Category: European 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/ .


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


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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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There are many self proclaimed ‘in the know’ agents on Twitter, the social medium in which news seems to be leaked before anyone else knows, and they seem to have got another Arsenal signing correct in the form of Alex Song, just days after Robin Van Persie switched allegiances. Continue reading


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Speculation has surrounded the future of Robin Van Persie throughout the transfer window, with a number of clubs chasing the prolific Arsenal hitman.
It was confirmed today August 16th 2012, that Manchester United had come out with the Strikers signature.

In a reported £22m transfer The Red Devils have now spent in the region of £44m so far.
The question is can RVP fit in and replicate his Arsenal form.

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In 1957, taking in bonuses, wages and international match fees, a footballers income for the year would be £1,600 on average. Fast forward 55 years and compare it to the average in the Premier League in 2012, £75,000 a week is the rough average, with this average falling due to promoted teams in the league not being able to offer mammoth wages. Continue reading


Having to play the whole of the second half with ten men after Branislav Ivanovic was sent off for a ‘strong’ challenge on Kolarov, it would have certainly been no surprise to the Chelsea fans if their team managed to grind out another victory, given their heroics in the latter stages of the Champions League last season. Continue reading


Last season provided one of the most entertaining seasons of football for English football, with key examples including Chelsea’s enthralling Champions League journey Continue reading


Top Ten Goalkeepers In The World

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26 years ago Sir Alex Ferguson stepped into the unknown. He never quite knew that the club he would take over in 1986 would turn into such a world force that is Manchester United. Little did he know about the success he would have, he would go on to say he wanted 1 trophy and then he could see where that brought him.

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