Here’s what we did this week

Here’s what we did this week

By TheTwoPointOne

Well, here we are. On Sunday we’ll see the very last matchday of the Scottish Premiership take place and after the Scottish Cup final the following weekend we’ll be set loose to pursue other interests for the summer months.

 

Or we could just sit and talk about football some more? Yeah, that sounds far more intriguing. Anyway, here’s most of the features and podcasts that we did this week. Take a look, have a wee read and see what you like.

 


 

Why the split is great for Scottish football

 

 

Why does everyone hate the split? It has been controversial since it was introduced in 2001. It’s not a perfect system, but as James Cairney perfectly illustrates it gives the Scottish game more drama than other leagues.


 

Smart transfers are behind Hibs’ success this season

 

 

Hibs have probably managed to secure a Europa League spot in the Scottish Premiership and much of that success is down to hard work in the transfer window. As Lee Scott explains, there’s a lot of good work going on at Easter Road at the moment.


 

Dave King’s remarks about Celtic’s “pack of cards” finances don’t add up

 

 

Rangers chairman Dave King has stated that Celtic’s finances would fold like a “pack of cards” if they missed out on the Champions League. Is he right? We took a look at the numbers and fact-checked the rather bizarre claim.

 


 

🎧 TheTwoPointOne-cast: What is the general health of the Scottish Premiership?

 

On this week’s episode of the TheTwoPointOne-Cast Niall, James and Stefan discuss the general health of the Scottish Premiership and look behind the finances, attendances and much more to see if we should be optimistic or not. You can listen on iPhone or Android.

 


 

TheTwoPointOne – Our April player of the month

 

 

Which Scottish Premiership players excelled the most throughout April? We took a look at the data and came up with our goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, forward and then ultimately our player of the month.

 


 

Discussion: Who will finish second in the Scottish Premiership?

 

 

The battle for second place in the Premiership has gone down to the wire. It’s between Rangers, Aberdeen and probably not Hibs. So our team discussed Sunday’s games and who they think will finish as “best of the rest.”

 


 

Callum Paterson has just had a breakthrough year in the English Championship

 

 

Callum Paterson was an injured, untested signing at Cardiff last summer but since been one of the club’s most important players in the English Championship and has developed in to a fantastic, young player.

 


 

Hearts’ squad will be completely overhauled this summer

 

 

Hearts have managed to steady the ship this season but we could see another summer of players coming and leaving the club by the dozen.

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