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19-04-2014, 09:16 AM
Shortlisted for the PFA Scotland Player of the Year award, Kris Boyd is chuffed, honoured, but grounded. Here is a player with no illusions over his rank in footballa€™s food chain.

a€˜Youa€™re talking to players who are playing in Scotland,a€™ says the Kilmarnock striker bluntly. a€˜And wea€™re here for a reason. We might be in the top league in Scotland, but wea€™re not top players and thata€™s the be all and end all.

a€˜A lot of the time at the Old Firm clubs, you might not perform to a level but, because youa€™re in a small country, Rangers and Celtic might get overhyped.

a€˜But any time wea€™ve gone into Europe, wea€™ve found that out. That theya€™re not as good as what they expect to be.

a€˜Players in Scotland, nine times out of 10, are not as good as they think they are.a€™

Boyd knows this from painful experience. Between the ages of 16 and 26, he played all his football in Scotland. He was idolised at Kilmarnock and Rangers, but discovered his true place in the pecking or

26-04-2014, 10:31 AM
At last someone who talks a lot of sense,and who knows the value of fan power.Well said Kris,you are a star.:star: :star: