22nd May 2017

Features

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

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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...

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

0 comments, 24/03/2017, by in Features, Sport

The current spell of excellence by Shetland’s female sports competitors continued at the weekend with victories by both A and B teams in the annual netball inter-county.Both sides registered 52-25 successes in Kirkwall, in a discipline where two or three decades ago Orkney were far more domina... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

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The recent death of former Glasgow Celtic footballer Tommy Gemmell, and the announcement a few days earlier that Lisbon Lions captain Billy McNeill was sufferent from dementia, is sad news with regard to probably the greatest club side Britain has every produced. Having already lost goalkeeper Ronn... Read more...