By Joe James Scotland’s Robert Snodgrass has today announced his international retirement after 28 caps over the span of seven years. The 32-year-old took to Instagram to post a heartfelt message, calling time on his duties with Scotland and thanking supporters for giving him the opportunity ‘to live my childhood dream.’ ‘There’s been many highs throughout my international career which I’ll always remember with fondness, including my debut against Northern Ireland, winning two international player of the year awards, and my hat-trick in Malta.’ The attacking midfielder, who scored seven goals in a Scotland shirt, feels that following Scotland’s resounding … Continue reading Snodgrass thanks ‘special’ Scotland supporters following international retirement announcement
By Marc Birch Angelo Alessio’s Kilmarnock travel to Celtic Park for the first time this season. After a difficult start to the season for the Italian, his side now boast an impressive two wins in a row and head to … Continue reading Alessio’s Confident Killie
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. Continue reading UWS Sports News: Transfer Window Special 2019
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 eve of the semi-final second leg with Spurs at Stamford Bridge. Gonzalo Higuain was introduced to the Stamford Bridge crowd before the start of the game. The Argentine striker joined on loan from Juventus after … Continue reading Chelsea beat Tottenham 5-4 on penalties
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 club Birmingham, will Killie be able to keep their impressive form going. Reporter Marc Birch has more. Continue reading Kilmarnock FC 2018/19 season so far
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 behind leaders Hurlford United thanks to their game in hand. The Bankies defeated Kilwinning Rangers 5-0 in a game that saw all five goals come in the second half alongside three red cards which saw … Continue reading Junior Football round-up
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 … Continue reading Talbot Aim for Historic 5th Round
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 … Continue reading Kilmarnock vs Forfar, upset on the cards?
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 … Continue reading On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?
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 … Continue reading The Era of Ole : Solskjaer the man for the job?