Ian Cathro debate shows Scottish football is still in the dark age | Ewan Murray

06 December 2016 02:16
Hearts’ appointment of a young, innovative head coach in Ian Cathro should be applauded, but the reaction from many in the game was all too predictableSometimes the feeling prevails that Scottish football deserves all it gets. Certainly, when asking why the country’s national sport has been reduced to laughing-stock status for so long, events of recent weeks would serve as a useful reference point. Where the attitude of the dark age is so prominent, where hypocrisy is rife, it really is no shock that Scotland continues to fail.Heart of Midlothian’s courting of Ian Cathro as the head coach to replace Robbie Neilson triggered some quite astonishing coverage. Cathro, at 30, has now taken over at the Edinburgh club. He has realised the extent to which pre-conceived agenda hits home, not that, thankfully, anybody who knows Cathro thinks he will care one jot. Related: Hearts appoint Ian Cathro as their new head coach Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian