Why It’s A Tough Choice Picking Scotland’s Manager Of The Year

  The Scottish PFA nominees for manager of the year have been announced. The list is a formidable one and for once we don’t have a clear winner. The nominees are: Ronny Deila (Celtic), John Hughes (Inverness Caledonian Thistle), Derek McInnes (Aberdeen) and Robbie Neilson (Heart of Midlothian).¬† All have had fine seasons and for […]

Are Rangers Fans Right To Boo Captain Lee McCulloch?

When it comes to booing players or teams, I always seem to get caught between the ‘should they‘ or ‘shouldn’t they‘ camps. I’m a big believer in fans having the right to show their frustration and disappointment at their team or members within it. Those fans pay for the privilege to support these clubs and […]

Could Next Season Be Arsenal’s Year?

The English Premier League was all but decided before this past weekend, but some believed Arsenal could keep the slimmest of hopes alive with a win over Chelsea at Emirates Stadium. The two sides ended up playing to a scoreless draw, and the league standings now depict a virtually certain league title for the Blues. […]

Will Southampton Come Back Down To Earth Next Season?

Listen I am not going to lie, I thought Southampton were going to struggle this season. I was unsure how they’d deal with so many star players leaving St Mary’s last summer and I wasn’t convinced¬†Ronald Koeman was the best man to replace Mauricio Pochettino. Well how wrong was I? But really can Southampton really […]

Are Leicester City Ready To Do The Impossible?

  For much of this season Leicester City have been gutsy without having enough about them to secure too many points. Although no one will forget their 5-3 victory over Manchester United back in September. All three sides that were promoted have struggled to find a foothold in the English Premier League and for much […]

Can Arsene Wenger Finally End Mourinho Hoodoo?

Over the past decade, Arsene Wenger has stood in the opposite dugout from Jose Mourinho on twelve occasions and the Frenchman has so far not recorded a single victory over his nemesis. (The record is seven wins for Jose and five draws) You get the feeling for the few days leading up to games against […]

Ronny Deila Is Right We Need To Hear From Our Referees!

Another day and yet another blog about Scottish footballing officials and the Scottish Football Association (SFA). After the Josh Meekings scandal, where the Inverness Caley defender saved the ball on the line using his hand, we’ve had a week of blame and counter blame. Followed quickly by the SFA bumbling over the rules and looking […]

David Moyes Should Snub Any West Ham Advances

It could be a huge summer for West Ham United. After a few years of tension between their current manager Sam Allardyce and the ‘Hammer’s’ fans, it looks like the club could be ready to let Allardyce go. Obviously that means speculation mounts on who could replace ‘Big Sam’. One name that seems to be […]

Why SFA Have To Do More Than Just Punish Meekings!

The Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Celtic Scottish Cup semi-final match last Sunday certainly caused fireworks. Especially the saga involving referee Steven McLean, and his fellow officials, not seeing a clear handball by Thistle’s Josh Meekings on his own goal-line. That offence should have resulted in Meekings seeing a red and Celtic being awarded a penalty, […]

Has The Time Come For Liverpool And Rodgers To Go Their Separate Ways?

Liverpool haven’t had the best of seasons this term. They have fallen out of the ‘Top Four’ places in the league and Aston Villa have just knocked the ‘Reds’ out of the FA Cup at the semi-final stage. Speculation has mounted regarding the future of their boss Brendan Rodgers. Is he the man to get […]