Remembrance Day: Edinburgh’s link to famous war poets

Remembrance Day is this Wednesday, marking the anniversary of the end of the First World War and remembering those who gave their life in the service of the armed forces. The connection between poetry and the First World War is well documented, but Edinburgh’s connection to some of the most famous war poets is less […]

Off The Ball Sport

McClean suffers abuse as he refuses to wear the poppy

Once again, this was the case across the football calendar over the recent Remembrance weekend. Yet despite this, over the past seven years that James McClean – now of Stoke City – has been involved in English football, the beginning of November has seen headlines less focussed on the act of remembrance, and more on […]