I Sport is listed as diary: by sport. then by day. then by event.


I West 01 Scotland Indoor Championships Kelvin Hall Sports Arena. Argyle Street. Giasgow.041 357 2525. 11am.

Friday 1-Saturday 2

I Carlsberg Sprint Meadowbank Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 031 6615351. 12pm both days. Ticket prices unconfirmed. The 110 metres handicap sprint sees last year‘s winner Kipper Bell heading a five-strong American entry. but they won‘t get it all their own way onthe track. with several British sprinters in contention. Bell and fellow American Bill Snoddy will start as the bookies‘ favourites.

BADMINTON Saturday 12-Sunday 13

I Sun Lite Scottish Singles Championships Bishopbriggs Sports Centre. 147 Balmuildy Road. Bishopbriggs. Glasgow. 041 772 6391. Saturday 10am—6.30pm. Sunday Quarter-Finals 10.30am: Semi-Finals and Final from 2.30pm. Two-day ticket £1 .50 (75p). Jenny Allen and Anthony Gallacher defend their titles. Details from Scottish Badminton Union.0414451218.

BASKETBALL Saturday 12

Scottish Cup - Senior Men’s Semi-Finals

I Cumnoclt v Ml Livingston Meadowbank Sports Centre. London Road. Edinburgh. 6.30pm. £2/£1.

I Boroughmuir v Glasgow Airport Meadowbank (as above) 8.15pm. £2/£1.


I MIM v Leicester Bitters Forum. Almondvaie West. Livingston. 4pm. Family £5;£2 (£1): Student£1 .50. Carlsberg British League. MlM recovered from a shaky start to the season to beat the fancied Manchester Utd in a crucial re-arranged fixture late last month. a result which will give them great encouragement.

I till Livingston v Glasgow Airport Forum (as above). 6pm. Division One (Men).

I Ml Livingston v All Blacks Forum (as above). 2pm. Division One (Women). Friday 18

I Boyals v All Blacks Forrester High School. Broomhouse Road. Edinburgh. 8.15pm. Division One (Women).

Saturday 19-Sunday 20

I Edinburgh 87 Tournament Meadowbank (as above). Saturday 2pm: Sunday 1 1am. £2 (£1 ). Boroughmuir‘s annual invitation tournament includes all four of last week‘s Scottish Cup semi-finalists.

Monday 14

I St Andrews Sporting Club Albany Hotel. Bothweii Street. Glasgow. Professional boxing. Members Only. Membership enquiries to The Anderson Room. Albany Hotel. 041 248 2656.

CUBLING - Wednesday 6—Saturday 10

I Scottish Championship Perth lee Rink. Perth. Not our area. but the major home event in the Curling calendar. Details from Royal Caledonian Curling Club. ()31 225 7083.

CYCLING - Sunday 20

I East of Scotland Boiler Championship Lasswade Sports Centre. Lasswade High School. Eskdale Drive. Bonnyrigg. Midlothian. ()31 6601933. 2pm. The 25th anniversary of the Championship Rosebowl. with the men‘s open race over 1000m. and a separate 800m ladies and juveniles event if sufficient entries are received.


I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Powderhall Stadium.

Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. Race meetings are for 10 races. starting at 7.30pm. £2.20 Stand; £1 .30Ground.


I Bace Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. Race meetings are for 10 races. starting at 7.45pm. £2.


Saturday 12

Fine Fare Premier League

I Celtic v Hearts Celtic Park. Glasgow (Buscs61 . 62. 64). 3pm. Premier League match of the day as the leaders clash. Hearts defence looked exposed at lbrox. and Celtic‘s forward strength could be decisive.

I Falkirk V Dundee Brockville. Falkirk (100de from Grahamston Station). 3pm. I Hibs V Bangers Easter Road. Edinburgh (Buses 4, 5. 15. 42.44). 3pm. least one lesson learned from the trouble at the Celtic match.

I St Mirren v Dunfermline Love Street, Paisley (10 mins from Gilmour St Station). 3pm.

First Division

I Clyde v Clydebank Firhill. Glasgow (Buses 1. 8. 21. 57.60.61). 3pm.

I Dumbarton v Fortar Boghead. Dumbarton (10 mins from Dumbarton East Station). 3pm.

I llamllton v Particlt Douglas Park. Hamilton ( 15 mins from Bus Station). 3pm.

I Meadowbank v Airdrie Meadowbank Stadium. Edinburgh (Buses 4.5.26, 44). 3pm.

Tuesday 15

Premier League

I Bangers v Dunlertnllne lbrox. Glasgow (2 mins from lbrox Underground). 7.30pm.

Wednesday 16

I Falkirk V Celtic Brockville (as above). 7.30pm.

I Hearts V Motherwell Tynecastle. Edinburgh (Buses l. 2, 3. 4, 33. 34,44). 7.30pm.

I Morton V Dundee Cappielow. Greenock

(5 mins from Cartsdyke Station). 7.30pm.

Saturday 19

Premier League

I Celtic V Aberdeen Celtic Park (as above). 3pm. Another match of the day from Parkhead. with the visitors out to keep the recently departed Joe Miller from inflicting the kind of damage on them which he regularly dished out at his new ground while in a red shirt.

I Duntermline v Morton East End Park. Dunfermline (15 mins from Stations). 3pm.

I Hibs V Falkirk Easter Road (as above). 3pm. Hibs face the resurgent Bairns. while Hearts make the trip to Dundee.

I Motherwell v Bangers Fir Park. Motherwell (All Motherwell buses pass ground). 3pm.

I St Mirren v Dundee Utd Love Street (as above). 3pm.

First Division

I Airdrie V Clyde Broomfield. Airdrie (15 mins from Airdrie Station). 3pm.

I Clydebank v Kilmarnoclt Kilbowie. Clydebank (2 mins from Singer Station). 3pm.

I Particlt v Dumbarton Firhill (as above). 3pm.

Saturday 26

Premier League

I Duntermline v Motherwell East End Park (as above). 3pm.

I Falkirk V Aberdeen Brockville (as above). 3pm.

I llibs V St Mirren Easter Road (as above). 3pm.

I Morton V Hearts Cappielow (as above). 3pm.

I Bangersv Dundee lbrox (as above). 3pm. The other halfofthe Old Firm are on Tayside. facing Dundee United.

First Division

I Clydebank V Airdrie Kilbowie (as above). 3pm.

I Hamilton v Dumbarton Douglas Park (as above). 3pm.

I Meadowbank v Kilmamoclt Meadowbank (as above). 3pm.

I Particlt v East File Firhill (as above). 3pm.

Saturday 2

Premier League

I Celtic v Bangers Celtic Park (as above). 2pm. This game will be under even greater scrutiny than usual. and the pressures are hardly likely to be lessened. Needless to say. all-ticket. and not for the faint hearted.

I llearts v llibs Tynecastle (as above). 3pm. Hibs ambition will be swelled by theirderby victory earlier in the season. but a win here may elude them a while yet. All-ticket.

I Motherwell V Falkirk Fir Park (as above). 3pm.

I St Mirren V Morton Love Street (as above). 3pm.

First Division

I Airdrie V Hamilton Broomfield (as above). 3pm.

I Clyde V Particlt Firhill (as above). 3pm. I Dumbarton v Clydebank Boghead (as above). 3pm.

Friday 18—Saturday 19

I Ayr Ayr Race Course. 2 Whitletts Road. Ayr, 0292 264179. National Hunt. Club £8. Eglinton £4.50. First race 12.45pm.

Monday 21/1' hursday 7

I Edinburgh Musselburgh Racecourse. Musselburgh (8 miles south of Edinburgh on the A1). Club £7. Paddock £3.50. First race at Monday meeting 12.15pm; Thursday 12.30pm. The second season of National Hunt racing opens at the Musselburgh track. and they will be looking to maintain the success ofthe inaugural one.


I Glasgow Eagles v Kirkcaldy Kestrels Summit Centre. Minerva Way. Finneston. Glasgow. (041 204 2215). 5pm. £2(£1). League.

I Livingston Barns v Irvine Summit Centre lcelandia. Almondvaie West. Livingston (Livingston 416141 ). 5.30pm. Scottish League.

Saturday 19

I Ayr Bruins v Murraylield Bacers Ayr ice Rink. Limekiins Road. Ayr(0292 263024). 7.15pm. £2.50(£1.50).

I File Flyers v Nottingham Panthers Kirkcaldy ice Rink. Kirkcaldy (0592 52151). 7.15pm. £3.00(£1.75). Heineken League.

Sunday 20

I Ayr Bruins v Nottingham Panthers Ayr ice Rink (all details as above).

I Glasgow Eagles v Trattord Metros Summit Centre (all details as above).

I Livingston Barns v Ayr Summit Centre lcelandia (all details as above).

Saturday 26

I Ayr Bruins v Dundee Bocltets Ayr ice Rink (all details as above).

I File Flyers v Murraytield Bacers Kirkcaldy Ice Rink (all details as above).

Sunday 27

I Murraytield Racers v Peterborough Pirates Murrayfield ice Rink. Riversdaie Crescent. Edinburgh (031 337 6933). 6.30pm. £2.80 (£1 .70). Heineken League.

Saturday 2

I File Flyers v Durham Wasps Kirkcaldy lce Rink (all details as above).


I Murraytield Racers v Solihull Barons Murrayfield lce Rink (all details as above).


I Edinburgh V North 8t Midlands Raeburn Place. Edinburgh. 2pm.

I Glasgow v Anglo Scots Burnbrae. Glasgow Road. Milngavie. 2pm.

Saturday 26

I Edinburgh V South Myreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 2pm.

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Saturday 1 2

I Scottish West District Senior Championships Blantyre Sports Centre, Glasgow Road. Blantyre (Blantyre 821767). 11am. Not the mockery we suffer on the telly every week; this is the proper version of the sport, as seen in the Commonwealth and Olympic games.

RESTAURANT: T :—Sat (evenings only)

Table D’Héte and a la carte menus BRASSERIE: Seven days: lunchtimes and evenings Wide range of meals available


24The List 11 Dec 1987-7Jan 1988