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« Reply #90 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 13:19:40 »

When I lived in Edinburgh the only lower league side I went to see was a game at Ochilvue Reg. Who was I watching?
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« Reply #91 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 13:20:28 »

Ochilview Reg to be precise  Wink
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« Reply #92 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 13:23:19 »

Ochilview Reg to be precise  Wink
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« Reply #93 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 13:49:07 »

When I lived in Edinburgh the only lower league side I went to see was a game at Ochilvue Reg. Who was I watching?

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« Reply #94 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 13:51:13 »

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« Reply #95 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 17:40:59 »

Easy to be sniffy about Scottish football, but there's something quite impressive about being able to support a league of 4 divisions (or more if you include the Highland & Lowland Leagues etc.) with a population of just over 5 million.  That's roughly the population of SW England, from Swindon down to Cornwall.  What would a league of 4 divisions covering that area look like, I wonder?  And which teams would be the equivalent of Rangers, Celtic, Hibs, Hearts & Aberdeen?

Morton are my Scottish team.  Having a bad season this year, but they regularly challenge (and then fail) for promotion to the SPL on gates of less than 2,000.
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« Reply #96 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 19:49:43 »

Trouble is probably 4.75m of the 5m in the South West support Man Utd and Liverpool  Smiley
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« Reply #97 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 20:06:52 »

Calne seemed to have a high number of individuals who purported to support Chelsea.
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« Reply #98 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 20:17:10 »

Think you get that everywhere, to be honest.  Just about every small town in the west of Scotland is full of Celtic & Rangers fans.  I find it really dull.  It's a miracle any of these places manage to support teams of their own.
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« Reply #99 on: Friday, February 21, 2020, 20:55:34 »

Think you get that everywhere, to be honest.  Just about every small town in the west of Scotland is full of Celtic & Rangers fans.  I find it really dull.  It's a miracle any of these places manage to support teams of their own.


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