It is impossible as a Partick Thistle fan not to think of the time we stunned Jock Stein’s famed Celtic, even though it happened long before I was born.

Whether it’s tales from the older boys in the pub who were there or wishing that you could have gone yourself…


If one thing is getting me through the trials and tribulations of this pandemic, it is the multitude of podcasts out there about football.

One such show is The Brazilian Shirt Name podcast, hosted by Dotun Adebayo and Tim Vickery.

The show is a spin-off of the World Football Phone-In…


Manchester City and Partick Thistle are worlds apart these days — but as the centenary of Thistle’s greatest day comes around — one man played an integral role in the success of both clubs — even though he missed out on the Thistle cup win through injury.

That man was…


Much like in 2020, Partick Thistle found home victories in the league hard to come by when the Firhill doors opened in 1909.

Yes, they won the first match after coming from behind against Dumbarton Harp — but that was a Scottish Cup qualifying fixture.

Another Scottish Cup qualifying victory…


India is a country of more than a billion souls with famous exports in various fields from cinema to cricket to science But one place where India and indeed other nations of its size lack is a football team of fame on the international stage. …


As far as footballing nations go, China and Hong Kong are a long way down the list but one match between the two nations in 1985 caught my imagination many years ago.

I am a stickler for football off the beaten track, you can call me a hipster if you…


Celtic and Rangers hate each other, that’s a given, and there are times when that simmering hatred boils over into unsavoury scenes — such as the 1980 riot following the Scottish Cup final that everyone uses as the reason to never allow alcohol back into the Scottish game.

Indeed, while…


Mere minutes ago I did something that I’ve always wanted to do — nominate a person for inclusion in the Scottish Football Hall of Fame.

Being an enthusiast of history, especially in football, my recent visit to the Scottish Football Museum at Hampden Park opened my eyes to a world…


For a guy my age I have always seen myself as older than I am. That maybe comes from being the elder by a distance in my group of friends or perhaps it’s because I was younger, and therefore, smaller than the guys I played football with at school.

It’s…

Marc Wallace

Partick Thistle supporter with a love for the more obscure things in football. Autistic.

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