Category Archives: Premiership

Celt-exit: It’s time for Celtic to join the Premier League
By H Bold |

Amidst all the talks of political breakaways; a Brexit here, a Scottish independence referendum there, the topic of how well Celtic – and up until recently, Rangers – would fare in the Premier League has always been met with a passionate response from supporters. The very mention of Celtic in the EPL can rouse the most [Read more]

Why this weekends Highland Derby is the ultimate six pointer
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Ross County were elected to the Scottish Football League back in 1994, few could’ve predicted the impact both clubs would have on our game. In the 23 years, they’ve climbed the Leagues, established themselves in the top flight and even collected a major trophy apiece along their amazing journey, with [Read more]

How Motherwell’s dip stems from a Manager who’s lost the plot
By J Bleasdale |

MOTHERWELL fans take pride in the fact their club has the third longest run in Scotland’s top flight, bettered only by Celtic and Aberdeen. However, their 32 year reign is under threat following a run of dismal results and performances that leave the Fir Park club just two points above second bottom Inverness and just [Read more]

Clark leaves Kilmarnock for Bury – Step up or Step down?
By S Douglas |

After a managerial career that had previously led the 44 year-old to Huddersfield Town, Birmingham City and Blackpool, Lee Clark took over the reins at Rugby Park, following the sacking of Lee McCulloch on the 15th February 2016. At the time, Killie were a strong bet for relegation, struggling in tenth position in the Scottish [Read more]

Is Clark exit a blow or boost for Killie?
By J Bleasdale |

AFTER one year and one day into the job, Lee Clark decided to exit Kilmarnock in favour of League One strugglers Bury. Clark departs Rugby Park with the club narrowly in the top six and just four points ahead of Hamilton, who occupy the dreaded playoff position, having overseen 22 player arrivals in just two [Read more]

Why a manager isn’t the only thing Rangers should change
By J Bleasdale |

FRIDAY nights events at Ibrox will go down as one of the biggest PR disasters in the history of Rangers Football Club. At around 9pm, they publically announced that they accepted the resignations of Manager Mark Warburton, his number two David Weir and Head of Recruitment Frank McParland, only for Warburton to declare 40 minutes [Read more]

Return of the Premiership – what’s in store?
By J Bleasdale |

FRESH from their mid-season break and last weekends Scottish Cup ties, Premiership action returns this weekend. Although the title race is already effectively over, with the fat lady well and truly warming up, there is still enough interest to keep punters betting on outcomes such as who will finish best of the rest, take up [Read more]

Is Ryan Christie worth the gamble?
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN James Maddison’s loan deal expired at the beginning of the month, Aberdeen needed to fill the gap with another creative midfielder capable of unlocking a sturdy defence and winning a game with a piece of skill and brilliance. Initial talk was that the £6million man from Norwich would be allowed to continue his development [Read more]

Scottish Football Review of 2016
By J Bleasdale |

ANOTHER calendar year is almost at an end and it’s that time of year where people look back over the last twelve months – and Scottish Football is no different. The year started with the threat of a title challenge from Aberdeen after they defeated Celtic to close the gap at the top of the [Read more]

Why Robbie Neilson should stay at Hearts – for now!
By J Bleasdale |

HEARTS have made remarkable progress on and off the pitch since being rescued from Vladimir Romanov’s sinking submarine in 2014. There was the short term pain of relegation with a team of kids whilst Ann Budge, along with fellow Jambos, completed her takeover but the club have risen to being one of the top sides [Read more]