• August 25, 2012

    An important conversation takes place today (Saturday 25 August) on 'The Power of Youth and Football to Heal a Divided City', during Festival season in Edinburgh.

  • August 6, 2012

    FansFirst Scotland says that the inherited financial structure of Scottish football is based upon crippling over-dependence on one or two rich clubs.

  • July 19, 2012

    Even those who have little interest in football have probably found themselves occasionally touched by morbid fascination about the dramatic fall from grace (or at least glory and power) of Rangers Football Club -- an iconic part of Glasgow's and Scotland's social history -- and the huge public reaction it has created.

  • June 10, 2012

    The nationalisms represented in the Eurovision Song Contest the European Football Championships and the Queen's Jubilee are of different shapes and levels of intensity, observes Graeme Smith, editor of the international journal Political Theology. What Christianity at its best offers is a vision of how we hold local commitments in a wider, plural context: because of Pentecost, in fact.

  • December 24, 2011

    Most nativity plays usually feature the local Sunday school, but this year a Church of Scotland minister and a Roman Catholic priest have enlisted the help of police officers, fire fighters, council leaders and even the Kilmarnock football team.

  • December 14, 2011

    A senior Church of Scotland minister has called for a co-ordinated strategy by the Scottish Government and others to tackle sectarianism in Scotland.

  • November 9, 2011

    The English FA has been accused of "shamelessly exploiting" the Poppy appeal in its ongoing battle against international football body FIFA.

  • June 24, 2011

    The Church of Scotland has welcomed more time for more considering the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Bill.

  • June 18, 2011

    The Kirk Moderator has warned the Scottish Parliament about the dangers of pushing through an over-hasty bill to deal with the problem of sectarianism.

  • June 4, 2011

    Today, while I play in a fundraising match at Dumbarton FC, representatives of Supporters Trust across the country are gathering at a conference entitled 'The Future of Scottish Football' at Hampden Park, Glasgow.