Oh When The Celts Go Marching On!

With a seventh consecutive League title all but sewn up, Celtic today romped into the Scottish Cup Final courtesy of a four-goal demolition of city rivals Rangers and, in the process, moved one step closer to completing a historic second successive domestic Treble. First-half strikes from Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor were added to in … Continue reading Oh When The Celts Go Marching On!

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When Ten Men (Most Probably) Won The League Again

They came, they saw, and even with Dedryk Boyata’s best efforts to throw the game, Celtic once again conquered Rangers at Ibrox in what was easily the most thrilling Glasgow derby in years. Pre-match all the noises coming out of the home dressing room at Ibrox were full of positivity.  Graeme Murty had yet to … Continue reading When Ten Men (Most Probably) Won The League Again

Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

It will have escaped few people’s attention that tomorrow is derby day in Glasgow as Celtic travel across the city to Ibrox to take on Rangers for the third time this season.  The Hoops have the upper hand going in to the game, currently holding a 6 point advantage with a game-in-hand, and are unbeaten … Continue reading Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

Life Expectancy of a Scottish Football Manager

There is an old saying in football that you have got to be mad to be a goalkeeper.  The same must surely be true of managers; or at very least you must be mad to think that going into management will lead to secure long-term employment. The departure of Pedro Caixinha as Rangers manager after … Continue reading Life Expectancy of a Scottish Football Manager

Leigh Griffiths: More than the sum of two freekicks

It’s amazing what scoring two incredible freekicks in the space of 4 minutes in the powder keg atmosphere of a Scotland vs. England match can do for your reputation.  Derided pre-match in certain quarters as not being International class or for only scoring goals in a ‘tin-pot league’, Leigh Griffiths has since been catapulted to … Continue reading Leigh Griffiths: More than the sum of two freekicks

Old Firm Memories

Larsson and a young Mark Burchill had other ideas and my first Old Firm / Glasgow Derby finished in 5-1 route for Celtic.  “Fuck you Rangers we’re gonna win the League” I chanted deliriously as we left the ground. We didn’t.  Dr. Doom was right, we’d only gone and made them mad.  Rangers ran away … Continue reading Old Firm Memories

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