s P o T PREMIER LEAGUE " Celtic v Aberdeen Celtic Park.

I n g S Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 3pm.

Tuesday 22


Dundee United v Rangers Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 7.30pm.

Events are listed alphabetically by y 1'" sport, then by da . Fixtures are Wednesday 23 correct at time o publication, but PREMIER LEAGUE may be affected by weather. Sports Celtic v Kilmarnoclt Celtic Park. listin s compiled by Brian Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 7.30pm. Dona dson. Saturday 26 FIRST DIVISION

AMERIcAN FOOTBALL Airdrie v Stirling Albion Broadwood ; Scottish Claymores v Barcelona Stadium. Cumbernauld. 3pm. 1 Dragons Sun 20 h'lurrayfield Stadium. Clydebank V Morton Bogheatl Park. _ lzdinburgh. 3pm The Scots tackle their Miller Street. Dumbarton. 3pm, . —' 1 hot home match of tlte new season with a Dundee V Partick Thistle Delis Park. - / / challenge from the Spanish t'ire-breatliers. Sandeman Street. Dundee. 3pm. W Much is expected from the kicking boots Falkirk V St Johnstone Brockville Park. of (iary Parker. (javin Hastings’ Hope Street. Falkirk. 3pm. replacement. while controversial running St Mirren V East Fife St Mirren Park. back Siran Stacy has had his suspension Love Street. Paisley. 3pm. o lifted and is able to play. More details from the Clay mores on ()l3l 220 I314. H o . » Scottish Claymores v Rhein Fire Sun . -. ~‘ i 27. Murrayfield Stadium. Edinburgh. Scottish Grand National Sat l9. Ayr , ,‘ .' - 3pm. Racecourse. Ayr. With a bit of luck. the . . . i _ 3 "u .13, .'.

showpiece of the Scottish gee-gee . '5

calendar should go off without the same " " "

hiccups as the Atntree event. If you want

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The Nike Terra Breakout Sat 26. details on runners. riders and betting - “"H‘ Glasgow Govan Dry Dock. Once the neigh problem. just give the course a call 7/"" , l

largest dry dock on the Clyde. Govan on (ll 29?. 264 I70. now plays host to the Scottiin leg of this

it unique cross country event. Competitors X l

will face an 800m course reflecting the

terrain and conditions of fell running. Scottish Championships Fri 25—Sun

The event is supplemented by visuals. 27. [)umfn'es Ice Bowl. Full details on , projections. music and l).ls. and the the weekend‘s skating on the ice is

ultimate prize is a trip to l.ondon for the available front the Scottish Ice Skating

grand finale in May. More details for Association on ()l3l 337 3976.

competitors and spectators on 0090 .‘,_‘_._



BASKETBALL Days Of Thunder Race Day Sun 20. .r t v. 9.30am. Knockhill Racing Circuit. by w; . , WW" 9. s. ' "W' - ' , ‘N g

Scottish Cup Finals Fri IX—‘Sun 20 Dunfermline. No Tom Cruise or Nicole v W -

Meadow-bank Stadium. l.ondon Road. Kidman though. For further information

Fdinhurgh. lt hoop dreams make you give the circuit abuzz on 01383 723337.

think of Celtic winning trophies. then Scottish Championship Motorcycle

here's an alternative definition. The game Racing Sun 27. lpm. Knockhill Racing

has begun to get a larger following in Circuit. by Dunfermline. Call the venue The AbSO|ute Game

l'CCL‘lll IIIliL‘S \\ llIl Vllltll‘c‘ TV CthL‘filgC. till ()I 383 for mom (ICIZIIIS. Before the only (fies you heard outside footba" grounds in Scotland

‘hl’llgl.’ ”. 5.9"" SW“ "WWW I‘M" n roll. on match day would be ’macaroon bars’ or 'get yer hats, scarves and

More into is atatlable from the Scottish b d , D d. h d S d ft h

Basketball .»\ssoctattott on 0131 3l7 a ges ' epen mg on w em you span your an" ay 3 ernoons' t at

7360. Sunday 20 cry may now be joined by ’Not The View or 'When The Sun Shines. . .' or TENNENTS SCOTTISH CUP QUARTER 'The Final Hurdle'.

CRICKET FINALS The fanzine seller has never had it so good and credit must go to The

Boroughmui' V watsonians Absolute Game now celebratin ten ears of ivin a voice to the fans and Scottish Cricket Union Area Meggetland. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. ' g y g 9

Championship Sun 30 h mm bu 3pm bashing the egos of the game 5 authorities. 'The defining moment was . summer as the crack of oak on wood. the Kirkcaldy V Dundee HSFP Beveridge p'Ck'"9 up on When Saturday comes [the phenomenally successful English smell of warm beer and other cricketing Park. Kirkcaldy. 3 m. template].' recalls Archie MacGregor who. along with ex-List scribe Stuart cliches come to the fore with the first Peebles V Heriot 5 PP (iytes Leisure Bathgate, set the Scottish fanzine world in motion. 'To use a current

bow ls ot the season being tossed. Central t C etttre. Peebles. 3 m. politicai anangy' we decided to go for a bit of devolution and have our

meet South in I.ittlttltgow. North clash a West of Scotlan v Melrose Burnbrae. with Strathclyde Fast in Arbroath. while ' Glasgow Road. hrlilngavie. 3pm. Fdittburgh is the venue for the home

own Scottish version. We had a few ideas and Stuart had the typewriter, so we set to work.’

side‘s meeting with Strathclyde West. Sunday 27 In the early days, the behaviour of the clubs' owners was enough to fuel

More infortttatiott is available on 0! 31 i Tennents Scottish Cup Semi Finals the desire for a hearing. Now, with the chasm between the clubs and the

3' ' “47' 7 hi“ ‘5 ‘1 Id” “WM "W '0‘” “l ‘h‘ ordinary fans yawning ever Wider and the arrival of a new football

teams above will be getting their collective kit on fora place in the final. We'll have to wait and see exactly who.

magazine with high production costs seemingly every week, there could be a sense that the fanzine has outstayed its welcome. Not so.


Saturday 19 ; Check nearer the time with the SRU on I 'With the Fever Pitch phenomenon and the arrival of the football glossies, PREMIER LEAGUE . _ E 0131 34o 5000. there are certain people who think they are no longer relevant,’ states “earls V Dunlelmlme ll'llCCil-‘llt‘ Park MacGregor, 'but fanzines were never meant to be a fashion item - they Gorgte Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. 1 - - - - - o c Kumamock v Ribs Rhgbv P'er lehv i were there to address issues, and indiwdual fanzines wrll ebb and rise

Road. Kilniarnock. 3 m. I i t 1 Finals Day Sat l‘). It‘s a big day in the according to What's happening to their dabs‘t (Brian DonaIdson) Motherwell v Dun ee United Fir Park. Shinty calendar with a triple whammy of ' I The AbSO/Ule Game ’5 3V3’lab/9 from TAG, PO BOX 303, SOUlhem 00:

l-‘irpark Street. Motherwell, 3pm. cup finals to be decided today. The Edinburgh, EH9 INE, priced £7.20 plus p&p, subscriptions f6. 50.

FIRST DIVISION t MacAulay. hitthuiston and Strathdearn

Clydebank v Falkirk Boglteatl Park. Miller finals will be taking place across the

Street. Dumbatton. 3pm. north and details on teams and venues are Edinburgh Monarchs V Newcastle stages approach in the thirteenth Dundee v St Mirren Iletts Park. l available on 01599 534 M7. Diamonds Fri 25. Armadale Stadium. Commonwealth Championships. Sandeman Street: Dundee. 3pm. l Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Eighteen men‘s and sixteen women's Morton v Airdrte Cappielow Park. 1 Glasgow Tigers v Stoke Potters Sun 27. teams kicked off the tournament Sinclair Street. (jreenock. 3pm. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen. 6.30pm. with notable entries from New

St Johnstone v East Fife McDiarmid Edinburgh Monarchs v Stoke Potters Zealand. Pakistan. South Africa and

Park. (‘riet'f Road. Perth. 3pm. Fri 18. Annadale Stadium. Edinburgh. TABLE TENNIS Mauritius. as well as Barbados for 7.30pm.

Stirling Albion v Partick Thistle . . . the first time. The Scottish Table Forthbank Stadium. Sprtnkerse Industrial 5 GlasgowTigers v Berwrck Bandits Sun = Commonwealth Championships Until Tennis Associaton have more details Estate. Stirling. 3pm. 20. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen. 6.30pm. Sun 20. Kelvin Hall. Glasgow. The final on 0131 3 I7 8077.

90 THE LIST 4—17 Apr 1997