UWS Sports News: Transfer Window Special 2019

  Edited by Cameron Middleton with reports from, Jack Currie, Sarah Peddie, Sandrine Wyrich. The latest sports news headlines from across the UK with George Connolly. Transfer window analysis provided by Ronan Alexander and Kris Smith. Advertisements Continue reading UWS Sports News: Transfer Window Special 2019

Chelsea beat Tottenham 5-4 on penalties

By Jacob Toland Chelsea sealed their place in the Carabao Cup final last night by defeating Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 on penalties after the two-legged affair finished 2-2. Maurizio Sarri hopes Chelsea have overcome their motivational issues after advancing to the Carabao Cup final at the expense of Tottenham. Sarri criticised his players’ poor performance at Arsenal and singled out Eden Hazard as “not a leader” on the … Continue reading Chelsea beat Tottenham 5-4 on penalties

Kilmarnock FC 2018/19 season so far

By Marc Birch and Lewis Walker Kilmarnock Football Club have enjoyed a successful start to the 2018/19 Scottish Premiership season. Leading them to an unexpected title challenge, in the current campaign. However, with winger Jordan Jones signing a pre-contract agreement with Rangers to join them at the end of the season, and man in form Greg Stewart being recalled from his loan spell by parent … Continue reading Kilmarnock FC 2018/19 season so far

Junior Football round-up

By Jacob Toland With the clubs from the Scottish Premiership still soaking in the sun on their winter break. The teams from the junior leagues will be hoping to have some of the spotlight. Despite the harsh weather, the Scottish West region still goes on with league games and the West of Scotland Cup. In the Premiership, Clydebank took their chance to move nine points … Continue reading Junior Football round-up

Talbot Aim for Historic 5th Round

By Darren Weir UWS News – B00305631 Auchinleck Talbot are eyeing history in the William Hill Scottish Cup this weekend when they take on Ayr United at Beechwood Park.   ‘The Bot’ have the chance to progress to the fifth round of the Scottish Cup for the first time in their history. However, standing in their way of achieving this feat is fellow Ayrshire side, Ayr … Continue reading Talbot Aim for Historic 5th Round

Kilmarnock vs Forfar, upset on the cards?

By Lewis Walker League One promotion hopefuls Forfar Athletic will be looking to cause a Scottish Cup upset as they travel to Ayrshire to face Kilmarnock this weekend. The away side, who currently sit 4th in Scottish League One will be hoping to take advantage of any complacency within the Killie camp as the teams prepare for the clash at 3pm on Saturday at Rugby … Continue reading Kilmarnock vs Forfar, upset on the cards?

On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?

by Ben Robertson Six years ago today the Scottish football association confirmed Gordon Strachan as the manager of Scotland, in a bid to revive the national squad. But was it the right call? Following the sacking of current Hearts manager Craig Levein, the Scottish national squad were looking to fill a huge gap in their national sides line- up. Levein was sacked on the fifth … Continue reading On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?

The Era of Ole : Solskjaer the man for the job?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has changed Manchester United’s fortunes almost over-night as the Red Devils secured their sixth straight win in the league against Tottenham at Wembley. Jose Mourinho’s sacking saw the appointment of the Norwegian who becomes the first United manager ever to win his first six games.    The question is how has the man who’s last stint in the league saw him concede 42 goals in 18 games, managed to steady the seemingly sinking ship that was Manchester United?    Since … Continue reading The Era of Ole : Solskjaer the man for the job?

“We are not worried about individuals” insists Shankland ahead of Ayrshire Derby.

By Jordan Robertson. Auchinleck Talbot striker Mark Shankland insists the Junior side are not worried about Ayr’s on form players ahead of Saturday’s Ayrshire Derby. A sell out crowd is expected at Beechwood Park on Saturday to witness one of the most interesting ties of the Scottish Cup 4th round as Auchinleck take on Championship high flyers Ayr United. The local derby game has generated … Continue reading “We are not worried about individuals” insists Shankland ahead of Ayrshire Derby.

SWPL PRE-SEASON ROUND UP

By David Marshall Domestic football returned for Scotland’s women’s teams as SWPL sides up and down the country played their first round of preseason fixtures. The 2019 season is set to be one of the biggest ever with clubs investing more than ever into their women’s teams. There is more attention than ever on the women’s game thanks in no small part to the national … Continue reading SWPL PRE-SEASON ROUND UP