How will Kilmarnock cope without Coulibaly? Kilmarnock were well within their right to accept a £800,000 bid from Egyptian champions Al-Ahly, but with the club 3 points above the relegation play-off and 4 off the bottom, the long-term ramifications could be far more costly. The Ivorian striker had bagged 11 of 26 goals by Lee Clark's side … Continue reading Three Things To Look Out For This Weekend In Scottish Football
Scotland’s World Cup qualifying tilt stumbled at the first real hurdle, then fell face first at the second. Here are three reasons why: Strachan has failed to accommodate players in form After the Denmark friendly in March Strachan said: “At this moment the way we play is suited for the group of players we have had in … Continue reading Three Things From Scotland v Lithuania and Slovakia
“Judge us in May.” Mark Warburton has pleaded for patience from the Rangers’ supporters since the first ball was kicked in anger this season. With a raft of new players signed and… Source: Old Firm Humiliation Sends Warburton Back To The Drawing Board
"Somewhat of a luxury player...capable of anything but usually produces nothing. Doesn’t track back, can’t tackle, can’t head the ball, no pace…but is quite good at corners" As my bio suggests being able to cross a ball is something I take pride in. It's one of the few strings to my bow. Deceptively slow and often … Continue reading Cross To Bear With The Pros
"It’s all very well having a great pianist playing but it’s no good if you haven’t got anyone to get the piano on the stage in the first place, otherwise the pianist would be standing there with no bloody piano to play." These words were uttered by Ian Holloway in defence of his likening for … Continue reading Without A Great Pianist A Piano Is Useless.
Typical. Just typical. Within weeks of me posting about the rise of "tiki-taka" and the problems this has been causing the game of late it seems the possession-based ideology has been ousted from its prestigious throne, unceremoniously replaced by a boisterous new leader, "the counter attack". The season ended with numerous managers adopting the approach to … Continue reading Tiki-Taka Is Dead, Long Live The Counter.
As he slumped in his chair on the flight home from Greece David Moyes would of been forgiven a rye smile. If he didn't laugh he must surely have been close to tears. Not in his gravest nightmares could his tenure in charge at the Premier League champions have started so horrendously. 6 defeats in … Continue reading Moyes Must Twist Before The Cards He’s Been Dealt Leave Him Bust.