The cup final: disaster and embarrassment

Jun 30

The cup final: disaster and embarrassment

OK, so I was expecting the worst, and got it – the Hibees wer dire and the Jambos were good enough to put them to the sword. In 2009 I swore never to go to our embarrassment of a national stadium again. Unfortunately a winter excursion to Easter Road gave us membership of the Hibs Club and allowed me to buy a couple of tickets for the final. So we went –...

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Craigiehibs

Jan 08

Craigiehibs

A whole host of famous golfers, and a couple of footballers For photo album click here

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Always a ‘tough game’

Oct 08

Always a ‘tough game’

Just how low have we fallen? In Scottish football it seems these days that every game is a ‘tough game’ against a ‘difficult opponent’, both nationally and at club level. Now I don’t have a problem with teams in the Scottish leagues having hot and cold spells; in fact I wish it would happen more regularly, particularly when it comes to...

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So embarrassed by Scotland

Oct 10

So embarrassed by Scotland

So embarrassed by Scotland’s performance that I found myself being happy that the Czechs won. “IT WAS football, but not the type many could say they were familiar with. Scotland left a yellow stain on the beautiful game in Prague last night and Craig Levein could not even claim that the ends justified the means.” Full article here...

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