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Soccer FM is a new weekly podcast feature for season 2016-2017 which we are hosting. The show is a short sharp and hopefully witty review of the weekend's major talking points across the SPFL and is hosted by Dunfermline fan Steven Mill (of Capital FM fame) and Partick Thistle supporter and comedian Ray Bradshaw.
We hope you enjoy it and get involved with the lads as the show takes shape over the coming weeks.
The national side is a constant source of abject misery but at some point it might end. Gordon Strachan is the latest man charged with leading us back to a major tournament for the first time since 1998. Discuss all aspects of the Scotland team here.
There are 30-40 Saturday-playing amateur leagues in Scotland covering Highland, North of Scotland, North of Tay, Tayside, Fife, East of Scotland, South of Scotland, and West of Scotland regions. Discuss them all here !
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It's long been requested by the masses and finally here it is. P&B Gold is where old classic threads will be moved to by the mods whenever they have served their time in the main forum.
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Could you imagine the bubbling at the prospect of last season's Talbot V Glens final at Livingstone when Rugby Park was available? (Bearing in mind the unhappiness at Meadow Park being used for the Ardach Final in some quarters).
Personally I think the idea of showing a bit of flexibility in trying to find somewhere suitable for both parties is better than rigidly adhering to a preordained venue. While there will be tears and snotters from fans of clubs who've been asked travel further than their opponents to the final venue (hiya Mussey fans), I'm not saying they get it right every time, but that the imperfections of the current system are far more tolerable than the daftness of the alternative suggested in the OP.
Spot on, grass simply isn't the best option 100% of the time, not even close but as I've said for long enough a badly maintained 3g gets the surface a bad reputation, meanwhile a bad grass surface is to be cherished according to some. Bonkers.
Why is the game totally different on a 3g yet on a terrible grass pitch it isnt. The argument is nonsense. It's fine to dislike 3g, but let's not come up with nonsense myths - again - to rubbish the surface when a lot of grass pitches are worse.