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The potential sale of Ryan Gauld shows that Scottish football is progressing. With the sale of James McCarthy in September 2013 for £2 million there were thoughts of ‘oh a small club with 1 good player’. But no, the mistake people make is they assume because the league is small there is no quality or the lame excuse ‘its a two club league’ (Celtic/Rangers). Having watched the demise of Hearts and Hibernian, then the takeover of both clubs you can see there is a new club style in …

Hibernians’ Scottish cup final claim seemed unattainable at the half time whistle of the semi final. 1st Division outfit Falkirk boasting a three goal advantage at the half time interval, sending some Hibs supporters home after a mere 30 minutes of action. As a miserable first half concluded, the dejected look on the fans faces remained, but in the dressing room Pat Fenlon with his job very much on the line, was unyielded. He “couldn’t say” precisely what he said in that dressing room, according to his post match interview.
And, with young Alex Harris’ …

As much criticism as Pat Fenlon has recieved, there is one things that he has got spot on; the signing of the rock solid central defender that is James McPake. Fenlon immediately gave him the privilege of being club captain and righly so. McPake ignified Easter Road and ever since his debut he has been a fans favourite.
It didn’t start off so well…

 On the 28th January 2012, Hibs loanee and debutant James McPake started off his Hibernian career with an exasperating 4-0 defeat against Rangers Football Club at Ibrox stadium. …

Hearts went into the New Year derby employing the 4-2-3-1 that has brought about a tremendous nine game unbeaten run and Colin Calderwood set up his Hibs side in a 4-3-3 with Derek Riordan and Darryl Duffy hugging the touchline and playing high up the pitch, keeping Hearts full backs Eggert Jonsson and Ruben Palazuelos pinned back. Ian Murray was deployed as a deep defensive midfielder whose sole purpose was to stop Skacel from playing, which was effective for the most part. Hibs defended well for the majority of the …

Vladimir Weiss has been included in the Rangers squad for the trip to Easter Road on Sunday. The Slovakian joined on Thursday from Manchester City on a season-long loan and Walter Smith has indicated he will feature against Hibernian. Nikica Jelavic’s transfer will not go through in time as a work-permit has still to be obtained but he should be ready for a home debut against St Johnstone next Saturday.
Another major boost for Rangers is that Steven Davis will return to the squad after being ruled out of last weekend’s …