Category Archives: Football

Hibs v Hearts, or Hearts v Hibs, or whatever, in the Cup Final – a proud day for Edinburgh

I can see many of you who know me cringe at the thought I’m going to write about football. I’m not. I only care about it when it involves Inverness Caley Thistle. However, I know how I feel when the … Continue reading

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>How can anyone support Hearts FC now?

>A few years ago, then Scots Tory leader David McLetchie had to resign  effectively for taking a few taxis he shouldn’t. Ultimately, he’s a decent bloke, and losing his job was probably a bit severe. In the volatile world of politics, … Continue reading

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>Why do Sky Sports Sexists still have jobs?

>If Richard Keys and Andy Gray, the Sky Sports commentators who made some appallingly sexist comments when they thought they were off air had slated a referee on the basis of their race, they would have been out of a … Continue reading

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>Why some women have real reason to fear the World Cup

>I have been approaching the forthcoming month long football fest that is the World Cup with an air of resignation. If it’s not about Inverness Caley Thistle, then, frankly, my dear, I really don’t give a damn and it annoys … Continue reading

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>Save us from Stupid Sportsmen

>What is it about being horrendously overpaid that can bring out the worst in people? We’ve already seen bankers bring the global economy to its knees and now we have F1’s Lewis Hamilton and Scottish footballers Barry Ferguson and Allan … Continue reading

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