Category: Scottish Football




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/ .

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Celtic boss Neil Lennon will wait for late fitness test to for of his players before naming his team to play Helsingborg in the Champions League qualifiers tonight. Celtic are potentially 180 minutes from the Champions League group stages , playing amongst Europe’s elite.
Scott Brown, James Forrest, Paddy McCourt and Gary Hooper will all be assessed a few hours before kick off to see if they can feature in the match.

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Neil Lennon’s injury-hit Celtic escaped from Dingwall with a point after a last-gasp Kris Commons tap-in salvaged a 1-1 draw for the SPL champions against new boys Ross County.
Celtic’s preparation for this game was blighted by injuries to many players including Captain Scott Brown and striker Gary Hooper which led to Lennon fielding an arguably weaker side than that that played against HJK Helsinki just over a week ago. Continue reading


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After the Scotland u19 and u21s team both lost on Tuesday, the pressure was on the main squad to deliver some kind of national pride.
That they did as Scotland brushed the horrible defeat to USA off their backs with a 3-1 win over Australia .
After a freak set of events the Socceroos took the lead through a phenomenal strike by Bresciano gave the visitors the lead. The goal itself was a clear hit and could not be contested. The lead to the goal was a different matter.

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After 4 years of pain , Celtic finally get to fly the league flag before kicking off the SPL season. The 12.45 kick off will see Celtic raising the champions flag before they set out to defend their honour. Continue reading



Following the mammoth double signing PSG have made in the last week with the backing of their Qatar based owners in the form of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva, both of AC Milan, we will look at whether they make it into the top 10 football transfers of all time, and whether these signings have justified their price tag. With the transfer market having a reputation for producing inflated prices for footballers in recent times, the club splashed out £33 million on the Brazilian defender, whilst spending around £31 million on the Swedish striker, who made his second big money move in recent times, following his well talked about transfer to Barcelona a few seasons ago.  Continue reading


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