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....
Succulent lamb

Opinion: Succulent lamb, the Old Firm and defending Scottish sports journalism

Guest article: If you want to write a piece on this or any other topic, please email our editor at [email protected] Indeed, someone has...

The Weir’s Week Annual Awards 2011 – The Weirdos

By Stewart Weir So 2011 is nearly over and 2012 is nearly upon us. A chance to reflect, look ahead, mourn and laugh at what...
Edvard Munch's 'The Rangers'

Diary: Edvard Munch’s ‘The Rangers’ sold for 2p

After The Scream was sold for $120m, another Edvard Munch masterpiece has changed hands for a record sum. His seminal 1872 work The Rangers has been...

A tale of two 5–1 thrashings: Wembley 1975, Jacksonville 2012

There are, some say, two kinds of history: the stuff you get out of books, and the stuff that’s real, living history. The latter usually...

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...

Footballers sport a shirt to keep guns out of World Cup

By Brendan O'Brien A leading fashion designer has teamed up with football stars in a campaign to keep the World Cup in South Africa gun-free. The move...

Weir’s Week: the good, the bald and the ugly (and Donny Dog)

By Stewart Weir Saturday Stop the world. Wayne Rooney has confessed to being bald. Or, rather, informed us that he will soon not be. For the England...

WEIR’S WEEK: 17th January 2014

Mark Selby won the Masters - on the 'red button' Saturday Most people woke to the tragic news that former Dundee, Rangers and Dundee United midfielder...

A week is a bizarre time in Scottish sport

By Stewart Weir Saturday: The morning after the night before and I’m still coming to terms with what I endured for all of 48 minutes...