• Old Firm, New Bonds: The Politics Tying Big European Clubs to Celtic and Rangers

    More so than any other football teams, the Scottish sides have found strong support in the fans of clubs from Germany, England and Spain.

  • The Enduring Significance of Walter Tull To English Football

    As well as serving with distinction in the First World War, Tull was one of the first black footballers to grace the top tier of English football. Though his life was cut short, his legacy is alive and well.

  • The Cult: El Hadji Diouf

    One of the most widely disliked players of his generation, El Hadji Diouf was as much a source of morbid fascination as he was one of football’s ultimate figures of hate.

  • Looking Back on Football’s Greatest Ever Points Deductions

    From the Calciopoli scandal to Portsmouth and Rangers, points deductions usually come with a frisson of anxiety and horror. Here we remember some of the best, and what happened to the teams involved.

  • The Cult: Ally McCoist

    This week's inductee to The Cult was a boyhood Rangers fan who went on to become one of the club's greatest goalscoring heroes. But, during an uninspiring spell as manager, Ally McCoist learned that you can't have it all.

  • How Scottish Football Fans Became the SNP's Most Effective Opposition

    Primarily aimed at stamping out sectarianism, the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act (OFBA) ranks among the SNP's most divisive pieces of legislation. Questions are now being asked about whether the act should be scrapped altogether.