Tag Archives: Scottish Football

Sturgeon announcement on crowds and playing football is a welcome boost
By J Bleasdale |

EVER since football was cancelled in Scotland back in March as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, it has been a frustrating time for everyone. Not just for players wanting to get back to playing and fans wanting to get back to watching their team again, but for everyone who enjoys playing the sport whether [Read more]

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Scottish Football scheduling poses congestion concerns
By J Bleasdale |

AFTER almost five months since a competitive game took place in Scotland, the waiting is nearly over with the big kick off in the Premiership twelve days away. Although, for the time being, games will be played behind closed doors, it will be a relief for the players at least to get back to their [Read more]

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Crowds at games should start from the bottom
By J Bleasdale |

THE number of new cases and deaths from Coronavirus are falling and more restrictions are being eased by the Scottish Government. After months being stuck indoors and not going for exercise further than the local park, it’s music to everyone’s ears that they can go to other households again as well as go to the [Read more]

How Aaron is getting Back Onside with Mental Health
By J Bleasdale |

DRESSING rooms are often the closest places in football, where the bond between players is often formed and the banter flows. Whether it’d be practical jokes or letting the manager vent his anger at poor performances, it is the place where the players come together. It can also be a lonely place. Personal problems are [Read more]

Scottish Football Review 2018
By J Bleasdale |

SCOTTISH Football has had an eventful calendar year. It started with egg on the face for Stewart Regan delivered by Michael O’Neill, followed swiftly by a P45 from the SFA board, and ended with poo on the pitch at Spartans, followed by a swift denial by Gary Lineker that he repeated his Italia ’90 incident. [Read more]

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Episode 46 – Podcast in a pub
By C Adey |

To mark the end of the season, we decided to ditch Skype and record the podcast in a pub. Laurie sorted us out a free function room in the Pony bar in bath street in Glasgow. I was obviously joined by podcast regulars Laurie, Greig and Krys, with a number of others joining in the [Read more]

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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]

Small Squad & Youth Focus: How will Romanov & Hearts restructure long term?
By L Dunsire |

Following a turbulent week down Gorgie way, Vladimir Romanov has hinted strongly at not only drastic cost cutting measures at Hearts, but also that he is open to the possibility of selling on at least some of his stake in the Tynecastle club. Little surprise really, especially in a struggling economy in which the Russian [Read more]