26th June 2017

Features

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

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Huddersfield Town’s victory over Reading in the play-off final for promotion to the English Premiership again highlighted why penalty kicks are such a controversial way of deciding a football match.Both teams had missed one kick when Huddersfield keeper Danny Ward, formerly on loan at Aberdeen... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 19/05/2017, by in Features, Sport

Lerwick Spurs’ participation in the Highland Amateur Cup was sadly to prove short-lived, as the Shetland champions lost 3-1 to their Orkney opponents Kirkwall Thorfinn in the first round on Saturday.Having thrashed another Orcadian club, Kirkwall Accies, in the preliminary round, Spurs must ha... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 05/05/2017, by in Features, Sport

Whether it is too late to look again at the idea of naming the new Anderson High School pupils’ accommodation after former Janet Courtney Hostel warden George McGhee, the people’s favourite, is debatable.It was interesting to read the prospective councillors’ comments on the issue in last ... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 07/04/2017, by in Features, Sport

News that two new players have been called up for the Scottish women’s international football team may well have gone unnoticed in these parts.The fact that one is German and the other English certainly wouldn’t have raised any eyebrows. Capping foreign-born players happens all the time with... Read more...