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Opinion
Heading for change? Should the ball stay on the carpet to prevent concussion?
17:01 Saturday 7th March 2020

After NFL star Aaron Hernandez died in a Massachusetts prison, researchers at Boston University found his brain severely damaged. Repeated head traumas over the course of his sporting career had rendered his grey matter withered and warped. The…

Scotland
Scottish Futures #3: Loan stars
17:02 Friday 6th March 2020

The third of a six-part series taking a look at the long term future of Scottish football. Part One - Fan Owned Revolution. Part Two - The Pyramid Shuffle. If you can’t afford to splash the cash on a big transfer, what do you…

Scotland
Is pressure getting the better of Steven Gerrard at Rangers?
10:30 Monday 2nd March 2020

Steven Gerrard could have transitioned into football management straight after ending his playing career in November 2016. The Liverpool legend had an interview for the vacant managerial post at League One club Milton Keynes Dons, but later…

Scotland
Scottish Futures #2: SFA doing the pyramid shuffle
19:10 Thursday 27th February 2020

The second of a six-part series taking a look at the long term future of Scottish football. Part One: Fan owned revolution. When Scotland opened its pyramid system to promotion in 2014-15, giving non-league sides a route into the…

Scotland
Can Ayr win promotion to the Scottish Premiership?
19:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

For the second season on the run, it seemed Ayr United could pull off the unimaginable; promotion to the Scottish Premiership. For a little club like Ayr, playing in a small seaside town in a stadium with a mere 1,600 seats, top-flight football…

Spl
What next for Kilmarnock following Angelo Alessio's departure?
17:00 Friday 20th December 2019

When Angelo Alessio was appointed Kilmarnock manager this summer, eyebrows were raised. The highly-regarded coach, with a CV bearing the names of Chelsea and Juventus, was an interesting acquisition for the Scottish Premiership Club. Few…

Scotland
Is Ryan Gauld Scotland's next star?
12:00 Thursday 5th December 2019

The modern age has done weird things to football. Heck, Robbie Savage is considered a competent pundit these days. Paying £10.00 for a pie and a soft drink at a stadium kiosk is seen as normal. Another bizarre product of the collision…

Scotland
Can Hamilton's youngsters be their salvation?
12:00 Friday 29th November 2019

Hamilton sign Hamilton! That was the announcement on Twitter. Your typical unimaginative football joke. If you're in the dark, the post referred to Scottish Premier League strugglers Hamilton Academical tying down 17-year-old…

Scotland
From Atlanta to Aberdeen, it's a mediocre match made in heaven
12:00 Tuesday 26th November 2019

Ah, the mighty cities of Atlanta and Aberdeen. They’ve a lot in common, haven’t they? They’ve both been referenced in Matt Groening cartoons, they both have names beginning with an A and now Atlanta United president Darren…

Spl
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
Can Kevin Harper inspire greater diversity in Scottish football?
17:01 Wednesday 16th October 2019

Step inside Cliftonhill stadium and you’ll be met with an anachronism. This is the home of Albion Rovers, one of the SPFL’s lowest-ranked clubs. While the tiny ground sits less than ten miles from Celtic Park, it might as well be…

Spl
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…

Scotland
Can Cove Rangers be the heroes Scottish football needs?
20:58 Thursday 19th September 2019

Scottish football isn't doing well. The national team is languishing and the domestic game is faring no better. Crowds are shrinking, sponsorship is drying up and the FA seem at a loss to energise the country’s footballing…

Womens Football
How far can Scottish teams go in the Women's Champions League?
12:00 Wednesday 11th September 2019

When it comes to European football, the Saltire isn’t the exclusive property of the Old Firm. Glasgow City and Hibernian LFC will also be carrying the Scottish flag onto the continental stage as they do battle in the Champions League…