If you’re looking for one of those 'sport is magical and will bounce back even stronger from this pandemic' articles, you may wish to stop reading now. Perhaps it's easier for supporters of clubs from Europe’s big leagues to get all misty-eyed and romantic about their football club at the minute, with most knowing it … Continue reading Where does Scottish Football go now?
The media treatment of Alfredo Morelos since he arrived at Rangers has been nothing short of disgraceful. One of the biggest, most exciting talents Scottish Football has seen this side of the millennium subjected to a seemingly endless stream of xenophobia and scrutiny. It’s not coming from some weird bloggers sat in their mum’s basement though, it’s coming from our mainstream media.
Indulging in feelings of nostalgia and reminiscing about the good old days is scientifically proven to have a positive effect on our mental wellbeing. A study by the University of Southampton in 2006 found a direct correlation between people who reminisce the most and those who enjoy the happiest lives. Professor Clay Routledge discovered nostalgic … Continue reading Is the Scotland squad really that bad?
Manchester City and Liverpool dished out two absolute hammerings to start off their Premier League campaigns; 5-0 and 4-1 respectively. Poor West Ham and Norwich had very few answers for Liverpool’s overloading on the wings and Man City’s dizzying passing. The results were no shock though, they were simply the first of many doings these two exceptional teams will produce this season as they once again tussle it out for the title.
This summer has been one of change at Cappielow. A new manager, new playing squad, new coaching team, new Chief Executive and even new dugouts. The club feels long removed from the dramatic events on the final day of last season and there’s some cautious optimism that Morton are finally putting the right building blocks … Continue reading Greenock Morton; Hoppi-Ball
Evan McFarlane highlights the digi-social promotional techniques Scottish football can adopt from MLS. Can the SPFL call upon a cast of footballing characters, club volunteers and unique match day experiences in a more effective way, influenced by the American approach? There are a lot of positive things happening on the digital side of Scottish Football … Continue reading Home Of The Brave Shows Home Of The Banter How It’s Done
Perhaps I’m biased, but for my money there isn’t a better professional football league in the world than the Scottish Championship. This season especially has had more twists, turns and backstabbing than a typical series of Line of Duty and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Falkirk FC are of course the undisputed World Heavyweight Champion of patter this season, of that there is no doubt, but every Rock needs their Austin. Step forward, Greenock Morton.
Nobody likes talking about it. It’s a horrible issue, one I even try to avoid on Twitter altogether because it opens up a can of worms you’ll struggle to close for quite a while after. Sometimes though, it’s hard not to want to speak up. Steve Clarke did so this week, but the points he … Continue reading Sectarianism in Scottish Football: It’s time to make a stand