Category Archives: Premiership

How Hearts could be poised to break Old Firm dominance
By C Adey |

For many years, the Scottish top flight has been won by one of two teams. When it wasn’t been the mighty Celtic sweeping all aside, it was their Glasgow rivals Rangers. Do other sides get a look in? The last time anyone outside the Old Firm lifted the title, it was 1985. That team was Aberdeen, [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]

Gers Handling of Graeme was Murtyfying
By J Bleasdale |

GRAEME Murty will be feeling many emotions after being sacked as Rangers Manager today. He will be sad at losing the job he assumed on a caretaker basis on two occasions before being installed as Manager until the end of the season. He will be disappointed at how things have transpired over the last few [Read more]

Old Firm Title Showdown makes SPFL even more Amateurish
By J Bleasdale |

TWO weeks ago, the SPFL created a farce by dithering over the release of the post-split Premiership fixtures. The scenario of Celtic clinching their inevitable seventh title in a row against arch-rivals Rangers was the excuse used by the people who run our game as the reason to delay revealing the last five rounds of [Read more]

Celtic hero Stiliyan Petrov says Rangers aren’t one of the biggest Scottish football clubs anymore
By S Woods |

In a recent statement of press, the Celtic hero Stiliyan Petrov said that Rangers cannot be considered one of the biggest Scottish football clubs anymore, especially after their humiliating defeat against Celtic. The Brendan Rodgers’s side gave a nice thrashing to the Rangers in the Scottish FA Cup semi-final with a score line of 4-0. [Read more]

Which of Lambie’s old clubs will rip up the form book on road to survival?
By J Bleasdale |

JOHN Lambie was one of the great characters of Scottish Football! His passing last week brought back many memories the man from Whitburn created in his time as a manager. His ability to get the best out of unfashionable players at unfashionable clubs with his unique methods are legendary in the game, and you always [Read more]

Aberdeen change required
By J. Brownlie |

In the season of 2016/17, Aberdeen were the bridesmaids to Celtic as they finished second in the League and finished runners up in both domestic cups. It was a season that promised so much but saw the team fall short when it came to winningthe big prizes. The summer saw a mini overhaul of the [Read more]

Time for an end to the annual Split farce
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN the top flight clubs announced a 12 team league back in 2000, they done so with an innovative move to split the table in half after they played each other three times. After that, the top six sides would come up against each other another once and likewise the bottom six, promising a frantic [Read more]

Is Clarke a shoe-in for Manager of the Year?
By J Bleasdale |

THE nominations for Manager of the Year are only weeks away and many column inches in the media will be spent arguing which boss deserves the accolade of Top Dog in season 2017/18. Naturally, Brendan Rodgers will be favourite to land a second successive gong as he leads Celtic to seven titles in a row [Read more]

McCannt believe Neil gets an easy media ride
By J Bleasdale |

MOST managers who have a team hovering just above the relegation zone, constantly slate their players in public and disgrace themselves by having a go at individuals in the opposition dugout would be hammered by journalists and pundits up and down the country. Neil McCann is an exception to the rule. Having overseen the clubs [Read more]