Category Archives: Premiership

Aberdeen move to within a point of Celtic after win
By S Douglas |

A refreshing change to the usual dominance by Celtic in the Scottish Premier League this season has been largely down to the form of Aberdeen. After securing a crucial away victory at Partick Thistle on Tuesday evening thanks to two late goals, manager Derek McInnes’ side now find themselves just a point behind the might [Read more]

Ally McCoist and Rangers come to an agreement
By S Douglas |

Former Rangers manager Ally McCoist has come to an agreement with the club over his right to compensation following his contract termination. The Scot has been on gardening leave since he was asked to leave the role in December. Having taken over from Walter Smith as manager in 2011, McCoist helped the club through tough [Read more]

Fighting A Losing Battle; Who’s Up For The Axe This Year?
By C Adey |

When the new Scottish Premiership came into force in 2013, there were mixed reactions to the end of season play-offs that would decide whether a second team was either relegated or promoted. Those struggling at the bottom of the top flight had more to fear, but if you were in the market for a high [Read more]

How has Deila turned things around?
By Guest Writer |

As the midway point of the Scottish Premiership campaign approaches, Celtic fans can now reflect on the first six months under the stewardship of 39-year-old Norwegian coach Ronny Delia. Former Strømsgodset manager Deila joined the Scottish champions in June following the departure of Neil Lennon who spent much of the last fourteen years at the [Read more]

The Promise of Youth: Past & Present
By L Dunsire |

Much has been made in recent times about the sorry state of Scottish football and the dire situation that our game is in. The national side may have experienced a slight resurgence in form of late, however our club game has seldom been so heavily criticised. I’ve never been convinced that our game is quite [Read more]

Why do managers always get the blame for failure?
By A Alexander |

Barry Smith is the latest managerial casualty in the crazy world of football but did he get a fair deal? The short answer to that is no, when you consider his pre season situation. It matters little whether you agree with Dundee’s invite to join the premier league two weeks before the start of the [Read more]

Banter is not allowed at Easter Road
By C Adey |

On Sunday, Hibernian faced Dundee United in Sunday’s live televised game. The 2-1 victory pushed Hibs to the top of the table and, following Celtic’s 1-1 draw with St Johnstone, keeps them there, until the weekend at least. However, the result, or league position, is not what has hit the headlines today, instead it is [Read more]

Scratching Below The Surface
By P Band |

Dundee United have led the way in recent years, having a reputation of pulling good players from the depths of Scottish football. Danny Swanson, Morgaro Gomis, Barry Douglas, Craig Conway and new arrivals Mark Millar & Michael Gardyne have all been plucked from the lower leagues in Scotland. Now Dundee United are an established top [Read more]

The Rangers opportunity
By Guest Writer |

Let me be very clear from the outset here. I do not support Rangers nor do I support Celtic. Followers of my twitter feed will know only to well that I have no affiliations to either and support only one team wholeheartedly. What follows is my own personal and specific take on the biggest story [Read more]

The possible future for Scottish football after the administration of Rangers
By Guest Writer |

The future of Glasgow Rangers FC looks uncertain since they announced their administration on February 14th 2012. Until now, Rangers have been the most prolific team to play in the Scottish Premier League, winning the Scottish League Cup 27 times and with 54 league championships to their name (more than any other team in the [Read more]