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Celtic FC: Crossroads

Celtic Football Club are currently dominating Scottish football; They recently secured the Premiership title - their eighth in a row - and won the League Cup in December. Victory against Hearts in the Scottish Cup Final on May 25 will deliver a third consecutive domestic treble for the men from Glasgow's East End.

Sick of It: Another Year as an Arsenal Fan

On 23rd May last year, Arsenal officially unveiled Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor, the new manager of the club. A somewhat left-field choice, with most eyes on Mikel Arteta, but Arsenal fans were quietly content with the appointment – Emery by no means commanded the status of Ancelotti, Zidane, Simeone etc, but having won 3 Europa League titles during his 3 year tenure with the club, Arsenal fans were given a reason to look forward with positivity.

Scottish Football: The Season So Far

It's that time of year when most of the domestic football leagues around Europe are finishing - winners and losers are being decided everywhere and the efforts of many over the long season can now be properly judged by media and fans. In Scotland the four leagues which make up the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) are at this stage. This then makes it the perfect time to reflect on what we have witnessed while looking ahead to what is still to come - namely the end of season playoffs.

Forward Thinking Required For Scotland To Achieve Goals

We've been here before as Scotland fans. The beginning of a new qualifying campaign for an upcoming World Cup or European Championships and the initial optimism that this could be the tournament we qualify for is quickly eroded after a dose of reality hits during the opening fixtures. In this case Scotland's attempt to qualify for Euro 2020 appears to be completely derailed after a disastrous 3-0 defeat to lowly ranked Kazakhstan.