THE WEE BARRA

ON THE DAY that would have been Bobby Collins’ 87th birthday, we are delighted to post a special 25thmay1967 verse tribute to the wee man: “The Wee Barra” The ‘Barra’ was a stalwart of the Bhoys in days of yore – a giant, though of stature quite compact. A mainstay of the squads that wrote the ’fifties into…

The ‘What’ Trilogy 3: Moving On …

WHAT circumstances would justify ‘Moving On’ to those of us who can’t as things currently stand in Scottish Football? It’s quite simple, really.  All we’ve ever wanted is justice: For Establishment whitewash to be to be stripped off to expose the malfeasance that has been poisoning the game in Scotland for more years than we…

What could yet be …

CONTINUING the general theme of the previous post (“What might have been …” ), we speculate on what might yet be possible if the proponents of good governance in Scottish Football keep the faith, keep their nerve and keep banging the drum for the need to set the record straight once and for all before…

What might have been …

There was a wee fella called Fergus – he saw off Jim Farry with ease.
If he’d been around when the cheating was found, they’d’ve probably rued EBTs.

A WORD ABOUT PENALTIES …

PENALTIES, apart from the rare, genuinely indisputable “stonewaller”, are ALWAYS contentious.  Those who welcome the award tend to defend it to the hilt, while those who resent it, are outraged and tend to condemn it out-of-hand, often even when it is fairly conclusive.  It’s in the nature of things.  Just like legitimate “banter”, it is…

“UNCLE PHIL”

TODAY is a very special occasion. Not only a Cup Final … but a Cup Final that will be played against a highly emotional backdrop.  Phil O’Donnell has a special place in the hearts and minds of both finalists and their respective fans.  Hopefully, today’s spectacle will be played in a true spirit of mutual…