UKube-1, Scotland's first satellite, built by Clyde Space and launched onboard a Soyuz rocket July 8th. Track it here. Cubesats are not very big. You could haul this one around in a grocery bag.
Morton travel to Dunfermine. The Pars are in second place a point behind Forfar. Morton are fourth behind Ayr. Forfar and Ayr could be the ones who get promoted in the end, you never know.
On Thursday Celtic hosted Astra Giurgiu and beat them 2 - 1 in Europa League action.
The League of Ireland title race wrapped up yesterday, Dundalk winning it. Add that to the League of Ireland Cup they won on September 19th. Our guys UCD AFC finished 11th and must meet Galway FC in a promotion/relegation playoff. The FAI Cup final goes next weekend between Derry City and St Patrick's.
[Morton win 1 - 2. Goals by O'Ware and McManus. A big win. Morton are in third place, four points out of first.]
Today is the second round of the Scottish Junior Cup. We are watching:
Pollok [4 - 0] Whitletts Victoria
Banks O'Dee [0 - 6] Auchinleck Talbot
Livingston United [1 - 5] Shotts Bon Accord
Haddington Athletic [0 - 3] Linlithgow Rose
Clydebank [7 - 0] Lossiemouth United
Greenock [0 - 4] Newtongrange Star
Largs Thistle [3 - 1] Sauchie
Rosyth [1 - 3] Hurlford United
Port Glasgow [6 - 0] Ballingry Rovers
Clyde FC is debt free. They nearly bankrupted themselves trying to reach the Premier League a decade ago. Now perhaps the three-time Scottish Cup winners can start to move up the pyramid from League Two.
Grulla Morioka try their typhoon-postponed match at Ryukyu again today. [1 - 1]
The first quarter of the season is over. Morton have five wins and four losses, with a goal difference of +4. They have not given up a point at home, but have only one win away. If they carry on in this fashion they will finish the season with 60 points, which was good enough for third place in last year's League One.
Ayr United are just behind them in the table, with four wins, a draw, and four losses, and a goal difference of +1. They have held first place, but are now on a three-game losing streak.
Prior to today's play Hamilton Academical hold first place in the Premiership, Hearts in the Championship, Forfar League One, Arbroath League Two, Edinburgh City the Lowland League and Brora the Highland League. If Celtic do not win the Premiership title it'll be the first time since 1984-85 that the Old Firm has missed out.
Ayr United visit Cappielow [and win 0 - 1, jumping ahead of Morton who slip to fourth place.]
The Tale of Genji supplies the text or subtext for several Noh plays, which themselves have spun off numerous interpretations. This 1897 print by Tsukioka Kogyo captures a moment from the play Aoi no Ue. Source.