Tag Archives: Celtic

East Fife and Ayr look for third League Cup scalp
By L Dunsire |

This week will see the return of the Scottish Communities League Cup, which now reaches the Quarter Final stage. The likes of Rangers, Hearts and Aberdeen have already been eliminated, and with Celtic facing a potentially difficult trip to Easter Road, this year may offer a golden opportunity for a non Old Firm side to [Read more]

Time to think about the coefficient
By A Alexander |

The old firm fans who applaud poor results by the other side in Europe are overlooking the fact that every result by a Scottish team , no matter who it is, has an impact on the coefficient used by UEFA to determine the pots or the seedings for their club in future competitions. The further [Read more]

Podcast 10 – the first Old Firm of the season and zonal marking
By C Adey |

Greig joins us once again as this weeks guest, alongside the two co-hosts, Craig and Laurie. Rangers 4-2 victory against Celtic gets the main focus of the podcast, including some comments from forum members. Last week the sibling rivalries topic was introduced and we go back and look at the suggestions from the forum. We [Read more]

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Podcast 9 – the future of the national team
By C Adey |

A regular forum member, Greig, joins Laurie and I, as this weeks special guest. First game up for review was Rangers game against Dundee United and we focus on the denied penalty incident. Celtic’s 4-0 victory over Motherwell get a special mention, particularly since Greig is a Motherwell fan. Scotland’s win against Lithuania is also [Read more]

Podcast 5 – SPL and Europa League banter
By C Adey |

This weeks show involves Craig and Laurie, who has a slightly croaky voice after several renditions of “There’s only one Jocky Scott” from the night before. We review the weekends SPL games, as well as looking forward to next weekends games and also give our predictions for Rangers, Celtic and Hearts Europa League games on [Read more]

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How the Europa League could affect Scotland’s European coefficient
By P Band |

As our three representitives left in Europe gear up for a place in the Europa League group stage, we have a look at what progress will do for Scottish football compared to the rest of Europe. In the last five years our coefficients have been as follows (correct to two decimal places) 2007/2008 = 10.25 [Read more]

Celtic and Lennon prepare for the new season
By M Spowart |

After reaching their highest points total in a season since the Martin O’Neill era few could suggest that Neil Lennon isn’t guiding Celtic in the right direction. In a season packed with controversy on and off the field the idea that Celtic were arguably only two games short of winning a treble did little to [Read more]

Is this more convincing than simulation
By A Alexander |

There is a growing tendency amongst professional footballers to try to force a penalty from referees by running straight at an opponent in the box, before touching the ball past him and bouncing off him to go to ground , knowing full well that the opponent can not possibly get out of the way. There [Read more]

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SPL Player of the Year nominees
By C Adey |

The four nominees for the 2010-11 SPL Player of the Year, as well as my choice for the award

Preview of the CIS Cup Final – Celtic v Rangers
By C Adey |

Preview of the CIS Cup Final between Celtic and Rangers