Here’s what we did this week

Here’s what we did this week

By TheTwoPointOne

The Scottish football season may be over but here at TheTwoPointOne we continue soldiering on in our quest to offer sports writing that you enjoy reading. We’re grateful for every subscriber that has helped us through another fantastic season, but appreciate that at this time of the year other aspects of life can distract us from our usual, daily filling of Scottish football.


So just in case you missed a day or two this week, here’s a breakdown of everything we did from Monday to Friday.



Why Jack Ross is the perfect Sunderland manager


Jack Ross was unveiled as the new Sunderland manager last week and he’s the perfect man for the job, according to James Cairney. Here’s why the former St Mirren manager ticks every box for the North East club.



Alex McLeish needs to build his new Scotland team around Callum McGregor


Alex McLeish has a number of midfielders to pick from in his new-look national team but none offer the unique talent that Callum McGregor can bring to Scotland, according to Stefan Bienkowski.



TheTwoPointOne Scottish Premiership Player of the year


Using data to analyse every position, we’ve ran through the numbers of each Scottish Premiership player and came up with the very best player from the past season. Including our picks for the best goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and striker.



Where does Steven Gerrard need to improve this Rangers team?


Steven Gerrard started his new job at Rangers on Friday. But what awaited him was a squad in need of plenty of work. So where can the new manager improve things at Ibrox for the coming season?


🎙️ TheTwoPointOne-cast: Scottish Premiership Team of the Year – Part One 🎙️


In the first of our three-part series, we all made our suggestions for the best goalkeeper, right back, left back and central defenders over the course of the past Scottish Premiership campaign. You can listen along on Android or iPhone.




How Kilmarnock’s full backs have been vital to their success this season


Kilmarnock have enjoyed a fine season under Steve Clarke and a lot of their players have been praised. But their full backs – Greg Taylor and Stephen O’Donnell –  have flown under the radar. Well, until now…



Ryan Porteous should be pushing for first team football at Hibs


Neil Lennon already has an impressive defensive line with the likes of Paul Hanlon and Efe Amrbose, but young Ryan Porteous should be pushing to break in to it next season. Allow us to show why with a breakdown of his stats over the past season.



Did we learn anything from Peru v Scotland?


If you stayed up for Scotland’s trip to Peru on Wednesday night then you’ll know how uninspiring an affair it was. However, did we actually learn something from the game? Niall Murray went through the game with a fine-tooth comb to find out.



Failure to gain promotion is costing Dundee United dearly


Every year Dundee United remain in the Championship, they miss out on £2.5 million of revenue. As James Cairney explains, the club can’t afford to continue missing out on promotion each and every season.



Craig Levein’s track record suggests Hearts will improve next season


Hearts endured a tumultuous 2017/18 season in which an uninspiring league campaign saw the finish sixth. However, Craig Levein’s track record suggests things will certainly improve at Tynecastle next season.


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