Don’t laugh, but Scottish football really is on the rise after years in the doldrums | Kevin McKenna

05 May 2018 06:30
We have a player in the Champions League final and there’s even optimism about RangersTo say that football supporters in Scotland are intrinsically pessimistic about the country’s football prospects is not entirely accurate – we have simply become fearful of optimism.In the 20 years that have elapsed since Scotland last qualified for a major international championship, we have grabbed at any small signals that might indicate we were about to reach the Promised Land. Perhaps we are being punished for making graven images of football and its princes and for allowing it to play a disproportionately important role in our existences. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian