Day: 1 October 2021

Liam Craig on breaking St Johnstone appearance record and life after playing

LIAM CRAIG looks set to break St Johnstone’s all time appearance record as the current double winners go up against Dundee.  The McDiarmid Park stalwart, 34, has played 441 games for the Perth side and if given the nod he will surpass legendary defender Steven Anderson in the appearance charts.  Craig made his debut 14 …

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Dunhill Links: Stephen Gallacher provides lesson in composure and control in fine four under display

YOU can’t beat a stroll on the auld links. Off you go, walking in the footsteps of legends, breathing in the history and having your senses roused by those stirring sounds of golfing endeavour as cries of “where the **** is that going?” drift on the breeze and through the whins. Rather like death, the …

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Glasgow Warriors make five changes for Cell C Sharks clash as injuries highlight importance of squad depth

GLASGOW WARRIORS have not yet played their second competitive game of the season, but the importance of squad depth is already clear, with minor injuries to in-form flanker Rory Darge, veteran stand-off Duncan Weir and Scotland international tight-head prop Simon Berghan forcing head coach Danny Wilson’s hand for three of the five changes he has …

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Scotland women’s Rugby World Cup qualifying build-up to include first home game in front of crowd in two years

SCOTLAND’S build-up to January’s World Cup qualifying tournament in Dubai will include their first home match in front of a crowd in two years against Japan at Edinburgh Rugby’s DAM Health Stadium on the pack pitches at Murrayfield on Sunday 14th November (kick-off at 4.10pm).  With the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference being hosted in Glasgow …

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The Tenner Bet: 33/1 Ayr Gold Cup tips brought us close to even, Chelsea picks will take us into profit

YOU join The Tenner Bet on the train to London. In the seat opposite is a very posh twentysomething girl who could be on her way back to a drama casting – most probably as Train Guy’s daughter. If you are unaware of Train Guy – Bob Mortimer’s social media alter ego – you don’t …

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Team Clean Up

Morrisons in Johnstone are one of the many businesses that support the #TeamUptoCleanUp campaign They were out with volunteers from the local community in support of Spotless September and we want more businesses to join the campaign and take responsibility for the areas around their stores

Sparta Prague vs Rangers: Glen Kamara forced to turn off phone after barrage of ‘racist bile’ says lawyer Aamer Anwar

RANGERS midfielder Glen Kamara had to turn off his phone last night after receiving a barrage of “racist bile”, his lawyer has revealed. Aamer Anwar has released a statement hitting out at “pathetic silence” from Uefa after Kamara was targeted during last night’s match between Rangers and Sparta Prague. Kamara was booed every time he …

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New body aims to ensure Scotland’s public authorites comply with green laws

AN independent body has been set up to ensure Scotland’s public authorities comply with environmental laws. Environmental Standards Scotland (ESS), the first body of its kind in the UK, aims to protect the environment and help meet climate change ambitions. It will assess how legislation is implemented, whether it is fit for purpose and ensure …

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