Jon Blackwood

Jon Blackwood

Jon is a Montrose fan and has been following lower league football for 25 years. He has had articles published widely online including in WSC and The Absolute Game. An art historian, Jon divides his time between Montrose and Sarajevo, Bosnia. He owns the only FK Željezničar top in Angus.


Peterhead 1-0 Stenhousemuir

IT was all to play for as Peterhead welcomed Stenhousemuir, holding a two-goal lead, to Balmoor for the second leg of the League 1 play-off final. Jon Blackwood took in the crunch match.


Cove Rangers 0-0 Cowdenbeath

WITH Cowdenbeath’s position in the SPFL at stake for a second consecutive season, Jon Blackwood took in the Blue Brazil’s League 2 play-off first leg against Highland League champions Cove Rangers.


Back To The Old House

AFTER his side’s capitulation to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview, Montrose manager George Shields looks to be in a precarious position. Jon Blackwood examines the malaise currently enveloping itself around Links Park.


Brechin City 2-4 Ayr United

AS Jon Blackwood goes in search of the latest Dead Wood Derby, he returns to Angus to watch Brechin City and Ayr United – two of League 1’s in form sides – battling it out at the autumnal environs of Glebe Park.


Arbroath 3-1 Montrose

WITH no Five Things We Learned this week, Jon Blackwood soldiers on with the next instalment of the Dead Wood Derby, this time from the Angus derby between Arbroath and Montrose. “Unmissable”, according to critics.