Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Narrow win for Bhoys in Pink

A first half strike from Stuart Armstrong was enough to secure a seventh straight league victory for Celtic in a hard fought encounter at Rugby Park and see the Champions open up a 13 point lead at the top of the table with just a third of the season gone. At the end of a … Continue reading Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Narrow win for Bhoys in Pink

Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Preview

Tonight Brendan Rodgers takes his Celtic side to Ayrshire for the time this season with the visitors looking to build on their terrific start to the start to the season which has seen the Hoops drop only 2 points in the league so far; two dropped points away to Inverness that still rankles with the … Continue reading Kilmarnock vs. Celtic: Preview

Astana Vs. Celtic: Green Shoots of Hope for Rodgers’ Celtic

Apart from the six hour flight, the five hour time difference, the 35 degree heat, and the plastic pitch with no water, it should be alright.  It’s what’s thrown at us and we just need to adjust and prepare ourselves as best we can.  We have to find a way to get a performance and … Continue reading Astana Vs. Celtic: Green Shoots of Hope for Rodgers’ Celtic

Euro 2016 & The Homeless World Cup: Two Sides of Football’s Coin

This summer we will witness two International football events that highlight the polar opposites of the sport; Euro 2016 and the Homeless World Cup. Euro 2016, held in France, epitomised the modern game.  It had a bold, brash, and flashy opening ceremony complete with David Guetta providing the soundtrack amidst an array of confetti and … Continue reading Euro 2016 & The Homeless World Cup: Two Sides of Football’s Coin

Euro2016: Bold, Innovative, Disappointing?

Euro2016 was bold, innovative, largely disappointing and possibly most memorable for the craze surrounding Hungarian goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly’s trackies; certainly in Hungary, where I watched a good part of the tournament, Kiraly’s trackies have become a must have fashion item. The 15th edition of UEFA’s flagship international tournament was also the biggest in its history, … Continue reading Euro2016: Bold, Innovative, Disappointing?

Hajrá Magyarok!

Way back in November I wrote an article on here congratulating Hungary on qualifying for their first major tournament in 44 years; on Tuesday I meant to write a piece previewing their momentous return to top level International football , however, for one reason or another – mainly spending too much watching all the other … Continue reading Hajrá Magyarok!

Bottom 6 Preview Matchday 34

As with the Top 6, the bottom half of the SPFL Premiership also enters its first round of post-split fixtures this weekend with the games split over Saturday and Sunday. There is still quite a bit to play for at the wrong end of the table other than pride, as none of the bottom six … Continue reading Bottom 6 Preview Matchday 34

Top 6 Preview (& Review) MatchDay 34

This weekend see’s the first round of post split matches in the SPFL Premiership, to mark this occasion I decided to put together a preview of sorts of the upcoming weekend fixtures.  However, as is typically of most things Scottish football, I’ve made a bit of an arse of things and completely forgot to write … Continue reading Top 6 Preview (& Review) MatchDay 34

SPFL Premiership Form Book: Motherwell the team to beat.

The business end of the season is fast approaching with the top and bottom 6 split just a couple of games away.   At the top end of end of the table Celtic and Aberdeen are battling out in the most closely contested title race in years, one in which at several times neither team has … Continue reading SPFL Premiership Form Book: Motherwell the team to beat.

Tom Rogic and Moments Revisited

After the Hearts game at Tynecastle in late December I wrote an article on moments in football and their impact on games and seasons.  That particular article was inspired by Osman Sow’s last minute equaliser for the hosts and the subsequent anti Ronny Deila outpourings on social media.  Sow’s goal, a thumping 25-yard effort, cost … Continue reading Tom Rogic and Moments Revisited