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A Deaf Ear

A Deaf Ear

Last night, Sevco finally released a statement in relation to sectarian singing by their fans. This statement, on their website, suggested that Friday night’s game – live on BT Sport, again – will be closely monitored by the police and outside...read more »

Catch Us If You Can

Catch Us If You Can

Aberdeen won on Saturday to go joint top with us. Celtic won on Sunday to open up the gap. This season is turning into a nice little game of “catch us if you can.” With a game still in hand we’re three...read more »

Scottish Football: Where The Rules Don’t Work

Scottish Football: Where The Rules Don’t Work

Scottish football rules. What can we say about them? Are they designed with flexibility in mind? Just enough leeway so that, if the authorities chose, no-one could be held liable for anything? Or does this grey area exist specifically to benefit the...read more »

Fighting The Huns

Fighting The Huns

It probably won’t surprise many of you to learn that I am a dedicated computer war gamer. It’s what I do to relax when I’m not working on blogs or magazines or books. I enjoy kicking back of an evening by launching...read more »

A Very Special Season?

A Very Special Season?

Celtic eased into the next round of the Scottish Cup today, with a 2-0 victory over Dundee at Dens. Leigh Griffiths continued his excellent run of form with a well placed header just seven minutes into the match, and Celtic created...read more »

Sevco And The Circus Of Freaks

Sevco And The Circus Of Freaks

Do you remember the days when the custodians of Ibrox prided themselves on being dignified? They were so into the image that Murray once made the ludicrous statement that they were “Scotland’s second biggest institution after the church.” Such preening was a...read more »

A Poisonous Fixture?

A Poisonous Fixture?

As we head, at breakneck speed, towards the League Cup semi final, on 1 February, I've penned a long piece for On Fields of Green (which you can read at the link below), in which I suggest that the Celtic...read more »

SFA Face Key King Decision

SFA Face Key King Decision

So Dave King finally makes his move, and goes to call the Sevco Rangers EGM. I think it’s too little too late, but it raises a couple of questions for the SFA. First, King is nominating himself as chairman, and he is...read more »

Welcome To Celtic, Gary

Welcome To Celtic, Gary

Well this website got one of the late Christmas presents it was waiting for today as Celtic announced the signing of Gary Mackay Steven on a pre-contract deal. Obviously, this is a wee bit disappointing because we’d hoped to see him...read more »

Todays The Day The Teddy Bears Had Their Pitch Nicked

Todays The Day The Teddy Bears Had Their Pitch Nicked

So, after a fortnight of bluster, bombast and PR spin, time finally ran out for the Three Bears. With them dithering over an EGM, Mike Ashley got in first. It wasn’t hard. It’s easy to beat someone who’s standing still. If we’re talking...read more »