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Ladbrokes huge investment in Scottish football

In case you missed it, the Ladbrokes trophy tour arrived in Aberdeen. Every bit as amateur as pretty much all the marketing and presentation concerning Scottish football. The SPFL have renamed the leagues to have exactly the same names as the English equivalent. There is absolutely no reason historically or from a marketing perspective for this. It just […]

The Granite City

The beautiful Granite City. If only the councillors, planners and developers had an ounce of civic pride between them.

The Northern Light Fanzine

The Northern Light fanzine from 1989. Holy shit, it feels like yesterday. I was just an outside contributor, and probably the last regular to join. There was a core group who will be far more informed and knowledgable than me on the fanzine, but this is how I saw it. There was some incredible talent […]

The best of The Dandy Dons this week on Facebook

The first of what will become a regular weekly posting, The best of The Dandy Dons this week on Facebook. www.facebook.com/thedandydons/. And for those signed up to the newsletter, the site itself got a make over this week and is currently particularly Dandy! In a week that began after the Hearts’ defeat… Above, must have […]

The top 3 Scottish football media lies

Lie number 1: The most powerful driving forces within Scottish football are The Old Firm, The Scottish media, the football governing authorities, club directors, sponsors and TV companies. The most powerful force within Scottish football is EVERYONE ELSE. The supporters of all the clubs out with The Old Firm who refused to purchase season tickets […]

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The top 5 Old Firm lies

Here are the top five Old Firm lies. Repeated regularly by the clubs and the succulent lamb Scottish media. There is no such thing as the Old Firm. www.dailymail.co.uk/Rangers-want-Premier-League-boss-Mark-Warburton-joins-Celtic-s-Ronny-Deila-backing-Old-Firm-going-south Why are they here talking of their common aims. Discussing each other as one entity, an entity with a common goal, and an understanding that for […]