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Diego Maradona: The Golden Boy

27th November 2020

On Wednesday evening the world was brought the news that Diego Maradona, arguably one of the greatest footballers to ever have played, had died aged 60. Diego Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest men to have ever kicked a football, idolised by hundreds of millions worldwide. When you think football, you would not ...


Scotland grind out victory against Italy

22nd November 2020

Scotland triumphed 28-17 following a fright at the hands of an inspired Italian team Following on from their historic victory against Wales last month, Gregor Townsend’s men were keen to get their Autumn Nations Cup campaign off to a positive start. Their opening game was against Italy in Florence and would earn them a fifth ...


ISL: Swimming reimagined

20th November 2020

The revolutionary International Swimming League, which features nine Scottish-based athletes, is currently in its second season.  Revolutionising the sport of swimming, the International Swimming League (ISL) dived in for its second season in mid-October. Being hosted in the Duna Arena, Budapest, this “new format” of competitive swimming features 10 teams from across North America, Eu...


International football, a major mistake?

9th November 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage across Europe, is it right that football players are joining up with national teams? As one of the most popular sources of entertainment, it’s natural that many would gravitate towards the return of professional football following its suspension as a result of Covid-19 as soon as possible. While ...


Solid Scotland overpower Georgians

8th November 2020

Scotland convincingly defeat Georgia in their return to international rugby – but bigger tests lie ahead. Gregor Townsend’s squad put on an emphatic performance during Friday night’s international curtain-raiser against Georgia, where Townsend’s men came out 48-7 winners. This was to be the first test since Scotland stunned the French at BT Murrayfield back in ...


Glasgow overpowered by Leinster

8th November 2020

Glasgow were on the receiving end of a savage performance by a second-string Leinster side, who ran out 32-19 winners.  The Pro14 can feel like a confusing place at the moment, it is a 12-team tournament titled the Pro14 which could have 16 teams as soon as next March if travel restrictions are eased. Amidst ...


Six Nations: Scotland v Wales

8th November 2020

Scotland secure first win in Wales in 2002 with a 14-10 triumph.  After months of intense competition, major upsets, and varied scorelines, the Guinness Six Nations came to a close on Halloween after a seven-month hiatus. It was a famous day for Scotland with their 14-10 victory over Wales at Parc Y Scarlets, securing their ...


Rangers on course to ruin the party after recent results

6th November 2020

After a derby win, a European win and a further advantage in the league. Steven Gerrard’s Rangers look good to stop the 10. Rangers made a huge statement of intent in their 2-0 win at the home of their city rivals Celtic last Saturday. Steven Gerrard’s side continued their unbeaten start to a season that ...


Sport of the month: Quidditch

2nd November 2020

Amy Pope explains the game of muggle quidditch, and encourages others to join the movement.  Many fans of the Potterverse will recall the main sport of the franchise fondly, although the specifics of the rules may be a little… fuzzy. Knowledge of Harry Potter or love for the wizarding world is not a requirement for ...


British basketball is bouncing back

2nd November 2020

Glasgow Rocks are amongst the 12 teams looking ahead to the rescheduled BBL season start date. Originally scheduled to tip-off on Friday 2 October, the British Basketball League (BBL) has now confirmed that the 2020/21 season will launch on Friday 30 October 2020. Following government guidelines forbidding fans returning to sporting venues, the BBL has ...