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The Next King of Scotland? Assessing 8 candidates to be the next Celtic manager

by Kevin McCluskie The recent announcement that Ronny Deila would be leaving Celtic at the end of the season was probably one of the worst kept secrets in Scottish football. There has been speculation over the Norwegian’s future for the majority of the season following Celtic’s failure to qualify for the Champions League group stage […]

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PLAY An Interview with Coach Education Manager Greig Paterson

PLAY is our dedicated coaching and youth development section on Just Football. As part of it, we strive to speak to the brightest minds in the game and bring you some insights from those people working behind the scenes in football. Here we chew the fat with the Football Association of Ireland’s Coach Education Manager Greig […]

Alex Neil has Norwich in the Championship title race

The rise and rise of Alex Neil: Norwich City’s no-nonsense young Scottish manager

Focused, driven, confident – three words that crop up time and time again in descriptions of Norwich City manager Alex Neil. So it should come as no surprise to see the second youngest manager in the English league set-up (Neil will turn 34 in June) steer his side within a hair’s breadth of automatic promotion […]


Fights, football, tragedy: Celtic vs Rangers – 10 defining moments in Old Firm derby history

This Sunday (February 1) sees Scottish Premier League side Celtic face Scottish Championship side Rangers in the first Old Firm derby clash for almost three years. To mark the occasion on Just Football we look at 10 moments that have defined the classic fixture since the first time it was played back in 1888… Anticipation for Sunday’s […]

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Liverpool: The club legend who would improve your team today

Which one club legend would most improve your team if signed today? Via our Club Legends mini-series, written by Blair Newman, we look at the club hero who would immediately improve Liverpool… As a football club, Liverpool seem to eternally struggle underneath the weight of a glorious past. History holds a strong grip on the […]

THE INTERVIEW: Young, Scottish and Managing – Barry Ferguson & Gary Naysmith get stuck into football management

There are few places more challenging to begin a career in management than Scotland’s League Two – low budgets, part-time players and arduous treks to away fixtures are just part of the fun. But in terms of learning on the job – the hard way – there’s nowhere better. Sarah McLean speaks to two Scottish […]

Rock and roll…. The unflinching rise of the Gibraltar national team

September 7, 2014 saw the Gibraltar national team play their first competitive fixture in their 91-year existence, a Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland, after more than a decade of battling to be officially accepted by UEFA. As they prepare to face world champions Germany in their Group D Euro 2016 qualifier we take a look […]

3 Football Blogs we’re enjoying this week: Manchester City’s Bitter, post-Soviet football & Scotland

Continuing our football blogs we’re enjoying this week feature it’s time to bring you three more to tuck into. After last week’s long-awaited revival of the series this week we bring you another three sites which we don’t think you should miss…. Football blogs of the week: 1) Futbolgrad – Stunningly comprehensive, Fulbolgrad, in its […]

Generation Next: Ryan Gauld – Scotland’s brightest young star

Name: Ryan Gauld 
Date of Birth: 16th December 1995 
Age: 18 Position: Midfielder Club: Sporting Lisbon 
Nationality: Scottish There are few Scottish 18-year-olds that have had the kind of success that Ryan Gauld has had so far, but then Gauld isn’t like most other home-grown Scottish talents. With comparisons to Lionel Messi, a move to […]