Neymar Jr’s Five returns to Glasgow

7th March 2018

Max Kelly Sports Editor Charity football competition will have women’s teams for first time Neymar Jr’s Five, a charity 5-a-side-football event, is returning worldwide this year, with the qualifiers coming to Glasgow on Wednesday 7 (6.30pm) and Sunday 11 (1pm) of March. The tournament, created by Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil superstar Neymar Jr, has a fresh ...


Proud Jags: tackling homophobia on the terraces

22nd February 2018

Max Kelly Sports Editor Thistle’s Proud Jags continue development Over the past decade, Partick Thistle, an alternative to Glasgow’s famous old firm, have continued to be one of the most family-friendly and inclusive football clubs in the country. The club currently offers a number of enticing offers aimed to make football more accessible for as ...


Gold and silver medals for Scotland at European Curling Championships

18th February 2018

Andrew McCluskey Online Editor Success at ECC bodes well for Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in February. Scotland’s women team have been crowned Champions at the 2017 European Curling Championships (ECC), with the men just missing out in the final. The ECC, held in St Gallen, Switzerland featured teams from around Europe, although Scotland was the ...


Glasgow Rocks continue promising development under Garbelotto

10th February 2018

Rory Clark Writer Rory Clark analyses the progress of the Scotland’s only professional basketball team The British Basketball League (BBL) has just embarked upon its 31st consecutive season. At present, the only Scottish contingent in the tournament comes in the shape of the Glasgow Rocks. The Glaswegian side is fresh from yet another run into ...


Inclusion is their goal – the supporters seeking to welcome LGBTQ+ community into football

7th February 2018

Amy Shimmin Writer Amy Shimmin discusses the experience of LGBTQ+ supporters’ in Scottish football with the country’s three LGBTQ+ supporters’ groups Football is perhaps not the first sport that springs to mind as an LGBTQ+ friendly institution. After all, even in 2018, no male English Premier League player has come out during his career. Justin ...


New Yoga society set up for Glasgow University students

4th February 2018

Ruairidh Campbell Writer The new society aims to make Yoga more accessible for students. Creating a new sports club is never easy at Glasgow University. After navigating Glasgow University Sports Association’s complex affiliation process, the challenge of convincing regular students to select your club over 50 other established bodies determines whether the club will outlast ...


A Six Nations to remember for Townsend’s Scotland?

31st January 2018

Jordan Carlisle Writer Jordan Carlisle analyses Scotland’s chances at this year’s six nations For decades, Scotland rugby fans have been left disappointed at the conclusion of the Six Nations championship. However, in what appears to be a new era for the national team, Scotland are being talked about as serious contenders for the biggest prize ...


Scottish football clubs say no to homophobia

3rd December 2017

Max Kelly Sports Editor 29 Scottish Football clubs have now signed up to LGBT Sports Charter All 12 of Scotland’s top-flight men’s football league clubs have now signed up to the LGBT Sports Charter in a move to improve inclusivity for LGBTQ+ supporters and players. These clubs include Glasgow sides Celtic, Rangers, and Partick Thistle. ...


20 years of hurt – Scotland’s men’s football team extend tournament hiatus.

1st December 2017

Max Kelly Sports Editor Disappointment in Slovenia leaves Tartan Army searching for a new approach Last month, Scotland men’s national team failed to beat Slovenia in Ljubljana, managing just a 2-2 draw in a must-win game. The result extended Scotland’s wait to take a place at a major competition to two decades, with the last ...


Changing rooms and changing attitudes

30th November 2017

Amy Shimmin Writer Amy Shimmin talks to GULGBTQ+ Trans/Intersex officer Finn Carruthers about the problems trans/intersex face in sport When we consider LGBTQ+ – most specifically trans – issues, we imagine the plethora of obvious issues. These can include anything from coming out, to “passing” as a binary gender, to general prejudice. Arguably, trans people ...