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 ...


Calcio in Crisi: Racism rears its head

22nd January 2020

Francesca Di Fazio Writer As displays of racist behaviour within Italian football and its authorities continues to worsen, Francesca Di Fazio investigates why Italy’s sporting culture is so marred by acts of racism. As I often say, Roman Catholicism might well be Italy’s official religion, but football is what the people follow. As I am ...


Celtic Women turn professional

22nd January 2020

Max Ferguson Sports Editor The club announced their decision on January 7 to become a professional team. Celtic Football Club announced on 7 January 2020 that their women’s team will turn professional. The club have commented that “significant investment is being committed to this new professional model”, marking a progression out of the amateur game ...


Euro-nly going to beat what’s in front of you

16th December 2019

Max Ferguson Sports Editor Israel offer Scotland a potentially comfortable path to the Euros In typical UEFA fashion, Scotland finally found out the identity of their play-off opposition. With an 11am UK time draw, Israel were drawn as Scotland’s play-off opponents in a typically laborious UEFA ceremony, with all the pomp and circumstance of a ...