Central Park, home of Cowdenbeath FC. It is one hour before kick off and the turnstiles have just opened for the new season. By Alan McCredie. (From Issue 1)
Young fan in the George Fox stand during United's 6-2 win in the Dundee derby in August 2019. Photography by Kenny Farquharson. (From Issue 17)
The rolling fields of the Angus countryside break gently against the edge of Forfar Athletic’s Station Park. By Alan McCredie (From Issue 8)
Turnstiles, Shielfield Park, home of Berwick Rangers. By Alan McCredie (From Issue 13)
How many ran through this gate over the years, tucked away between the Kent Road and Dover Street in central Glasgow? By Alan McCredie (From Issue 11)
Well bois: Turning disguise into drama. Action on the park interrupts the pre-planned theatrics. By Fraser McFadzean (from Issue 4)
The main stand at Ayr United’s Somerset Park on a perfect late autumn day, as the home team take on Hibernian. By Alan McCredie (From Issue 2)
A group of people watching Edinburgh City’s away match at Eyemouth United, 1995. By Colin McPherson (From Issue 1)
Improvised seating at Station Park during the Nairn County vs Formartine Utd match (from Issue 12)
A green oasis amongst the autumn leaves. By Alan McCredie (From Issue 14)
What is Nutmeg?
Nutmeg is our game, in print.
Published every three months, it is a high-class home for quality articles about Scottish football’s past, present and future. It offers opinion, reflection, interviews, insight, illustration, photography and poetry. It is a unique blend between 196 uniquely elegant pages.
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A version of the Scottish football periodical for your ears.
Hosted by Daniel Gray, the Nutmeg Podcast lands fortnightly and consists of conversation about magazine content and in-depth interviews. Recent guests include Neil Forsyth, Vic Kasule, Mark Walters, Ricky Ross, Christopher Brookmyre, Shelley Kerr, Eilidh Doyle, Eve Muirhead, Pat Nevin, Jonathan Watson, Leeann Dempster and Val McDermid.
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Snapshot: Scenes and stories from the heartlands of Scottish football
A collection of Nutmeg’s photo essays in a larger format, featuring new and previously unseen material.
From the lonely pitches of Eriskay to the great stadiums of our cities, Snapshot captures the gritty, alluring essence of Scotland’s national game.
A charismatic tour of Scottish football from Selkirk to Stornoway.
A prolonged love letter to floodlights in Ayr, ghost stadiums in Glasgow, pitch-invading oystercatchers in Grantown and all the rest.
A celebration of football and a portal into a different kind of Scotland.
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