Sky Blue Scots: Coventry City’s Pair To Watch

Coventry City were League One champions last season thanks to the division’s sternest defensive record. The team kept fourteen clean sheets from thirty-four games, only lost three times, and only once by more than a single goal. Put simply, this was a team that enjoyed defending. Central to Coventry City’s defensive record last season was a back three formed of three Scots, with the experienced Kyle McFadzean flanked by Michael Rose on the right and Dominic Hyam on the left. With the latter two being relatively young and having developed at an impressive rate over the past two seasons or so, they are both players who are likely to to be on Steve Clarke’s radar for the Scottish national team over the coming year.

Scottish Premiership Sides Should Have Attempted To Bring Fraser Hornby In

Several Scottish Premiership sides should have been in for Everton striker Fraser Hornby, who is on the verge of joining Belgian top flight side KV Kortrijk on loan for the season. The 19-year-old Northampton born youngster scored five goals last season - none of which were penalties - for Everton's reserves in 17 appearances across … Continue reading Scottish Premiership Sides Should Have Attempted To Bring Fraser Hornby In

David Bates: The Ginger Ramos in 2. Bundesliga

In a generation where footballers from the United Kingdom are branching into foreign markets, it has now become an attractive prospect for players to kick-off their professional careers. We have seen great success for Jadon Sancho at Borussia Dortmund whilst the likes of Reece Oxford (Augsburg), Reiss Nelson (Hoffenheim) and Rabi Matondo (Schalke) have made … Continue reading David Bates: The Ginger Ramos in 2. Bundesliga

Liam Lindsay: Players’ Player Of The Year Continues Barnsley’s Scottish Connection

“If he’s any good, why haven’t Celtic or Rangers signed him?”, I’ve got to be honest, that was my response when we brought Liam Lindsay to South Yorkshire last summer. I’m not afraid to hold my hands up when it comes to being wrong, certainly when it means a player is doing well for my team. It’s quite a cynical response but I couldn’t be more pleased that he seems to have slipped through the net of the Glasgow giants, for now at least.