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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Prescott is off-the-ball with his 'bizarre' Scotland football team claims | Yes Scotland

Prescott is off-the-ball with his 'bizarre' Scotland football team claims | Yes Scotland | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

The No campaign’s bid to place a 'heavyweight' at the centre of the referendum debate backfired spectacularly today when former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott suggested Scotland and England football teams should merge.

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How Scottish football could benefit from independence

How Scottish football could benefit from independence | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

A quick glance through the Scottish Government’s white paper on Independence will reveal that virtually no mention is made of Scottish sport in the 600+ page document. This is ...

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Alex Salmond 'needs Scotland to thrash England at football' - Telegraph

Alex Salmond 'needs Scotland to thrash England at football' - Telegraph | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond needs Scotland to thrash England in next month’s football friendly to help boost his campaign for independence, an expert in how sport affects national identity has said.
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Professor Robert Colls appears to be a moderately accomplished confidence trickster who's at least clever enough to know that The Telegraph would fall for this load of pish.

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Vote yes & win the World Cup

Vote yes & win the World Cup | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop pledged to add the qualifiers to a list of protected terrestrial TV events if the country goes it alone.

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Scottish Indy Podcast Episode 15 – Krys Kujawa

Scottish Indy Podcast Episode 15 – Krys Kujawa | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
The most popular sport in our country is still football by far and whether we like it or not, there are strong political undercurrents to what goes on in the [...]
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Tories score own goal | Holyrood Magazine

Tories score own goal | Holyrood Magazine | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
The TV audience for football matches used to be gauged by the power surges brought by millions across the country switching on their kettles. Last night German

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Scottish independence: Strachan’s men could aid Yes

Scottish independence: Strachan’s men could aid Yes | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
THE resurgence of Scotland’s national football team under manager Gordon Strachan could reap vital support for the Yes campaign ahead of the independence referendum, according to a leading cultural historian.
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Alex Salmond runs up white flag to Tartan Army

Alex Salmond runs up white flag to Tartan Army | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond was last night accused of running scared of Scotland’s football fans – the famous Tartan Army.
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Alex Grant's comment, July 23, 2013 7:40 PM
Utter pish
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Hate to say we told you so

Hate to say we told you so | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

On the rare occasions when we write something about football, and the Old Firm in particular, we always get a few angry comments from people complaining that it’s got nothing to do with politics and therefore has no business on an independence website. We trust this will put a stop to that argument once and for all.

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Football journalist Hugh Keevins uses Rangers crisis to attack Alex Salmond

Football journalist Hugh Keevins uses Rangers crisis to attack Alex Salmond | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Football journalist Hugh Keevins uses Rangers crisis to attack Alex Salmond...
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