Day: 24 September 2021

St Johnstone have proved doubters wrong again by reaching semi-final, says Callum Davidson

CALLUM DAVIDSON insists St Johnstone have proved the doubters wrong once again by booking their place in the Premier Sports Cup semi-finals. The Perth outfit defeated Tayside rivals Dundee on Wednesday night to set up a last four tie at Hampden with Celtic as they look to retain their League Cup crown. Some questioned whether …

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Team Europe endure dire Ryder Cup start as USA take sizeable lead

AT Whistling Straits, Team Europe had found themselves in dire straits. Whatever unravelled in the second session of the 43rd Ryder Cup as the old newsprint birled through the presses, the visitors had been left on the backfoot during a start that was as slow as the movement of traffic on the forecourts of Britain’s beleaguered …

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Scotland coach Bryan Easson keeps faith in team that beat Spain for Ireland tie

SCOTLAND coach Bryan Easson has kept faith with the team that beat Spain for today’s World Cup qualifying decider against Ireland, only giving experienced lock Sarah Bonar a place on the bench after she missed last Sunday’s match because of work commitments. Bonar would normally be a first pick in the second row alongside Emma …

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Edinburgh’s Mike Blair names radical side for Scarletts match with Blair Kinghorn at stand-off

SINCE taking over as Edinburgh’s head coach in the summer, Mike Blair has insisted that the team would evolve gradually, building on the strengths of his predecessor Richard Cockerill rather than being subjected to a revolutionary overhaul. Even so, the former Scotland captain’s first squad selection for a competitive match has a radical edge to …

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Bryson DeChambeau adds power to United States after strong start by hosts

Bryson DeChambeau smashed an incredible 417-yard drive as the United States attempted to overpower Europe in the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. DeChambeau took the role of cheerleader on the first tee after being left out of the morning foursomes and saw his team-mates secure a 3-1 lead after Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia …

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Sabina Nessa: Man held over murder released by police

A 38-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering Sabina Nessa has been released under investigation, as police continued the appeal for information about another man wanted in connection with the inquiry. It came as the primary school teacher’s family made an impassioned plea for women to “keep safe” as hundreds of mourners prepared to pay …

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Over 100 high end cars stolen across Scotland in recent months

More than 100 high-end cars have been stolen from homes across parts of Scotland in recent months, with police warning thieves are using technology to open the cars without having to steal keys. Police Scotland said that since May, 119 vehicles have been stolen from outside homes in Edinburgh, Forth Valley, East Lothian, Midlothian, West …

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