Category: Scotland

  • A Sport That Ignores What It Doesn’t Like

    A Sport That Ignores What It Doesn’t Like

    I love football, but there’s something about the game that’s pretty hard to deny. Football, above and beyond any other sport, is incredibly good at ignoring problems. Its leaders are incredibly good at wishing they’d go away. I’m writing a lengthy piece for this site on the continuing trials Scottish football is enduring as the…

  • International Blues

    International Blues

    Is it only me who hates international weeks? Perhaps it’s a Scottish thing. All too often, our performances are the kind you watch from behind your hands, but only if there’s no room behind the sofa. The match against Poland was a case in point; you could feel the tension mounting up as the game…