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Paisley 10K Road Race with Fun Run

Jim Blythe of Renfrewshire Leisure has urged people to sign up for Paisley’s 2018 10K and fun run, which will both be held on Sunday, August 19. Registration opened last month for summer’s event, and Jim Blythe, Regional Sports Coordinator for Renfrewshire Leisure, has encouraged everyone to apply. “The race grows year in, year out” He said: “It’s a fun family day out, getting involved in activities and participating in

Ex Scottish striker Craig Dargo giving guidance to future stars at Ayr United after bagging in the goals at eight different clubs

Former Buddies striker Craig Dargo looks back at his memories of wearing the shooting boots at eight different clubs in Scotland with fondness. Dargo, who is now head of professional academy programmes and education at Ayr United, is grateful that he had the opportunity to play football. He made his senior debut for Raith Rovers, before playing for Kilmarnock, Inverness Caley Thistle, St Mirren, Partick Thistle, Dumbarton, Dunfermline Athletic and

Jack Carlin looks to carry form to Gold Coast Games

Jack Carlin’s 2018 has been action packed so far. The 20-year-old looks to carry his success at the Apeldoorn Cycling World Championships where he picked up two silvers medals, in the team sprint and individual sprint to the Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast two-week time. The British sprint champion admits that his success at the World Championships has boosted his confidence ahead of the games. He said: “It’s about trying

Covering The Bases episode 4- Scots,Saints And Scraps

The boys are here for episode four of Covering The Bases and discussing all the happenings from the latest round of the Scottish Premiership. They also talk about the Scotland squad and who to look forward to watching. Finally they touch on the rugby and hope that the eternal city is going to prove to be la dolce vita for Scotland this weekend.

Covering The Bases: Sports Podcast: Episode Two: Bloomin' Eck

Listen to our second episode of our sports podcast called Covering The Bases. Sports editor Darren McConachie, Ewan Summers and Sean McAngus. The boys are back to talk about the recent appointment of Alex McLeish as Scotland’s new manager as well as a debate over the Winter Olympics, from Pyeongchang to Paisley as we discuss the St Mirren story of this season.

When fitba' meets soccer

The special relationship between Scotland and the USA hasn’t been as prosperous as it once was due to leaders Donald Trump and Nicola Sturgeon struggling to acquaint, however football is still keeping this transatlantic link buoyant. The year is 1946, Hitler has been dead for no more than a year, the Cold War is still tepid, and a young Hearts winger would do something that would dwarf any of the

Six of the best footballers that are playing in bizarre countries

Out of interest I always look up where players are at when they leave the bubble that is Scottish football. Some of the countries the players now play in are bizarre and sometimes you wonder how they managed to get their move there. Last week was transfer deadline day which always serves up a surprise or two and one of them is Inverness Caley Thistle keeper Owain Fon Williams who

Hearts prevent Celtic’s incredible 69 game unbeaten domestic run from continuing

Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic was prevented from recording a 70 games unbeaten domestic run on Sunday as Hearts outclassed the league leaders in tremendous style. They made the Hoops look average at Tynecastle. You could have never imagined this would be the game that the run would finish. To be fair, most footy fans with common sense would think that Celtic would manage to carve out a victory over Craig Levein’s side.