Celtic v Rangers

Scottish Premier League, 29 April 2012. Kick-off 12:45

Pre-match team news and analysis

Read all the team news and analysis in the build up to Celtic v Rangers in the Scottish Premier League on 29 April 2012.View match reports →

Flood retains CL hope

TEAMtalk Apr 29, 2012

In their three remaining Clydesdale Bank Premier League games United face Rangers at Ibrox in midweek and Celtic next Sunday, before they take on the Steelmen on the last day of the SPL season. Asked if third place - which carries with it a Champions...

Celtic v Rangers: Big Match Stats And Facts

Celtic v Rangers: Big Match Stats And Facts

Sporting Preview Apr 29, 2012

Celtic have only won one of their last four SPL meetings with their O** F*** rivals.

Celtic v Rangers: William Hill O** F*** Preview

Sporting Preview Apr 29, 2012

Although the SPL is drawing to a close and Celtic have been crowned league champions, there is the matter of one final O** F*** Derby to take place.

Today's team news

Todays team news

Celtic FC Apr 29, 2012

NEIL Lennon had made five changes from the team that won 3-0 at Motherwell for today´s Glasgow derby with Rangers at Celtic Park.  Fraser Forster, Adam Matthews, Glenn Loovens, Scott Brown and Georgios Samaras are all restored to the starting XI at the ...

Celtic 3 Rangers 0

Sporting Life Apr 29, 2012

Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League at Parkhead.

Celtic v Rangers*, Live updates

Celtic Quick News Apr 29, 2012

Live updates will appear below after 12:45 BST. *In administration. 0share on F'book or Twitter00  ...

Scottish Premier League: Celtic v Rangers - live!

The Guardian Apr 29, 2012

• Click on auto-refresh for all the latest action • Ping your emails to john.ashdown@guardian.co.uk • Check the Scottish Premier League table in-runningThree Nurofen, a Lucozade Sport and a fry-up of such epic size and grease that several small seab...

SPL: Finding meaning, finding belief

SPL: Finding meaning, finding belief

The Scottish Football Blog Apr 29, 2012

Quite a Sunday ahead. Celtic hosting Rangers and Hibs continuing their long, frustrating struggle to shake off relegation rivals Dunfermline against St Mirren. Today's match at Celtic Park is both essentially meaningless and yet crammed full of meaning.

Celtic v Rangers: Bhoys Can Show Class With Victory

Sporting Preview Apr 29, 2012

Celtic have already been crowned Scottish Premier League champions thanks to a combination of their own ruthless play and Rangers' ten point deduction for their financial problems.

Celtic v Rangers: LIVE

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 29, 2012

Follow live text commentary on the O** F*** clash between Celtic and Rangers in the SPL at Parkhead.

As time goes by

Phil Mac Giolla Bhain Apr 29, 2012

There isn't long to go now. Soon Celtic Park will be full to capacity and in the blue corner will be the old enemy. Today is a special day because it is the last time that they will be at Parkhead. No matter the result today Rangers will soon die. There...

Celtic v Rangers: Team News

Celtic v Rangers: Team News

Sporting Preview Apr 29, 2012

Glenn Loovens, Georgios Samaras, Kelvin Wilson and Scott Brown all return to the Celtic squad for this lunchtime's O** F*** clash with Rangers at Parkhead.

Derby day travel information

Celtic FC Apr 29, 2012

BOTH coach parks to the west of the stadium (Davaar Street and Holywell Street) for home supporters will be in use for this Sunday's game against Rangers (KO: 12. 45pm). Access to the Davaar St coach park will be via Davaar St, London Road ONLY.

O** F*** Derby: Celtic Vs Rangers Live Streaming, Live Score & Goal Alerts

Caught Offside Apr 29, 2012

SPL action live online.Free Celtic v Rangers Alerts on your iPad, iPhone or iPodLIVEWatch Celtic v Rangers with Fanatix Free by CLICKING HERELive online video and audio can be found by CLICKING BELOWWatch Celtic v Rangers Live Online Celtic v Rangers In-G...

Duff and Phelps reject Blue Knights/Brian Kennedy bid to save Rangers

VideoCelts Apr 29, 2012

Duff and Phelps have rejected the latest bid for Rangers from the Blue Knights and Brian Kennedy. The latest offer described on Friday by Paul Murray as 'pretty powerful' was quickly rejected by Duff and Phelps. The bid was conditional on the transfe...

Rangers administration: Humility in short supply at Ibrox

Rangers administration: Humility in short supply at Ibrox

Scotsman Apr 29, 2012

God knows, the team from the other side of the city play the victim card plenty. But when Celtic have claimed referee bias or SFA persecution, they have been rightly mocked and taken to task. Contrast that with the extension to the season Rangers were ...

Interview: Georgios Samaras, Celtic striker

Interview: Georgios Samaras, Celtic striker

Scotsman Apr 29, 2012

Greek striker rises to the occasion when Celtic play Rangers and insists the fixture is bigger than Manchester derby which he also experienced HE rates the fixture among the top three derbies in the world and admits the intensity of the O** F*** match is ...

Thompson fears a bad reception at Parkhead

Thompson fears a bad reception at Parkhead

Scotsman Apr 29, 2012

Celtic coach Alan Thompson will take only one fear into today's O** F*** meeting with Rangers at Parkhead and that is the worrying prospect of an agonising radio silence with his manager Neil Lennon.

McCoist: O** F*** is jewel in crown

McCoist: Old Firm is jewel in crown

Daily Express Apr 28, 2012

RANGERS boss Ally McCoist believes British football without the O** F*** derby would be "tragic" as his side gear up for today's clash against Celtic.

O** F*** game will be as intense as ever, says Celtic's Alan Thompson

The Guardian Apr 28, 2012

• Glasgow rivals prepare for final derby of the season• Celtic look to the future with Rangers' fate uncertainThe O** F*** landscape may never be the same again. Exactly what form Rangers will be in when they next meet Celtic after Sunday – indeed, ...

Celtic v Rangers: administrators call on Blue Knights to 'significantly' increase their takeover offer

The Telegraph Apr 28, 2012

David Whitehouse said the Blue Knights bid needs to be increased 'significantly' so it is more value to creditors.

Matthews believes in Celtic pull

Matthews believes in Celtic pull

Sky Sports Apr 28, 2012

Adam Matthews believes Celtic are big enough to attract top players even if Rangers drop out of the Scottish Premier League.

Fight is needed tomorrow in the last ever O** F*** game

The Celtic Network Apr 28, 2012

When the final whistle is blown tomorrow that will finally be the end of the O** F*** game. The next time we play Rangers in administration it will simply be a Glasgow Derby in either the League Cup or the Scottish Cup until the New Rangers make it back t...

Jardine issues warning over Rangers punishment

VideoCelts Apr 28, 2012

Sandy Jardine has warned that Rangers fans will take action against any clubs or football bodies that they feel are detrimental to the club. Speaking after attending a meeting of the Rangers Fans Fighting Fund the Ibrox ambassador and scout with uncompro...

Celtic v Rangers: squad news and preview

STV Sport Apr 28, 2012

Both sides have players returning from injury ahead of season's final Glasgow derby.

Should Raith Rovers Bill Duff & Phelps?

Celtic Fanzone Apr 28, 2012

McCoist Comments Spark Threats…. We keep getting told by all and sundry that the demise of Rangers will cost clubs in the SPL a lot of money, mainly from the apologists over Govan way. We'll since their manager decided to issue a 'we need to know'...

McCoist: Football tragic without derby

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 28, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist believes British football without the O** F*** derby would be "tragic" as his side gear up for Sunday's clash against Celtic.

McCoist: Football would be worse without O** F***

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 28, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist believes British football without the O** F*** derby would be "tragic" as his side gear up for Sunday's clash against Celtic.

McCoist: Football would be worse off without O** F*** derby

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 28, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist believes British football without the O** F*** derby would be "tragic" as his side gear up for Sunday's clash against Celtic.

Youths close season with derby draw

Celtic FC Apr 28, 2012

Saturday, April 28 2012SPL Under-19sLennoxtownCELTIC 1(McGregor 35)RANGERS 1(Wiktorski 13)CELTIC´S Under-19s brought their outstanding season to a close with a frustrating 1-1 draw with Rangers at Lennoxtown this morning, (Saturday). Callum McGregor, who...

SPL Betting Preview: Goals expected when Celtic host Rangers

SPL Betting Preview: Goals expected when Celtic host Rangers

Goal.com Apr 28, 2012

Celtic play host to bitter rivals Rangers on Sunday as Scotland's O** F*** meet for the final time this season. Neil Lennon's side have already wrapped up the league title, of course, and this match seems at first glance less significant than previous ...

Rangers takeover: Blue Knights and Brian Kennedy join forces

Scotsman Apr 28, 2012

RANGERS administrators Duff and Phelps have confirmed they have received two formal bids for the club – one from the Blue Knights and one from Bill Miller.

Celtic v Rangers - complete head-to-head statistics

CelticMad Apr 28, 2012

Celtic take on Rangers tomorrow lunchtime in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Check out the complete history of results between the two teams.

We’re special, we cannot be treated same as other clubs

The Sun Apr 28, 2012

Because they might think it's the right thing to do, but it wouldn't suit them. “It's a contradiction for me to say it, but Rangers and Celtic are special cases. Whether we like that or not, they are special cases. Because they are the main two ..

Celtic v Rangers - key battles

Celtic v Rangers - key battles

ITV Apr 28, 2012

Celtic take on Rangers in the last O** F*** game of the season at Parkhead on Sunday. Here, we look at the key battles that may be pivotal to the outcome. GLENN LOOVENS v LEE McCULLOCH Loovens has still to convince the Celtic support that he is the answer...

FM Preview: Celtic v Rangers 29 Apr 2012

CelticMad Apr 28, 2012

This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Rangers at 12:45 on 29th April 2012 in the Scottish Premier.

Duff & Phelps – Have Delays In Administration Made Winding Up of Rangers Certain?

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 28, 2012

  A blog post in which I pose some questions for Duff & Phelps regarding their plans and court actions, future funding, and whether they have taken sufficient steps to obtain information from all parties regarding Rangers' affairs. If so, have Mr W...

New Rangers bid worth just £5m for CVA

VideoCelts Apr 28, 2012

The latest bid for Rangers, from Brian Kennedy and Paul Murray, is worth just £5m to ordinary creditors! Yesterday's highly publicised final bid hasn't been commented on by Duff and Phelps who also have a bid on the table from Chicago based trucking...

The Long Journey

Lost Bhoys Apr 28, 2012

How far we have come in two years. When Celtic last played Rangers after the league was already decided in May 2010 it was the end of a thoroughly miserable season. The Tony Mowbray era had been short lived and Neil Lennon was riding out the rest of his i...

Record breakers target for youths as they face Rangers

VideoCelts Apr 28, 2012

John Kennedy wants his double winners to end the season as record breakers. On Monday night the young hoops turned on the style to demolish Queen of the South 8-0 at Hampden to lift the SFA Youth Cup. This morning at Lennoxtown (kick-off 10am) they face...

The last O** F*** game of the season? It could be the last one EVER

The Sun Apr 28, 2012

Yes. “We can't afford to get involved in that. It's not our problem. Celtic will carry on regardless. “We can't really focus on what's been going on with Rangers. We don't want to think about that because we have got a game to concentrate on...

Thompson: Celtic will carry on regardless of Rangers troubles

VideoCelts Apr 28, 2012

Alan Thompson has re-stated the view that Celtic aren't dependent on Rangers. As the full extent of the financial mismanagement at Ibrox slowly unravels the main defence, put forward by Ally McCoist and others, is that Scottish football and in particul...

Di Matteo laughs off Pep job threat

Di Matteo laughs off Pep job threat

ITV Apr 28, 2012

Roberto Di Matteo has laughed off suggestions Pep Guardiola's decision to quit Barcelona has piled the pressure on his own bid to secure the Chelsea job. Less than three days after being outwitted by caretaker Blues boss Di Matteo in the Champions League ...

Ally McCoist eyes last ‘O** F*** match’ for a while

Scotsman Apr 28, 2012

But Ibrox manager argues Rangers and Celtic should be treated as ' special cases'...

SPL - Matchpack: Celtic v Rangers

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 28, 2012

Team news, manager quotes and match odds ahead of the O** F*** clash between Celtic and Rangers in the SPL at Parkhead.

Ally McCoist Demands to Know Answers

ETims Apr 28, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has claimed that eating too much fast food could kill him. He told www.TVRangersTV.tv: Plain and simply, I think it is absolutely shocking. Like everyone else...

Celtic coach Alan Thompson says discipline will be key to beating Rangers

Daily Record Apr 27, 2012

ALAN THOMPSON is in no position to be giving lectures on the subject of discipline in O** F*** games, having been sent off in three of them during his playing days.

Beram Kayal could make shock return from injury in O** F*** clash

Daily Record Apr 27, 2012

BERAM KAYAL could be set for a sensational return against Rangers tomorrow.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon: I trust my side to take care of Rangers without me on touchline

Daily Record Apr 27, 2012

Neil LENNON is relying on faith and trust to beat Rangers tomorrow.

Beram Kayal, el regreso del guerrero

Not Celtic Class Apr 27, 2012

A buen seguro, el partido del domingo ante el Rangers llega muy pronto para él, pero regresar a las canchas o el mero hecho de sentarse en el banquillo en el derbi en que, precisamente, Kayal se lesionó por un período seis meses es una extraordinaria n...

Celtic v Rangers: you can't win anything with kids, says Ally McCoist

The Telegraph Apr 27, 2012

Ibrox manager says youth team would be relegated and believes "right" thing for the club would be wrong for Scottish game.

Celtic v Rangers: Alan Thompson straight bats talk of life without bitter rivals

Celtic v Rangers: Alan Thompson straight bats talk of life without bitter rivals

The Telegraph Apr 27, 2012

Celtic assistant shies away from Rangers speculation while teenage prodigy Tony Watt is set to play in O** F*** derby.

Lennon recalls rested stars

Lennon recalls rested stars

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 27, 2012

Georgios Samaras, Scott Brown, Kelvin Wilson and Glenn Loovens return to the Celtic squad for Sunday's clash with Rangers at Parkhead.

Watt set to feature against Rangers

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 27, 2012

Celtic first-team coach Alan Thompson has revealed last week's teenage goal hero Tony Watt is in line to play some part in Sunday's O** F*** game against Rangers at Parkhead.

Pair may return for Rangers

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 27, 2012

Rangers could be boosted by the return of Kirk Broadfoot and Jamie Ness for their Clydesdale Bank Premier League game against Celtic.

IN FULL: Rangers adminstrators’ statement on Kennedy & Blue Knights bid

Scotzine Apr 27, 2012

The administrators of Rangers Football Club, Duff & Phelps, have today issued a statement after bids were received from Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knights consortium headed up by Paul Murray, and a bid from US tycoon Bill Miller.David Whitehouse, Join...

Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knights team up to lodge a conditional bid BUT….

Scotzine Apr 27, 2012

Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knights, fronted by Paul Murray, have teamed up together to submit what they state is a 'substantial' offer to buy Rangers Football Club.The offer, which was submitted this afternoon to the club's administrat...

Thompson wants disciplined Celtic

BBC Apr 27, 2012

Celtic assistant manager Alan Thompson wants his players to be disciplined in their match against Rangers on Sunday.

In full: Rangers administrators’ 27 April statement

Scotsman Apr 27, 2012

RANGERS administrators Duff and Phelps have issued a statement on the latest in the club's takeover process.

Champions look to set record straight

Vital Football Apr 27, 2012

Champions Celtic take on fiercest rivals Rangers in the final Glasgow derby of the season at Parkhead on Sunday afternoon (kick-off 12.45pm).

Lennon contrite about cup incident

ITV Apr 27, 2012

The Celtic manager will serve the second of his current two-match suspension, for criticising referee Willie Collum following the Scottish Communities League Cup final defeat to Kilmarnock in March, when he sits in the Parkhead stand against Rangers on Su...

Shock return for midfielder

Vital Football Apr 27, 2012

Midfielder Beram Kayal could make a shock return for the weekend derby with Rangers at Celtic Park.

Lennon regrets semi reaction

TEAMtalk Apr 27, 2012

Celtic coach Alan Thompson has revealed Neil Lennon regrets his reaction to Celtic's Scottish Cup semi-final defeat to Hearts. Lennon will sit in the stand against Rangers on Sunday as he serves the second of his current two-match suspension for...

Bocanegra reveals Gers desire

TEAMtalk Apr 27, 2012

On the park, they were deducted 10 points by the Scottish Premier League - having already crashed out of both cups and Europe - before relinquishing the championship to rivals Celtic. However, Bocanegra claims he is enjoying life in Scotland and does...

Whyte set to knock-back Kennedy/Murray bid

VideoCelts Apr 27, 2012

The prospect of Rangers avoiding liquidation look bleak after Brian Kennedy and Bill Murray lodged another bid for the stricken club. Duff and Phelps have already stated that they haven't received any acceptable offers for the club with the latest offe...

Celtic v Rangers preview

Sky Sports Apr 27, 2012

Team news ahead of Sunday's Scottish Premier League clash beween Celtic and Rangers at Parkhead (kick-off 12.45pm).

Blue Knights and Kennedy submit Gers bid

Transfermarkt.co.uk Apr 27, 2012

Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knights have joined forces to submit a "substantial" written offer to purchase Rangers. The bid was submitted to the club's administrators Duff and Phelps at 3pm on Friday. The offer is subj...

Beram Kayal could make the bench for Celtic in Glasgow derby

STV Sport Apr 27, 2012

The Israeli midfielder has returned from injury and could feature in the weekend fixture with Rangers.

Stop press: charade continues

Celtic Quick News Apr 27, 2012

Prospective Rangers owners, Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knight (I refused to continue to pluralise a singularity) have submitted a joint bid for the club, which they consider to be “substantial”, which should mean it's worth a lot more than … Conti...

Celtic v Rangers (Sun)

BBC Apr 27, 2012

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's game between Celtic and Rangers in the Scottish Premier League.

Celtic v Rangers preview

TEAMtalk Apr 27, 2012

Team news ahead of Sunday's Scottish Premier League clash beween Celtic and Rangers at Parkhead (kick-off 12.45pm). Georgios Samaras, Scott Brown, Kelvin Wilson and Glenn Loovens return to the Celtic squad. Neil Lennon chose to rest some of his star...

Watt Set To Feature Against Rangers

Sporting Life Apr 27, 2012

Alan Thompson has revealed Tony Watt is in line to play some part in Celtic's game against Rangers.

'Substantial' bid for Rangers

ITV Apr 27, 2012

Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knights have joined forces to submit a 'substantial' written offer to buy Rangers. Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy and the Blue Knights have joined forces to submit a "substantial" written offer to ...

Alan Thompson admits Celtic hitkid Tony Watt could make O** F*** bow this weekend

Daily Record Apr 27, 2012

CELTIC coach Alan Thompson has revealed teenage goal hero Tony Watt is in line to play a part in Sunday's O** F*** game against Rangers at Parkhead.

Rangers on brink of oblivion

Celtic Hub Apr 27, 2012

With the news that Ticketus have pulled out of any deal involving the purchase of Rangers they will now be added to a long list of creditors. I have always assumed that Rangers will be around next season no matter what. They would be under a new guise but...

McCoist: Going to Third Division might be the right thing

VideoCelts Apr 27, 2012

Ally McCoist has admitted that dumping Rangers into the Third Division could be the correct punishment for the Ibrox side. Rangers have lodged an appeal against a 12 month transfer ban from the SFA but the current Ibrox boss has suggested that a stronger...

With Ticketus gone the charade is over

Celtic Quick News Apr 27, 2012

Ticketus, one of Rangers three major creditors, Craig Whyte and HM Revenue and Customs, being the others, have announced they will no longer work with the Blue Knights (or it is Blue Knight) consortium in an effort to buy Rangers. … Continue reading →...

Lennon Recalls Rested Stars

Sporting Life Apr 27, 2012

Team news for Sunday's clash beween Celtic and Rangers.

Andrew Little attributes his form in front of goal to coaching from Rangers manager Ally McCoist

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 27, 2012

And Little is now hoping to emulate the Gers gaffer's staggering strike rate in O** F*** games by netting against Celtic at Parkhead on Sunday. The Northern Ireland internationalist is certain to start the SPL showdown after a stunning run of form.

Ibrox legend Jorg Albertz says Rangers relegation would strike a hammer blow to Celtic hopes in the Champions League

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 27, 2012

CELTIC'S hopes of making an impact in the Champions League will be badly damaged – if a Rangers newco is forced to start life in the Third Division. That was the stark prediction from Light Blues legend and former German inter- national Jorg Albertz tod...

Man admits 'vile' Celtic boss tweet

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 27, 2012

A MAN has admitted posting a vile comment about Celtic's chief executive after he said they didn't need Rangers. Ryan McDonald, 21, posted "lawwell needs a bullet simples!!!" from his Twitter account on February 14, this year –the day that it was ...

Rangers manager Ally McCoist stands by SFA comments

Rangers manager Ally McCoist stands by SFA comments

Belfast Telegraph Apr 27, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist insists he makes no apology for demanding transparency over the Scottish Football Association's judicial panel.

Berwick Rangers post profits

ITV Apr 27, 2012

One of the reasons for the profit was the Scottish Cup tie against Celtic which brought in a six figure sum. This helped increase the Third Division outfit's turnover from £261,000 to £470,000 in 2011. Last year Berwick recorded a loss of £3,700.

Adam Matthews: Celtic looking to do themselves justice against Rangers

STV Sport Apr 27, 2012

The Welsh defender says his team have all the motivation they need to win this weekend's Glasgow derby.

A culture of hatred

Phil Mac Giolla Bhain Apr 27, 2012

I believe what Lord Turnbull said to Muirhead and McKenzie when he sentenced them is worth exploring. He said “I cannot fathom what was in your minds.” Now that the two Rangers supporters have been sent to prison for five years it is, perhaps, an appr...

Ticketus end interest in Rangers

Belfast Telegraph Apr 27, 2012

Ticketus, who are owed £27million from Rangers over the next three years, have pulled out of the Blue Knights consortium bidding to buy the club.

Laff feud is no surprise.. Ally is now under strain no manager should face

The Sun Apr 27, 2012

Well, I'm sorry, but I can't imagine any other course of action. The goalposts will always be moved for both Celtic and Rangers. They are the two powerhouses of Scottish football. Like it or not, that's how all the big clubs are treated across the g...

You’re having a laugh

The Sun Apr 27, 2012

“Celtic had it in the 1990s and Rangers supporters were pleased when that happened. “No doubt it's the same this time. But there are also others who like to see the boot being put in. But nothing productive comes out of that. “It only DESTROYS Sco...

Why SFA will reject Rangers appeal

Celtic Quick News Apr 27, 2012

The reason a transfer ban was imposed on Rangers is straightforward enough, they bought players and cannot pay for them. Clubs from Vienna to Edinburgh are owed money and have little prospect of being paid ahead of the coming transfer … Continue reading...

Last ever Celtic V Rangers 1872 Game

The Celtic Network Apr 27, 2012

Last ever Celtic V Rangers1872 I never thought I'd see the day but I'll stake my hoose on this being the case. I believe the first ever game between the two resulted in a 5 – 2 win to Celtic. Here's hoping that's the result of the last ever. One...

Champions v Omnishambles: Glasgow’s Final Derby?

Double Trouble Apr 27, 2012

Will Sunday be the last time that Celtic will ever play Rangers in a Scottish Premier League match? The notion may have been quite unthinkable at one time, but with the crisis ridden Ibrox club sitting on the very edge of liquidation it could well be the ...

If You Know The History: 27th April 2008 Celtic 3 Rangers 2

Jim Craig CSC Apr 27, 2012

27th April 2008 Celtic 3 Rangers 2 On this day in 2008, this Celtic side ran out at Parkhead to face Rangers in the final O** F*** league clash of the season;- Artur Boruc, Andreas Hinkel, Gary Caldwell, Darren O'Dea, Lee Naylor, Shunsuke Nakamura, Bar...

Matthews out for O** F*** revenge

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 27, 2012

Adam Matthews is looking for Celtic to restore parity in this season's O** F*** fixtures when Rangers visit on Sunday.

The Last Waltz

Lost Bhoys Apr 27, 2012

Be honest, despite everything that has gone on, we are not certainties to win on Sunday. Two reasons mainly, 1) Calum Murray and 2) This is their last ever chance to dismember us. Celtic played Rangers in our first game, May 28th 1888, a 5-2 win for The B...

Celtic star Adam Matthews: Neil Lennon ban won't hinder us.. you can't hear anything in O** F*** games anyway

Daily Record Apr 27, 2012

ADAM MATTHEWS reckons Neil Lennon's touchline ban won't have any affect on Celtic's display against Rangers.

Matthews eyes O** F*** revenge

TEAMtalk Apr 27, 2012

Adam Matthews is looking for Celtic to restore parity in this season's O** F*** fixtures when Rangers visit on Sunday. Despite Rangers' well-publicised problems this season and Celtic bringing the SPL title back from Ibrox for the first time in fo...

Don’t send Gers down

The Sun Apr 27, 2012

“I know Rangers have some difficulties but I hope they come through them. “If Rangers were to go broke and there was no match between Rangers and Celtic it would be difficult. “I'm looking forward to Sunday's game as I have looked forward to all...

Adam’s family

The Sun Apr 27, 2012

At the same time as he paraded Celtic's new 125th anniversary home kit with Georgios Samaras, the Welsh ace talked tantalisingly of domestic domination. Matthews is convinced the new SPL champions have the squad to keep stricken Rangers and everyone els...

Adam Matthews: Celtic’s bottle won’t crash in big game

Scotsman Apr 27, 2012

EVEN putting aside its potentially historic significance owing to the uncertainties facing Rangers, Sunday's final Glasgow derby is a strange beast. Hosts Celtic may be champions and the encounter may provide them with the opportunity to move a mere 21 ...

Celtic and Rangers unveil commemorative strips for 2012/13

Scotsman Apr 26, 2012

CELTIC and Rangers both unveiled their new home kits yesterday, with the two sides choosing to draw on nostalgia.

Rangers takeover: Craig Whyte is biggest problem, says Walter Smith

Scotsman Apr 26, 2012

WALTER Smith has asserted that Craig Whyte remains the biggest problem facing former club Rangers and, until he is banished from the scene, their difficulties will continue.

Celtic full-back Adam Matthews believes his side's ability to attract top players will not be affected by Rangers' predicament

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 26, 2012

And the Welshman also made it clear he would have still signed for Neil Lennon's side even if the opportunity to star in O** F*** showdowns wasn't part of the package. The future of the Ibrox club hangs in the balance as they continue in administration ..

Makes no difference to us - Matthews

Vital Football Apr 26, 2012

Celtic defender Adam Matthews believes his club will always attract top players whether or not rivals Rangers are in the SPL.

RAngers (In Administration) v Collyer Bristow – Me At Scotzine

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 26, 2012

Andy Muirhead at Scotzine.com has been good enough to put up some thoughts about the case taken by Duff & Phelps, the Rangers administrators, against Collyer Bristow. You will find them by clicking here. I am in the midst of a longer version, the New ...

Alarming rise in tensions ahead of Sunday’s game

Celtic Quick News Apr 26, 2012

One day this week Strathclyde Police officers will have visited Lennoxtown and Murray Park and reminded players and officials the consequences their actions can have before during and after Sundays Celtic-Rangers game. Our streets are dangerous on these w...

Rangers v Collyer Bristow – More Questions Than Answers?

Scotzine Apr 26, 2012

Rangers Football Club has played many vital contests in its long and illustrious history. However, there has never been a single contest with as much money at stake as that which kicked off on Tuesday in the High Court in London.Both teams lined up in bla...

Rangers: Enemies at the gate

The Scottish Football Blog Apr 26, 2012

Ally McCoist is annoyed. Mark Hateley is annoyed. The Rangers supporters are so annoyed that they've reached a hysteric stage of fandemonium. Yes, there's been a lot of rage flying around Scottish football this week. Most of it emanating from an enfeeb...

Stephen Thompson faces dilemma over potential vote on newco Rangers

STV Sport Apr 26, 2012

The Dundee United chairman is on the SPL board which would vote on any share transfer.

Smith admits Rangers relegation fears

ITV Apr 26, 2012

Walter Smith fears Rangers would be in danger of being relegated from the Clydesdale Bank Premier League if the Scottish Football Association carry out sanctions imposed on the club. The administration-hit Glasgow giants were hit with a £160,000 fine and...

Man admits Celtic Twitter comment

Man admits Celtic Twitter comment

BBC Apr 26, 2012

An Aberdeen man admits posting a threatening Twitter comment after Celtic's chief executive said the club did not need Rangers.

Matthews: Bhoys pull not reduced

TEAMtalk Apr 26, 2012

Adam Matthews believes Celtic would still be able to attract quality players to Parkhead even without the carrot of O** F*** games. With crisis-hit Rangers battling to avoid liquidation, Sunday's visit of the Ibrox men in the Scottish Premier League...

Walter Smith fears relegation for Rangers

VideoCelts Apr 26, 2012

Walter Smith fears that a transfer ban would relegate Rangers next season. The man who spent a fortune on Kyle Lafferty, Lee McCullouch, Madjid Bougherra, Steven Naysmith, Steven Whittaker, Steve Davis, Maurice Edu, Nikica Jelavic, Neil Alexander, James ...

Celtic draw not reduced if Rangers go - Matthews

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 26, 2012

Adam Matthews believes Celtic would still be able to attract quality players to Parkhead even without the carrot of O** F*** games.

Celtic will still attract quality players even if Rangers aren't in SPL, insists Adam Matthews

Daily Record Apr 26, 2012

ADAM MATTHEWS reckons Celtic would still be able to attract quality players to Parkhead even without the carrot of O** F*** games.

No let-up from us says Wanyama

No let-up from us says Wanyama

Vital Football Apr 26, 2012

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama says there won't be any let-up against Rangers this weekend.

Football Talk: Duo set targets, learning from Porto and Udinese and Rangers and Celtic launch kits

STV Sport Apr 26, 2012

The top stories from Scottish football today, as well as the best in reading and watching from the game around the world.

Matthews confident over signings

BBC Apr 26, 2012

Celtic's Adam Matthews believes the absence of Rangers from the SPL would not hinder his club's pursuit of players.

Rangers stalwart Steven Whittaker backs Rhys McCabe to shine again after his dazzling O** F*** debut at Ibrox

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 26, 2012

McCabe is set to start against Scottish champions Celtic on Sunday in the injury-enforced absence of Gers captain Steven Davis. The 19-year-old Murray Park youth graduate has been nothing short of a revelation since forcing his way into the manager's plan...

Celtic assistant manager Johan Mjallby says his side will look to make amends in this weekend's derby clash

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 26, 2012

CELTIC have already left Rangers – and the rest – trailing in their wake in the race to become champions of the SPL. Now the challenge being laid down to Neil Lennon's men is to gain pass marks in this season's O** F*** head-to-heads. At the moment ..

Mikael raring to go

Mikael raring to go

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 26, 2012

The full-back was blown away by the support the Hoops got as they defeated Rangers in December to go top of the table and said: "When Henrik Larsson was at Celtic, they showed the derbies in Sweden so I had seen the games and knew about them. But it was .

Lenny shortlisted for PFA award

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 26, 2012

Dundee United's Jon Daly, Steven Davis of Rangers, Celtic's Charlie Mulgrew and Dean Shiels of Kilmarnock are all up for the player of the year award. Prizes for young player of the year and the other Divisions' awards will also be made on the night.

Steven Whittaker urges Rangers to focus on O** F*** clash rather than uncertainty off the field

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 26, 2012

STEVEN Whittaker today urged his Rangers team-mates to focus fully on the O** F*** showdown with Celtic – despite increasing uncertainty over the Ibrox club's future. The prospect of the crisis-hit Glasgow giants being taken over suffered a massive ...

Matthews: There's never a meaningless derby

Celtic FC Apr 26, 2012

THE league title may have been wrapped up three weeks ago but despite the season edging closer to the summer break, this weekend´s Glasgow derby remains as important as ever. Adam Matthews knows there is never a meaningless contest with Rangers, and eve...

Victor Wanyama insists Celtic will not slack off against Rangers

Victor Wanyama insists Celtic will not slack off against Rangers

STV Sport Apr 26, 2012

The Kenyan international says he aims to make amends for his red card in the last meeting between the sides.

Once the situation at Ibrox is resolved, Scottish football must pause for thought

Herald Scotland Apr 26, 2012

Yet it also forces self-analysis: why does the Scottish game remain so financially reliant on Rangers, along with Celtic, and how could such a calamitous run of events be prevented from occurring again?...

Fat Sally - Scottish Football Is A Victim Of Your Club

Randalstown Hoops Apr 26, 2012

POLICE have given security advice to the three members of the SFA judicial panel who handed out punishments to Rangers after their identities were revealed. The administration-hit Ibrox...

Rangers manager McCoist 'disgusted' by threats

Belfast Telegraph Apr 26, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has defended his calls for transparency regarding the Scottish Football Association's judicial panel and insists his comments were not a signal for fans to engage in threatening behaviour.

Wanyama insists Celtic needs Rangers

Wanyama insists Celtic needs Rangers

Tribal Football Apr 26, 2012

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama says he does not want to see O** F*** rivals Rangers go under. read more...

If You Know The History: 26th April 1969 Scottish Cup Final Celtic 4 Rangers 0

Jim Craig CSC Apr 26, 2012

26th April 1969 Scottish Cup Final Celtic 4 Rangers 0 On this day in 1969, a crowd of 132,870 was at Hampden Park for an O** F*** clash in the Scottish Cup Final. The teams were; Celtic; Fallon, Craig, Gemmell, Murdoch, McNeill, Brogan, Connelly, Chalm...

How to assemble a lynch mob in one easy lesson

Phil Mac Giolla Bhain Apr 26, 2012

The threats to the safety of the “SFA three” prove why their identities should not have been revealed. Given that Rangers are about three weeks from liquidation then the assertion that the decision had “killed” the club is risible. Rangers cannot ...

In the 21st century rules apply – even to Rangers

Alex Thomson's View Apr 26, 2012

Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson argues Ally McCoist and Rangers need another reminder that even Glasgow football is now living in the 21st century.

McCoist 'disgusted' by threats

ITV Apr 26, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has defended his calls for transparency regarding the Scottish Football Association's judicial panel and insists his comments were not a signal for fans to engage in threatening behaviour. The SFA revealed on Wednesday night .

Chelsea to make Di Matteo wait

ITV Apr 26, 2012

Roberto Di Matteo will have to wait until the end of the season to discover whether he has a long-term future as Chelsea manager. The Blues' form has picked up remarkably since Di Matteo replaced Andre Villas-Boas on an interim basis - culminating on ...

SFA panel member speaks out on Rangers ban

VideoCelts Apr 26, 2012

Raith Rovers director Eric Drysdale has spoken out about the reaction to the SFA's transfer ban on Rangers. The identity of the three man panel that took the decision leaked out on the internet yesterday causing security alarms for the SFA and police. ...

Celtic star Victor Wanyama: I hope Rangers survive so we still have 'special' O** F*** fixture

Celtic star Victor Wanyama: I hope Rangers survive so we still have special Old Firm fixture

Daily Record Apr 25, 2012

VICTOR WANYAMA hopes Rangers survive their cash crisis because he can't imagine life without the O** F*** fixture.

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama aims to put O** F*** red card misery behind him against Rangers

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama aims to put Old Firm red card misery behind him against Rangers

Daily Record Apr 25, 2012

VICTOR WANYAMA sat in the away dressing room at Ibrox with his head in his hands and the weight of the world on his shoulders.

Celtic Mikael Lustig lusting for O** F*** debut against Rangers

Celtic Mikael Lustig lusting for Old Firm debut against Rangers

The Telegraph Apr 25, 2012

Mikael Lustig has urged Celtic manager Neil Lennon to hand him his O** F*** debut this weekend.

SFA Judicial Panel & SFA Directors receive threats and abuse after Rangers sanctioned

Scotzine Apr 25, 2012

After the announcement of punishments directed at Rangers Football Club, which included a 12 month transfer embargo and a £160,000 fine, the Scottish FA have released a statement which reports members of the judicial panel have been subject to abuse and ...

Mikael Lustig promises Celtic will continue to give their all

STV Sport Apr 25, 2012

The Swedish defender is keen to be involved when Rangers come calling on Sunday.

Calum Murray to referee Celtic v Rangers

Daily Mail Apr 25, 2012

Calum Murray will replace Craig Thomson as the referee for Sunday's O** F*** derby. Thomson was set to officiate the Clydesdale Bank Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers.

Lustig keen for O** F*** bow

TEAMtalk Apr 25, 2012

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig has urged Neil Lennon to hand him his O** F*** debut this weekend. Lustig is desperate to experience the famous fixture first-hand when Rangers come calling at Parkhead on Sunday. Celtic may already have been crowned SPL...

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig desperate to take on Rangers in O** F*** showdown

Daily Record Apr 25, 2012

Mikael Lustig has urged Celtic boss Neil Lennon to hand him his O** F*** debut this weekend.

Murray forced to hand over Rangers documents

VideoCelts Apr 25, 2012

Former Rangers owner David Murray has been forced to hand over documentation relating to the sale of the club to Craig Whyte for £1 last May. Duff and Phelps secured the order at the Court of Session in Edinburgh as the administrators attempt to untangl...

Murray to referee O** F*** derby

ITV Apr 25, 2012

Thomson was set to officiate the Clydesdale Bank Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers. However, he has been forced to pull out of the clash at Celtic Park this weekend due to family reasons. Murray was the referee for the last meeting between .

Calum Murray appointed to referee Celtic v Rangers match

STV Sport Apr 25, 2012

Craig Thomson will no longer referee the final Glasgow derby of the season.

Time For Rangers To Take A Tip From Mary…..

Celtic Fanzone Apr 25, 2012

Another Day On the Set of 'Shameless'… Each day brings it's very own version of the blame game down Govan way. With Sneaky Ally now firmly in the role of Frank Gallagher, the shameless crew just can't seem to accept responsibility for their wr...

The Rumour Mill: Wednesday’s football news and gossip

Scotsman Apr 25, 2012

(Express) Celtic can win nine in a row Lisbon Lion Billy McNeil says Celtic can go on to win nine in a row if Rangers go bust and added that the Parkhead side's title win this season could be the first of many (Sun) • Celtic pre-contract signing ...

Gers U17 cup-winning side to parade at Ibrox

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 25, 2012

Coaches Billy Kirkwood and Tommy Wilson and their team will parade the impressive Glasgow Cup at half-time during next Wednesday's SPL clash against Dundee United in celebration of their recent success against Celtic. The Ibrox Colts will be given the ...

Change of referee for derby game

Celtic FC Apr 25, 2012

THE Scottish Football Association have today announced a chance of referee for this weekend´s Glasgow derby at Celtic Park.  Calum Murray will now officiate the match between Celtic and Rangers on Sunday, April 29 (KO: 12. 45pm), replacing Craig Thomson...

Fans threaten SPL boycott if Rangers newco is given free pass into league

STV Sport Apr 25, 2012

An online survey has polled supporters of all 42 Scottish clubs for their views on financial fair play.

MHL to hand over Rangers papers

BBC Apr 25, 2012

Sir David Murray's company is ordered to hand over copies of correspondence with Craig Whyte's lawyers over the sale of Rangers.

Due process

Phil Mac Giolla Bhain Apr 25, 2012

The howls of outrage from the Rangers supporters following on from the findings of the SFA judicial panel are predictable. What was interesting was the interview given by Ally McCoist on Rangers TV. He said he wanted to know the identities of the panel. W...

Defender keen to sample the magic

Vital Football Apr 25, 2012

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig is keen to sample the special atmosphere of the Glasgow derby against Rangers at Parkhead this weekend.

Ally McCoist blames transfer ban

VideoCelts Apr 25, 2012

Ally McCoist believes that the SFA transfer embargo imposed on Rangers on Monday night could be the final nail in the Ibrox coffin. Despite owing money for outstanding transfer fees going back to 2010 when Nikica Jelavic was signed from Rapid Vienna McCo...

Moving goalposts will anger supporters

Herald Scotland Apr 25, 2012

THE punishments doled out to Craig Whyte and Rangers by the SFA judicial panel on Monday night evoked strong opinions in almost everyone.

Rangers administration: A timeline of the club’s darkest days

Scotsman Apr 25, 2012

They effectively forfeit the title to Celtic after being docked 10 points. Duff and Phelps reveal that HMRC lodged their petition to take Rangers into administration over the non-payment of about £9million PAYE and VAT since Whyte's 2011 takeover.

Rangers administration: Q & A on the latest developments

Scotsman Apr 25, 2012

IT WAS late on Monday night when the SFA announced the sanction they were imposing on Rangers, along with the transfer embargo, and fines for the club and owner Craig Whyte, along with banning Whyte from involvement in association football. Here, we answe...

Rangers takeover: Administrators in £30million legal fight

Scotsman Apr 25, 2012

RANGERS' administrators Duff & Phelps are scheduled to try to add the best part of £30million to Rangers' coffers at a High Court fight later this year.

SFA Grow Some Balls…

Celtic Fanzone Apr 24, 2012

The SFA judicial panel's verdict and punishment on the conduct of Rangers and Craig Whyte has sent shock waves through Scottish Football. Why? Because no one really believed there was enough conviction at Hampden to clean up the game in this country. Th...

Stewart Regan Speaks about Rangers Appeal – and Compromises SFA Independence in Doing So?

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 24, 2012

A blog post in which I question what Mr Regan had to say about the appeal, and in which I wonder if he may have, through inadvertence, compromised the SFA's role as an appellate body. Plus discussion regarding Boycott.   Things move fast with the Range...

Is Sunday's game going to be the last ever O** F*** clash?

JOE.ie Apr 24, 2012

Reacting to the sanctions imposed on the club by the Scottish FA, Rangers boss Ally McCoist admitted that the club were seriously considering giving up the fight to stay in the SPL.

Why Whyte is still leaving Rangers fans feeling blue

Alex Thomson's View Apr 24, 2012

Craig Whyte speaks in the wake of the latest sanctions to hit Rangers. But is he talking the supporters' language?...

What an effin cheek RFC* and their fans have.

The Celtic Network Apr 24, 2012

I go away for a couple of days and come back to the news that Rangers* in Administration along with Craig Whyte have been hammered by the SFA based on the results of an enquiry by top Scots Law lord. I then had a look on the SFA web site and worked my t...

SFA v Rangers – Apocalypse Now?

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 24, 2012

A blog post in which I detail what Rangers were “convicted” of; what this means for them as regards liquidation and history; what the appeal process is, and why I think both Mr Whyte and Rangers would succeed, at least partially, on appeal.   Rangers...

In full: Rangers administrators’ 24 April statement

Scotsman Apr 24, 2012

RANGERS administrators Duff and Phelps issued the following statement today after the club was last night fined £160,000 and handed a 12-month transfer embargo by the Scottish Football Association.

Rangers' administrators warn SFA sanctions could harm Scottish football

STV Sport Apr 24, 2012

Duff and Phelps have said they will appeal sanctions imposed by the governing body that they believe prejudice the survival of Rangers.

Duff and Phelps hunt for scapegoats in blame game

VideoCelts Apr 24, 2012

Duff and Phelps have accused the SFA of trying to put Rangers out of business. After ten weeks in administration Rangers look no closer to emerging with a CVA or having a credible plan to go forward as a club. No serious bid has been made for the club b...

Rangers administrators seek appeal

Transfermarkt.co.uk Apr 24, 2012

Rangers' administrators have requested an immediate expedited appeals process over the sanctions imposed on the club by the Scottish Football Association's judicial panel on Monday night. The Glasgow giants were hit with a £160,000 fine and 12-month e...

Gers survival 'prejudiced by SFA'

BBC Apr 24, 2012

Rangers' administrators Duff & Phelps accuse the Scottish FA of "prejudicing the survival" of the club with its sanctions.

Improper Registration charge for corrupting 700 games still to hit

Celtic Quick News Apr 24, 2012

At some point today those who believed Rangers have, or should have, impunity from the law of the land, as well as the rules and regulations of Scottish football, will awaken to the realisation that this is not the case. … Continue reading →...

The Rumour Mill: Tuesday’s football news and gossip

Scotsman Apr 24, 2012

The Ulsterman has been sidelined with a hernia problem which requires surgery. (Sun) Celtic teenage sensation Tony Watt is liklely to be in the squad when his side take on Rangers on Sunday, reports the Express.

Rangers goes to the heart of how we want to live

Alex Thomson's View Apr 24, 2012

Rangers goes to the heart of how we wish to live and be governed in sport, culture, business and politics too. Do we want rules that are applied to governance? Or do we simply want to drift along in the casino world?...

Gers are focused on Celtic crunch

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 24, 2012

The club has also been hit with a 12-month embargo on signing players, and these latest revelations are not the best preparation for Ally McCoist's squad ahead of a showdown with Celtic. But defender Perry, set to line up for the Scotland Under-21 team in...

Lafferty suspended by Rangers

ITV Apr 24, 2012

The 24-year-old will miss SPL games against Celtic, Dundee United and Motherwell. The club added: "Although he could be available for the friendly game at Linfield and the final SPL fixture at St Johnstone, he is lacking fitness and is therefore unlikely ...

Fantasy CVA and Sir David, was this worth the cash?

Celtic Quick News Apr 24, 2012

Amid the sea of angst, from some, at Rangers punishment, some perspective is required.  Ban any other SPL club from signing players for 12 months and fine them £160k and they will be modesty inconvenienced. Most clubs only add one … Continue reading ...

Más problemas para el Rangers: un año sin poder fichar jugadores

Not Celtic Class Apr 24, 2012

Es difícil no hablar del Rangers cuando cada semana nos llegan noticias importantes que pueden afectar a nuestro propio club. Si la semana pasada era la liga profesional la que determinaba qué le podría pasar al nuevo Rangers en la SPL, ahora la SFA ha...

Rangers fans say SFA are 'crippling' club

Belfast Telegraph Apr 24, 2012

The Rangers Supporters Trust have accused the Scottish Football Association judicial panel of trying to "cripple" their club as they consider a series of protests and boycotts.

Rangers boss who's been banned for life "couldn't care less"

JOE.ie Apr 24, 2012

Rangers owner Craig Whyte has reacted to being given a life ban from holding office in a Scottish football club by saying that he "couldn't care less".

Craig Whyte: I won’t pay a penny

VideoCelts Apr 24, 2012

Craig Whyte has laughed at his SFA fine and ban and accused the football authority of picking on Rangers. The Ibrox owner was banned from Scottish football for life last night and hit with a £200,000 fine for various rule breaches including failure to d...

SFA ban Whyte, punish Rangers

Transfermarkt.co.uk Apr 24, 2012

Rangers have been hit with a 12-month embargo on signing players and owner Craig Whyte has been banned for life following a Scottish Football Association hearing into the club's financial affairs. Administration-hit Rangers have also been fined a total...

Blue Knights bid for Rangers could still be in jeopardy despite SFA ban for Whyte

Herald Scotland Apr 24, 2012

The Blue Knights' bid to buy Rangers could still be scuppered by a series of demands made by Craig Whyte in return for his shares, despite the club owner being fined and banned from Scottish football for life by the Scottish Football Association.

Rangers administration: Craig Whyte banned for life as club fined

Scotsman Apr 24, 2012

RANGERS Football Club was plunged into fresh crisis last night as owner Craig Whyte was given a life ban from Scottish football and the Glasgow giants were prevented from signing any players for 12 months. Hours after the club's administrators had ...

Some Thoughts re SFA v Craig Whyte – post Disciplinary Hearing

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 24, 2012

Late on Monday evening the outcome of the SFA Judicial Panel hearing into allegations against Craig Whyte and Rangers was made public. It is fair to say that the sentences passed, if not the verdicts, were surprising. The immediate response from the admin...

Rangers takeover: Bill Miller edging closer to Ibrox control

Scotsman Apr 23, 2012

ON A day of fresh drama for Rangers, American businessman Bill Miller moved further ahead in the race to gain control of the club, as administrators Duff & Phelps called his bid “very close to deliverable”.

Rangers hit with transfer embargo as Whyte banned for life

Scotzine Apr 23, 2012

The Scottish FA have hit Rangers with a 12 month transfer embargo and imposed a lifetime ban on owner Craig Whyte following a hearing into the club's financial affairs. Rangers, who are currently in administration, have also been fined a total of £160,00...

Celtic sensation Tony Watt set to face Rangers

Daily Express Apr 23, 2012

CELTIC teenage sensation Tony Watt admitted it would be a dream come true if he could follow up his debut double by making his O** F*** bow.

Rangers fined £160,000 and hit by transfer ban

VideoCelts Apr 23, 2012

The SFA have hit Rangers with a £160,000 fine and 12 month transfer ban while banning Craig Whyte from football for life. How effect the sanctions are remains to be seen with the SFA powerless to do anything about Whyte's 85% shareholding in the club.

Rangers destroyed by SFA

Celtic Quick News Apr 23, 2012

Huge result from the SFA Judicial Panel Tribunal tonight, absolutely enormous, perhaps the biggest decision ever made in Scottish football history.  Rangers have been banned from signing players over 18-years-old, for a period of 12 months and fined £16...

Gers owner banned, embargo on transfers

RTÉ Sport Apr 23, 2012

Rangers have been hit with a 12-month embargo on signing players and owner Craig Whyte has been banned for life following a SFA hearing into the club's financial affairs.

Rangers owner is banned for life

BBC Apr 23, 2012

Rangers owner Craig Whyte is banned for life by the Scottish Football Association, which also hands the club a 12-month transfer embargo.

Rangers administration: Bill Miller issues statement via Duff and Phelps

Scotsman Apr 23, 2012

DUFF and Phelps, administrators of Rangers Football Club, has issued the following update this evening.

Duff and Phelps fail again with their own ‘deadline’

VideoCelts Apr 23, 2012

Duff and Phelps have failed to meet another Rangers deadline and pointed the spotlight towards the SFA and SPL. Despite claiming that they'd be ready to announce a preferred bidder today the Ibrox administrators are no closer to finding a solution that...

D&P: Rangers could cease before end of season

Celtic Quick News Apr 23, 2012

Lots to chew over in this afternoon's statement from Duff and Phelps but this nugget grabbed my attention: “If we proceed with an offer that is based on a sale of the business and assets, then we would expect the … Continue reading →...

Rangers takeover: Bidders need more time, administrators confirm

Scotsman Apr 23, 2012

RANGERS administrators Duff and Phelps have confirmed they will not name a preferred bidder for the club today, as interested parties need more time “finalise their plans”.

Rangers takeover: Administrators’ 23 April statement in full

Scotsman Apr 23, 2012

RANGERS administrators Duff & Phelps have issued a statement on the current status of the club's takeover process.

Duff and Phelps in Bobby Tait added time

Celtic Quick News Apr 23, 2012

With no bids on the table and no one prepared to pay a deposit to get an exclusive and detailed look at the books, Duff and Phelps are adding on extra minutes like referee Bobby Tait in the famous Rangers-Kilmarnock … Continue reading →...

Watt a Day

The Life Of Yer Uncle Ki Apr 23, 2012

So troops Watt a day and Watt a week it's been, Rangers have the life expectancy of a Tamagotchi and wee Watt getting two cracking goals that Yer Uncle Ki would and is proud of! Yer UncleKi appreciated every tims that traveled tae watch the Champions a...

Thomson to referee O** F***

TEAMtalk Apr 23, 2012

Craig Thomson has been named as the referee for the final O** F*** derby of the season as SPL champions Celtic tackle Rangers on Sunday. Assistant referees Derek Rose and Alasdair Ross, who will also be travelling to Poland and Ukraine this summer as...

Two-goal teenager in derby contention

Vital Football Apr 23, 2012

Two goals on an incredible debut has left teenage striker Tony Watt pressing hard for inclusion against rivals Rangers at the weekend.

BIDDERS WANT GUARANTEES FROM SFA AHEAD OF ANY DEAL Stalemate as Rangers bid deadline extended again

Glasgow Evening Times Apr 23, 2012

RANGERS' administrators are likely to pull back from naming a preferred bidder for the club today after hours of intense negotiations ended in stalemate last night. Administrators Duff & Phelps had set today as a deadline for naming either Paul Mu...

Ledley targets derby win

Ledley targets derby win

Vital Football Apr 23, 2012

Joe Ledley states Celtic will use this weekend's game with Rangers to prove just how worthy champions they are.

Craig Thomson appointed as referee for Celtic v Rangers

STV Sport Apr 23, 2012

The official, who is set to referee at the European Championships this summer, will take charge of the final Glasgow derby of the season.

Backing for Hearts’ Craig Beattie to stay on pens

Scotsman Apr 23, 2012

After earning hero status by scoring a late winning penalty in the Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic, Beattie struck the crossbar from the spot in the 74th minute of Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Rangers at Tynecastle. The visitors were only 2-0 ahead a...

Watt in frame to face Rangers

CelticMad Apr 23, 2012

Watt in frame to face Rangers.

Another decision day. This one likely to be real.

Celtic Quick News Apr 23, 2012

Lots of news is likely to come your way today, so just a brief catch up: This is very much a false dawn for anyone hoping to rescue Rangers via a Creditors' Voluntary Arrangement (CVA).  While Duff and Phelps can … Continue reading →...

The Rumour Mill: Monday’s football news and gossip

Scotsman Apr 23, 2012

In today's Rumour Mill: Deadline day for Rangers bids; Tony Watt puts himself in contention for O** F*** derby; Falkirk player at loggerheads with boss; plus the rest of the day's football news and gossip.

D-Day for Rangers? Preferred Bidder to be Declared? All Problems Sorted? Maybe Not

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 23, 2012

I posted this as a comment on the Rangers Tax Case Blog last night:- “The Blue Knights are to be the preferred bidder! The world is rosy again! Let us fill Edmiston Drive and sing our sings of triumph! That seems to be the consensus amongst internet Ran...

McCabe wants preferred bidder named today

Daily Express Apr 22, 2012

RANGERS kid Rhys McCabe has called on Duff and Phelps to stick to their promises and provide an O** F*** boost by settling on a preferred bidder today.

Rangers takeover: Administrators await renewed Blue Knights offer

Scotsman Apr 22, 2012

RANGERS administrators Duff & Phelps were last night still waiting to hear officially if the Blue Knights consortium were going to return to the table with an improved offer to rival that of American tycoon Bill Miller.

Johan Mjallby admits striker could face Rangers after debut double

STV Sport Apr 22, 2012

The Celtic assistant boss says Tony Watt is in contention to play in next weekend's Glasgow derby.

Watt in frame to face Rangers

Yahoo Sport UK Apr 22, 2012

Tony Watt has played himself into contention for next week's O** F*** derby at Celtic Park after scoring a remarkable second-half debut double in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League win over Motherwell at Fir Park, according to Parkhead assistant boss Joha...

Dillon: More drama to come

TEAMtalk Apr 22, 2012

With Rangers excluded as a result of their administration, third is the target to follow champions Celtic into Europe's premier club competition. "If you have a chance, you might as well have a go," Dillon said. "We know it's going ...

Rangers “Virtual” Creditors’ Meeting – What Happens Now?

Random Thoughts Re Scots Law Apr 22, 2012

The creditors' meeting for Rangers Football Club PLC (In Administration) took place on Friday 20th April. The administrators had earlier issued their proposals to creditors (Duff and Phelps Proposal 5 April 2012), and proposed various resolutions to gov...

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