The pod is a body short this week with Tom MIA but Neil and Ger are joined by London based journalist Will Dalton to discuss the Premier League, FA Cup and the SPL as well as three of the game’s most opinion dividing characters.
Posts Tagged ‘SPL’
Celtic comfortably defeated Rangers in the latest Old Firm game, while there were also weekend SPL wins for Hearts, Aberdeen, Motherwell and Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
After a scintillating meeting in the Scottish Cup at the beginning of the month, Celtic and Rangers look horns in a battle for three important points this Sunday.
Eliot Prince looks at the structures of various leagues around the world and asks do they really matter?
Scootish football has been dominated by talk of a strike by the league’s referees but there has been some action on the field as well, as Jody Moylan reports.
Celtic were less than impressive in their 1-0 win over St. Mirren at the weekend, but a defeat for leaders Rangers sees the gap between first and second in the SPL reduced to just one point.
It’s every BackPageFootball reader’s favourite time of the week, and Hold the BackPage returns for episode 16. Joining Ciaran O’Raghallaigh in the studio is Paddy Power’s Chris McWilliams, Philip Quinn of the Daily Mail joins the lads by phone, and there’s the latest edition of our ever popular TipOff! competition.
The Scottish Premier League doesn’t get the coverage it deserves here at BackPageFootball.com, but that’s all about to change with regular reports from Jody Moylan, starting with this week’s action.
In episode three of Hold the Back Page, Ciarán and Neil talk about Martin O’ Neill and more, before being joined by Dundee United defender Sean Dillon to talk SPL, the Guardian’s David Hytner to discuss the Premier League’s big kick-off, while Richard Chambers is on the line to talk about the Italian Oriundi debate.
Robbie Keane has almost seen it all. Playing in hostile environments for the likes of Leeds, Spurs, Liverpool and indeed Ireland means he should be prepared for anything football can throw at him. Ibrox is not the most welcoming of places at the best of times. Come 12.30 today, Keane will experience his first old [...]