Sport



Partick Thistle Women hire current men’s first team player as manager

11th October 2020

Partick Thistle striker Brian Graham takes the role of first team manager for the women’s side whilst still playing for the men’s side. In a move that has certainly raised eyebrows across women’s football, Maryhill’s Partick Thistle announced men’s first team striker, Brian Graham, as the new women’s first team manager for the upcoming season ...


UofG graduate Laura Muir faces surprise at the finish line in Rome

5th October 2020

Vet school graduate Laura Muir earns herself podium finish as she claims third in the Rome Diamond League 800 metre final. University of Glasgow graduate Laura Muir recently placed third in her final event of the season at the Rome Diamond League 800 metre final, behind Jemma Reekie. Following a string of strong performances during ...


No one wants to watch a team finish 12th

4th October 2020

A look at the rise in popularity for season-long football documentaries over lockdown. Did you know Netflix released a documentary covering Juventus’ 2017-18 season? Because I didn’t. In fact, when I try to peer into my football memory, I can’t remember a whole lot about “the Old Lady” from that year. They probably dominated Serie ...


Footballers on the naughty step over lockdown

3rd October 2020

With new stories of professional footballer’s misbehaving appearing every day, Thomas Harris takes a look at the correlation of the absence of football and scandals. In times in which physical interaction is severely hampered, communication through social media has become more prevalent than ever before. As such, the behaviours of idolised footballers have subsequently become ...


The puck remains frozen following EIHL announcement

2nd October 2020

All 10 EIHL clubs, including Glasgow Clan, face an uncertain future with the 2020/21 season delayed On Tuesday 15 September, the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) board decided to further delay the start of the 2020/21 season. As the highest level of ice hockey competition in the UK, the 10 teams based throughout the United ...


Is snooker heading into its final frame?

2nd October 2020

After Ronnie O’Sullivan’s shock interview about the poor standard of modern-day snooker, the question is raised as to why the sport seems to be declining. On 9 August, Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan shocked the world of snooker yet again. Not because of his triumphant final session against Ding Junhui in the second round of the ...


A deep dive into my love of swimming

17th September 2020

Lisa Paul opens up about her passion for swimming and how she has coped without being in the pool. For as long as I can remember swimming has been a part of my life. Unlike a lot of the other girls at my school who dreaded the compulsory biweekly swimming lesson, I recall feeling sick ...


Student sport for 2020/21: what’s it going to look like?

12th September 2020

Promotion and relegation binned for student leagues during 2020-21, with recreational sport planning to return to normal in time for Freshers’ Week. British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), the authority for higher education sport, has announced that there will be no promotion or relegation in BUCS leagues during 2020-21 due to the ongoing effects of ...


Glasgow University Men’s Football Club enter West of Scotland Football League

10th September 2020

GUFC prepare for historic season in the newly founded league. Glasgow University Men’s Football Club (GUFC) are preparing for a historic season this year after entering the newly founded West of Scotland Football League. The club will play in Tier 7, the second division of the league, which is made up of three conferences. Entry ...


Virtual sports, bookies’ favourites over lockdown

31st August 2020

Figures show a dramatic rise in stakes placed on virtual sports market over lockdown. It’s a warm summer afternoon at Crown Park, the pixilated figures in the stands tense for what is undoubtedly going to be a mighty clash between two top-rated sides of Leicester United and Manchester Blues, honourably hosted by Irish bookmakers PaddyPower. ...