After back to back 4-0 defeats against Russia and Belgium, the inquests have begun. Is Steve Clarke the right man to take Scotland forward? There is no denying that what Clarke achieved at Kilmarnock, considering what he inherited and what his resources were, was nothing short of incredible. Clarke also has experience at the highest level in England with stints as a coach with the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool and as a manager for Reading and West Brom. It is completely understandable why the SFA wanted someone that has demonstrated resilience and tactical capability like Clarke has to take over from the disappointing second Alex McLeish era. Clarke ticks a lot of boxes but there is one box that looks to have been missed in this humble writer's opinion. "Does the manager's style get the best out of our current player pool?"
One of three matches highlighted by PureFitbaw's Gavin and Owen in their latest podcast episode was a top-of-the-table clash between two promotion rivals in Scotland's third tier, Raith Rovers and Falkirk. Pure Fitbaw caught up with Raith Rovers playmaker Regan Hendry to discuss the Fifers' start to the season. A start which sees them top … Continue reading Raith Rovers’ Regan Hendry on their super start and Saturday’s clash with Falkirk
When Callum Paterson netted Cardiff City’s third goal in a 3-0 win over Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday night, he ended a goalscoring drought. A drought that hadn’t seen him net a Bluebirds league goal since scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory over Southampton in December 2018, when Cardiff were still a Premier League … Continue reading Cardiff City’s Callum Paterson could prove Scotland’s saviour
A few days on from the transfer window closing, there are players who now find themselves in limbo having been unable to secure a transfer away from their respective employers during the Summer. Here are five Scottish Premiership player who currently find themselves in this situation... Scott Sinclair - Celtic Sinclair has fallen right down … Continue reading 5 Premiership Players Left In Limbo After Transfer Window Closure
I’m almost certain that when fan Iain Hall made the comparison between current Livingston player Scott Pittman and former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Guillermo Amor he did so with his tongue nestled deep within his cheek. It was however perhaps the most amusing amongst a number of responses from fans and former player’s alike when … Continue reading Remembering Guillermo Amor
Dunfermline Athletic have announced the loan signings of Hearts youngsters Harry Cochrane and Anthony McDonald. The 18-year-old duo join Stevie Crawford's Pars on a season long loan deal with the Jambos able to recall one or both players in January and the Pars able to cancel one or both loans in January too. These latest … Continue reading Where Can Harry Cochrane & Anthony McDonald Fit In At Dunfermline?
Celtic and Rangers have learned who they will be facing in this year's Europa League group stages following the draw in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The Celts have been drawn in group E and will face Lazio, Rennes and Cluj whilst the Gers have been placed in group G and will face Porto, Young Boys and … Continue reading Celtic & Rangers Learn Europa League Group Stage Fates