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
In recent years, Scottish Football has made small steps towards ridding itself of the “jobs for the boys” tag which has hung about it for so long. Young, ambitious coaches are being given more opportunities than before, with the usual merry-go-round of chancers finding it increasingly difficult to obtain jobs they would’ve walked into before … Continue reading Jonatan Johansson at Morton – Where has it all gone wrong?