Sport



Rage, unity and galvanising Power: The European Super League

23rd April 2021

The attempts by Europe’s elite were thwarted by the passion of fans, but what will come from the fallout? The European football world was thrown into turmoil on Sunday evening after plans for a ‘European Super League’ (ESL) were revealed. The league proposed to involve the “big six” of English football – Manchester City, Manchester ...


Scrap it or keep it? How VAR has changed football forever

2nd April 2021

Virtual assistance is ruining the modern game. Do we need to scrap it? I believe there is a consensus that football has lost something; that football itself might be lost. Every weekend, there are Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) led decisions that twist people up, arguments about consistency, flow and, most importantly, an essential forensic charmlessness ...


Longing for sport’s return

30th March 2021

With so much of sport halted for so long, there are few more exciting prospects than thinking of what we will be able to do once normality returns. The coronavirus pandemic has hit sport hard. I have to admit that throughout my life, like many others, I have always taken sport for granted. People say ...


Celtic on the hunt for new manager

28th March 2021

Thomas Harris takes a look at the potential candidates for the Celtic managerial position after a disastrous season. On 24 February, Neil Lennon announced that his two-year spell as the manager of Celtic would be coming to an end. Lennon has been a familiar face around Parkhead for a long time now, making his first ...


Can the Scotland Rugby team bounce back?

10th March 2021

Scotland are undoubtedly a wounded team, but there are reasons to believe that Scotland could have a resurgence.  After conquering Twickenham and making history, it seemed Scotland could only go up. The punters predicted that Wales would be brushed aside in Round Two and all eyes were pointing towards a potential Scottish Grand Slam. Alas, ...


Glasgow University Netball Club is a beacon of hope for university sport

2nd March 2021

Sports Reporter Claire Thomson interviews netball club captain Alix Galbraith about how she and the netball club have coped during these dark times for university sport. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, when university sports clubs everywhere are suffering like never before, Glasgow University Netball Club (GUNC) has been the light at the end of the tunnel ...


Ex-Glasgow Warriors second row turned professional heavyweight boxer

2nd March 2021

Nick Campbell joins a select few professional athletes to risk it all in attempting to be a success at the elite level of another sport. In the past, fans have occasionally witnessed the greats of different sports turn their attention to a different activity within the sporting world. We have seen the likes of basketball ...


Electric energy at UGRacing

2nd March 2021

Senior members of the UGRacing team spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about the team’s exciting plans for the future. So much seems to have stalled over this past year: wedding dates have been postponed, travel plans have been delayed, but UGRacing has been making exciting progress. The University of Glasgow team which competes in Formula ...


Olympic athletes caught in vaccination debate

28th February 2021

Sports Reporter Claire Thomson gives her take on the ongoing discussions on Olympic athletes having their vaccines prioritised. In March last year, the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the agreement that a second delay ...


Scots victorious in Calcutta Cup clash

17th February 2021

Scotland beat England at Twickenham for the first time in 38 years In case you missed it, something very special happened during Round 1 of this year’s Guinness Six Nations.  For Scotland fans, it was a rousing win at a familiar Scottish graveyard; Twickenham Stadium. None of the players today were alive when Scotland last ...