Weir’s Week: an Open calamity, stay-away Celts and Korean capers

Saturday As sporting weekends go, this one ain’t half bad: the German GP and the conclusions to both the Open and the Tour de France....

Weir’s Week: integrity-lite, Wiggins the winner and lunchtime at Lytham

Saturday Today people woke up, the unthinkable, the unimaginable a reality. Rangers oldco/newco/sevco/Seb Coe in the lowest tier of the Scottish game. Today people woke up,...

Weir’s Week: Title hopes, top tiers and that Tsonga semi

Saturday I remember watching a few late matches at Wimbledon over the years. Ironically, the two I recall best were both on Thursday evening semi-finals,...

Friday song: Don’t Wanna Live Like Commentators

Euro 2012 might have ended, but the BBC coverage is still bugging the Sensational Alex Salmond Band, with their Don't Wanna Live Like Commentators. The...

Weir’s Week: From Murray Park to Murray Mound

Saturday The early 80s were a special time in Scottish football. The New Firm of Aberdeen and Dundee United didn’t need enforced relegation or liquidation...
The Leith Athletic F.C. team of 1936.

Picture gallery: Six other Scottish football clubs that bit the dust

With Rangers having entered liquidation and facing an uncertain reincarnation, it's worth remembering some other clubs that have gone to the wall. Sadly, not...

Weir’s Week: Temper tantrums, Team 12 and a 36-year grudge

Saturday The Le Mans 24 Hour race is one of the great sporting spectacles. It is a contest that has captured the imagination for years, even...
Mark Walters. Picture: Jarle Vines

Opinion: Mark Walters, racism, Fir Park and Firhill

By Steven Harkins In yesterday’s Sunday Sun Aamer Anwar said that when Mark Walters played for Rangers he was racially abused by Partick Thistle supporters....

Weir’s Week: A torch turn-off, a couple of Cooks and Rangers go Green

Saturday Boxing has a habit of throwing up strange decisions, mainly because it is judged and all judging is subjective. Which is why we end up...
Puyol. PIcture: Gerard Reyes

Weir’s Week: Paragon Puyol, bungling ‘blip’ and dashing Dario milking it

Saturday Just thinking about what I’d seen the night before when Barcelona won the Copa Del Rey and said farewell to their manager Pep Guardiola. ...