14 Sep 2008 08:00 • Editorial

The Cauldron that is the Bird's nest

After a weeks competition I reflect on some great performances and some less than perfect ones!


5 Sep 2008 10:00 • Editorial


Arriving from Macau, as you approach Beijing from the air, the first thing you notice are the hundred's literally hundreds of banners and posters, strewn along each side of the Motorways, all red and white all proclaiming the start of the Paralympics tomorrow!!


Updated: 5 Sep 2008 10:47 • Amateur Dramatics

Fun and games

I"M still walking like I"ve been shot; but, despite some players (Hacker) suggesting I should be banned from any exercise which involves passing the ball in a straight line, my blag, erm, blog, continuesÂ…


4 Sep 2008 14:00 • Editorial

From Macau to the Olympic Village

I have spent close on 6 days now in Macau, at the Westin Hotel, the site of The Paralympic Training Camp, and tomorrow, at last I transfer to Beijing and the Olympic Village


Updated: 3 Sep 2008 14:19 • Amateur Dramatics

The Wright stuff

PLAYER-manager Mikey Wright admitted fitness could be the secret to success this season.


Updated: 3 Sep 2008 14:15 • Amateur Dramatics

Gala Utd kick-off season

GALA United lost their opening match against Tweeddale Rovers 4-2 at the weekend.


30 Aug 2008 08:00 • Editorial

The Paralympic Lion Roars once more!

After being selected to represent Great Britain as a Staff coach at this years Paralympics in Beijing, Former professional Sprinter Eddie McKenna starts his journey to China. In Macau he will meet up with the rest of the team, including Neil Fachie of Aberdeen a visually impaired Sprinter whom Eddie has been coaching for over two years for this very event, before the team relocate to the Olympic Village in early September to await the Opening Ceremony on the 6th Sept, and the games. In Track and feild, Team GB is expected to do well, better than their non disabled counterparts in last months Olympics


Updated: 29 Aug 2008 14:11 • Amateur Dramatics

Blood, sweat and beers

STILL sore from the first night of training, I hobbled along for a lighter session on Thursday night. The aching joints eventually gave way to bloody blisters blamed on not having pulled on my kicking boots for three years.


Updated: 28 Aug 2008 10:58 • Amateur Dramatics

Don't give up your day job

WITH every muscle in my body still aching from my first night of training, coach Robert Goudie sends me some well-timed words of encouragement after reading my blog online.


Updated: 27 Aug 2008 14:06 • Amateur Dramatics

First night at training

SOOO... I walked into work like a zombie this morning following my first training session with the squad last night - and in the p***ing rain I might add.

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Updated: 27 Aug 2008 09:41 • Amateur Dramatics

Amateur dramatics

GALA United are the newest team in the amateur league.

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19 Jun 2008 12:30 • Editorial

Silly fuels

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