Tonight, Rangers play the first of two Champions League matches against Valencia, Alex Hendrikson previews the first of these two crucial games that will go a long way to deciding who progresses from Group C.
Walter Smith has a history of punching above his weight in European competition that dates back to Rangers’ campaign in the inaugural Champions League back in the 1992/93 season. After knocking out Leeds United in the preliminarie...More
Hibernian have a new manager, Alex Hendrikson asks if he is the right man for the job.
Had you told a Hibs supporter a week ago that Calderwood was to become the new man in charge at Easter Road, you probably would not have got the most positive response. In the immediate aftermath of John Hughes stepping down from the position, it was the former Aberdeen and Dunfermline boss, Jimmy Calderwood that looked likely to take charge.
With the clash of egos and accompanying court intrigue apparently influencing Wayne Rooney’s reported intention to leave Manchester United, Alex Hendrikson asks whether the striker may have an ulterior motive.
A story that has very much been framed in the context of a break down in relations between player and manager might just be missing the point. Although Wayne Rooney’s public contradiction of Sir Alex Ferguson was always going to ...More
Manchester City travel to Blackpool for their first league for over ten years and the differences between the two clubs could not be greater. Alex Hendrikson previews this intriguing fixture.
Today two clubs will meet at Bloomfield Road, whose difference in approach both on and off the field could not be more extreme. For Manchester City, months of throwing obscene amounts of money at whatever flavour of the month, big name mercenary, ...More
Scotland came nearer than anyone expected to upsetting Spain but as Alex Hendrikson argues, both sides need to take lessons from this pulsating encounter.
After Andreas Iniesta had netted the World Champion’s second, giving them a seemingly unassailable lead, Spain seemed to forget that 2-0 is indeed the most illusory advantage in football. Ten minutes later, Scotland were on level terms, taking advantage of Vincente Del Bosque’s side’...More
Alex Hendrikson previews a tough night ahead for Scotland.
Playing Craig Gordon and Alan MacGregor in goal together would actually solve one of the few positive selection dilemmas Craig Levein faces as Scotland boss, goalkeeper being probably being the only position where Scotland currently have an embarrassment of riches.
After fielding no strikers in a 4-6-0 formation against Czech Republic on Friday night, short of fielding more c...More
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