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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 21/08/2015, by in Features, Sport

Merchant – a coach who left his mark on manyNews this week of the death of former professional footballer George Merchant will rekindle fond memories of many Shetland youngsters who played the game in the 1950s.Merchant, who was later to be a regular visitor to the isles through his jo... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 10/04/2015, by in Sport

Best wishes to the Shetland football team in this weekend’s Jock MacKay Memorial Cup final against Thurso, which will unfortunately see the latter side with home advantage.It would have made infinite sense to have played the game in Orkney, which was originally the plan. But apparently there a... Read more...

Badminton team victorious

Badminton team victorious

1 comment, 24/03/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Shetland regained the Inkster Cup in the annual senior inter-county badminton A match with a 9-3 victory over Orkney on Saturday. The team members had been waiting 12 months for the opportunity to win back the cup, after losing to the old enemy last year, Orkney's first win after 27 consecutive y... Read more...