This week’s Intramural League roundup

5th December 2020

GUSA publicity convenor Anna Woodcock gives The Glasgow Guardian a roundup of an eventful week in the Intramural League. The much anticipated Intramural League, continued in its quest to save first-semester University sport at Glasgow, with drama seen on the volleyball and tennis courts in the starting stages of the tournament. This week introduced the ...


Diego Maradona: The Golden Boy

27th November 2020

On Wednesday evening the world was brought the news that Diego Maradona, arguably one of the greatest footballers to ever have played, had died aged 60. Diego Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest men to have ever kicked a football, idolised by hundreds of millions worldwide. When you think football, you would not ...


Scotland grind out victory against Italy

22nd November 2020

Scotland triumphed 28-17 following a fright at the hands of an inspired Italian team Following on from their historic victory against Wales last month, Gregor Townsend’s men were keen to get their Autumn Nations Cup campaign off to a positive start. Their opening game was against Italy in Florence and would earn them a fifth ...


ISL: Swimming reimagined

20th November 2020

The revolutionary International Swimming League, which features nine Scottish-based athletes, is currently in its second season.  Revolutionising the sport of swimming, the International Swimming League (ISL) dived in for its second season in mid-October. Being hosted in the Duna Arena, Budapest, this “new format” of competitive swimming features 10 teams from across North America, Eu...


Scotland Boogie into Euro’s

17th November 2020

Steve Clarke’s Scotland made international football history as they finally ended a 22 year wait of qualifying for an international tournament, after beating Serbia on penalties. The year of 1998 saw the release of James Cameron’s Titanic which dominated the Oscars, the search engine Google was founded, Bill Clinton became the second president in history ...


International football, a major mistake?

9th November 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage across Europe, is it right that football players are joining up with national teams? As one of the most popular sources of entertainment, it’s natural that many would gravitate towards the return of professional football following its suspension as a result of Covid-19 as soon as possible. While ...


Solid Scotland overpower Georgians

8th November 2020

Scotland convincingly defeat Georgia in their return to international rugby – but bigger tests lie ahead. Gregor Townsend’s squad put on an emphatic performance during Friday night’s international curtain-raiser against Georgia, where Townsend’s men came out 48-7 winners. This was to be the first test since Scotland stunned the French at BT Murrayfield back in ...


Glasgow overpowered by Leinster

8th November 2020

Glasgow were on the receiving end of a savage performance by a second-string Leinster side, who ran out 32-19 winners.  The Pro14 can feel like a confusing place at the moment, it is a 12-team tournament titled the Pro14 which could have 16 teams as soon as next March if travel restrictions are eased. Amidst ...


Six Nations: Scotland v Wales

8th November 2020

Scotland secure first win in Wales in 2002 with a 14-10 triumph.  After months of intense competition, major upsets, and varied scorelines, the Guinness Six Nations came to a close on Halloween after a seven-month hiatus. It was a famous day for Scotland with their 14-10 victory over Wales at Parc Y Scarlets, securing their ...


US football team lead the way battling homophobia on the pitch

7th November 2020

Max Kelly gives us his reaction to San Diego Loyal walking off during a USL Championship match after player receives homophobic abuse. Earlier this month, a clash between San Diego Loyal and Phoenix Rising in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship, American’s second tier, was marred by a homophobic incident. The abuse – which was ...