoff Preview
By C Adey |

FOUR years ago, the newly formed SPFL, a merger between the SFL and SPL the previous year, introduced a pathway for non-League clubs into the senior league setup. The introduction of a playoff between the best side outwith the SPFL and the bottom club in League Two was seen as a step in the right [Read more]

Thrilling climax in store for Leagues One and Two
By J Bleasdale |

THIRTY Five games down, just one to go! There is much to play for at both ends of the League One table this weekend, whilst League Two also has much to play for in the race to get out of the bottom tier of the SPFL setup. League One has, arguably, had the most intriguing [Read more]

Montrose v Peterhead Preview
By J Bleasdale |

LAST weekend, the Premiership title challenge effectively ended as Celtic moved nine points clear of Rangers with a game in hand thanks to a 3-2 win at Ibrox. This Saturday, another two title rivals go head to head in Scottish football – this time in League Two as North East rivals Montrose and Peterhead go [Read more]

Why Ross would be mad to Jack it in at St Mirren right now
By J Bleasdale |

JACK Ross is one of the up and coming Managers in Scottish Football. Having initially started improving the fortunes in his nine month spell at Alloa, Ross has taken St Mirren from the bottom of the Championship in October 2016 to favourites for promotion to the Premiership inside the last fifteen months. Understandably, his name [Read more]

No Ray of hope for McKinnon?
By J Bleasdale |

DUNDEE UNITED began the season as firm favourites for promotion from the Championship. The biggest club and the biggest budget in Scotland’s second tier, the aim is simple for The Terrors in that they end a two year absence from the Premiership. Ten games into the season, things are not going according to plan! United [Read more]