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.
Things we learned about the Premiership this weekend: Round 2
The Scottish Premiership second round was arguably as good as the first round with goals galore. Celtic and Rangers have maintained their 100% starts to the season with both recording huge wins whilst Angelo Alessio's side find themselves bottom without a single point to their name. Here's some things we learned from round two of … Continue reading Things we learned about the Premiership this weekend: Round 2
Sunshine on Oriam as Hibs under-20s cap League and Cup double-winning season
Hibs' all-conquering under-20s Development squad received the league trophy after beating Motherwell 4-2 on the final day of the season. It followed hot on the heels of the young Hibees' Scottish Youth Cup triumph over Aberdeen at Hampden last week to cap off a memorable double-winning season. Pure Fitbaw was there.