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Date confirmed for Dundee United’s Scottish Cup quarter-final

Date confirmed for Dundee United’s Scottish Cup quarter-final

It has been confirmed that Dundee United’s eagerly-awaited William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final will take place at Tannadice on Sunday, March 3, at 3.30pm with game to be shown live on BBC Scotland. Robbie Neilson’s side are set to face the winners...

14 February 2019 in Sport
 
Nicola Sturgeon adviser Andrew Wilson urges ‘soft’ Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon adviser Andrew Wilson urges ‘soft’ Scottish independence

A key adviser to Nicola Sturgeon has urged the “softest possible” form of Scottish independence in order to win over voters. Andrew Wilson, author of the SNP’s Growth Commission independence blueprint, said Brexit had illustrated how challenging...

14 February 2019 in Politics
 
5 ways to boost your workout

5 ways to boost your workout

You know your routine by heart and train the same days every week – sound familiar? To help you smash your PB, we asked a team of experts for the best ways to ramp up your fitness no matter what your workout is, from running and cycling to swimming...

14 February 2019 in Lifestyle
 

Former Dundee United man Stuart Armstrong’s marvellous hair inspires brilliant Valentine’s Day video by...

Stuart Armstrong gained many admirers as he emerged from Dundee United’s youth ranks to become one of the country’s most gifted midfielders. While most of the praise centred on his ability to dash past defenders as he drove into opposition penalty...

14 February 2019 in Sport
 
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright not surprised Alfredo Morelos lost appeal against red card

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright not surprised Alfredo Morelos lost appeal against red card

Tommy Wright wasn’t surprised Rangers failed in their bid to clear Alfredo Morelos after he saw red at Pittodrie. And the St Johnstone boss admits he’s delighted the Colombian striker will have to sit out the weekend clash with his Perth side at...

14 February 2019 in Sport
 
Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson believes signings have raised bar for all his players

Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson believes signings have raised bar for all his players

Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson believes the bar has been raised for all his players thanks to his January transfer business. A United reserve team, which included a string of first-team squad members who were in the side prior to the arrival of the...

14 February 2019 in Sport
 
Marshalling Perth’s history

Marshalling Perth’s history

A few steps takes me above the bustle of the road and to the front door of 23 Marshall Place. Owner Ian Muir opens the door and welcomes me in to a home he’s spent more than 15 years and god knows how much money carefully restoring. Marshall Place...

14 February 2019 in Lifestyle
 
The good old days were awful

The good old days were awful

Taking a breath from the all-encompassing tension that is the modern Guinness 6 Nations, let’s go back in time to when rugby was truly great. Actually, let’s just go back in time. Shortly before Scotland played South Africa in November, your...

14 February 2019 in Sport
 
Teachers will refuse to bear cost of workplace parking levy, warns union

Teachers will refuse to bear cost of workplace parking levy, warns union

Teachers would demand refunds at taxpayer expense if they are slapped with new parking charges, says one of Scotland’s biggest unions. It would cost Tayside and Fife councils £3.7 million in lost revenue if all teachers in the area won rebates for the...

14 February 2019 in Politics
 
Ian Blackford wields independence white paper in Commons clash with Theresa May

Ian Blackford wields independence white paper in Commons clash with Theresa May

Theresa May was accused of misleading parliament by claiming the SNP did not have a plan for independence. Ian Blackford, the Nationalist leader in Westminster, brandished the party’s 2014 white paper on leaving the UK when he challenged Mrs May after...

13 February 2019 in Politics
 
Looking back at Rover

Looking back at Rover

If there is one name that has scaled the heights and plumbed the depths of post-war car-making in Britain, it is Rover. However, like so many other great marques of the past, it was sucked into British Leyland and, along with countless others, is no...

13 February 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Dundee appoint Stephen Wright as club’s new Head of Academy

Dundee appoint Stephen Wright as club’s new Head of Academy

Dundee have appointed Rangers youth coach Stephen Wright as their new Head of Academy. Wright also worked at Dunfermline, where he was head of their youth set-up, before eventually moving to the Ibrox club. In a statement, the Dark Blues confirmed:...

13 February 2019 in Sport
 
New diesel units for Mercedes people carrier

New diesel units for Mercedes people carrier

The van-based V-Class people carrier is the upmarket, luxurious cousin of the Vito, and now features Mercedes’ latest 2.0-litre diesel engines alongside styling and technology passed down from the brand’s passenger car range. Replacing the previous...

13 February 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson knows all about threat posed by Stephen Dobbie

Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson knows all about threat posed by Stephen Dobbie

Dundee United manager Robbie Neilson knows better than most the threat posed by goal machine Stephen Dobbie. The Queen of the South striker lit up the last round of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a wonder strike against Aberdeen at Pittodrie,...

13 February 2019 in Sport
 
Third generation Kia Ceed improves in all the right ways

Third generation Kia Ceed improves in all the right ways

In a decade Kia has metamorphosed from building cheap and cheerful models to making cars that are as good as virtually any of its competitors. And the cars keep getting better. This third generation Ceed is a case in point. I travelled to Slovakia...

13 February 2019 in Lifestyle
 


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