Scottish Football

Ugly Goes Underground

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 1 comment

Voices floating over Hadrian’s Wall after Sunday’s Old Firm derby sounded curiously, positive. Curiously positive in the sense that, with so much about Scottish football being accompanied by the sound of a death knell of late, hearing something good about two SPL clubs struck a more upbeat note. Rangers and Celtic gave those in attendance at Ibrox, along...

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An Old Firm Apology

By on Sep 16, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

According to the calendar, it is time to bash the first Old Firm match of this season. After all, ample material currently exists to do so just on their recent performances in Europe alone. Rangers failed to keep their European campaign alive past August whereas Celtic’s grand contribution was successfully challenging UEFA on the validity of an FC Sion squad...

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Rangers FC – Ready For A Fall?

By on Sep 15, 2011 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 14 comments

The story of a £2.8m tax liability (over)due for payment by Rangers Football Club ought to be a straightforward one. Either the club owes the money or it doesn’t. And it says it does. However, if Rangers FC does owe the money, and publicly admits as much, yet still does not pay it, there must be a problem with their ability to do so. And if Rangers FC are...

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Flaking Out the SPL

By on Sep 6, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

Typically the quality of a pie, whether savoury and sweet, tends to be judged first on the crust. After all, this is the first thing you see before considering purchasing a pie, the contents of which might never be fully known until you take that first bite. A crust appearing soggy, doughy, and rather bland usually sees the pie being passed over in lieu of the pie...

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Rangers Under New Management But With An Old Problem

By on Aug 24, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 2 comments

When your club is the league champion, it seems everyone wants to take you down. Titles often come with that rather annoying Bulls Eye that the manager can never remove from his club’s back until they are no longer champions or he is no longer the manager. For Rangers, of course, it matters not who the manager is nor how long it has been since a title had last...

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A Polaroid Moment in the Scottish Premier League

By on Aug 16, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

Photographs capture specific moments in time, with the more iconic ones representing certain splendors or symbolizing tumultuous events. The New York Times Square photo of an American sailor sealing victory with a kiss stands out as one of joy at the end of major hostilities following World War II. South Vietnamese General Nguyen Ngoc Loan firing his pistol and...

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