A lot has happened in the world over the last few months. We remain trapped in a global pandemic and are still many months, maybe years away from returning to any sort of normality. The constants we once had in our lives, the places we’d go and things we’d do are mostly still out of … Continue reading Scottish Football’s 5 Funniest Moments This Summer
PureFitbaw's brainchild Club X has a marketing plan in place but what the team lacks (well, did anyway) was an identity in the shape of a club badge and a pair of kits to play in. THE BADGE With the club being named Club X, it was rather obvious that the badge should include an … Continue reading Club X – The Badge, The Kits & The Design Process
I have always been a blue sky thinker when it comes to Scottish football. That could be on the recruitment side of things, marketing efforts, long-term planning strategy or anything else that is involved in the running of a club. We continually listen to the reasons why our clubs can't do things. With that in … Continue reading What is Club X?
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.
My girlfriend scoffs when I tell her my Dad watches more football than I do. If he has to go out when Luton are taking on Middlesbrough, he’ll record it. Family dinnertime will be shifted if it coincides with Levante kicking off against Mallorca. When he moved to Dundee from Annecy in France (the best … Continue reading 1994 Scottish Cup final – re-remembering the end of the Hampden Hoodoo
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?
Restructuring Scottish Football The Scottish Football pyramid is changing next season but what if we didn’t stop there? Take yourself forward in time. It’s the 2026/27 season, the final whistle has just blown on a fresh, yet sunny spring day in the North East; Ayr United have just done the double over Aberdeen in the … Continue reading The Scottish Football Pyramid and Utopia?
While the departure of another young talent was tough to take James Scott’s £1.5m move from Motherwell to Hull City should be seen as yet another great success story for the club’s youth academy. When the news broke on Friday evening that Scott would be making the move to KCOM Stadium there was a mixed reaction from the ‘Well support. For some, the overriding feeling was one of disappointment as a player that had burst on to the scene at the age of 17 and was in the midst of his first full campaign as a first-team regular had been lured away relatively early into his journey as a professional footballer. Others felt it was a victory for the club, as they continue to thrive under a fan-ownership model, and a demonstration that those in charge at Fir Park will no longer jump at the first attractive offer when it comes to transfer dealings. There certainly is merit to both arguments.