Making the journey to the ground. Turning the corner and catching a glimpse of the stadium. Going through the turnstile. Getting your pie and Bovril. Cheering the goals and moaning at the misses. We all live for matchday as football fans.
As a football fanatic, and a Sports Marketing/PR professional, I spend a lot of time thinking about how football clubs in Scotland position themselves and communicate with their fans and the wider world.
Scottish football has been accused of going stale in the last few years, with the lower league journey of a reformed Rangers completed and Celtic continuing their domestic domination under Brendan Rodgers. However, one overlooked change may be about to bear fruit, and in doing so revitalise the lower reaches of the football pyramid.