Articles by Euan McGuffie

Euan is an ardent Alloa Athletic fan. Though raised in the rural idyll of the Wee County he now resides in Glasgow where every game is an away game, and he also checks the results to see how his adopted wee team Celtic is doing. An admirer of unconventional players of godlike genius his favourites include Diego Maradonna and big Peter 'Pierre' Lamont. Euan's other interests include cider, twee Scottish indie music and muttering in an unintelligible accent. You can find him on Twitter @CptPopTrance


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SPFL Corner – Enter Bogeyman

IT’S EUAN MCGUFFIE’S WEEKLY LOOK AT ALL THINGS LOWER LEAGUE. IT’S TIME FOR THE SPFL CORNER. I love this time of year: the house filled with the smell of burning pumpkin; the Children of the Corn robbing the contents of your kitchen cupboard in lieu of egging your house; spotting that guy, what’s-his-name, him that’s barely kicked a…

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SPFL Corner – A Bad Day at the Office

IT’S EUAN MCGUFFIE’S WEEKLY LOOK AT ALL THINGS LOWER LEAGUE. IT’S TIME FOR THE SPFL CORNER. There’s no ‘I’ in ‘Team’, but there are five in ‘Individual Brilliance’ I’m glad The Apprentice is back on TV as not only does it make me a little grateful that my own job is so rubbish that I rarely have to…

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SPFL Corner – Paperback Writer

IT’S EUAN MCGUFFIE’S WEEKLY LOOK AT ALL THINGS LOWER LEAGUE. IT’S TIME FOR THE SPFL CORNER. Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book? It took me years to write, will you take a look? Sang scouse moptop crooner Paul McCartney. Yep, it’s the time of year when Waterston’s shelves are creaking with all the autobiographies released…

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SPFL Corner – We Are All Steve Piggot

IT’S EUAN MCGUFFIE’S WEEKLY LOOK AT ALL THINGS LOWER LEAGUE. IT’S TIME FOR THE SPFL CORNER. Big gap between your team and the league leaders? Pumped by Livingston, Falkirk or Hamilton? European defensive display like the Keystone Cops? Take a leaf out of Steve Piggot’s book. Who the sam hill is Steve Piggot? I hear you say; well, Steve is…

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SPFL Corner – “And it’s anotherrr disasterrr for Scotland!”

IT’S EUAN MCGUFFIE’S WEEKLY LOOK AT ALL THINGS LOWER LEAGUE. IT’S TIME FOR THE SPFL CORNER. Last week the campaign for Scottish independence suffered the sort of defeat that should be consigned to the file already labelled ‘Iran and Costa Rica’. It was there on a plate, the shot was ours to take and we scored a spectacular…

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The SPFL Corner – In For A Penny, In For A Pound

IT’S EUAN MCGUFFIE’S WEEKLY LOOK AT ALL THINGS LOWER LEAGUE. IT’S TIME FOR THE SPFL CORNER. Having never found the prospect of walking through unfamiliar areas of Greenock very appealing, I decided to snub the cup action last weekend in favour of a wee trip down the Barras. I did intend visiting the Barrowland footpath, and spotting gigs…

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