Blog 44 – Hampden Park and the Scottish Football Association

2018-01-31T13:50:56+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

Last Tuesday at its board meeting the Scottish FA decided to continue to explore the options of remaining at Hampden Park as well as moving matches to Murrayfield in Edinburgh.

Queen’s Park welcome the Scottish FA’s decision to further explore remaining at Hampden Park, Scotland’s National Stadium, and are […]

Blog 43 – Thoughts on a Winter Shutdown

2018-01-26T07:30:34+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Last Friday I was talking to Albion Rovers’ chairman Ronnie Boyd at an SPFL General Meeting in Hampden. Rovers were scheduled to play St. Johnstone at Cliftonhill in the cup on the following day, and, not surprisingly, he was anxious that the game should go ahead. The immediate […]

Blog 41 – 150 Years of Scottish Football (8)

2017-12-29T07:57:18+00:00 December 29th, 2017|

Well, that’s it. Two more days and 2017, the year of our sesquicentennial, will be over. And what a year it has been. It hardly seems like 16 months ago but the first meeting of the 150th Anniversary Steering Group took place on 30th August 2016. The Group […]

Blog 37 – 150 Years of Scottish Football (7)

2017-11-10T07:52:01+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Hampden Park, Friday 3rd November 2017, and the climax of our year of celebration for our 150th birthday. A reception in the Scottish Football Museum and Hall of Fame was followed by a formal Gala Dinner in the Nevis Suite attended by 450 members and guests. There were […]