Colt teams are terrible idea based on ideology alone

Colt teams are terrible idea based on ideology alone

By Graham Ruthven
It works in other countries, they say. In Spain, for instance, Barcelona and Real Madrid have B sides that play in the country’s senior league set up. It’s the same in Portugal and the Netherlands. Several European nations, nations with much better track records in producing young talent, have gone down this route. So why


2 Replies to “Colt teams are terrible idea based on ideology alone”

  1. Couldnt agree more. This tinkering is symptomatic of a failure to address the real issue. Scottish football can support 24 competitive teams max. 2 leagues of 12 and pyramid for the rest from juniors and selection chosen for league cup.

    1. Well, that’s an argument that is made by many. But how do you force through such change when every one of the SPFL’s 42 clubs is given a vote? Turkeys don’t vote for Christmas.

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