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The Llst selection of the best In sporting events overtne next fortnight. Sport I: listed first by event and then oyday.

BADMINTON Saturday 8/Sunday 9

I Scottish Invitation Singles Bishopbriggs Sports Centre. Glasgow. 10am—5pm. Twenty-four men and 16 women compete in this invitation contest.


I Race Days Greyhound racingtakes place five nights a week at Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. Race evenings are Mondays. Tuesdays. Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays. The fifteen-minute gap between races gives you just enough time to down a pint and blindly select the ‘winner‘ ofthe next race. Alternatively. you can stay sober. watch the bookies and cannily slip a couple of quid on a long shot. The first race commences at 7.45pm on every day other than Saturday when they get out oftheir traps at 7.30pm.


I Race Days Tuesday. Friday and Saturday. Powdcrhall Stadium. Beavcrhall Road. Each meeting begins at 7.15pm with 10 races on Tuesdays and 12 on Wednesdays and Saturdays.


Saturday 3

PREMIER LEAGUE I Dundee Utd v Celtic Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm. Astonishingly. some bookies are offering 20-] against United takingthe Championship. which must be worth a flutter especially as the odds could be shortened after today‘s result.

I Dunlermline V St Minen East End Park. Halbeath Road. Dunfermline. 3pm. Though Victor and his erstwhile chum from the Spanish League. Archibald. have made quite an impact since their arrival. the Saints have yet to register a win with

them in the side.

I Heanstberdeen T ynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. Always a close and frequently a dour encounter. Aberdeen will be determined to regain their brief hold on the lead.

I Motherwell v Hibernian Fir Park. Motherwell. 3pm.

I Rangers v St Johnstone lbrox Stadium. Glasgow. 3pm. This is the real test forthe surprising Saints who may see their hopes and ambitions fade in the shadow ofthe lbrox stands.


I Airdrie V Clyde Broomfield. Airdrie 3pm. Though both clubs are struggling. it‘sa matter of degree: Airdrie are finding it tough at the top. Clyde are mullingover life in the doldrums ofthe league.

I Kilmarnoclt v Dundee Rugby Park. Kilmarnock. 3pm. Arguably the two most ambitious clubs in the First Division. they certainly have the healthiest attendance figures. making today's fixture march of the day in the First Division.

I Meadowhank Thistle v Clydehank Meadowbank Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. Thistle should extend their recent run of good form.

I Particlt Thistle v Morton Firhill. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

I Raith Rovers V Ayr Utd Stark's Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.

Saturday 15


I Celtic v Dunlennline Celtic Park. Gallowgate. Glasgow. 3pm. The last two matches have been real testers for McNeill‘s team. and not ones that they have passed with flying colours. Although this should be a less arduous task for them. there is no guarantee they will complete it to Caesar's satisfaction.

I Hibernian v Dundee Utd Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. United. this page‘s tip for the title.should take some stopping and a frail Ilibs side may not be the ones to do it.

I St Johnstone v Hearts McDiarmid Park. Perth. 3pm. Now that everyone isft’arlof going to McDiarmid Park. Jordan will be


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puzzling long into the night over this one. I St Mirren v Rangers Love Street. Paisley.



I Ayr Utd V Airdrie Somerset Park. Somerset Road. Ayr. 3pm.

I Clyde v Meadowbank Thistle Firhill. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

I Clydehanlt v Raith Rovers Kilhowie Park. Clydebank. 3pm.

I Dundee v Fortar Athletic Dens Park. Sandeman Street. Dundee. 3pm.

I Falkirk V Brechin City Brockville. Falkirk. 3pm.

I Hamilton V Partick Thistle Douglas Park. Ilamilton. 3pm.

I Morton v Kilmarnook Cappielow Park. Greenock. 3pm.


I Cowdenheath v Stranraer Central Park. Cowdenbeath. 3pm.

I East Fife V East Stirling Bayview Park. Mcthil. Fife. 3pm.

I Gueen’s Park V Alloa I Iampden Park. (ilasgow . 3pm.

I Stirling Albion v Stenhousemuir Annfield. Stirling. 3pm.

YOUTH OLYMPIAD Monday 17/Tuesday 18


Billed asone of the largest sporting events in the city this year. it features some ofthe smallest competitors outside the Melbourne Dwarf'l’hrowing Championships. Only those below the age of fourteen were eligible to be selected to represent their regions in this festival of friendly competition. Despite the Olympiad title. only ten different teams will compete in the organised sports: indoor football. basketball. volleyball. badminton. swimming. athletics. fencing and tennis. The opening ceremony will be at the Kelsin Hall. 8pm on Monday 1 /.the venue for the basketball and athletics. The football competition is at the Castlemilk Sports Centre. swimming at [)rumchapel pool. the volleyball at Jordanhill College and the badminton at the Cockburn





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ICE HOCKEY Saturday 8


I Ayr Raiders v Durham Wasps Ayr Ice Rink. Limekilns Road. Ayr. 8pm. £4.50 (£3). Their short stay in Glasgow over. Ayr are currently riding high at the topof the British Premier League. Willi Durham lying only a point behind. this match isof enormous significance to the Raiders and their title ambitions.

I File Flyers v Whitley Bay Warriors Kirkcaldy Ice Rink. Kirkcaldy.7.15pm. £3 (£1.75).


I Glasgow Summit Saints v Romiord Raiders Summit Centre. Minerva Way. Finnieston. Glasgow. 4.45pm. £3.50 (£2).



I Glasgow Summit Saints v Ayr Raiders Summit Centre. Minerva Way. Finnieston. Glasgow. 4.45pm. £3.5()(£2). Ayr take on their former hosts in a match they should win easily.




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