Scottish Football

Liverpool Stick Their Finger In The Dyke

By on Jul 28, 2009 in English League Football, Latest, Scottish Football | 8 comments

It was surely no coincidence that Share Liverpool FC chose their relaunch on the day that the club itself confirmed the details of a refinancing deal that was the financial equivalent of using a used sausage roll packet as a form of birth control. The vultures have been circling at Anfield for some time now, but while Gillett and Hicks have managed to defer the very...

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Livi On The Edge?

By on Jun 26, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 5 comments

As the fallout from the Setanta collapse threatens to throw Scottish Football into turmoil, Rob Freeman takes a look at one of Scotland’s franchise clubs, Livingston, who are close to collapse without this having happened. The Scottish Franchise club, Livingston, is one step closer to going out of business after they admitted they are unlikely to pay their...

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There Was A Store Where The Creatures Met

By on Jan 5, 2009 in Latest, Scottish Football | 2 comments

While England was fixated on the FA Cup and doing its normal trick of simultaneously going on about it at great length and telling anyone that will listen that it is both The Greatest Cup Competition In The World (and if that phrase hasn’t been trademarked by the FA, it surely will be soon) and Not As Important As It Used To Be, football supporters in Scotland...

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A Question Of Fort

By on Oct 1, 2008 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

Life in the Highland League could hardly be described as glamorous. The majority of the better known names are now playing in the Scottish Football League and, while there are still agitants requesting automatic promotion and relegation between the lower leagues and the Scottish League, the door remains firmly shut for the time being, unless (as happened at the end...

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Say Hi-Hi To Your Mom

By on Jul 26, 2006 in History, Latest, Scottish Football | 5 comments

I thought I’d continue with my Caledonian theme, what with the Scottish League starting this weekend and everything. The plight of East Stirlingshire to follow tomorrow (or maybe later tonight), but tonight I’d thought I’d focus on Glasgow’s long-forgotten “third” club (and I say this in full knowledge of the existence of Partick...

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