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Scottish Claymores

Scottish Claymores

NFL backs out of Euro league

THREE years after the unceremonious dumping of the Scottish Claymores gridiron team, the NFL has closed its entire European league.

Wolves take residency at Meadowbank

THE Capital's American Football team Edinburgh Wolves will play their home games at Meadowbank Stadium in the forthcoming season.

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No return for Claymores but NFL Europe vows to nurture grassroots

NFL Europe chiefs last night ruled out any possibility of restoring the Scottish Claymores to the league but vowed to do more to nurture American football at a grassroots level.

Claymores chief proud

SCOTTISH Claymores general manager Steve Livingstone has told staff and players to "hold their heads high" after the team was axed by the NFL Europe League.

Claymores no more as franchise closed down

TEN years after American football touched down in Scotland with a bang, the Scottish Claymores were wound up yesterday as NFL Europe management confirmed that its only British franchise is to shut with immediate effect.

Football's Scottish Claymores are sacked

SCOTTISH Claymores, the Glasgow-based American football team of the NFL Europe League, have ceased operations after 10 seasons.

No bickering by Bicknell

SCOTTISH CLAYMORES head coach Jack Bicknell refused to criticise his players despite them finishing the gridiron season with a 2-8 record after a 28-20 defeat in the final week by the Cologne Centurions at Hampden Park.

Claymores face ignominy of expulsion from Europe

THE Scottish Claymores’ ignominious NFL Europe campaign was brought to a merciful end at Hampden yesterday, a 28-20 loss to Cologne Centurions confirming their place at the foot of this year’s standings. In truth, that fate was long since anticipated. The question now is whether this will go down as the final game in the club’s history.

Couper to bow out

SCOTT COUPER will play his last ever game for the Claymores at Hampden Park tomorrow.

Claymores collapse

THE Scottish Claymores fell apart at the seams in the second half to crash to a 19-27 defeat at Hampden against a Berlin side who have already booked their place in this season’s World Bowl.

Claymores hit by Thunder as collapse spoils early promise

THE Scottish Claymores fell apart at the seams in the second half to crash to another defeat at Hampden Park, going down 19-27 against a Berlin side who have already booked their place in this season’s World Bowl.

Roundtree stars for Claymores

GRIDIRON: Scottish Claymores cornerback Alphonso Roundtree basked yesterday in his first two-interception haul since high school, although his colleagues nearly put his good work to waste.

Galaxy edge out Claymores

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Claymores now playing for pride

SCOTTISH Claymores head coach Jack Bicknell is adamant his gridiron side will remain focused until the end of the season despite having nothing to play for after another defeat, this time to Frankfurt Galaxy at Hampden.

Bicknell defiant in defeat

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Claymores' Adjir offers touch of French

THE Scottish Claymores’ Gallic import is not the biggest fan of all things American. "Non," declares Foad Adjir. "I still love French cheese. French food - everything from France."

Claymores pull victory out of fire

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Bellamy keeps dream alive

SCOTTISH CLAYMORES secured their first win of the NFL Europe season in dramatic style yesterday.

Kicker Jensen will welcome Claymores win in any accent

DRIVING on the wrong side of the road is the biggie for most American footballers despatched for duty in Europe. The food is strange and the bus rides long, and hell, they speak a funny language in that place called Germany.

Bicknell: defeat worst of career

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