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Jonny Keen

Glasgow based writer keen (geddit?) on the cultural elements of football. He doesn't care about Manchester City, PSG or Real Madrid, he's more interested in the fortunes of Cefn Druids or HJK Helsinki.

Once played 10 minutes of a game in the 17th tier of English football. He thinks the best food in football is to be found at Forest Green Rovers and Rayo Vallecano are the only club in Madrid. 


Total articles: 9

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Has the Well hit the motherlode with Seedorf?
12:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

Sometimes the apple falls far from the tree. When Motherwell acquired a Surinamese/Dutch winger by the name of Seedorf more than a few eyebrows rose. But this wasn’t former AC Milan legend Clarence emerging from retirement to grace…

Scotland
Can Cove Rangers be the heroes Scottish football needs?
20:58 Thursday 19th September 2019

Scottish football isn't doing well. The national team is languishing and the domestic game is faring no better. Crowds are shrinking, sponsorship is drying up and the FA seem at a loss to energise the country’s footballing…

Managerial News
In the gym with Maradona
12:00 Thursday 12th September 2019

Remember the 1980s? In those innocent times, when Brexit and VAR were just a glint in the eye of some vengeful god, Diego Maradona turning up at a struggling club was considered a good thing. With his silky skills and eye for goal, he was the…

Womens Football
How far can Scottish teams go in the Women's Champions League?
12:00 Wednesday 11th September 2019

When it comes to European football, the Saltire isn’t the exclusive property of the Old Firm. Glasgow City and Hibernian LFC will also be carrying the Scottish flag onto the continental stage as they do battle in the Champions League…

Italy
Will Bobby Duncan sink or swim at Fiorentina?
09:00 Sunday 8th September 2019

He’s been compared to Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Robbie Fowler, attracted interest from Manchester United and Lazio and caused a media storm. Now Bobby Duncan leaves Anfield, joining Fiorentina after weeks of speculation and renewed…

Welsh Premier
Is this the year TNS relinquish their grip on Welsh football?
12:00 Thursday 5th September 2019

Two weeks into the new season, Cymru Premier League champions The New Saints turned up at Aberystwyth Town and thumped their opposition 10-1. It underlines the dominance TNS enjoy in Wales. The funds pouring in from their millionaire chairman as…

Europa League
How far can the Scottish clubs go in Europe?
17:02 Tuesday 3rd September 2019

For the second season on the run, Scotland will be represented in the Europa League group stage by the Old Firm. The disastrous campaigns of yore, including a couple of infamous slipups in such footballing strongholds as Gibraltar and…

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Could Hearts be the SPL's Surprise Package this Season?
09:00 Monday 2nd September 2019

When it comes to the Scottish Premier League, three is the magic number. With Rangers back to their best and Celtic in good form, the top two spots are firmly locked down. For everyone else, third place is as good as it gets. Aberdeen are the…

Scotland
Can Alessio Turn Kilmarnock’s Season Around?
12:00 Saturday 31st August 2019

When Angelo Alessio pitched up at Kilmarnock in June, he had big shoes to fill. Outgoing manager Steve Clarke was bound for the Scotland job after leading Killie to European qualification for the first time in 18 years. If anyone could build…