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Archives for October 2011

Crunch time at Tannadice

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Jim Spence | 16:37 UK time, Friday, 28 October 2011

Peter Houston's managerial position at Tannadice must be sorted out pronto.

The sensible solution is for the United boss to continue as manager.

Houston, who led United to a Scottish Cup win and has taken them to third and fourth place finishes in the Scottish Premier League, as well as into Europe, deserves a quick decision if change is to be made.

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Could Scottish football go the way of the dodo?

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Jim Spence | 20:11 UK time, Friday, 14 October 2011

Does Scottish football really face the same fate as the dodo?

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell thinks so.

Complaining of a "chronic lack of investment", Lawwell says our game faces extinction unless "radical thinking" can alter the current set up.

Is he right and if so what can be done about it?

Some, hearing his comments, will say that Celtic and their great rivals Rangers, are to blame for many of the ills in the game.

Their superior financial muscle has squeezed the life out of the competition, making Scottish football a two-horse race.

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