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August 15 – English Championship club Queens Park Rangers have called on UEFA to intervene after their under-18 team were forced to leave the pitch during a recent friendly in Spain because of racism.
August 14 – Porto and Celtic were the shock losers on a dramatic night of Champions League qualifying action on Tuesday.
By Paul Nicholson May 29 – A new ranking of the value of European clubs on first glance shows few immediate surprise but a deeper look at the numbers shows the stunning growth in value of these football businesses over the past three years in comparison to other industries and Europe’s economy in general...
May 24 – Celtic top the list of interim payouts being made to clubs by the Scotland Professional Football League (SPFL).
April 30 – Former Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain received more than £1 million in compensation last year even though the Scot oversaw two consecutive relegations during his tenure and enacted huge cost-cutting at the club, according to Sunderland’s financial accounts.
By David Owen March 7 – Leicester City’s financial fairy tale came to an abrupt end in the year to end-May 2018 after their on-pitch exploits of recent seasons.
February 21 – Scottish football officials are considering bringing in English or even overseas referees to put a stop to some of the atrocious decision-making this season according to unconfirmed reports.
By Abdelaziz Abuhamar February 18 – Glasgow Rangers became the 2019 champions of the U17 Al-Kass International Cup, a football tournament organized annually in Qatar by the Al-Kass TV channel since 2012.
October 22 – Bookmaker Betfred has agreed a one-year extension to its title sponsorship of the Scottish League Cup taking the company through to the end of the 2019/20 season.
October 10 – Serial Scottish champions Celtic are set to test their league dominance skills internationally and join the eFootball.Pro eSports league alongside FC Barcelona, Schalke 04 and AS Monaco.
By Paul Nicholson September 21 – Scottish Double Treble winners Celtic have announced record revenue £101.6 million, an £11 million improvement on the previous year and doubling of profit to £17.3 million before tax.
September 3 – Five Celtic fans were injured because of overcrowding before the so-called O** F*** derby with Rangers in Glasgow on Sunday, prompting calls for an immediate inquiry.
August 31 – Infront has picked up the international media rights for the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) in a multi-season deal that covers all four leagues, the IRN-BRU Cup and the Betfred Cup.
August 7 – A small Belfast club has denounced what it describes as “vile sectarian abuse” towards a former Glasgow Rangers player while he was their guest in the city.
August 6 – Celtic have announced the highest ever shirt sponsorship deal for a Scottish club with online bookmaker Dafabet.
July 27 – English second-tier club Queens Park Rangers have agreed a settlement costing almost £42 million with the English Football League after an arbitration panel dismissed the club’s claims that Financial Fair Play rules are unlawful.
January 12 – While betting company sponsorship of clubs and gambling advertising targeted at football fans on mainstream media in England has come under increasing regulatory focus in England, in Scotland there appear to be fewer concerns...
November 29 – Celtic, unbeaten for 65 games in the Scottish Premier League, have reportedly turned their expansion attentions to Australia and have made an approach to buy an ownership stake in Australian side Central Coast Mariners who play in Australia’s A-League...
By Andrew Warshaw October 24 – Cristiano Ronaldo was duly crowned the world’s best player for the second year running at FIFA’s Best Awards gala on Monday but that didn’t tell the whole story...
September 29 – Glasgow’s city council has given the greenlight for Celtic to build an £18 million hotel and museum complex around Celtic Park...
September 26 – Possession stats have become a staple of the TV presentation package and an indication of how games are progressing – generally winning teams have the majority of possession...
By Mark Baber August 25 – The draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage has produced some fascinating match-ups as well as groups of wildly uneven strength...
August 26 – The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) has announced a record attendance figure for the league after the first two rounds of fixtures with 230,204 fans attending matches across the league’s four divisions...
July 25 – In a move that seems bound to antagonise fans of other clubs, Scotland’s Professional Football League (SPFL) is set to announce that no new action will be taken over the controversial Rangers tax case...
July 5 – How are the once mighty fallen. In one of the biggest club upsets of recent European seasons, Scotland’s Rangers were knocked out of the Europa League qualifying competition on Tuesday by part-time Luxembourg minnows Progres Niederkorn...
July 3 – Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Scotland’s Glasgow Rangers after objects were allegedly thrown during their return to European football after a six-year absence...
By Paul Nicholson June 26 – The messy divorce of English businessman Mike Ashley from his involvement in Scottish giants Rangers now looks to be complete with Ashley having has sold his remaining 8...
By Paul Nicholson June 22 – Scottish Premiership side Rangers have reached a new retail agreement in their long running and bitter dispute with Mike Ashley and Sports Direct (SD)...
June 9 – Scottish Premiership treble winners Celtic have announced that they have “smashed the 50,000 barrier for season tickets sold for the coming 2017/18 season...
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April 3 – The statistics are pretty impressive. Unbeaten in the league domestically, a sixth consecutive title and only four points dropped...
By David Owen March 5 – A hefty redundancy payment for former manager Brendan Rodgers looks to have been partly responsible for the deterioration in profitability at Liverpool in the 2015-16 financial year...
By Paul Nicholson November 9 – The polarisation of financial power around Scotland’s two big clubs, Celtic and Rangers, was emphasised again with Aberdeen reporting a record £13...
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