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Ross County’s Fans Return Gives Us All Hope

Date: 7th November 2020

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The Scottish Premiership welcomed back Friday night football last night and it was the clash between Ross County and Livingston that had Scottish football talking. 

It was that game that had fans return in some capacity into a stadium, as Dingwall was once again chosen to pilot a return for supporters. 

It was fantastic to see some of The Staggies faithful back in the terraces as we feared it wouldn’t happen again until some time in the next year! 

While other clubs in the central belt will think that this return is never going to happen for them, they should actually see the positives in what happened in the Highlands last night. 

It gives the whole country a roadmap and a target to head towards. It shows that the Scottish government is open to comprise and will explore the opportunity to let fans back in, as long as protocols are met and that we can get the R number down in our council regions. 

It makes sense for the government to allow restrictions to be eased to an extent if these regions get to the tier 1 level, as has happened in the Highlands. It gives Scottish football a better understanding on when they can prepare to have fans back in their stands. 

It’s a small but significant step and it seems to offer Scottish football some hope and more transparency. 

It was also nice to see Ross County’s SLO Kenny MacLennan having the chance to spread good news and important information to incoming supporters throughout the day. Here’s hoping other SLOs up and down the land can return to normal duties soon. 

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The SMiSA Stadium Has A Nice Ring To It

It was announced yesterday that The St Mirren Stadium would be renamed The SMiSA Stadium for the remainder of this season. 

The club have gifted the Supporters Association the name as recognition for all that they’ve done in recent years in support of the club. It will also act as a nice countdown until the fans group take majority ownership of The Buddies next summer. 

The SMiSA ‘Buy The Buddies‘ campaign has been fantastic. They’ve worked well with the current owners and their projected majority ownership was meant to take ten years but will now be completed in just five! 

They’ve done a huge amount to support the club and it’s a really nice gesture that the club have recognised this with the naming rights! 

Thank You Sky Sports! 

It has been announced today that SKY TV will allow the all important Scotland play-off tie with Serbia to be broadcast on a free to air channel (Probably Pick) on Thursday night. 

This has to be our biggest men’s international game in over a decade and it’s superb that a huge chunk of the Tartan Army will be able to view the crunch game and support the lads in Belgrade. 

Fingers crossed our team can come away with an historic victory and stamp our ticket to EURO 2020

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