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Steven Pressley: Carlisle United name ex-Scotland defender as new manager

Steven Pressley resigned as manager of Fleetwood Town in July 2016 after nine months in charge Carlisle United have appointed former Scotland defender Steven Pressley as their new manager. The 45-year-old succeeds John Sheridan, who…


Six Nations 2019: Scotland include uncapped hookers Kerr, Cherry & Stewart, plus centre Dean

Leicester hooker Jake Kerr is the older brother of Scottish 1500m athlete Josh Kerr Scotland have included uncapped hookers Jake Kerr of Leicester, Edinburgh’s Dave Cherry and Glasgow’s Grant Stewart in their squad for the…



Allan Dell: Scotland & Edinburgh prop to join London Irish

South Africa-born Allan Dell qualifies for Scotland through his grandmother Scotland prop Allan Dell will leave Edinburgh at the end of the season to join Championship leaders London Irish. Seventeen-time capped Dell, 26, joined Edinburgh…



MoD records 789 nuclear safety events at Scotland’s bases

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Faslane base is home to the UK’s fleet of Trident nuclear submarines Nearly 800 nuclear safety events have been recorded at Scotland’s naval bases since 2006, the Ministry of…




Scotland’s prisons ‘bursting at seams’ as many over capacity

Image copyright PA Image caption HMP Barlinnie in Glasgow is one of the jails operating over capacity according to new figures Scotland’s prisons are “bursting at the seams” as new figures show the majority were…


Russell Martin: Scotland international leaves Walsall for family reasons

Russell Martin spent nine seasons at Norwich before leaving Carrow Road in August 2018 Defender Russell Martin has left League One club Walsall, saying too much time away from his family is the reason for…


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