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  • News 5th October 2016 By: rocksport

    Birmingham is joining the bidding to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games. City council leader John Clancy said Birmingham was a “fantastic sporting city”, hosting major events including The Ashes and the Rugby World Cup. The council has launched a feasibility study and claimed the event could generate more than £390m for the region. The mayor […]

  • News 3rd October 2016 By: rocksport

    Scotland have a connection with Murrayfield that stretches back over 90 years since their first international in 1925, beating England 14-11 to win their first Five Nations Grand Slam.The ground was purchased from the old Edinburgh Polo Ground at Murray’s Field in 1922 for £3,800, with previous internationals being held at Inverleith. During the Second […]

  • News 29th September 2016 By: rocksport

    World Cup 2018: Sam Allardyce’s England exit helps Scotland – Craig Brown Sam Allardyce is the shortest-serving England manager in history Sam Allardyce’s surprise exit as England manager will help Scotland’s chances of qualifying from their World Cup group, according to Craig Brown. It followed an allegation that 61-year-old Allardyce offered advice on how to […]

  • News 23rd September 2016 By: rocksport

      It Starts Or Ends At Wembley. At time of writing Scotland are getting ready to face Slovakia away in World Cup qualifying with four points from two matches on the board as they look to qualify for Russia 2018. Some are saying it is the end of the road for Gordon Strachan if the […]

  • News 23rd September 2016 By: rocksport

    Once upon a time Scots ruled in English top grade football. Leeds Utd had 7 Scots in their line-up for their 1975 European Cup Final appearance v Bayern Munich in Paris while in that decade of flares, 3 TV channels and Chopper bicycles top teams down south like Man U, Liverpool, Arsenal, Spurs and Chelsea had four and five Scots […]