Transfer analysis: Scott Allan to Celtic

Now that the dust has settled, Craig Fowler looks at the potential pros and cons of Scott Allan’s move to Celtic. Where it could go right It’s too much of a stretch to suggest Celtic have bought themselves a bench-warmer or, even worse, have used the player as a tool in a game of one-upsmanship over […]

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Louis Moult meets the press

Closer look at Motherwell’s 2015/16 strikeforce

There has been a fair bit of movement in the striking department at Fir Park during the close season. The departures of John Sutton and Lee Erwin left Motherwell short in attack but manager Ian Baraclough has since addressed the issue with a number of signings. Here, Craig Cairns looks at the individuals competing to […]

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Kane Hemmings to Dundee

Why it would work Paul Hartley has put the band back together. Greg Stewart and Kane Hemmings partnered each other at Cowdenbeath in the 2013/14 Scottish Championship season and will now be reunited in the top flight. I know what you’re thinking – why would you want to bring together a former Cowdenbeath partnership? Such […]

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Andrew Driver to Aberdeen

March 13, 2015

Why it might work The motivation is fairly clear: Aberdeen have not yet given up on winning the Scottish Premiership crown and are looking to reinforce their squad for the run-in. Using the benefit of 20/20 hindsight they could have done with this signing 12 days ago when Jonny Hayes was forced off against Celtic. The midfielder […]

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Ryan Stevenson to Partick Thistle

Why it makes sense For the club Lyle Taylor was the big departure for Alan Archibald this summer. The on-loan English striker added a new dimension to the Thistle attack that made him more valuable than Kris Doolan even though the latter had done little wrong to lose his job. However, had Thistle managed to […]

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David Goodwillie to Aberdeen

Why it makes sense For the club Goodwilie > Zola/Vernon/Magennis. Can we move onto the next part? Replacing Tweedle Dum, Tweedle Dumber and Tweedle Oh Dear God is a Scottish international who built his career on performing magnificently at this level. The lack of a decent forward was a problem for Aberdeen until January and […]

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James Keatings to Hearts

Why it makes sense For the club Off the back of their terrific finish to 2013/14, Hearts fans truly believe that this young team already has what it takes to make an immediate return to the top flight. However, the Championship is still unknown territory and it makes sense to at least pick up one […]

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Kevin Thomson to Dundee

Why it makes sense For the club Thomson showed in flashes towards the end of last season that he can still be an intelligent and composed footballer. His cameo in the Edinburgh derby defeat at Tynecastle swung the game in Hibs favour and they should have rescued a point from the match had Jordon Forster’s […]

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Phil Roberts to Dundee

Why it makes sense For the club The criticism of Dundee that survived through John Brown and into Paul Hartley’s tenure was that they had a bloated and unbalanced squad. Two aspects they lacked in attack were pace at the forward line and another option to play on the wing. If Phil Roberts can integrate […]

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Eric Djemba-Djemba to St Mirren

Why it makes sense For The Club Forget all the “so crap they named him twice” nonsense from his days in British football. He was playing for Manchester United and Aston Villa in the world’s most expensive league. It was always going to be a struggle coming from Nantes and starring in that environment and […]

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