By Mike Small In July 2012 Stewart Regan, speaking on the day the SPL unanimously rejected Rangers’ application to play in the top flight, warned to expect a long, slow death for Scottish football unless a newco Ibrox club are… Read More ›
Rangers disappointed? They should be seething with their supporters. By Andy Muirhead Saturday’s game against Berwick Rangers should have been about the football on the pitch, but it was overshadowed by Rangers supporters in attendance who decided that singing sectarian,… Read More ›
It was announced earlier today that Scotland’s turnip-in-charge, Craig Levein, will have his future decided (terminated surely?) by the SFA over the next few days. This is just the latest in an incomprehensible sequence of events at SFA HQ. Levein… Read More ›
After the hue and cry of the close season, the slow torturous death of the football club once known as Glasgow Rangers FC, the hand-wringing and SFA stitch ups … the SPL league table this Monday morning suggests something quite different…. Read More ›
‘Why don’t you visit Euro 2012 and protest for us?‘ Ukrainian novelist Yuriy Andrukhovych by Sophie Cooke The diamond-encrusted presidential toilet is perhaps the most appropriate symbol of Viktor Yanukovych’s regime. Milan Kundera’s description of totalitarian kitsch as ‘the absolute… Read More ›
Comrades! In the Eurozone and beyond, capitalist crisis deepens. From Greece to Govan the ruling class is imposing brutal austerity. From Mount Olympus to Mount Florida, titanic class confrontations loom. In this context the communique below from the frontline of… Read More ›
We’re asking all fans to support the statement: “If Rangers #newco are allowed back to the SPL immediately I will officially stop attending SPL football matches.” Put it on facebook and fans forums and twitter.
Rangers Tax Case is Scotland’s Al Jazeera. Is @alextomo about to blow Scottish football & media out of it’s comfort zone?
The Scottish Football Association have appointed Lord William Nimmo Smith to chair their inquiry into recent activities at Rangers. Here one well-informed caller nails it about problems with Campbell Ogilvie, Martin Bain and Rangers…the professional journalists listen closely as they… Read More ›
How do we create ‘Nue-Camp football’ in Scotland?
Warning, this article contains video footage that will make Alan Rough blush.
Would Scotland be better without the Old Firm? Scott Hill argues it is imperative that they remain within their homeland.
Time for Scotland to be faithful to Stein and
our European football legacy.
The economic collapse has forced some unusual casualties. Woolies and the RAF went, Trident and Relocation Relocation Relocation didn’t (follow the logic if you can). Could the Old Firm derby be the next institution to be forced out of existence? Decades of bad blood and bigotry have not been enough to motivate politicians or administrators to act. Now simple economics might do what they manifestly failed to.
“The way forward is not to rearrange the deckchairs on the Titanic – it is to design a ship that won’t be sunk by an iceberg.”
Perhaps now is the time for Scottish coaches at every level to forget about Jimmy Johnstone and start encouraging the most talented kids in a team to perfect their passing and movement; show their team mates how to pass through teams rather than run with the ball at defenders. The greedy wee shites who try to beat everyone on their own and only look up to pass when they run into trouble are holding back kids football and at higher levels.