Category: Sports

Well done Kyle Downie!

A story about success next! High Blantyre man, Kyle Downie (20) won his first professional fight in Wishaw. Ahead of the fight on his birthday, Kyle was delighted to receive a signed photo from boxer, Joshua Taylor wishing him all the very best. All his family and friends are very proud. Kyle’s gran who sent […]

Scotland 1 – Moldova 0

Scotland’s World Cup qualifying dreams remain as they scraped through tonight with a 1-0 win against Moldova. Lyndon Dykes rolled the ball in at back post after great build-up play from Nathan Patterson and Kevin Nisbet. Scotland are now third in Group 5 on eight points, two behind Israel and seven off Denmark. Steve Clarke’s […]

Update Blantyre Leisure Centre

South Lanarkshire Council have provided an update for Blantyre Leisure Centre customers. “As you know sadly we had to close the gym at Blantyre this week due to our air handling unit not working. In the current climate we had to close to keep our customers safe in line with the safety ventilation guidelines. The […]

Matthew Kelly, Golf Champ!

Blantyre boy Matthew Kelly (10) is a talented golf player with an interesting sporting career ahead of him! Incredibly, Matthew beat a whole load of competitors to go on and win a national golf event! Such a fantastic achievement! He won it recently at Ratho Park, Edinburgh at the ‘Stephen Gallacher Foundation u13 event’. The […]

FREE Soccer School

Just a reminder for the Kear Soccer School is starting back this coming week! Activities take place at Kear Campus, Bardykes Road, Blantyre Monday, 26th July – 10.30-3pm (P6-S1) If Your Son/Daughter Is Attending can you please make sure they have the following – Football Boots/Trainers Shin Guards (if they use them)Sun cream Packed lunch […]

Are you Euros Ready?

Scotland’s first BIG Euros game is just around the corner against the Czech Republic on Monday. Lots of Scots have taken to decorating their homes, vehicles, school classrooms and windows to show some support. We have one of Blantyre’s own playing, in footballer Declan Gallagher, who has travelled a long journey from starting out locally […]

Euro Football – Every Fixture

It may be a year late, but the major football tournament Euro 2020 will begin in just a few days time. Here’s where you can watch every fixture. Group stage Friday, June 11 Group A: Turkey vs Italy (8pm kick-off, BBC) Saturday, June 12 Group A: Wales vs Switzerland (2pm, BBC) Group B: Denmark vs Finland (5pm, BBC) […]