The Top Ten stories of Scottish Football in 2014


Scottish Football had mixed fortunes in 2014, from the continued Rangers pantomime to managerial departures, to the man who was tasked with turning around the fortunes of our game leaving early claiming he has done all he can. It hasn’t been a boring year that is for sure…

So Scotzine have collated together what we think are the ten biggest Scottish football stories in 2014 [in no particular order]:

St.Johnstone secured their first major piece of silverware in their 130 year history after a 2-0 win at Celtic Park against Dundee United.

Scottish FA Performance Director Mark Wotte quits

The rise of Andrew Robertson

Glasgow City reach the last eight of UEFA Women’s Champions League

Neil Lennon quits Celtic & is replaced by unknown Norwegian manager Ronny Deila

Ally McCoist resigns but is placed on gardening leave nine days later as The Rangers Pantomime continues

Hearts deducted points following administration effectively relegating them to Championship. But have now bounced back and are resurgent under new owner Ann Budge on and off the field.

Hearts have become the first professional football club in Britain to be a living wage employer

Hibs fans were ready to party over Hearts’ relegation only for them to suffer the same fate

Scottish clubs debt is dwindling

What were your biggest stories of 2014 in Scottish Football?


About Author


Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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