Sport



Copa Libertadores Final: A watershed moment for South American football in the UK?

10th December 2019

Max Ferguson Sports Editor Flamengo v River Plate in Peru’s Estadio Monumental Unless you are a disciple of the church of Jonathan Wilson, a subscriber to Copa90, or a football obsessive like myself, South American football will seem a million miles away from the slick production of the Premier League. Cruyffian football, Sir Alex Ferguson, ...


A Shift in Glasgow? Aye, Right.

25th November 2019

Jamie Byrne Writer I take a very slow breath. The idea that Rangers have finally overcome being the second biggest team in Glasgow has just been presented as a pitch in the Glasgow Guardian contributors’ meeting, following a weekend where Celtic lost against Livingstone, as well as conceding the top spot of the Scottish Premiership ...


Can headers cause dementia?

21st November 2019

Dylan Tuck Sports Editor / Social Media Editor Football isn’t a game that takes changes very well; just look at the recent addition of Video Assistant Referees (*sigh*) as an example of an industry doing its damnedest not to bend for fear of breaking as new technology reshapes the sport forever. It even seems hard ...


How Glasgow is bettering lives through basketball

19th November 2019

Kieran Dowling Writer Kieran Dowling explains GUBC’s social outreach programme. Glasgow University Basketball Club’s Social Outreach Programme reaches out to young, vulnerable children and teenagers in the wider community of Glasgow, and uses basketball as a means of facilitating their development. Our programme functions through a few major projects such as: organising various outreach events...


Scotland’s Rugby World Cup: a nation hurt

13th November 2019

  Jamie Byrne Writer A couple of weeks on from Scotland’s early exit to hosts Japan, Jamie Byrne takes a reflective look back on a disappointing tournament for the national team. On the morning of 22 September, alarm clocks across the homeland rang as the sun began to rise on a chilly Sunday in Scotland. ...


Glasgow City reach Women’s Champions League last eight

13th November 2019

Max Kelly Travel Editor A historic aggregate victory as City equal their best ever campaign. On the night of Halloween, there were some scares, but eventually, Glasgow City made it to the Women’s Champions League quarter-final for just the second time in their history. The momentous achievement was sealed after a nervy penalty-shootout, in which ...


Giant steps are what we take

11th November 2019

Max Ferguson Sports Editor Glasgow sides move toward the knockout stages. Thursday night saw Glasgow’s Europa League representatives win their respective games, as Celtic confirmed their place in the Europa League’s knockout stages, whilst Rangers kept a clean sheet at home to put themselves in the driving seat for their final two fixtures at home ...


Racism in football: enough is enough

5th November 2019

Jamie Byrne Writer The beautiful game: a phrase which represents a game that takes up so much of our time. If it’s either counting down the minutes until the referee’s whistle at 3 o’clock on a Saturday, or screaming at the television on a weekday night after conceding a 90th minute equaliser on FIFA – ...


The worst football team in the world

4th November 2019

  Jordan Hunter Reporter While Glasgow has a rich football history, the story of my team is not so glamorous. Being a fan of “soccer” in the US leaves one with very little choice or hope. The national team continually underperforms, exhibition games are usually quite underwhelming, as top tier clubs wouldn’t want to injure ...


Getting fit in Glesga

30th October 2019

Paul Dawson Writer For those wanting to exercise on the cheap, we take you through some scrimping ways to get fit without pulling the purse strings too much. In the last few years, there has been a rapid increase in the amount of people becoming more involved in personal fitness. Capitalising on this growing trend, ...