Does domestic football still matter?

19th March 2020

Craig Smith Sports Reporter Following a series of debates in football regarding the importance of cup fixtures and replays, Sports Reporter Craig Smith investigates whether cup competitions still hold relevance in the modern game. Last month, Liverpool lined up in their FA Cup Fourth Round Replay against Shrewsbury with a side unrecognisable to most. Their ...


Glasgow alumni makes inroads in sports media

17th March 2020

Max Ferguson Sports Editor Glasgow University graduate Callum McFadden’s podcast, Football CFB has seen big success in a small time frame. Callum McFadden is a University of Glasgow graduate and alumni, with aspirations of entering the sports media sector. Recently, he founded a football podcast, Football CFB, with the aim of shedding a light on ...


GU Women’s Basketball go down fighting against UWS

15th March 2020

Max Ferguson Sports Editor Glasgow Women 60 – University of the West of Scotland Women 78 Glasgow Women’s Basketball Club were beaten by a travelling University of the West Scotland team on 19 February in a thrilling game between the two sides. While Glasgow looked dominant for the opening minutes of the first quarter, UWS ...


Glasgow Taxi Cup preview

12th March 2020

Dylan Tuck Sports Editor With the Taxi Cup set to return this month, here’s all you need to know about the tournament.  If you’re an avid follower of sporting events on campus, you may be hearing a fair bit about the Glasgow Taxi Cup this month. The tournament is one of the most prestigious and ...


The Return of the XFL

1st March 2020

Jordan Hunter Reporter A look at the new frankensteined American football league every Brit will love. The dead speak! After many failed attempts, WWE owner Vince McMahon has been losing blood sweat and tears in his lab creating an alternative to the NFL that is attractive to everyone. He does this on the tombstones of ...


Conor McGregor and the problem of promotion

21st February 2020

Craig Smith Sports Reporter A great athlete there is no doubt, but why are we not holding McGregor accountable for his behaviour? Conor McGregor’s reappearance in the octagon after a fourteen month absence against Donald Cerrone brought about an intense interest, the like of which had not been seen in the Ultimate Fighting Championship since ...


American football as healing

10th February 2020

Jordan Hunter Reporter High school American football has always been a source of community, evident from shows like Friday Night Lights, to the many country songs that reinforce the idea of going to the high school to support your Boys of Fall. When your community feels like it’s being ripped apart and under attack after ...


A dangerous gamble on football broadcasting

2nd February 2020

Dylan Tuck Sports Editor For a long time now, gambling and sporting events have gone hand in hand. Placing a “cheeky” bet on your football team, laying down an accumulator on a host of matches, or chucking a tenner on the next horse to win a race – it’s never been easier to gamble. Football in ...


‘Stick to the football, mate’

30th January 2020

Dylan Tuck Sports Editor Do footballers have a responsibility to talk to about political issues? “East Turkestan, the bleeding wound of the Ummah, resisting against the persecutors trying to separate them from their religion. They burn their Qurans. They shut down their mosques. They ban their schools. They kill their holy men. The men are ...


The legacy of Kobe Bryant in the game, LA, and the world

29th January 2020

Jordan Hunter Reporter The Black Mamba, Mr. 81, The Dagger, The Lord of the Rings, or more simply, Kobe Bryant, has passed. The man was quite unconventional; while he shone on the court he didn’t quite fit what many imagine as the basketball all-star. He spoke three different languages, wrote poetry, and even learned to ...