Monday, October 11, 2021

Footy mad dad hires Jambo jet for fans

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By Rory ReynoldsFOOTBALL daft Hearts fans have hired their own Jambo Jet – to fly to Croatia for tonight’s Europa League clash against Dinamo Zagreb.Thanks to one Hearts mad dad, 118 fans will descend...

Top touring car drivers race on streets of Edinburgh

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By Oliver FarrimondTHE smell of burning rubber filled the air in Edinburgh yesterday as some of the world’s top racing drivers took to the streets.Johnston Terrace, a spectacular promenade beneath Edinburgh Castle, played host...

Hearts FC unveil new signings despite financial woes

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By Alexander LawrieHEARTS FC unveiled its latest bid for footballing glory – a women’s team.But the news was overshadowed by reports that owner Vladimir Romanov’s bank has seen its own fortunes plunge – with...

Ryder Cup hero John Panton to receive memorial service

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By Rory ReynoldsPLANS have been unveiled for a memorial service to pay tribute to one of Scotland’s greatest golfing heroes.A funeral for John Panton MBE was held last week after the 92 year old...

Basketball star Nicole Worth slam dunks way to US scholarship

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By SHAUN MILNEA PINT-SIZED basketball star has slam dunked her way to a scholarship at a top American university – despite being just 5ft 5ins.Scouts have been tracking 18-year-old Nicole Worth, from Edinburgh, after...

Andy Murray reveals “guns” inspiration

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By Alexander LawrieSCOTS tennis ace Andy Murray has revealed his habit of flexing his muscles after playing a good shot was inspired by US comic Will Ferrell.And the World number three is to warm...

Tax man taking Hearts to court

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By Cara SuliemanHEARTS FC could become the next big name football club to face the receivers after being taken to court by the tax man.A petition was lodged at the Court of Session by...

Livi chief in road ban over drinking rap

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By Paul ThorntonBELEAGUERED Livingston FC owner Angelo Massone has been banned from driving for a year after he was found slumped drunk over the steering wheel of his car in the early hours of...

Pars legend to become grandad for first time

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By ALEXANDER LAWRIESCOTTISH football legend Jim Leishman is to become a grandad for the first time – just months after losing his wife to cancer.Big Leish’s daughter Kate has delighted the former-Dunfermline manager with...

Jam Tarts need new coach after getting jammed under a bridge

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By Michael MacLeodHEARTS’ footballers tackled an unexpected opponent on Saturday – when their team bus got wedged under a bridge.The Jam Tarts lived up to their nickname when the coach became jammed on...

Gay footballers announce sponsorship deal

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By ALEXANDER LAWRIESCOTTISH football may be facing its biggest financial crisis in decades – but at least one of the country’s teams is bucking the recent credit crunch.Scotland’s only gay football squad has just...

SRU bosses to install Dutch grass lights

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By ALEXANDER LAWRIESCOTTISH rugby chiefs are following in the footsteps of the world’s top football clubs by installing state-of-the-art grow lights for their new Murrayfield pitch.The artificial growth lighting system has been developed by...

Top bowlers facing a whitewash

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By ALEXANDER LAWRIEA TOP Scottish bowling club may have to cancel their prestigious ladies event this weekend after vandals broke in and poured white paint over their immaculate playing surface.Vandals struck at Deans Bowling...

Murray’s not a mummy’s boy, says Andy’s dad Will

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By Michael MacLeodANDY Murray’s dad has launched a scathing attack on his ex-wife Judy, claiming he put more time into bringing up the young prodigy than her.Will Murray says that despite his dedication...

Andy Murray to be honoured with homecoming parade

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By Michael MacLeodTENNIS star Andy Murray will be treated to a spectacular homecoming party – whether or not he wins Wimbledon.The Scottish Government are drawing up plans up to give the 22 year-old a...

Wimbledon ticket touts cash in on Andy Murray mania

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By Michael MacLeodA GREEDY ticket tout is selling Centre Court tickets for a staggering £20,000 each.Websites are awash with tabs for Sunday’s Wimbledon final after Murray’s electrifying performances made tennis the hottest ticket in...

Tennis star Andy Murray serves up TV ace

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By Michael MacLeodTELLY BOSSES are hoping for a surge in viewing figures today (fri) after the number of those watching Andy Murray’s last match plummeted by seven million.An average of  4.2 million tuned...

Dunblane hopefuls follow in Andy Murray’s footsteps

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By Alexander LawrieANDY MURRAY’s former school is anything but surprised to see him do well – because they’re now following in his footsteps.His old stomping ground was crowned Tennis Scotland’s School of the Year...

Murray mania takes hold of Andy Murray ‘s home town of Dunblane

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By CARA SULIEMAN, in DunblaneANDY MURRAY’S home town of Dunblane is gearing up for a weekend of Murray mania – convinced their local hero can make it through to Sunday’s Wimbledon final.With Andy Murray...

Scottish Women’s hockey players hit by thief

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By SHAUN MILNESCOTLAND’S Women’s hockey champions were targeted by sneak thieves as they were winning a prestigious trophy for their country.The women’s hockey team defeated rivals Ireland 7-1 at the National Hockey Centre in...
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