The fixtures are out, now we await Scottish footballing pundits’ ‘unbiased’ predictions

The Scottish Premiership fixtures were announced yesterday and that means that a new campaign is almost upon us. Supporters currently suffering cold turkey only have four weeks left now until the proper football starts and will soon get to resume their weekly footballing fix. It also means we will be getting the views of the so called ‘experts’ of Scottish football and their predictions on who will win what next term.

Whether it’s the Daily Record, any other paper or our pals at Superscoreboard you are guaranteed one thing, and that’s a good giggle at their personal ‘opinions’ and supporters will be filing away the clippings for later use come next May.

It’s almost nailed on that the majority will pick theRangers as their tip to be the Scottish Premiership’s champions, maybe with a cup thrown in, or maybe even a treble. Todd Cantwell will be a stick on to be their Player of the Year.

They say there is only two certainties in life, death and taxes, well add Scottish football pundits making a fool of themselves every summer into that to make it three.

Year in year out they pick theRangers as their Choice of champions. They are meant to be footballing experts, this kind of contradicts that eh? Why’s this you say. Well for a start they have picked the wrong champion six times out of the last seven, some even got it wrong 11 out of 12. The proof is there. It’s not an ‘opinion’ more of a supporter having belief in their side, which is fair enough for supporters or even fan media but excuse us the claim that these hacks are neutrals writing about the game.

One of the best was by Andy Devlin who writes for Scottish Sun. Andy famously predicted theRangers to win the title in their first ever season in the top flight and selected Joey Barton to be the Scottish Player of the Year.

Yes he had Mark Warburton’s side as his title favourites over Brendan Rodgers Celtic side which of course went on to complete a Invincible Treble winning season and bookmarked the dominance over Warburton’s side with 5-1 wins at Celtic Park then at Ibrox as the Free Broomloan partied like never before!

JustAnOrdinaryBhoy – follow on Twitter @ordinarybhoy

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