SNP MSP John Mason to boycott Clyde FC over Goodwillie signing

Politician John Mason has announced that he will boycott Clyde after the club announced the controversial signing of striker David Goodwillie.

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David Goodwillie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

David Goodwillie returns to football with Clyde

Former Scotland player David Goodwillie is set to return to senior football today by playing for SPFL League 2 side Clyde in their match at Cowdenbeath just less than three months after a judge ruled that he had raped a woman.

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Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Barry Ferguson resigned as manager of Clyde following defeat by Annan. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Barry Ferguson touted as Rangers manager after leaving Clyde

Barry Ferguson has resigned as manager of Clyde, the club confirmed this morning, increasing the already-rife speculation that the former Rangers captain will become the next manager of the Ibrox club.

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Barry Ferguson met with the Clyde board after the defeat by Annan Athletics. Picture: Michael Gillen

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde in doubt

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde is in doubt following the 1-0 loss to Annan Athletic at Galabank.

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Cammie Binnie made a vital penalty save for The Binos

Stirling Albion 2 - 2 Clyde: Two doubles mean it’s try again

A brace each from Dylan Nguene Bikey and Peter MacDonald means these League 2 rivals will need a replay to determine who progresses to the fifth round.

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Walter Smith's departure from Rangers was announced in October 1997, seven months before his eventual exit. Picture: TSPL

Eight managers who had prolonged exits from Scottish clubs

Jackie McNamara will remain in charge of York City, despite being sacked by the National League club. The unusual agreement was announced earlier today as it appears McNamara will continue to handle first-team duties until the club appoint his successor. In honour of this bizarre situation, we look back at few protracted exits for managers in Scottish football from years gone by.

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Kilmarnock's Souleymane Coulibaly scored with a back-heel

Clyde 1 - 2 Kilmarnock: Souleymane Coulibaly makes mark

Souleymane Coulibaly was enduring the most frustrating of debuts when one flash of impudence sent Kilmarnock on their way to victory at Broadwood.

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Former Celtic midfielder Massimo Donati is currently on trial with Hamilton Accies. Picture: Robert Perry

10 foreign stars who made surprising returns to Scottish football

With the news that ex-Celtic midfielder Massimo Donati has joined up with Martin Canning’s Hamilton Accies squad for a trial after leaving Bari at the end of the season, The Scotsman looks at 10 foreigners who made similarly surprising returns to Scottish football after heading abroad, not many of which were successful.

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Pat Nevin was dubbed the 'first post-punk footballer by the NME. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Interview: Pat Nevin on his tour of Morrissey’s mansion

Pat Nevin sips his latte
and looks puzzled. “This is the first interview I’ve done for many years. I don’t get asked and, to be honest, feel uncomfortable doing them. You’ll have to tell me why you want to speak to me because I don’t know. I haven’t got anything to sell.”

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David Galt of Queen's Park celebrates his side's third goal. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Clyde 1 - 3 Queen’s Park: David Galt hits Spiders screamer

Queen’s Park have the initiative in the League 1 play-off thanks to Vinnie Berry’s second-half goal which was then complemented with a wonder strike by David Galt in their 3-1 success at Clyde.

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Chris Mitchell, during his days with Falkirk. Picture: Michael Gillen

Death of Scottish footballer, 27, leaves clubs in shock

Tributes have been flooding in for a Scottish footballer who has died suddenly at the age of 27.

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Clyde's  Scott Linton, left, and Elgin's Archie McPhee challenge for the ball

Elgin 0 - 2 Clyde: Clyde head for Hampden

By Alasdair Fraser

Cowdenbeath manager Colin Nish is seeking to overturn a 2-0 first leg deficit. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Cowdenbeath look for edge to catch Spiders

Cowdenbeath need to find an attacking edge at home against Queen’s Park today if they are to recover from a 2-0 defeat in the play-off semi-final first leg and remain a League 1 outfit.

Clyde's Scott Linton celebrates as he doubles the lead for his side. Picture: SNS

Clyde 3 – 1 Elgin: Bully Wee win first leg in play-off

Clyde may have been missing manager Barry Ferguson when they took on Elgin in the first leg of their play-off semi-final, but they did the business by establishing a two-goal advantage thanks to a 3-1 win at Broadwood, writes Craig P Stewart.

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Clyde manager Barry Ferguson has urges his side to attack against Elgin. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Barry Ferguson: We’ll go on attack against Elgin

Clyde manager Barry Ferguson has seen his squad ravaged by injuries but refuses to be anything but positive for his side’s first-leg meeting with Elgin at Broadwood tonight.

Vinnie Berry of Queen's Park. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

League Two: Queen’s Park beat Clyde to go into second place

Queen’s Park climbed to second in League Two after a 2-1 win over Clyde who slip to fourth, with neither side assured of a play-off berth with one game remaining.

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East Fife celebrate winning the Ladbrokes League Two title. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Clyde 0 - 0 East Fife: League 2 title joy for Fifers

Perspiration turned to celebration for East Fife at the end of a tense stalemate at Broadwood with the point gained enough to confirm Gary Naysmith’s men as League Two Champions.

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Ricky Little: Winning goal. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife in profit despite draw

League 2 table-toppers East Fife were held 1-1 by Queen’s Park at Bayview but Gary Naysmith’s side actually increased their lead as closest rivals Clyde and Elgin City both lost.

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Ferguson has penned a new deal with Clyde. Picture: Craig Halkett

Clyde boost as manager Barry Ferguson signs new deal

Clyde received a boost ahead of their game against Annan at Broadwood tonight when manager Barry Ferguson agreed an extended contract until the end of the 2018-19 season.

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