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The final straw for Neil Doncaster, time to go
By J Bleasdale |

WHAT does Neil Doncaster have to do for SPFL clubs to vote for his removal as Chief Executive of the League? Over eleven years since he took up the post, then with the SPL before they and the SFL merged in 2013, Doncaster has presided over some of the most challenging times in Scottish Football, [Read more]

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Dumbfries and Galloway – how George’s PR stunt could be costly for Queens
By J Bleasdale |

QUEEN of the South could not have had a worse start to the season. Sitting bottom of the table with just four points from nine games, all accrued against part time teams Alloa and Arbroath, and have the leakiest defence having conceded 25 goals, 14 of them in the last three games. The last thing [Read more]

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Challenges facing the SPFL over this seasons Challenge Cup
By J Bleasdale |

ORGANISING this seasons Scottish Football schedule has been a logistical nightmare for our governing bodies after the COVID-19 outbreak that curtailed our game for five months. So far, the SPFL and SFA have had to organise a full Premiership card, a reduced Championship to League Two schedule and the Scottish Cup campaign of LAST seasons [Read more]

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Time for the clubs and authorities to step up to the idiots trying to ruin our game!
By J Bleasdale |

CAN you imagine what Celtic Park, Ibrox, Tynecastle and Easter Road would look like with 20 foot plus netting in front of all four stands? It would look ridiculous wouldn’t it on a matchday and pictures of fans are obscured by stitched up squares going up and down in front of them. It’d look even [Read more]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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How Celtic made Six in a row their easiest yet!
By J Bleasdale |

FOOTBALL is often described as an unpredictable game. One thing that is predictable these days, however, is that Celtic are crowned Scottish Champions, such is the financial gap between them and the rest. On Sunday, the Hoops clinched their sixth consecutive Premiership title with a thumping 5-0 win against Hearts at Tynecastle, often a difficult [Read more]

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