Imagine this: you have a football competition that is beloved by millions, it brings in lots of fans and the competition provides moments that live long in the memory. Everything seems to be going well. But then a small group of teams see that they could make more money by breaking away and forming an … Continue reading A Fight for the Soul of Football
The Magic of the Scottish Cup Has Already Begun
I’m on my feet an hour after paying £4.99 to stream Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic v Bo’ness United in the Scottish Cup First Round as the game goes ahead at the third time of asking. It’s not how I anticipated spending the first day of 2021 but here I am, springing from my couch in disbelief … Continue reading The Magic of the Scottish Cup Has Already Begun
This Week In Premiership Stats
For our first This Week In Premiership Stats look at individual players we're going to keep it pretty straightforward. A little less of me pointing wildly at charts of percentage breakdowns of passes made per attack and a little more of just chatting about who kicks the ball at the goal the most. So, here are the players that pull the trigger the most from open play in the Scottish Premiership so far this season and their average xG per shot.
Scottish Football’s 5 Funniest Moments This Summer
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
Club X – The Badge, The Kits & The Design Process
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
What is Club X?
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?
The Stats Show Nicky Clark May Be Key To Lawrence Shankland’s Scoring In Premiership
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.
Let Me Be Your Fantasy, Football Scotland – Podcast
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.
1994 Scottish Cup final – re-remembering the end of the Hampden Hoodoo
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