On The Terracing

Blog URL:http://ontheterracing.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Soccer, Football, Soccer, Football, Scottish Football
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Edinburgh

The main content of this blog is likely to be a fond recollection of football from a by-gone age. Nonetheless, this won't prevent the odd comment or two about the state of the game today!



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SPFL Championship, Sunday 17 August 2014 – Tynecastle  History was made at Tynecastle this afternoon. Given the amount of times there is an Edinburgh derby these days you may question that statement. However, this afternoon saw the first ever...

It’s surely fair comment to say that, just a few months ago, not many Hearts supporters expected Sunday's opponents to be lining up for the Maroon’s first home league game of the season in the SPFL Championship. Last season’s 15 point dedu...

This is taken from When Saturday Comes website. It's a short film about football injuries. Chelsea's John Dempsey is interviewed by a young John Stapleton, now a breakfast television stalwart, in the 1970s. You don't see many hair styles like th...

Petrofac Training Cup 1st Round, Saturday 26 July 2014 – Tynecastle  After a season when the club was traumatised by administration and suffered relegation from the SPFL Premiership as a consequence, Hearts ended their first competitive fixtu...

Hearts Sign Osman Sow

on Jul 21, 2014

Hearts today completed the formal signing of Osman Sow after the Swedish striker had appeared as a trialist in some of Hearts pre-seasons friendlies. The 6ft 4” former Crystal Palace player scored in Hearts 2-1 defeat from English champions Manches...

Pre-season friendly - Friday 18 July 2014 - TynecastleAs pre-season friendlies go, Friday evening’s game between Hearts and FA Premiership holders Manchester City was a pretty decent effort. The glamour fixture, arranged to mark the centenary of th...

 In the build up to this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the BBC broadcast some official World Cup films from yesteryear. I didn’t watch the 1966 one, for obvious reasons, but I did catch some of the official stories of the 1970 and 1974...