My Work

A small selection of my articles published in the mainstream media and online

Niall McGinn: Receiving bullets in the post motivated me to work harder at Celtic
My exclusive interview in the Daily Record with Celtic winger Niall McGinn on his time at the club and being on the end of bullets in the post.

Celtic youngster Feruz set to snub SPL for Chelsea
Exclusive article in The Scotsman on Celtic youngster Islam Feruz’s transfer to Chelsea

Crackdown! Police warn Celtic of new zero tolerance on fans chants
My Interview with Police Superintendent David Brand of the Football for Co-operation Unit for Scotland (FoCUS) on The Final Whistle Scottish Football Show, featured by the Mail.

Ajax hoopt op leuke wedstrijd, maar treft defensief Celtic
Preview Celtic’s Europa League clash with Ajax, from Celtic’s point of view in the Ajax Life newspaper.

King Wayne and the Manchester United Jesters
Article on Wayne Rooney’s contract negotiations at Manchester United.

Déjà Vu for Man United
An article on Huffington Post on David Moyes’ turbulent tenure at Manchester United.

Please Ditch the Old Firm to English Football Talk for Good
An article on Huffington Post on the continued talk of Celtic and Rangers joining the English Premier League

Offensive Behaviour Bill in Football’s First Convictions
An article on Huffington Post on the Scottish Government’s controversial legislation targeting football fans for offensive behaviour.

Off the Record
A piece for Bella Caledonia on the sacking of a Daily Record journo for abusing Celtic fans online.

Is the delisting of Rangers King’s end game?
Do our football authorities have any authority? In a week the SFA and SPFL said they were ‘astonished’ at the thought of fan ownership. A piece for Bella Caledonia.

Off the Radar and Off the Hook
Craig Whyte’s acquittal last week has left Rangers fans with the realisation that no one will be held accountable for the death of their club. A piece for Bella Caledonia.

Driven by Bigotry?
Rangers disappointed? They should be seething with their supporters. A piece for Bella Caledonia.

Whyte, the SFA and the Media
The Scottish press and football association failed to do their due diligence on the former Rangers owner’s past and took everything he said at face value. A piece for The Morning Star.

Whyte, Murray And Their Tainted Rangers Legacy
The former Gers owner’s acquittal this week has left fans of the Glasgow club with the realisation that no-one will be held accountable for the death of their club. A piece for The Morning Star.

Give Him One Last Hurrah
Scotland must call time on disasterous relationship with Strachan after next month’s qualifying clash with England. A piece for The Morning Star.

A Huge Embarrassment But Still All To Play ForAnalysis of Celtic’s defeat in the Champions League and what new boss Brendan Rodgers needs to do to turn the result around on Wednesday. A piece for The Morning Star.

Scotland Must Put An End To These ‘Glorious Failures’
There is a hint of jealousy watching the likes of England, Wales and Ireland grace the stage at Euro 2016. A piece for The Morning Star.

An interview with Glasgow City & Scotland defender Eilish McSorley
A piece written for Scotzine as I interview City defender Eilish McSorley.

An interview with Forfar and Scotland international Rachel Small
A piece written for Scotzine as I interview Forfar and Scotland international Rachel Small.

Interview with Celtic striker Tony Watt
From the high of making his Celtic debut to scoring the winning goal against Barcelona and then having to go out on loan to get a game, Celtic striker Tony Watt spoke exclusively to me for Scotzine.

Exclusive Interview with Head of FoCUS Superintendent Stephen McAllister
Exclusive interview with the new Head of FOCUS, Superintendent Stephen McAllister for Scotzine with the man tasked with heading up the unit whose main focus is to rid our game of sectarianism and trouble.

Football is still an unwelcoming place but progress can be made against homophobia
Scotland’s first Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender football team Hotscots FC talks exclusively to me for Scotzine.