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Scottish Cup Fourth Round Preview
By J Bleasdale |

ONE of the most eagerly awaited dates in the Scottish Football is almost upon us as the Fourth Round of the Scottish Cup is ready commence, meaning the big guns enter the competition. It’s been nearly six months since the competition began with two preliminary rounds in August, and now 32 clubs are ready to [Read more]

SPFL: The Best of the Rest so far
By J Bleasdale |

TOP flight clubs may be on their mid-season winter break but there’s still a lot going on in Scottish Football to keep punters talking over the next two weeks. As the country’s top players jet off to recover ahead of a frantic finale to the season, it’s business as usual in the other three divisions [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Classic League Cup Finals
By J Bleasdale |

THREE days to go until the first major trophy is handed out as Celtic and Motherwell go head-to-head in the Betfred League Cup Final. The competition has been devalued by some over the years, particularly since the loss of a European place after the 1996/97 season, but it’s seen some enthralling Finals and had the [Read more]

Betfred Cup Final Preview – The Phil O’Donnell Final
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN Motherwell last appeared in the Final of the League Cup in 2005, the occasion marked the tenth anniversary of former player Davie Cooper’s death. The Final became the CIS Coop Final in memory of the winger who graced the shirts of both ‘Well and their opponents Rangers. Call it fate or freakish coincidence, this [Read more]

Why Regan should O’Neill down and beg for Michael!
By J Bleasdale |

NORTHERN Ireland’s playoff defeat to Switzerland last weekend was heartbreaking for two reasons. There’s the obvious in that their long wait to qualify for a World Cup gets extended to 32 years, and harder to take given that they missed out to a disputed penalty over the two legs. More worryingly for the Northern Irish [Read more]

Will Phil Bardsley ever return to the Scottish squad?
By C Adey |

    With some incredibly important World Cup qualifying matches coming up against Lithuania, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia in early autumn, Gordon Strachan will be facing a tough decision as to who to include in his Scottish squad. Whilst Strachan will take heart from the determined performance that Scotland showed in their recent match against [Read more]

Best Mobile Apps for Scottish Football Fans
By S Douglas |

Scottish football fans are really enthusiastic about the sport they love. Here are several apps that can make their experience even better.

Great Ways To Make Money As A Scottish Football Fan
By PStone |

Scotland has an excellent football tradition. Various teams were formed all over the country and these started to organize more than a hundred years ago. The Scottish Football Association was established in 1873 and is the oldest known league in the region. Now the Scottish Professional Football League has taken over the reins. All of [Read more]

Commentators and Pundits mislead the fans (part 2)
By A Alexander |

To better understand what I prefer to call penalty box pantomimes, we need to look at the law governing charging or barging an opponent. “Charging or barging an opponent is accepted as a challenge for space using physical contact WITHIN PLAYING DISTANCE OF THE BALL without using arms or elbows”. What currently goes on in [Read more]

Commentators and Pundits mislead the fans. (part 1)
By A Alexander |

It matters little at what level the game of football is played the rules remain or at least should remain the same. The trouble with the professional game is the habitual bending of the laws by players at every given opportunity. Unfortunately commentators aided and abetted by the pundit sitting beside them at the game [Read more]