Tag Archives: Celtic

Semi Final Farce sums up the incompetence of Scottish Football’s Governing Bodies
By J Bleasdale |

THE Betfred Cup Semi Final draw threw together two mouthwatering ties between four of Scotland’s biggest clubs. A rejuvenated Hearts were paired with Brendan Rodgers all conquering Celtic side whilst Aberdeen were drawn to face Rangers. The prospect of two of the biggest rivalries outside of the Old Firm and Edinburgh Derbies in the last [Read more]

Scottish Cup Final Preview – Motherwell v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

ONE of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the Scottish Football calendar is just days away as Hampden Park gets ready to host the 2018 Scottish Cup Final. Unlike their counterparts down south who devalue their showpiece event by proclaiming a 17th place League finish as a greater achievement than Wembley glory, the Scottish Cup [Read more]

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S7E38 Rangers PR is Murtyfying
By C Adey |

It’s the two John’s again to discuss an eventful week in Scottish football. The charity bets were unsuccessful but we have a belter for the upcoming weekend if it comes in. Hibs managed to clinch the youth double as they beat Aberdeen in the Youth Cup final. They were a bit more streetwise than the [Read more]

S7E37 Doncaster’s Fixture Farce
By C Adey |

The two John’s are on to discuss the current events in Scottish football. There is good news to start with as the charity bet treble with McBookie came in. That takes us closer to the £700 mark. The champions in League One and League Two have yet to be decided with only one set of [Read more]

Old Firm Title Showdown makes SPFL even more Amateurish
By J Bleasdale |

TWO weeks ago, the SPFL created a farce by dithering over the release of the post-split Premiership fixtures. The scenario of Celtic clinching their inevitable seventh title in a row against arch-rivals Rangers was the excuse used by the people who run our game as the reason to delay revealing the last five rounds of [Read more]

Celtic hero Stiliyan Petrov says Rangers aren’t one of the biggest Scottish football clubs anymore
By S Woods |

In a recent statement of press, the Celtic hero Stiliyan Petrov said that Rangers cannot be considered one of the biggest Scottish football clubs anymore, especially after their humiliating defeat against Celtic. The Brendan Rodgers’s side gave a nice thrashing to the Rangers in the Scottish FA Cup semi-final with a score line of 4-0. [Read more]

Time for an end to the annual Split farce
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN the top flight clubs announced a 12 team league back in 2000, they done so with an innovative move to split the table in half after they played each other three times. After that, the top six sides would come up against each other another once and likewise the bottom six, promising a frantic [Read more]

Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

NINETY ONE teams have participated in this seasons Scottish Cup, now only four remain as the Road to Glory reaches the penultimate stage this weekend. Fans of Motherwell, Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers head to Hampden for the Semi Finals, hoping to see their team book a return visit to the National Stadium for the showpiece [Read more]

Celtic’s lack of investment could prove costly in Europe
By J Bleasdale |

LAST week, Celtic posted record profits of £71 million for the last financial year, leaving them with a bank balance of more than £30 million. Those results emphasises the gulf between them and the rest on the domestic scene. Those results also show that the club have got the cash to bring in better quality [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]