I Sport is listed as diary: by sport. then by day. then by event.
CRICKET Sunday 27
I Clydesdale Bank Scottish Cup Final Titwood, Beaton Road. Glasgow, 1pm. Once again. the home team, Clydesdale. have reached the final, and are hopingto make it three victories in a row.
Tuesday 29—Thursday 31 I Scotland V MCC Glenpark. Greenock. For the first two days. play begins at 11am: on the third, at 10.30am. The MCC is able to invite anyone to play for their side, though how star-studded the team will be will depend on the commitments of players and counties over the three days of la .
Tuesday 29—Sunday 3
I Keiloggs TDD! DI Britain Starting in Dundee and finishing in London, the Kelloggs Tour of Britain is now the equal of many tours on the Continent. A 2.5 mile prologue on the 29th on Dundee‘s Law Hill at 2pm, will determine who wears the leader‘s yellow jersey on the following day‘s 117 mile leg from Dundee to Glasgow. via Perth and Stirling, which begins at 10am and should finish at about 3pm. See Panel.
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I Scottish Premier, First and Second Divisions Derby day in Glasgow and
Edinburgh, with Celtic v Rangers and Hearts v Hibs. Billy McNeil] has pleaded
for restraint amongst the Celtic fans, who
Kelloggs Tour ol Britain, 29th—3rd, beginning in Dundee and incorporating Perth, Stirling and Glasgow betore it heads tor south ot the border. It this year's Tour de France has conjured another batch ot converts to protessional cycling and an equally committed group who are irritated by the saturation ot commercial sponsorship, then the Kelloggs Tour oi Britain — which begins with a Scottish leg between Dundee and Glasgow— will only provide reliet torthe tormer.
Now in its third year, the Keiloggs Tour already compares tavourably with equivalents in Spain, Holland and Italy. However, with It likely to cost over hall a million pounds to stage, the organisers can do little else but actively seek sponsorship and tolerate advertising. A similar compromise applies to teams as well, given that it can cost anything between a quarter ol a million and two million pounds to run a team tor a season, with the more ambitious expenditure associated with those sponsors who wish to target the continental tours and their respective markets.
Glasgow’s Robert Millar, 10th in this
might be inclined to level a little abuse at their erstwhile. but now turncoat. hero. Mo Johnston. Hibs. whose last visit to Tynecastle saw them win through goals from Paul Kane and Steve Archibald. will need all the resourcefulness they showed against Rangers last Saturday.
Tue 29/Wed 30
I 8le Clip Fourth Round The quarter-final ofthe competition.
MOTOR SPORT Sunday 27
I Beverse Direction Trophy Motor Cycle Races Knockhill Race Circuit. by Dunfermline. Fife. For the start time and prices. phone 0383 731788.
I Glasgow Tigers v Stoke Potters Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road, Glasgow. 7.30pm. Stoke are challenging for honours, and in Nigel Crabtree have one of the most exciting riders in the National League. Indeed. Crabtree and Peter Glanz recently won the National League Pairs Championships, defeating Edinburgh Monarchs‘ Les Collins and Brett Saunders in the semi-final on the
I Edinburgh Belmont Monarchs v Hackney Kestrels Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh, 7.15pm. Hackney have the top two riders in the NLaverages, Steve Schoﬁeld and Andy Galvin, and soa tough match is a certainty.
.3 . ‘ ' ‘ year’s Tour de France, riding in the colours oi Z-Peugeot, is amongst a star-studded cast already contlrmed tor the event, such as Phil Anderson trom the WM team, Steve Bauer lrom Superconlex and Etienne de Wilde trom Histor.
However, since each team will be limited to live riders, as opposed to the more usual tourteen, there is every reason to suggest that at least one ol the home teams will tigure highly in the linal placings. As promoter Alan Bushton remarks, ‘Because no single team will be able to dictate tactics, say by covering every breakaway, this will mean that there will be good combativlty, a more even contest, and therelore a very exciting spectacle tor the public'. (Mike Wilson)
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