7th February 2016
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Talking sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 29/01/2016, by in Sport

Dundee manager Paul Hartley this week launched a blistering attack on the BBC's long-running television programme Sportscene, which provides brief highlights on Sunday evening of Scottish football matches along with a few thoughts from various "pundits".Hartley's venom was mainly directed at one... Read more...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait
1 comment, 19/11/2015, by in Sport

Continual under-performing by Scottish professional football teams, at both club and national level, has been highlighted over the past fortnight.Scottish manager Gordon Strachan, along with others in the game such as newly appointed performance director Brian McClair and another former internat... Read more...

Hockey endeavour emphasises need for a pitch
0 comments, 07/11/2015, by in Sport

New Zealand deservedly won the Rugby World Cup, the first side to retain the trophy, and on the way brushed seven teams aside in superb style.Only South Africa in the semi-final took the All Blacks to closer than a 10-point margin, but the 20-18 result flattered the losers, who only kept in touc... Read more...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 23/10/2015, by in Sport

Almost every kind of emotion was displayed both by those taking part in and witnessing the Scottish team’s controversial exit from the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.Horror, disbelief and anger were matched at times by joy and euphoria as the Scots came within a minute of shocking Australia, many p... Read more...

Spurs defeated 2-1 by Celtic

Lerwick Celtic broke Spurs’ run of league titles with a 2-1 victory in the deciding play-off.Roy Wood’s far post header put Celtic in control of the tie early in the first half after a spell of pressure.Spurs grew into the game but failed rarely properly tested Celtic’s goalkeeper asi... Read more...