Jeanfield Swifts v Whitehill Welfare

You’d be forgiven for thinking that St Johnstone – famously the only professional league club in Britain with a ‘J’ in their name – are Perth’s only football team. But cast your eyes further down the Scottish football pyramid and you’ll find another Perth side, and another letter ‘J’. This is Jeanfield Swifts, and they’ve been ruffling a few feathers since making the leap across … Continue reading Jeanfield Swifts v Whitehill Welfare

At last, a fairy tale I can believe in

Regular followers of Scottish football will be familiar with the media’s hankering for a true “fairy tale story”. Once upon a time, in the early 2000s, it was Livingston’s rise through the leagues that had pundits reaching for the Hans Christian Andersen references. A few years later, it was Gretna’s turn to “live the dream”. As it turned out, both clubs were spending money they … Continue reading At last, a fairy tale I can believe in