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What happened to Scotland and how can they fix it?
09:00 Thursday 28th March 2019

Three of the four Home Nations should be pleased with their work during the international break. England, Wales and Northern Ireland all had good weeks. The Republic of Ireland, not a Home Nation I'm told, also did well. Scotland did…

The Alex McLeish era 2.0 set to start on Friday
17:00 Wednesday 21st March 2018

Alex McLeish's second tenure in charge of Scotland gets underway this weekend as the Tartan Army host Costa Rica in a friendly on Friday evening. While Scotland won't be going to Russia this summer their opponents will so the game will…

Is Alex McLeish the man to restore pride to the Tartan Army?
10:00 Saturday 17th February 2018

The four-month wait for Scotland to announce a replacement for outgoing boss, Gordon Strachan, finally came to an end this week and it probably wasn't a huge surprise. That said, news that Scotland had decided to bring Alex McLeish…

5 candidates for the Scotland job
10:00 Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Scotland is still in the hunt for a new manager after Gordon Strachan resigned. After the former Celtic and Boro boss failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russia, Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill was touted to make the switch to…

Former Rangers boss Alex McLeish ‘had doubts’ about returning in March
13:00 Wednesday 19th April 2017

When Mark Warburton left Rangers under somewhat strange circumstances in February, the Glasgow club was left to scour for a suitable replacement. Several names appeared on the subsequent shortlist, including the man who guided Rangers to seven…

Sing When You're Winning – Home Wins For Norwich, Watford and Bristol City Can Pay Dividends This Weekend
11:48 Thursday 7th February 2013

After a short International break during mid-week, things are back to normal this weekend with a cracking programme of League fixtures for punters to get stuck in to. We have been casting our eye over this week's matches and we have picked…

Villain Of The Piece
17:22 Thursday 26th April 2012

This Premier League season has been a memorable one, with the title race again going down to the wire and potentially being settled by a Manchester derby, the new arrivals Norwich and Swansea reminding everyone that the gap in class between…

Plenty Of Life Left In Scotland's Cheeky Boy
13:05 Thursday 1st March 2012

I always fancied myself as a great judge of footballer, even at the age of ten - so I didn't let the fact that my dad and sister's opinion on the newest Motherwell youngster differed affect my opinion. It was Boxing Day in 2000 and the only…

Villa Keane on Robbie
12:26 Tuesday 10th January 2012

Aston Villa look set to complete the signing of LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane.The player has been training with the Midlands side today and is expected to finalise the short term deal in the next 24 hours.

Massive Turnaround at Villa Park
02:58 Wednesday 4th January 2012

It was only 18 months ago Aston Villa Football Club were back in the top six of the Premier League. After successive league campaigns ending in UEFA Cup qualification it was great to see ‘The Pride of the Midlands' mixing with the ‘Big Boys'…

Match Report: Aston Villa 0-2 Swansea (Swansea Fan's Perspective)
21:24 Monday 2nd January 2012

At last Swansea have their first Premier League away win of the season, with a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa. Both teams came into the game with confidence high from shock results against top six teams - yet Swansea hadn't won or scored in their…

Match Report: Bolton Wanderers 1 - 2 Aston Villa (Bolton Fan's Perspective)
19:22 Saturday 10th December 2011
By Rob

Aston Villa heaped fresh misery upon Bolton Wanderers' woeful start to the season, as the visitors became the latest team to walk away from the Reebok Stadium with an easy three points. First half goals from Mark Albrighton and Stilian Petrov…

Alex McLeish - From Villain to Villain
16:38 Tuesday 21st June 2011
By Kevin

So Alex McLeish has crossed over to the other side. I will let you be the judge if its the light or the dark side. The move is one that I, as a neutral have found quite confusing for many reasons.Firstly Aston Villa's bitter local rivals Birmingham…