Category Archives: Premiership

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]

Rangers Must Use Platform to Break Celtic’s Stranglehold
By S Douglas |

Rangers’ return to the Scottish Premiership came one season later than initially expected of the club, as they rose through the lower divisions with relative ease. Mark Warburton’s men returned to the top flight this term after two seasons in the Championship and their comeback is most welcome to provide serious competition for rivals Celtic in the [Read more]

Barton the Barista
By C Adey |

The long, and frankly boring, Joey Barton saga plods on for yet another week. Well, it was boring until it turns out that he has his eye on a wee sideline. From the Mirror A source said: “A few weeks before his bust up with the manager Joey bought a coffee machine and had it put into [Read more]

Desperate Times already for Dundee?
By J Bleasdale |

SINCE their return to the top flight two seasons ago, Dundee have survived comfortably in the Scottish Premiership, finishing 6th and 8th respectively thanks largely to the goals of Greg Stewart and Kane Hemmings. Paul Hartley even turned down the chance to replace Ole Gunnar Solksjaer at Cardiff two years ago to focus on establishing [Read more]

Why Aberdeen and Rangers fans need to move on – as do the media!
By J Bleasdale |

SUNDAY saw the return of one of Scotland’s most volatile fixtures out with the Old Firm and Edinburgh derbies. Aberdeen and Rangers met for the first time since 2012, caused by the latter’s spell outside the top flight following their financial collapse. As with the first Old Firm League match two weeks ago, the media [Read more]

Scottish Premiership & Championship: What Have We Seen So Far And Outright Tips
By S Douglas |

Things are getting a bit clearer in the Scottish Premiership and Championship and now it is the right time to review what just happened and deliver some good outright tips A new football season in Scotland started 45 days ago and we could already witness a couple of amazing games, including The Old Firm Derby [Read more]

Why Dens Park victory could be springboard for Dons season
By J Bleasdale |

TODAY was a massive test for an Aberdeen side under pressure following an indifferent start to the season. Out of the Europa League in the third qualifying round, the same stage as the last two seasons, and just one win in the first five League games, the Dons faced a tricky test against a Dundee [Read more]

Will Celtic win the League and Cup double this season?
By d murray |

The Brendan Rodgers era didn’t get off to the best of starts as Celtic fell 1-0 to Lincoln Red Imps but the Scottish side quickly made up for the defeat as they secured a comfortable 3-0 victory in the second leg to secure their place in the next round of qualifying for the Champions League. [Read more]

Could Rangers pip Celtic to the Scottish Premiership title next season?
By S Douglas |

After four difficult years, Rangers are back in the Scottish Premiership and that means two things. Firstly, Scottish football gets a huge boost and should attract more media attention in 2016-17 – if nothing else, Rangers’ return to the top flight should mean that the division is a lot more competitive next season. But secondly – [Read more]