by Mya Bollan Scottish Football clubs to struggle as the game is suspended until 30 April at the earliest. Despite the Scottish football authorities (SFA) providing £1.5 million of funding, the financial hardship that coronavirus will inevitably bring to Scottish … Continue reading Football Fears: How are clubs coping with coronavirus?
Last night’s thrilling 4-4 encounter between Motherwell and St Mirren in the Scottish Cup 5th round was a great advert for Scottish Football – goals, a comeback and lots of penalties – everything we love about a cup tie. St Mirren … Continue reading Cup replays – traditional and rewarding or timewasting and costly?
By Ben Kearney Further mass-criticism of VAR has prompted Arsene Wenger to announce that changes to the offside rule could be made, to help reduce ambiguity. Wenger, who is now FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development, has suggested that a … Continue reading VAR controversy could see change in offside rule
By Ben Kearney Scotland’s Cerebral Palsy National Football Team are determined to reclaim their place as one of the world’s best. Funding has been severely cut over time from the Scottish FA, and the group have struggled to keep up … Continue reading Scotland’s Cerebral Palsy football team look ahead to important year
By Calum Brown On Monday, Hamilton Accies boss Brian Rice admitted to an addiction to betting, having allegedly breached the SFA’s gambling rules. Rice’s admission to the addiction sent shockwaves through Scottish football, but the support and loyalty shown by … Continue reading Brian Rice backed by Accies after revealing gambling addiction
By Jack Currie V.A.R is a continuing hot topic for debate, not only here in Scotland but across the world as the impact the technology has on the game only increases week by week and decision by decision. The introduction … Continue reading “Issues need to be ironed out”- Jim Goodwin on V.A.R
By Joe James Other than the fact that one steps onto a podium to receive a medal and the other instead uses it to deliver a speech, you would not think there are many similarities between being a professional sportsperson … Continue reading From Wembley to Westminster: Why Ex-Sporting Stars are Suited to Politics
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
by Ben Kearney. Jack Ross admits he will be forever indebted to his former club St Mirren – but insists there will be no room for sentiment when his Hibernian side travel to Paisley tonight. Sunderland came calling for Ross … Continue reading Hibs’ Jack Ross admits he is looking forward to St Mirren return
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