What an exciting and promising start it has been for Jack Ross’ Hibernian side, having got off to a flying start with five wins from eight Premiership matches. The football that has been on show has been something for the Hibs fans to cheer about. Ross has got them playing an exciting and attacking brand … Continue reading Josh Doig Has Been Pivotal to Hibs’ Early Form
When Jack Ross took charge of Hibernian in November 2019 there was an anxiety around Easter Road. After a poor run of form, culminating in a 5-2 defeat against Celtic in the League Cup semi-final, Paul Heckingbottom was relieved of his duties. What Heckingbottom left behind is what worried Hibs fans the most. Ten signings … Continue reading Jack Ross’ 10 Months at Hibs
As we come to our first international break of the 2020/21 season we can start to take time to digest the performances of every team in the opening six rounds of the Scottish Premiership. This season has already produced some excellent stories and performances but, as always in football, performances don't always equal points gained. Pure Fitbaw are releasing our managerial power rankings as way of quickly assessing how each person in charge at a Premiership club has actually done so far. This is a method that might be more established within that other football (NFL) but is a way to try to rank teams based on more than just points gained. This article is a subjective view, and we want to know what your rankings would be from 1-12 after you read this post!
We're only 6 game weeks into the return of the Scottish Premiership and we've been treated to a whole host of talking points and surprises. Hibs have started the season in terrific form meanwhile the Old Firm have already dropped points, furthering their hatred for plastic pitches in the process. Motherwell look a million miles … Continue reading Analysing Accies: What do Hamilton Need to do to Start Scoring?
Stuart Kettlewell has led his side to their best ever start to a Scottish Premiership season. The Dingwall club currently sit 5th in the table after six matches played. Can the Staggies keep up the fine form? At the Back It was well documented last season that Ross County's defence wasn't up to scratch. County … Continue reading Can Stuart’s Staggies Keep Up The Fruitful Form
Lawrence Shankland got all the plaudits last season, with considerable justification given that he scored 28 goals in 33 games in all competitions, but behind the headlines there was a lot to be said for Clark and the notable difference in performance of both Shankland and United as a whole when he was out of the side.
With just days before the Scottish Premiership 2020/21 season starts Owen Brown, Chris Samson and Gavin Miller discuss the SPFL’s handling of the lead up; the lack of a sponsor, the streaming service situation, foreign broadcast rights and the social media offering.
Last summer, Christian Doidge became one of Hibs’ most expensive signings. Arriving for a transfer fee of around £250,000, the 27-year-old striker was expected to get goals right away. But he didn’t. In his first nine league outings, Doidge failed to find the back of the net. Worse than that, he missed several chances from … Continue reading Hibs Should Welcome the Era of Doidgeball
There's a feeling of imminent separation with every transfer window when it comes to Alfredo Morelos and Glasgow Rangers. Rumours of bids from English clubs such as Aston Villa and Leeds United and from teams in the Chinese Super League have circulated during his time at the Ibrox clubs without resulting in a firm bid but it seems more and more likely this summer will see a parting of the ways. This week Morelos was AWOL from training and dropped from a match squad after arriving back late from a trip home to Colombia which may influence Steven Gerrard's decision of a bid does materialise soon. When it does happen the Rangers scouting department heads Ross Wilson and Andy Scoulding will have a difficult task replacing "El Buffalo".