Not all that long ago Scotland supporters were wondering where the national team were going to find defenders. The entire backline had presented problems with many of the regular … Continue Reading The up-and-coming contenders for Scotland’s central defence
With no NHL players going to this year’s Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang the men’s tournament will be bereft of the world’s top ice hockey talent. While that is obviously … Continue Reading The ice hockey player who broke his neck and still made the Winter Olympics
Second in the table, through to the last 16 of the Champions League and without a league loss in six games. Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United may not seem like they … Continue Reading Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign is heading towards meltdown
With the WTA tour back underway Iain Proudfoot tells SportSpiel who we should be keeping an eye on in 2018. The WTA Tour of 2018 began in early January … Continue Reading WTA Tour: The rising stars to watch in 2018
Oli Shaw’s disallowed goal in the Edinburgh Derby last night has raised arguments for goal-line technology to be implemented in the Scottish top flight but it isn’t just stubbornness holding … Continue Reading Why we shouldn’t expect goal-line technology in Scotland any time soon
You have to go back to 2009 to find the last player that wasn’t Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to top the European goalscoring charts for a calendar year. Back … Continue Reading Why you can’t help but admire Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane
Speaking to Kay Wilson, it can be easy to forget that she is a world-class international rugby player. Or should that be was. At the age of just 26 the … Continue Reading Why early retirement will only help to enhance Kay Wilson’s image
On October 1 a gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel on a group of concertgoers in Las Vegas. The despicable act left 58 dead and … Continue Reading In the midst of tragedy the Vegas Golden Knights are writing a fairytale
As Brendan Rodgers prepares his Celtic side to travel to Pittodrie, for a top of the table clash with Aberdeen on Wednesday, the Northern Irishman may be contemplating whether he … Continue Reading Is Brendan Rodgers facing his toughest spell at Celtic?
Craig Shakespeare’s exit from Leicester City was one that wasn’t necessarily expected, but was as shocking as any sacking in this age of football really can be. Assistant manager at … Continue Reading Craig Shakespeare’s Leicester City exit: Unexpected but no longer a surprise
It’s nothing new for parliamentarians to combine their duties with another job. Former Chancellor George Osbourne, for example, managed to hold a vast collection of key positions simultaneously – such … Continue Reading Should MP Douglas Ross have missed key vote to be a Champions League official?
What has happened to Arsene Wenger? Where is the man that used to command respect and authority, rather than laughter? It is a thought that ran through my mind as … Continue Reading Arsene Wenger’s misguided principles are destroying Arsenal
Nick Kyrgios and his controversial episodes have become the main focus of the 22-year-old’s short career. For a sports fan it is ludicrously frustrating. On Tuesday October 10 the Australian … Continue Reading Nick Kyrgios is fast becoming the Ravel Morrison of tennis
The WTA Tour Finals held during October signals the end of the 2017 WTA Tour for players ranked in the top 8 ,with qualification known as the ‘Porsche Race to … Continue Reading Records, controversy and the unexpected heroes: WTA 2017 review
All roads lead to Russia! This is certainly the case for the home nations and the Republic of Ireland. However, there are still a few obstacles for them to overcome … Continue Reading Where do the home nations and Republic of Ireland stand in World Cup qualifying?
Given the multitude of medals and trophies our athletes have collected in recent years, many of you may be scratching your heads wondering ‘What on earth is he on about?’ … Continue Reading Has British sport ever been in a greater state of disarray?