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European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Twelve dreamers dreaming
08:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven keepers keeping, Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown,…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Eleven keepers keeping
08:00 Tuesday 31st December 2019

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Eleven keepers keeping Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two…

Reviews
Book Review: On This Day
19:01 Tuesday 3rd December 2019

To comprehensively bind a football club's entire history within a single book can be overwhelming not just for the writer but the reader as well. Even the most fanatical supporters of Britain’s oldest clubs may balk when presented…

Scotland
Can Rangers finally topple Celtic this season?
08:01 Wednesday 20th November 2019

Frank Lampard is making a name for himself in the coaching business with his beloved Chelsea. The former midfielder cut his teeth in the Championship with Derby County and is proving to be a shrewd signing by Roman Abramovich, with the…

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Can Roy Keane kickstart his career in Edinburgh?
13:00 Saturday 9th November 2019

There’s a black cloud flying over Edinburgh. With both of the city’s top-flight clubs having dispensed with their respective managers, speculation is raging on who could take either hot seat. One name bandied about in conjunction…

International
Can Steve Clarke revive Scotland's fortunes?
12:01 Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Heedless of the rain falling in relentless sheets over the stadium, the midfielder steps up for the free-kick. The ball curls neatly into the top corner. The 6-0 rout is complete. Despite a dominant display, no one is particularly…

Scotland
Time for Arzani to leave the Bhoys?
09:01 Wednesday 9th October 2019

Daniel Arzani's stock rose exponentially at the 2018 World Cup. After a stellar breakthrough season with Melbourne City, the young forward found himself on the plane to Russia. Despite Australia's group stage exit, the 19-year-old won…

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Has the Well hit the motherlode with Seedorf?
12:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

Sometimes the apple falls far from the tree. When Motherwell acquired a Surinamese/Dutch winger by the name of Seedorf more than a few eyebrows rose. But this wasn’t former AC Milan legend Clarence emerging from retirement to grace…

Premier League
Will Brendan Rodgers lead Leicester back to Europe?
19:01 Wednesday 4th September 2019

Leicester City pulled up the surprise of the century by beating the top six to the Premier League title in 2016. A taste of European football followed as a byproduct. First, it was the Champions League. Then, the Europa League. The…

Europa League
How far can the Scottish clubs go in Europe?
17:02 Tuesday 3rd September 2019

For the second season on the run, Scotland will be represented in the Europa League group stage by the Old Firm. The disastrous campaigns of yore, including a couple of infamous slipups in such footballing strongholds as Gibraltar and…

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2019/20 SPL Preview
19:00 Friday 2nd August 2019

The general perception is that Scots are frugal in the extreme. Jerry Maguire is not among their all-time list of favourite films. They will not show you the money. In truth, Scots are like any other large group. Some may be so tight-fisted…

Scotland
2019/20 Old Firm preview
17:00 Friday 2nd August 2019

Ah, competitive football has returned. Tomorrow sees the first Scottish Premier League fixtures being played in the 2019/20 campaign in what is expected to be yet another enthralling season north of the border. Right here we'll be…

Transfers
How will Leicester spend their summer?
08:00 Monday 17th June 2019

New Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers isn't the sort to relax. While players and supporters enjoy some seaside time, the latter can rest assured the former Celtic, Swansea and Liverpool boss will be meticulously planning for his first…

Scotland
How will Celtic spend their summer?
09:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

Celtic Football Club has hoovered up the Scottish Premiership eight times in a row. Rangers' financial fall from grace certainly played its part. Will Hoops fans care? Not one bit. With Neil Lennon now confirmed as the manager for…

Scotland
How will Rangers spend their summer?
12:00 Friday 14th June 2019

Throughout Scottish football history, the domestic scene has largely been dominated by Glasgow sides Rangers and Celtic. For years, the pair would take turns in winning the division while every other side just watched on in awe... That…