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
As I write, we are deep into the latest Covid shutdown for the lower and non-leagues of Scotland, information is still quite unclear over what will happen with a resumption. At the time, with numbers rising and the majority of teams below the Championship part-time, it almost seemed inevitable that football being suspended was going … Continue reading Who Cares?
On Monday 11th January, all football from below the Championship was suspended for a three-week period. A month and a half later, there are no signs of a return. With a huge lack of communication leaving many people pulling their hair out, it is hard to quite pinpoint the real reason that many teams are … Continue reading Is the suspension of the lower leagues justified?
The Caledonian Braves are a club like no other. Previously plying their trade in the South of Scotland and Lowland leagues as Edusport Academy, Scotland’s youngest senior club were formed in 2019, as part of the innovative fan led Our Football Club campaign, which gave supporters from across the world the opportunity to buy in … Continue reading “The sky’s the limit” for Caledonian Braves
From fans dripping in Sergio Tacchini and Adidas Sambas through to Everton’s Dominic Calvert Lewin and Tom Davies popping up at the New York Fashion Week, fashion and football have been closely intertwined since those first Casuals burst on to the scene in the late 70s. Fuelled by the likes of Copa90, Mundial, and Scotland’s … Continue reading Back to the Future: The Rise of Retro
At the end of last year, former Rangers goalkeeper Cammy Bell made the announcement that he was hanging up his gloves after a successful 14-year career in the Scottish game. Following spells between the sticks at some of Scotland’s most successful and historic clubs, the former shot stopper has returned to his boyhood club Annan … Continue reading Annan Athletic are in Safe Hands with Cammy Bell
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
You have to go as far back as Halloween for Motherwell's last win and, unfortunately, the horror show has followed them all the way past Christmas. This has led to the resignation of manager Stephen Robinson but he should be remembered for the good moments.
They are at it again. They had taken a wee sabbatical and handed the reigns over to Celtic for a few months, but Scotland’s premier car crash football club are back in business. There’s a lot of questions still hanging over David Hopkin’s Morton departure and the overall state of affairs at Cappielow, but here’s … Continue reading What’s going on at Greenock Morton?