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Profits at Leicester’s Foxes slump by more than £90m

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.

Scottish clubs red card local refs demanding infusion of higher quality officials

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.

Glasgow Rangers clinch Al-Kass International Cup title

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.

Inside World Football · Nov 14, 2018

FC Nantes completes eFootball.Pro League club line up for December launch

November 14 – France’s FC Nantes will complete the six-team line-up of clubs for the first season of the eFootball.Pro League, the esports competition that will be played using KONAMI’s Pro Evolution Soccer video game.

Inside World Football · Nov 14, 2018
Inside World Football · Nov 2, 2018

Rangers losses double to £14.3m as Gerrard rebuilds and Ibrox refurbishes

By Paul Nicholson November 2 – Scotland’s Glasgow Rangers, clawing their way back into Scottish Premier League contention and financial stability, have announced a more than doubling of their losses for the year ended June 2018 to £14.3 million.

Inside World Football · Nov 2, 2018
Inside World Football · Oct 25, 2018

Boavista FC is 5th club to join e.Football.Pro’s PES league

October 25 – New eSports league e.Football.Pro has signed Portugal’s Boavista as the fifth participating team for Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer platform.

Inside World Football · Oct 25, 2018
Inside World Football · Oct 22, 2018

Boost for SPFL as Betfred extends Scottish League Cup title sponsorship

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.

Inside World Football · Oct 22, 2018
Inside World Football · Oct 10, 2018

Celtic join Barca, Schalke and Monaco in Konami’s eFootball.Pro league

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.

Inside World Football · Oct 10, 2018
Inside World Football · Sep 21, 2018

Celtic’s domestic dominance pushes revenue past £100m with £27m of cash in the bank

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.

Inside World Football · Sep 21, 2018
Inside World Football · Sep 3, 2018

Celtic review safety procedures after fans caught in crush outside stadium

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.

Inside World Football · Sep 3, 2018
Inside World Football · Aug 31, 2018

Infront wins overseas distribution rights to Scottish leagues

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.

Inside World Football · Aug 31, 2018
Inside World Football · Aug 7, 2018

Celtic fan abuses former Rangers hero Nacho Novo at Belfast airport

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.

Inside World Football · Aug 7, 2018
Inside World Football · Aug 6, 2018

Dafabet break Scottish records to extend Celtic shirt deal to 2025

August 6 – Celtic have announced the highest ever shirt sponsorship deal for a Scottish club with online bookmaker Dafabet.

Inside World Football · Aug 6, 2018
Inside World Football · Jul 27, 2018

FFP settlement costs QPR £17m fine, £3m in legal fees and a debt write off of £22m

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.

Inside World Football · Jul 27, 2018
Inside World Football · Jul 5, 2018

Rangers’ King flirts with contempt proceedings after failure to complete £11m share order

July 5 – The increasingly bitter feud between the chairman of Glasgow giants Rangers Dave King and the club’s so-called Takeover Panel has escalated, with King facing possible contempt of court proceedings for failing to comply with a judge-ordered £11 million bid for the club’s shares...

Inside World Football · Jul 5, 2018
Inside World Football · Apr 4, 2018

UEFA warn Zenit after player misses doping test after Celtic clash

April 4 – Zenit St Petersburg have been cautioned by UEFA after one of their players failed to attend a routine doping test following Celtic’s 1-0 Europa League win over the Russian side in February...

Inside World Football · Apr 4, 2018
Inside World Football · Mar 6, 2018

Man City and Celtic are in Top 10 most dominant teams in Europe, at home

March 6 – The latest CIES Football Observatory data report looks at the clubs with the best ratios between shots taken and conceded from inside the box during the current domestic league season...

Inside World Football · Mar 6, 2018
Inside World Football · Jan 12, 2018

Ladbrokes set to extend SPFL deal. Betting on Rangers relegation suspended

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...

Inside World Football · Jan 12, 2018
Inside World Football · Nov 29, 2017

Celtic look Down Under for expansion opportunity with Central Coast Mariners

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...

Inside World Football · Nov 29, 2017
Inside World Football · Oct 24, 2017

Ronaldo storms his way to Best player award as Celtic bad boys grab fans accolade

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...

Inside World Football · Oct 24, 2017
Inside World Football · Sep 29, 2017

Celtic get city go-ahead to build £18 million hotel and museum

September 29 – Glasgow’s city council has given the greenlight for Celtic to build an £18 million hotel and museum complex around Celtic Park...

Inside World Football · Sep 29, 2017
Inside World Football · Sep 26, 2017

Celtic are champions of Europe’s possession stats

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...

Inside World Football · Sep 26, 2017
Inside World Football · Aug 25, 2017

CL draw produces spectacularly unbalanced groups, just ask Spurs and Celtic fans

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...

Inside World Football · Aug 25, 2017
Inside World Football · Aug 16, 2017

SPFL attendances show Scottosh football is more than just Celtic and Rangers

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...

Inside World Football · Aug 16, 2017
Inside World Football · Jul 25, 2017

Rangers set to survive SPFL sanction over tax fraud case

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...

Inside World Football · Jul 25, 2017
Inside World Football · Jul 19, 2017

Rangers’ €7,000 paper balls-up; Celtic players get over incited

July 18 – Rangers have been fined €7,000 by UEFA for throwing balls of paper on to the pitch during their Europa League tie against Luxembourg minnows Progres Niederkorn...

Inside World Football · Jul 19, 2017
Inside World Football · Jul 7, 2017

Rangers case opens door to taxman to chase players across UK for unpaid dues

July 7 – This week’s Supreme Court ruling against Rangers football club could have a damaging knock-on effect, say experts, with scores of other clubs and players – Scottish and English – potentially forced to hand over millions of pounds of unpaid tax...

Inside World Football · Jul 7, 2017
Inside World Football · Jul 6, 2017

Rangers’ tax case loss prompts Celtic to renew call for review of 5 of their SPL titles

July 6 – Fierce adversaries on and off the pitch, it is little surprise that Scottish champions Celtic have waded into the tax avoidance case surrounding Glasgow rivals Rangers...

Inside World Football · Jul 6, 2017
Inside World Football · Jul 5, 2017

Rangers crash out in Luxembourg as former owners are hammered in tax court

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...

Inside World Football · Jul 5, 2017
Inside World Football · Jul 3, 2017

WARNING: paper cuts can be dangerous in Europe. Just ask Rangers fans

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...

Inside World Football · Jul 3, 2017
Inside World Football · Jun 26, 2017

Ashley sells Rangers shareholding as fan group takes stake over 10%

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...

Inside World Football · Jun 26, 2017
Inside World Football · Jun 22, 2017

Rangers cut a deal with Ashley and Sports Direct, ending fan boycott

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)...

Inside World Football · Jun 22, 2017
Inside World Football · Jun 9, 2017

Hottest ticket in Scotland. Celtic burst through 50,000 season ticket sales barrier

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...

Inside World Football · Jun 9, 2017
Inside World Football · May 25, 2017

David Owen: Celtic’s Lisbon Lions and why we will probably never see their like again

As the biographer of Foinavon, it should come as no surprise that I think the late-1960s was the greatest period in the history of sport...

Inside World Football · May 25, 2017
Inside World Football · Apr 3, 2017

Celtic wrap up SPL title with eight games still to play

April 3 – The statistics are pretty impressive. Unbeaten in the league domestically, a sixth consecutive title and only four points dropped...

Inside World Football · Apr 3, 2017
Inside World Football · Mar 5, 2017

Celtic’s gain, Liverpool’s loss. £15.7m redundancy payment takes shine off Reds’ profits

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...

Inside World Football · Mar 5, 2017
Inside World Football · Feb 8, 2017

Celtic cash in at the double on Champions League group stages as they aim for treble

February 8 – Scottish giants and runaway league leaders Celtic almost doubled their revenue for the first half financial period to end December 2016 to £61...

Inside World Football · Feb 8, 2017
Inside World Football · Feb 5, 2017

Celtic eSports League kicks off with Sportego as main sponsor

February 5 – The inaugural Sportego Celtic eSports League kicks off February 6 with a 14-week season that opens with Linfield against Shamrock Rovers followed by Crusaders vs Dundalk...

Inside World Football · Feb 5, 2017
Inside World Football · Dec 8, 2016

Celtic back in UEFA’s sights after fans flare up in Manchester

December 8 – UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Celtic following crowd disturbances and fireworks set off by fans in this week’s Champions league meeting with Manchester City...

Inside World Football · Dec 8, 2016
Inside World Football · Nov 9, 2016

Aberdeen and Rangers look upwards in battle to find financial stability

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...

Inside World Football · Nov 9, 2016
Inside World Football · Oct 7, 2016

Age is just a number. Celtic debut their 13-year-old Dembélé in U20s

October 7 – If they’re good enough, they’re old enough goes one of football’s well-known sayings...

Inside World Football · Oct 7, 2016
Inside World Football · Sep 29, 2016

Celtic breathe easier after UEFA sanction leaves them clear to fly their flag in UCL

September 29 – Scottish giants Celtic have received their ninth UEFA sanction in five years in after the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) decided to fine the club €10,000 for flying pro-Palestinian flags at their Champions League play-off, first leg tie, against Israel’s Hapoel Beer-Sheva...

Inside World Football · Sep 29, 2016
Inside World Football · Sep 23, 2016

Football League rules out Scots and EPL ‘B’ teams from joining a fourth division

September 23 – The 72 clubs immediately below the English Premier League have ended prospect of Premier League B teams joining them and have also ruled out Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic being included as part of a widespread revamp...

Inside World Football · Sep 23, 2016
Inside World Football · Sep 21, 2016

Celtic in profit as analyst predicts big growth potential for its stock

By Paul Nicholson September 21 – Scottish giants Celtic announced a £500,000 pre-tax profit for the year to end June, reversing a loss of almost £4 million for the previous 12 months and prompting one stockmarket analysis to predict the AIM-listed shares could rise by 400% over the next five years...

Inside World Football · Sep 21, 2016
Inside World Football · Aug 23, 2016

Israeli police warn Celtic fans against flying Palestine flag at Hapoel UCL play-off

August 23 – Israeli police have pledged to crack down on any Celtic fans who display pro-Palestinian flags at tonight’s Champions League playoff second leg against Hapoel Be’er Sheva...

Inside World Football · Aug 23, 2016
Inside World Football · Aug 19, 2016

Celtic’s Rodgers says UCL pandering to big-money leagues is an unfair shut-out

By Andrew Warshaw August 19 – The manager of Scottish giants Celtic has urged UEFA not to bow to the demands of Europe’s traditional big-hitters to the detriment of other equally deserving clubs as European football’s governing body prepares to head off the threat of a breakaway Super League...

Inside World Football · Aug 19, 2016
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 34 24 6 4 71 17 54 78
2 “Rangers” 34 20 9 5 76 25 51 69
3 Aberdeen 34 18 7 9 53 37 16 61
4 Kilmarnock 34 16 10 8 46 29 17 58
5 Hibernian 34 14 11 9 49 34 15 53
6 Hearts 34 15 5 14 39 44 -5 50
7 St Johnstone 34 14 5 15 34 44 -10 47
8 Motherwell 34 13 5 16 38 48 -10 44
9 Livingston 34 11 9 14 36 36 0 42
10 Hamilton Academical 34 7 5 22 22 70 -48 26
11 St Mirren 34 6 6 22 27 62 -35 24
12 Dundee 34 4 6 24 25 70 -45 18

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