17th November 2018
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About Jim Tait

Jim Tait is news editor at The Shetland Times.

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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 02/11/2018, by in Features, Sport

The Scottish rugby team begins its autumn series of matches tomorrow with a visit to Cardiff to take on Wales.Both squads will be minus players from outwith their own leagues, due to the game not falling inside the official three-week international window, while the Scots are further hampered by... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 05/10/2018, by in Features, Sport

Those responsible finally saw sense this week, reversing the ridiculous decision to play both Scottish League Cup semi-finals at Hampden Park on the same day.Celtic, one of the four sides involved, had indicated that a draw should be made to determine which game was moved to Murrayfield if the o... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 17/08/2018, by in Features, Sport

Congratulations to Delting on their hard-fought Parish Cup win on Saturday, and commiserations to Southend United who pushed them so hard.It is rare enough for a local game to end 0-0, and even rarer for it to remain scoreless after extra time when tired legs can often lead to goals.Astonish... Read more...