‘The lady spent a lot of time alone before passing?’ asks the Irishman. ‘Yes’ squeaks the woman. ‘Can I reiterate that she wore pink, I know I’m right. And there’s a gentleman beside her who was in the spirit world prior to her passing. Do you understand me?’ he asks. The woman squeals a little […]
Scotland moved up to 22 in the World Rankings today. That’s a move of 15 places from 37 in the last month or so, 3 places in front of Bosnia and Algeria and 6 places ahead of Ecuador (all of which have qualified for Brazil). The last time we reached such exalted status “wee” Broon […]
Famously described as a toe poke by big chinned gobshite Jimmy Hill, Narey leathered home this opener versus Brazil in 1982. It sparked a brief belief that we might actually beat Brazil in football’s grandest tournament. As per usual the hubris was cruelly dashed as Brazil got upset and ripped 4 past Alan Rough without […]
It was a fair strike right in front of the goal, drilled past a stranded Polish goalkeeper. It wasn’t as good as Narey’s in 1982 nor really important in the grand scheme of things but we’ll take it. Scott Brown is chipping in with a few goals, lets hope he can also check his temper.
Unbeaten in our last 5 matches, which has included away wins to Croatia, Macedonia and Poland it seems Scotland are in a long awaited purple patch of relative success. It’s a pity it doesn’t really mean anything. Gordon Strachan has come in at the tail end of a failed campaign and instilled a coherent playing […]
It has been reported at length-but mainly in my head that the Brazil World Cup will be cancelled and awarded to Scotland. In light of the recent riots and demonstrations FIFA have declared Brazil to be no-football zone for the foreseeable future. In recognition of their consistent underachievement and at times disastrous performance at […]
Scotland has a population of around 5 million, similar to that of Croatia and Norway. The league system is compromises of 4 leagues: the SPL, First, Second and Third Divisions, with a 12, 10, 10, 10 share of clubs. In reality only the top two divisions comprises full time professional clubs. One shepherd should […]