The Football Pink

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The Football Pink is a quarterly collection of engrossing stories, opinions and musings from around the world of football. Written by a fine group of contributors, The Football Pink delves into the colourful history and personal experiences of 'The Beautiful Game', giving the reader the opportunity to immerse themselves in every fascinating article.

If you like your football to come from a different perspective, then this is the magazine for you.

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Welcome to Issue 14 of The Football Pink, this time dedicated to the football of Scotland – a place of great contrasts; beauty and ugliness; charm and violence; passion and apathy.

So, what’s on offer in Issue 14, we hear you cry…
Five men and their socialist principles that propelled them to the pinnacle of European football
The appliance of science to the new generation of Scottish talent
The Granny Killers – the Scots that built ‘Dirty Leeds’
The Tartan Army’s fundraising feats
The struggle for survival in the Central Belt
Taxi for Reid! – Scotland’s wasted superstar
Going to the Game – Scotland through a lens
Ancell’s Babes – Motherwell’s starlets of the 50s and 60s
Celtic Connections – the enduring link between Scotland and Ireland
The most Scottish town in Italy and its famous footballing son
When Raith shook the world
Smoke on the Water – the fiery Angus Derby
Tans, toe-pokes and the Tartan Army – Scotland at Espana ’82
Fleeting Glories – the decline of the New Firm
Broken Hearts – the Jambos double despair in focus
Best Buddies – All you need is Love Street and the Scottish Cup
Successville, Scotland – the continued domination of Junior football by Auchinleck Talbot
Play for the love of the game – the history of Queen’s Park
Jaws’ 11 – Joe Jordan’s importance to Scotland
The one-sided fraught relationship between Wales and Scotland
The cursed boys of Flesher’s Haugh – Rangers’ founders and their fate
Taking the high road – twenty years of success in the Highlands
Sundries – a collection of poems and oddities
Commercial Break – Scottish programme advertising down the years.

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The Football Pink is a quarterly collection of engrossing stories, opinions and musings from around the world of football. Written by a fine group of contributors, The Football Pink delves into the colourful history and personal experiences of 'The Beautiful Game', giving the reader the opportunity to immerse themselves in every fascinating article.

If you like your football to come from a different perspective, then this is the magazine for you.

  • First Issue: First Issue: Issue 1
  • Latest Issue: Issue 14
  • Issue Count: 14
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