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Too much of a good thing

Too much of a good thing

GAME 17 – QUEEN OF THE SOUTH 1-1 LIVINGSTON Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 3pm Venue: Palmerston Park, Dumfries It’s been said that you can have too much of a good thing and this Saturday afternoon visit to Palmerston was a case in point. The home of Queen of the South is one of my favourite … Continue reading

Game 3: Livingston 1-1 Inverness Caley Thistle

Saturday, July 9, 2011 @ Braidwood Motor Company Stadium, Livingston Another friendly against so-called superior opposition and another good showing from our lads. Inverness brought a full strength side to Livingston but going by their performance, Terry Butcher has quite a bit of business to do before the SPL campaign. In fairness, Caley are halfway … Continue reading

Aruba postscript

Just as a follow-up to the ‘One Night in Aruba’ post, it seems that the Aruban national side contrived to blow their 4-2 first leg lead against St Lucia in the World Cup qualifiers. Going into the second game with what looked like a decent cushion, they fell to a 4-2 defeat at Mindoo Philips … Continue reading

One night in Aruba

The qualifying campaign for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is already underway in earnest with some of CONCACAF’s minnows involved in playing preliminary games. Amongst the big ties at this elementary stage is Aruba v St Lucia with the first leg resulting in a slightly surprising 4-2 victory for Arubans last night. The match … Continue reading

Game 1: Livingston 1-1 Dunfermline Athletic

Saturday, July 2, 2011 @ Braidwood Motor Company Stadium, Livingston It lasted sixteen days, my close season, but it was still too long. Although there was a cosmopolitan mix of telly football on the go during my fallow period, it’s not the same as seeing a game in person. Sure the CONCACAF Gold Cup final was … Continue reading