No real surprises in Strachan’s first squad

Gordon Strachan has named his squad to face Estonia next week. Despite the previous managers reservations in picking any 3rd Division, Rangers players Strachan has pulled in Lee Wallace. The squad has a familiar feel with the majority of players coming from the Championship and EPL. Chris Burke returns after a long hiatus and Kenny Miller is […]

Cheerio Mario

Balotelli is on his way the EPL will be poorer for it. It looks like Super-Mario will return home and sign on for Italian giants AC Milan. The Italian striker has been cast as a petulant child often regarded as immature and surly with a disregard for the fans and his coach, Roberto Mancini. In […]

UEFA team of the year

Uefa have released their team of the year and yet again, disgracefully there are no SPL  nor Scottish stars. More troubling for the English and the Premier League they do not even get a mention either. In reality it is not surprising as although Chelsea won the Champions League season they did so in a […]

Strachan named Scotland boss.

In the midst of league reconstruction blundering and general mismanagement, the Scottish Football Association has at last acted and confirmed Gordon Strachan as the national team manager. It’s a sensible and popular choice.       Strachan represented Scotland  50 times, including in the Spain 82 and Mexico 86 World Cups and is best remembered for his fine […]