There are three certainties in life. Death, taxes and overhyped Premier League players getting put on their arse in the Scottish Premiership. It has happened again, and Shane Duffy is at the centre of the action. There’s still plenty of time for him to become a very good player for Celtic and it’s perhaps too … Continue reading Shane Duffy; the attitude towards Scottish Football in physical form
John Robertson has been, pound for pound, the best manager in Scottish football over the past few seasons. There, I said it. There might be some arguments for Dick Campbell, or maybe Stewart Petrie, but I'm sticking to John Robertson for my pick. It feels strange to be writing this after they've only picked up … Continue reading John Robertson’s Young Guns
Let's take a quick look at what's changed from last season to this in terms of the percentage of their total non penalty Expected Goals that has come from six different groupings of chance creation type for each Premiership team.
Is the team you support getting a larger share of their chances from starting moves in the opposition half and using just a few passes before shooting? Are they more or less reliant on set pieces?
First, a look at what's happened to the average for the division and, as you read the note for each team , keep in mind that a change doesn't mean a team is better or worse at it or getting more or fewer chances from that category - just that the percentage of their total that comes from that category type has changed. >
Football, for the most part, is back. It's obvious though that a lot has changed. Fans not allowed into grounds, COVID tests, cancelled games, the list goes on. One thing that is different this year is that Partick Thistle Football Club find themselves competing in the 3rd tier of Scottish football, which considering in 2017 … Continue reading Will Partick Thistle Bounce Right Back?
It has been almost seven months since Hearts last played their fateful match against St Mirren, before the SPFL decided to demote the club following the COVID 19 crisis. Since then, a whole host of players have left the club, as new boss Robbie Neilson began to plan for life in the Championship. Having beat … Continue reading New Look Hearts Taking Shape
You know, there’s a difference between like and love. I like football but I love it when Scotland win at football. And that's now seven wins from the last eight matches so let's run through the ten things I love about this Scotland team right now.
Everyone loves a talented, up-and-coming youngster to follow. Everyone loves to see players that haven't quite made it on the big stage drop down and show what they're all about in the lower leagues. What about the players who've been there and done that though? What about the veterans? Will anyone show them any love? … Continue reading Five Veterans to Watch in the Scottish Championship
Another Scottish Championship season is nearly upon us and as with every season in the Scottish Championship it is anyone's guess as to how things will go for the most part. Hearts and Raith Rovers, relegated from the Scottish Premiership and winners of League One last season respectively, join the league for the shortened 2020/21 … Continue reading Five To Watch In The Scottish Championship
On Friday 9th October 2020 at 5:30pm Scotland u21 host Czech Republic u21 in a Euro 2021 qualification match. Pure Fitbaw's Owen Brown will be co-commentator on the SFA's live stream of the match and we've put together a watch along pack which can be downloaded or read below.