Authorities warn against pyrotechnics at football matches

by Ryan Brown  Scottish Fire and Rescue have reinforced the danger of pyrotechnics inside football stadiums. Assistant Chief Officer Ross Haggart is the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s Director of Prevention and Protection. He said: “The abuse of these pyrotechnics in … Continue reading Authorities warn against pyrotechnics at football matches

No Pyro, No Fans and No Fire

By Lewis McLeod Celtic Football Club have hit out at fans for their use of pyrotechics which has forced them to close their safe standing section for Thursdays Europa League match against Rennes. The club released a statement entailing why the closure has been put in place. The partial closure has come after the “use of pyrotechnics, overcrowding and offensive chanting or banners”. The statement claimed that the actions took place during their matches between CFR Cluj and AIK Stockholm. “We have considered this matter very carefully. It is disappointing that behaviour which is unsafe and which we all know will breach … Continue reading No Pyro, No Fans and No Fire

Gary Holt brands Rangers defeat as ‘toughest day at the office’ as Livingston go five games without a win

By Calum Brown Livingston tasted defeat to Rangers on Sunday for the third time this season, meaning the Lions have picked up just five points from a possible 27 in their last nine Premiership games. Strikes from Joe Aribo and … Continue reading Gary Holt brands Rangers defeat as ‘toughest day at the office’ as Livingston go five games without a win

Sloan looking forward to Kilwinning clash after first round victory

By Campbell Finlayson Auchinleck Talbot manager Tommy Sloan says they will ‘look forward’ to the next round of the West of Scotland Cup, following their first-round victory on Saturday. The Ayrshire side were 4-0 winners over Forth Wanderers as a … Continue reading Sloan looking forward to Kilwinning clash after first round victory

Fans hope Stephen Robinson will remain at the ‘Well

By Ben MacDonald and Campbell Finlayson  Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson would be a huge loss if he were to depart the club to join one of the Edinburgh sides, according to Andy Ross. The Northern Irishman has been heavily linked  with the vacant Hearts post, as well as the same position at their city neighbours’ Hibs, following the departures of Craig Levein  and Paul Heckingbottom  respectively, earlier this week. Ross, host of the MFC Podcast , believes that the ‘Well boss would be a huge loss to the Lanarkshire club were he to take over at either of the capital … Continue reading Fans hope Stephen Robinson will remain at the ‘Well

Whitletts Victoria begin search for new home

By Calum Brown and Dale Eaton Local junior football club Whitletts Victoria look set to depart current home ground Dam Park, with rugby side Ayrshire Bulls about to take over the stadium. Victoria are in the process of securing an open … Continue reading Whitletts Victoria begin search for new home