Weir’s Week: goal-line befuddlement and undiplomatic language

By Stewart Weir Saturday It was England against Wales in the Six Nations championship, while in Serie A it was first against second when Juventus met...

Weir’s Week: daffodils, knighthoods and a pricey pigeon

By Stewart Weir Saturday The Ayrshire derby between Kilmarnock and Ayr United at Hampden to decide who went forward to the League Cup final didn’t really...

Weir’s Week: Serbian handball – followed by a Serbian masterclass

By Stewart Weir Saturday I can’t recall mentioning handball too often in the past. But for the handball fan out there you’ll have been viewing the...

Weir’s Week: A Rangers oldie and some trouble with the hoops

By Stewart Weir Saturday Because of the way their season is structured, January in many ways belongs to the NFL. En route to deciding their biggest prize,...

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...

Weir’s Week: Gale farce, SPOTY herberts and, tragically, farewell Gary Speed

By Stewart Weir Saturday I have seen football played in torrential rain, snow blizzards and pea-soup fog. And I’ve also seen games cancelled and abandoned because...

Weir’s Week: Sooty in Madrid, a phantom Scot and the PC brigade

By Stewart Weir Saturday And it’s England’s turn to kick off their Rugby World Cup campaign against Argentina, which for a while wasn’t so much the...

Weir’s Week: Glasgow Down Under, Tiger balm and no cups in Ayrshire

By Stewart Weir Saturday Celtic are Down Under doing their pre-season preparations and tackle Central Coast Mariners in their opening friendly. However friendship was lacking amongst...

Friday Song: Wimbledon

The Sensational Alex Salmond Band have, once again, produced a video to promote their new album. This week's topical offering, Wimbledon, is written and performed...

Weir’s Week: All hail Seve, waving off Walter and the Lennon assault

By Stewart Weir Saturday In sport, there are those who win, and then there are those who win with a style, a bit of panache, and...