Archive for September, 2012


Douglas Barrie’s Perfect XI


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I think I took five minutes to choose my all time XI. The only
positions it took me longer to think about were one of the central
defender slots and a midfielder slot (because I had various ideas in
my mind). There’s a lot of quality going about just now, but I’ve
stuck in some players who are likely to be in everyone else’s
selections but also a few surprises given that I’m playing a 4-3-3
(the Barcelona way).
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We have teamed up with our friends at Clydesdale Bank – sponsor of the SPL – and we have a great prize to give away!
We have four tickets for the big clash on the 22nd of September between Dundee United v Hearts.
Two tickets in the Dundee United end and two in the Hearts end are up for grabs and they are completely free!
How to enter?
Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter before you enter or else you won’t be counted!

How To Enter

Answer this simple question:
Which 32 year old played for both Hearts and Dundee United and has one Scotland cap to his name?
Email us your answer at scotchcornerfootball@live.co.uk with your Name, contact details and which team you would like tickets for.
Competition closes on Sunday 16th September and the winners will be announced on Monday 17th.

With the pressure on Dundee United and Hearts to step up in the absence of Rangers this match will be sure to be full of passion and will be a tasty fixture.

Remember to keep an eye out for future competitions too!

Keep up with all the SPL fixtures by predicting the scores and be in with a chance to win £10,000!!! Sign up now at Clydesdale Bank’s Score Selector – http://www.cbfootball.co.uk/ .


The Luka Modric saga finally came to a close after the Croatian playmaker finalised his move to Spanish La Liga Champions Real Madrid from Spurs for a reported £33 million. However, I want to look at this transfer in more detail; was he worth the money, what role will he play at Madrid (presuming he gets a game) and how will Tottenham cope without him. Continue reading