Friday, March 26, 2010

On a wing and a player

Top Gun, The Scottish Football Blog
Iceman: You can be my wingman any time.

Maverick: Bullshit! You can be mine.
Wingers. You thought they were a relic consigned to a simpler age of football, did you?

Well, suddenly they are everywhere. Not perhaps in the tanner ba' players of a thousand Scottish football cliches, but in the more modern and adaptable role of the "inside out winger."

You can read more at When Saturday Comes, Left Back In The Changing Room and for a comprehensive look at the topic in Jonathan Wilson's Guardian blog.

Mostly these discussions revolve around English football. So let's find out more about the Scottish wingers.

Who is your favourite winger of all time? And who are the greatest exponents of the art in Scotland just now?

1 comment:

  1. Favourite winger of all time: John Barnes. Though I did like Kanchelskis.

    Best in Scotland at present: Aiden McGeady. Best in the UK at present: Valencia.

    Thanks for the link! Wilson's post is characteristically excellent.