Andy Kirk takes Brechin City job

The Maroon Machine has arrived in Angus after Brechin City installed former Hearts & Northern Ireland striker Andy Kirk as their new manager. Kirk, 42, will renew his ties with former Hearts boss Craig Levein – fresh after joining the club as director of football last Friday. The former Hearts Women manager said his goodbyesContinue reading “Andy Kirk takes Brechin City job”

Dundee conquer all external odds to reach the Premiership

It’s been all fun & games inside the Kilmac Stadium corridors this season, from proving the doubters wrong to video footage from A View From The Terrace with predictions of relegations, boss James McPake & his army of men definitely had doubters. A dominant & deserved two legged victory over Kilmarnock sealed the deal forContinue reading “Dundee conquer all external odds to reach the Premiership”

What Hibs can expect from Daniel Mackay

The Highland fling that is Daniel Mackay last week sealed a move to the capital to join Hibernian with the Hibs supporters joyous with the move. What can Hibs supporters expect to see from the winger who exposed Championship defences last term and delivered an exceptional performance in a 3-1 Highland derby win over RossContinue reading “What Hibs can expect from Daniel Mackay”

Great season from Raith Rovers

Raith Rovers have enjoyed a great season in the Championship, exceeding expectations after a spell in League 1. Although the outcome of last Wednesday will hurt everyone at the club, winning the 2nd leg at Dens Park 1-0 will have everyone connected to the club proud of the season they’ve had. The only disappointment isContinue reading “Great season from Raith Rovers”

Mighty Mo beat the odds

Photograph and copyright owned by Montrose Football Club What a night in SPFL League 1! Montrose in the play-offs against all odds. The situation before 7pm Tuesday evening was as follows: Partick Thistle already guaranteed promotion meaning last night’s trip to Angus was pointless to an extent for Ian McCall’s outfit. Cove Rangers sat inContinue reading “Mighty Mo beat the odds”

Championship Review: 27/03/2021

“Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC, home stadium” byaldon is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 A week to forget for Hearts, Inverness 4 wins on the bounce, Dundee win 5 goal thriller, Alloa & Ayr pick up a point, Raith lead the way before Fife derby. It’s been another exciting weekend in the Scottish Championship, Queen OfContinue reading “Championship Review: 27/03/2021”

Broken Hearts, Jubilation & so close for Highland League clubs in Scottish Cup

“Scottish Cup at William Hill, Paisley Piazza by Jean-Marie Stewart” by paisleyorguk is licensed under CC BY 2.0 A football hiatus for 2 months? No problem, Back just a fortnight ago with no games and 30 places between the sides in the SPFL pyramid – Brora Rangers sent shockwaves across the nation with a famousContinue reading “Broken Hearts, Jubilation & so close for Highland League clubs in Scottish Cup”

Top 6 out of St Johnstone’s destiny – but what a season so far

“St. Johnstone FC – Partick Thistle 2-1 – 10” byleguan001 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 St Johnstone go into the last weekend before the split knowing they require a favour from Hamilton in order to finish in the top 6 towards the business end of the season. Irrespective, would St Johnstone fans have someContinue reading “Top 6 out of St Johnstone’s destiny – but what a season so far”

Scottish Championship Review 13/03/21

“2011-11-27 019 Queen of the South FC” by martyn jenkins is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Another enthralling weekend of Scottish Championship action took place, unless you were in Inverness of course! No disrespect Inverness & Raith Rovers! The relegation scrap took another twist in Dumfries with Alloa Athletic claiming the bragging rights over QueenContinue reading “Scottish Championship Review 13/03/21”

Scottish Championship Review – 06/03/2021

“File:Gayfield – geograph.org.uk – 170688.jpg” byKaren Vernon is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Hearts returned to winning ways with a 2-1 win over Dundee at Tynecastle on Saturday, Andy Halliday & Armand Gnanduillet gave Robbie Neilson’s side a two goal advantage. Jason Cummings reduced the deficit for Dundee however it wasn’t enough. Dundee disposed ofContinue reading “Scottish Championship Review – 06/03/2021”

Dundee turning a corner for Tynecastle?

“Dundee FC” by SPFL Trust is marked with CC PDM 1.0 What a difference 72 hours makes in football! Saturday afternoon saw a disappointing 2-2 draw away to Morton which Dundee manager James McPake labelled “unacceptable.” Turn the clock to Tuesday and the normal 4-3-3 formation that Dundee have become accustomed to since McPake tookContinue reading “Dundee turning a corner for Tynecastle?”

Scottish Championship Review | 27/02/2021

“East End Park” by Shedboy is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 The Scottish Championship is a league like no other & it was another jam packed weekend of action with league leaders dropping points, disruption for Dundee & a manager dismissal for Ayr. Hearts travelled to the Highlands to take on Inverness CT on FridayContinue reading “Scottish Championship Review | 27/02/2021”

Raith looking for home hat-trick

“Raith Rovers Starks Park fish eye” by gordon2208 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 It’s sweet home Raith this Saturday & will be a continuing theme for the next 10 days after with Alloa, Dunfermline & Ayr United all heading to Stark’s Park. Form has been hot & cold for John McGlynn’s side so farContinue reading “Raith looking for home hat-trick”

Dundee set for return to action

“Dens Park” by yellow book is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Storm D’Arcy over with – Wintry weather erased from the City of Discovery. A consistent stretch in the weather conditions between now & Saturday afternoon & football will return for James McPake & Dundee, the enhanced hiberniation has allowed the light to switch onContinue reading “Dundee set for return to action”

Dundee United have to carry on the Highland Fling to reignite their season

“Inside Tannadice Park” by Paul McIlroy is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Dundee United last weekend ended an 8 game winless run with a 2-0 win away at Ross County which was a welcome victory indeed for Micky Mellon & the Tangerines. Lawrence Shankland relived the Championship days with a terrific finish for the openerContinue reading “Dundee United have to carry on the Highland Fling to reignite their season”

Dundee suffering the effects of Storm Darcy

Credit: Paul McIlroy / Flats and football grounds / CC BY-SA 2.0 Dundee FC are a club striving for a dream return to the Premiership next term & enjoyed 8 games unbeaten prior to the recent 3-1 defeat away at Raith Rovers. The time sitting idle will come in handy for boss James McPake howeverContinue reading “Dundee suffering the effects of Storm Darcy”