The English can stop sneering at Scottish football now | Kevin McKenna

Despite being awash with money, teams from south of the border can’t seem to succeed on the international stageOn a chill November evening in 2002, more than 10,000 Scots made the three-hour journey from Glasgow to England’s north-west to watch Celtic face Blackburn Rovers in a Uefa cup tie. These encounters with top-class Premiership outfits tend to come along once every five years or so, and often conclude with a reminder to English supporters and commentators alike that belonging to the richest league in the world doesn’t automatically confer class, style or a sense of decorum.On that night...

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