How to get your sports fix in the middle of a pandemic

30th April 2020

Jordan Hunter Deputy News Editor A list of the greatest sports movies With the majority of sporting events being cancelled and postponed for the foreseeable future, the sports community is evidently suffering. While we can rewatch the glorious highlights of past triumphs all we want, it’s just not the same at all – largely because ...


Belarus play on as the rest of Europe calls full time

28th April 2020

Luke Chafer Writer In a world without sport, one country is ignoring all advice and playing on – but for how long? Saturday 28 March, fans poured into the Stadion FK Minsk to watch the Belarusian classico. For those of you who aren’t avid Belarusian football followers, the classico is the meeting of FC Mink and ...


How little does sport matter?

26th April 2020

Craig Smith Sports Reporter In a time of global crisis, Craig Smith writes how insignificant the often faux-important world of sport seems on reflection. Sport undoubtedly pales into insignificance when considering the horrors that the world is currently facing. Liverpool raising the Premier League title is insignificant when faced with mounting deaths across the globe ...


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 ...