20th April 2019
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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, 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...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 03/08/2018, by in Features, Sport

Over a hundred Shetlanders had a memorable time in Orkney at the weekend, rekindling aquaintances and reminiscing about old battles during the celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Milne Cup. Sadly this year’s football team were unable to bring the famous trophy back home again, goi... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 20/07/2018, by in Features, Sport

After being tasked with compiling a feature to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the senior football inter-county, it was a pleasure to speak to several of those with first-hand knowledge of the history of the Milne Cup competition. Geordie Hunter goes the furthest back, having made his debu... Read more...