Abtaha Maqsood: Scotland leg-spinner makes waves on debut in The Hundred

Abtaha Maqsood, the daughter of Pakistani immigrants in Scotland, stole the headlines on Friday when she made her debut in The Women’s Hundred for Birmingham Phoenix in their opener against London Spirit at Edgbaston, Birmingham. The 22-year-old leg-spinner, who boasts a T20I average with the ball of just 10.84, was a last-minute registration for the competition. After Birmingham Phoenix posted a total of 128/6 in their allotted 100 balls, Maqsood played her part with the ball in the second innings, bowling five balls and conceding seven runs. London Spirit eventually…

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Four returnees to Ireland’s Green Machine side for Scotland series

Shane O’Donoghue, Lee Cole, Jeremy Duncan and Luke Madeley will make their first appearances of the summer for the Irish senior men as Ireland travel to Scotland this weekend for a three-game uncapped series.  Shane O’Donoghue Picture: Adrian Boehm They are joined for the first time by Rory Patterson in the line-up with the Wimbledon forward having recently trained with the Irish setup for the past few weeks for the first time.   It is part of busy preparations for August’s EuroHockey Championships II and, potentially, October’s World Cup qualifiers which…

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Scotland Men Welcome Ireland for a 3 match series

The Scotland men’s squad has been announced for a three-match series against Ireland at Titwood this week. The uncapped series will start on Thursday 22 July at 7:30pm, before the teams take to the pitch on Saturday 24 July at 4pm, and Sunday 25 July at 11:30am. Due to Covid restrictions, the maximum capacity is 50 spectators; Clydesdale Hockey Club is managing a ‘first come first served’ entry process for the matches, with doors open from one hour ahead of push back. These matches come as the Scots build towards…

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GB&I 4-Nations wins for Scotland U19s in Wrexham

Double up today in Wrexham at the U19 Great Britain & Ireland 4-Nations tournament, but both the boys and girls had to do it the hard way by coming back from being behind. The girls were one down but recovered to win 3-1, the boys were even more resilient by turning round a two goal deficit to finish 3-2 ahead. Photo by David McCarthy Wales 2-3 Scotland | U19 boys Being two goals adrift at the interval certainly focusses the mind and the Scots youngsters certainly responded with effect by…

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Patrik Schick’s long-range strike against Scotland voted goal of Euro 2020

Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick’s stunning long-range effort against Scotland in the Euro 2020 group stage has been voted the goal of the tournament, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said on Wednesday. Having spotted goalkeeper David Marshall stranded far off his line, Schick fired a curling, looping effort from just inside the Scotland half to find the back of the net. At 49.7 yards (45.45 m), the Bayer Leverkusen striker’s effort was officially the furthest recorded distance from which a goal was scored at the Euros. 🇨🇿🙌 After almost 800k…

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Scotland Hockey Name New Coaching Team

Chris Duncan and Vikki Bunce confirmed as interim coaching team for Scotland women Scottish Hockey is pleased to announce that Chris Duncan will be interim Head Coach for the Scotland Women’s National Team, with Vikki Bunce continuing as Assistant Coach. This follows Jen Wilson’s decision not to seek to renew her contract as Head Coach, which expires at the end of August. Chris and Vikki will lead Scotland women into the World Cup qualifiers in October, after which recruitment for a permanent Head Coach will begin. LONDON – Unibet EuroHockey…

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England vs. Scotland REACTION + Isak shines at Euro 2020!

For all your Euro 2020 content, visit the Volkswagen OneHub: https://bit.ly/3gaS5hH and the OneFootball app: http://bit.ly/2GeDHEK On today’s OneFootball Daily News…England get a wake-up call from Scotland in their Euro 2020 fixtures, Alexander Isak shines for Sweden in their match against Slovakia, Barcelona’s Miralem Pjanic wants out, Arsenal are reportedly preparing to spend £250 million this summer on new signings and a transfer round up including the latest from Copa América! 0:00 Headlines 0:19 England’s wake-up call 2:37 Isak shines for Sweden 3:56 Barcelona midfielder wants out 5:23 Arsenal’s £250…

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Scotland look for new coach as Jen Wilson steps aside

Jen Wilson Decides to Step Down as Scotland Women’s Head Coach After nearly three years in charge of the Scotland senior women’s national team, Jen Wilson has decided not to seek to renew her contact which expires at the end of August. Press Eye – Belfast – Northern Ireland – 11th June 2019 FIH WomenÕs Series Finals Banbridge 2019 Game: Ukraine Vs Scotland. Photo by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye . It has been a successful tenure for Wilson with notable success in EuroHockey competitions. Scotland women won EuroHockey Championship…

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UEFA EURO 2020: Croatia Beat Scotland 3-1 To Qualify For Round Of 16

Luka Modric scored a goal and set up another against Scotland.© AFP Luka Modric inspired Croatia to a 3-1 win over Scotland on Tuesday that took the World Cup runners-up through to the last 16 of Euro 2020. Nikola Vlasic’s opener was cancelled out by Callum McGregor for the Scots, but Modric put Croatia back in front and set up Ivan Perisic to seal the win. Croatia go through in second place in Group D behind England, who top the group after Raheem Sterling’s goal secured a 1-0…

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Euro 2020 matchday 12: Scotland have history in their sights

Scotland head into Tuesday’s crunch Group D clash with Croatia knowing victory will see them reach the knockout stages of a major tournament for the first time. After results went their way on Monday night, Steve Clarke’s men know if they can take all three points at Hampden Park, they will at least finish as one of the four best third-placed teams in the tournament. Meanwhile, England face Group D leaders Czech Republic at Wembley – with both teams already through – for the chance to finish top of the…

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