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Betfred Cup Final 2018/19 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

FOR the second time in three seasons, Scotland’s top two for the past four years will battle it out for the first major trophy of the season. Aberdeen and Celtic go head to head in Sunday’s Betfred League Cup Final at Hampden in a repeat of the 2016 showpiece. It was the Bhoys who triumphed [Read more]

Isreality sets in for Scots in Haifa
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN the UEFA Nations League was created, all the talk was that it would make things easier for Scotland to qualify for the European Championships. When we were drawn in Group One of the League C pot with Albania and Israel, for once we were given a very kind draw. Yet again, the National team [Read more]

Podcast team Predictions – Season 2018/19
By J Bleasdale |

John B Premiership winners: Celtic Premiership runners up: Hibs Top six: Rangers, Aberdeen, Kilmarnock, Hearts Relegated: Livingston Playoff: Dundee Championship winners: Partick Thistle Playoff (2nd-4th): Inverness, Dunfermline, Dundee United Relegated: Alloa Playoff (9th): Morton League One winners: Raith Rovers Playoff (2nd-4th): Dumbarton, Brechin, East Fife Relegated: Stenhousemuir Playoff (9th): Stranraer League Two winners: Clyde Playoff [Read more]

Why Rugby Park replay could Kill off Dons season
By J Bleasdale |

ABERDEEN’S season is in danger of imploding! Four games without a win, only one goal scored, slipping further behind Rangers in the race for second and now have Hibs loitering just one point behind them having initially been eight in front of Neil Lennon’s men. Throw in an inept home performance against Kilmarnock in the [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]

Liam Miller – what might have been!
By J Bleasdale |

YOUNG Footballers are often told to make the most of their careers, not take their fortunate position for granted and play as long as they can. Football, after all, is a short career where players will be lucky to play beyond fifteen years as a professional before they have to call it a day. In [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Scottish Cup Last 16 Shocks
By J Bleasdale |

THE Fifth Round of the Scottish Cup takes place this weekend, with 16 clubs all vying for a place in the Quarter Finals. This stage, formerly the Fourth Round until 2008, has thrown up some surprising results over the years, and the underdogs this weekend will be holding onto hope that they come overcome the [Read more]

Scottish Cup Fifth Round Preview
By J Bleasdale |

SIXTEEN teams take to the stage this weekend looking to earn a place in the Quarter Finals of the Scottish Cup. Nine Premiership sides, four Championship teams and one representative from League One take up fourteen of the slots in this weekends ties, with the rarity of TWO non-League teams extending their unlikely Road to [Read more]

Regan took the Michael over O’Neill, now he must walk!
By J Bleasdale |

DUST had barely settled on Northern Ireland’s gut wrenching World Cup playoff defeat to Switzerland when the SFA made an approach to speak to their manager Michael O’Neill. Having taken a nation from 127th to 20th inside six years, to their first major Finals in thirty years and within touching distance of the World Cup, [Read more]

Throwback Thursday: The biggest Scottish Cup last 32 shocks
By J Bleasdale |

THE Fourth Round of the Scottish Cup commences this weekend with 32 teams battling it out to keep alive their dreams of lifting the famous old trophy. With the big guns entering the competition, minnows dream of causing an upset by knocking a Premiership side out the Cup. The managers at Fraserburgh, St Mirren, Inverness, [Read more]