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Charity begins at home for Rangers

Just days after the sad passing of former Rangers defender Fernando Ricksen, Rangers announced a Legends game would be held at Ibrox against their Liverpool counterparts...

Mark Allen’s shock Rangers exit was the culmination of the feel good stories

After Celtic put Rangers to the sword two weeks ago at Ibrox, the Scottish mainstream media ramped up the feel good stories all across the board in a bid to keep the horde appeased – now we know why.

£7 million ‘title winning’ midfielder injured. What a wee shame.

After splashing out £7 million on Liverpool reject Ryan Kent in the wake of losing to Celtic in the first Glasgow derby of the season, Rangers have been dealt a huge blow with their prized summer signing going off injured after just 40 minutes into his second debut for the club.Now I wouldn’t normally celebrate or even chuckle at a player getting injured but I have put those feelings aside over the past few weeks with Jordan Jones f*cking himself up after he hacked down Celtic new boy Moritz Bauer in the...

Five wins out of five for Celtic as Forrest’s goal seals the points

Celtic secured their best start to a league season since 2010 thanks to a solitary James Forrest goal in their 1-0 win over Hamilton Accies on Saturday.New bhoy Mohamed Elyounoussi, making his debut in the green and white hoops, tee’d up Forrest to score the only goal of the game just four minutes into the game with Accies’ ultra-defensive tactics and dodgy pitch curtailing any hope of a footballing contest breaking out.Story of the matchOn loan signing, Elyounoussi was making his debut for Neil Lennon’s...

Lennon delighted with Celtic’s dominant performance

Celtic manager Neil Lennon was delighted with his side’s 1-0 victory over Hamilton Accies on Saturday, securing the best start to a league season for the Scottish champions since 2010!

Rangers sicko abuses Celtic captain Scott Brown over sister’s death

After helping Celtic to a 2-0 win the in the first Glasgow derby of the season at Ibrox, captain Scott Brown was subjected to sickening abuse from a Rangers fan – who waited over an hour to fire abuse at the Celtic players boarding the team bus.Video footage posted online shows Scott Brown about to board the team bus just as a Rangers supporter off camera shouted: ‘How’s your sister?

Neil Lennon named Scottish Premiership Manager of the Month

Days after guiding Celtic to their first derby win of the season against Rangers, manager Neil Lennon has been named the Ladbrokes Premiership Manager of the Month for August.The Irishman has picked up the first award of the new season after an excellent start to the league season as Celtic look to equal Jock Stein’s record of nine-in-a-row.The Managerial award is in recognition of Celtic’s three wins out of three in the month of August, the first being the 7-0 hammering of St.Johnstone on the opening day...

Celtic sign Manchester United youngster Lee O’Connor

Celtic have signed highly-rated youngster Lee O’Connell from Manchester United.The 19-year-old is a versatile defender capable of playing anywhere across the back line, but recently featured as a right back for the United U23 side.O’Connor has been with the Old Trafford side since 2016 and was considered a real first team prospect, including being listed in their Champions League squad last season.He captained Ireland at the recent U19 European Championships this summer helping them to the semi finals and...

Celtic sign Man City youngster Jeremie Frimpong

Celtic have announced the signing of Jeremie Frimpong on a four year deal from Manchester City.Speaking exclusively to the official Celtic website, Frimpong said: “It feels amazing to have joined Celtic.

Celtic sign Greg Taylor on a four year deal

Celtic have announced the signing of Kilmarnock full back Greg Taylor on a four year deal.More to follow...

Celtic looking to build for the future with Manchester duo

It looks like while many clubs are building a team for the here and now to try to stop Celtic from winning nine in a row, by throwing everything including the kitchen sink at it, the Scottish champions are already looking to the future.Much has been written, there’s been plenty of criticism levelled at Neil Lennon, Peter Lawwell and the Celtic board over the delays and long drawn out processes during this transfer window – but with the transfer window closing at midnight tonight, Celtic are ramping up t...

Celtic agree a fee for Kilmarnock left back Greg Taylor

Celtic have agreed a fee with Kilmarnock for left back Greg Taylor ahead of tonight’s midnight deadline.Taylor has already had a medical with the Scottish champions, but the transfer had been delayed after both Calvin Miller and Jack Hendry rejected moves to Rugby Park.But Celtic re-negotiated their fee for Taylor and the Scotland International – who had been training with the national team – is making his way from Edinburgh to Glasgow to finalise his move.More to follow ..Taylor was missing from Kilm...

Youngster Ewan Henderson joins Ross County on loan

Newly promoted Ross County have signed Celtic youngster Ewan Henderson on a season long loan deal.Speaking to the official Ross County website, co-manager Steven Ferguson, said: “We are delighted to bring Ewan in.

St.Johnstone sign Anthony Ralston on loan

St.Johnstone have signed Celtic right back Anthony Ralston on a season long loan deal.The 20-year-old joins the McDiarmid Park side after the departure of Richard Foster who left the club for Ross County after clashing with manager Tommy Wright earlier this month.Ralston made his debut for Celtic in May 2016 in the 2-1 defeat to St.Johnstone.

Celtic hit with two UEFA charges over flares and ‘throwing objects’ during AIK tie

Celtic have been hit with two separate UEFA charges after the fans set off pyrotechnics and allegedly threw objects during their Europa League play-off away leg tie in Sweden against AIK Stockholm.The Scottish champions, who romped into the group stages of the competition 6-1 on aggregate, will face a disciplinary panel on the 19th September.A Uefa statement read: “Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League play-off second-leg match between AIK and Celtic FC (1-4), played o...

Celtic beat Rangers 2-0 as Glasgow remains Green & White

Celtic sent their critics and pretenders to their throne a resounding message with 2-0 win over Rangers at Ibrox, despite being written off by many in the game.Odsonne Edouard gave Celtic the lead in the first half after beating the Rangers offside trap with a cool finish under Allan McGregor...

Celtic investigate racist abuse of Boli Bolingoli by AIK fans

Celtic have launched an investigation into the alleged racist abuse of full back Boli Bolingoli and striker Odsonne Edouard during last night’s 4-1 win over AIK Stockholm.The former Rapid Vienna defender and former PSG striker were targeted by home supporters as the duo and other Celtic players celebrated a goal in the Europa League victory.A clear shout from the AIK crowd can be heard saying “shut the f*** up you dirty f*****g n****r”.Footage was published by Celtic TV’s social media channel before being...

Celtic sign Mohamed Elyounoussi on a season long loan deal

Celtic have announced the signing of Mohamed Elyounoussi on a season long loan deal from English Premier League side Southampton.The winger only signed for the English side last year in a £16 million deal from Swiss side Basel, but since Ralph Hassenhutti took over at St.Mary’s he has struggled for game time.Speaking exclusively to the official Celtic website, Mohamed said: “I can’t wait to get started and pull on the jersey for the first time.

UEFA sucker punch Rangers with a second partial stadium closure

Minutes after a false flag report from the Daily Record claiming that Rangers were facing a third charge from UEFA, the Ibrox side were hit with a second partial stadium closure after their fans were found guilty of racist behaviour in their game against Legia Warsaw last week.it means that for the second successive European home game, the Ibrox side will be forced to close around 3000 seats and unfurl the #EqualGame banner again – the same punishment meted out to the Scottish Premiership side after the...

Celtic to face Lazio, Rennes & CFR Cluj in Europa League

After Celtic convincingly put AIK Stockholm to the sword on Thursday night, the Scottish champions learned their Europa League fate as they were drawn with Lazio, Stade Rennes, and CFR Cluj in Group E.Celtic have never faced Lazio in competitive action, while they faced Rennes in 2011 with Celtic beating them at Celtic Park 3-1 and drawing the away leg 1-1...

Celtic put AIK Stockholm to the sword to reach Europa League group stages

Celtic strutted into the group stages of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night after a superb 4-1 win over AIK in Stockholm.James Forrest opened the scoring for the visitors before the home side were awarded a very soft penalty which as converted by Seb Larsson to draw AIK level.

Rangers hierarchy are as much to blame as bigots in the terraces

Off the back of another UEFA charge for racist behaviour from their fans, Rangers have jumped before they were pushed by saying they will refuse to accept any tickets for their next away tie in Europe – but once again while they are correct in criticising the bigots within their support, they fail to mention the bigots in the board room also.For years, the Rangers hierarchy has profited from the sectarianism and the bigotry that oozes out of the Rangers support...

Celtic sign Stoke City right-back Moritz Bauer on season-long loan

Celtic have announced the signing of Stoke City right back Moritz Bauer on a season long loan deal, with an option to buy at the end of the season.The 27-year-old former Grasshoppers Zurich and Rubin Kazan defender made just 26 appearances for the English Championship side in the past two season, after falling out of favour with successive managers – following a £5 million move from Rubin Kazan in January 2018.Bauer is Celtic’s SIXTH summer signing and will look to battle it out with Hatem Abd Elhamed...

Rangers hit with second UEFA charge over ‘Racist Behaviour’

Ahead of Rangers’ crunch Europa League play-off tie against Legia Warsaw, UEFA have hit the Ibrox side with a second charge over ‘racist behaviour’.It is Rangers’ second charge in just over a week, after being hit with a partial stadium closure previously after the club were punished for ‘racist behaviour’ – including sectarian singing during their Europa League clash with Gibraltar side St.Joseph’s last month.The first charge saw the Ibrox side ordered to close a section of the stadium with around 3000...

Scottish FA helped Ajax over UEFA ‘Fenian Bastards’ charge

After refusing to comment on UEFA imposing a partial stadium closure on Rangers over racist behaviour during a Europa League qualifier against Gibraltar side St.Joseph’s last month, a document has come to light which shows that the Scottish FA actively helped Dutch side Ajax fight a UEFA charge after they unfurled a ‘Fenian bastards’ banner in a game against Celtic in 2013.At the time we knew that Ajax was hit by UEFA and a partial stadium closure was imposed as a result, but what failed to see the light...

Is Greg Taylor inching towards Killie exit?

Kilmarnock full back Greg Taylor is not part of the Rugby Park’s side for Saturday’s league game against Aberdeen.Linked with a move to Scottish champions Celtic and German side Nurnburg, Taylor – who has had a £3 million price tag placed on him by Killie – pulled out of training on Friday afternoon with talks between Celtic and Kilmarnock ongoing over a deal for the Scotland international.Despite being a boyhood Rangers fan, Taylor is keen on a move to Celtic – who are looking to strengthen their...

The Lord Haw Haw of Radio Clyde is gone

It may have came as a surprise to many, but Radio Clyde’s resident Rangers cheerleader Derek Johnstone has called time on his appearances on Clyde Superscoreboard after three decades spouting what his paymasters at Ibrox wanted him to peddle.The Rangers Club Ambassador who doubled down as the Lord Haw Haw of Radio Clyde, took to his column in the Evening Times to bid farewell to his time at Clyde.He said: “They say that all good things come to an end and that is the case with my time at Radio Clyde and on...

Was the media’s attack on Tom Boyd deflection over Rangers’ UEFA ban?

Just three days ago, I questioned what the media were up to with their incessant targeting of former Celtic skipper Tom Boyd over comments he made about the abysmal refereeing performance of known Rangers fan John Beaton.I asked what they were deflecting away from and produced an email that named BBC journalist Tom English as one who would gladly deflect from real stories to take up articles targeting individuals to suit the hierarchy at Rangers.Now we know.In 2011, while working at The Scotsman, a leaked...

UEFA order Rangers to close section of stadium over ‘Racist Behaviour’

UEFA have ordered Rangers to close a section of Ibrox Stadium after they ruled that Rangers fans were guilty of ‘racist behaviour’ during a European match against Gibraltar side St.Joseph’s in July.Europe’s governing body took action after offensive songs were heard during the first round qualifyer in the Europa League.It means that a section of at least 3000 seats will be closed for the crucial second leg of the Europa League play-off tie against Legia Warsaw next Thursday...

Celtic keeper Scott Bain out for up to six weeks

Celtic keeper Scott Bain is expected to be out of action for up to six weeks, according to manager Neil Lennon, after dislocation his thumb during the Champions League defeat to Cluj last week.Craig Gordon was called up to replace Bain in the 2-1 win over Dunfermline for the Betfred Cup tie and the former Hearts and Sunderland keeper donned the goalie gloves for last night’s Europa League play-off first leg tie against AIK Stockholm – but was rarely called into action by the Swedish side.The 27-year-old...

Neil Lennon: A Great Team Performance

Celtic secured a dominant 2-0 win over Swedish champions AIK on Thursday night in the first leg of their Europa League play off tie, thanks to goals from James Forrest and Odsonne Edouard.After the match, a buoyant Neil Lennon praised his side stating that it was a ‘great team performance’ and singled out a number of players for special praise – including versatile defensive mainstay Kris Ajer and the two goalscorers.Speaking to the official Celtic website, Lennon said:”It was an outstanding performance...

Celtic beat AIK Stockholm 2-0 in Europa League play-off

Celtic secured a 2-0 win over AIK Stockholm in their Europa League playoff tie at Celtic Park on Thursday night...

Fraser Forster returns to Celtic on a season-long loan deal

Celtic have announced the signing of goalkeeper Fraser Forster from Southampton on a season long loan deal.The England international returns to Celtic Park after a five year hiatus and will provide welcome competition to both the currently injured Scott Bain and Craig Gordon, and at his own request he will don the number 67 jersey – last worn by Chelsea loan flop Charly Musonda.Speaking to the official Celtic website, Forster said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be here, it feels like I’m coming home and...

Celtic fans unite with Tom Boyd as media target former Celtic skipper

In a week that hasn’t been the greatest for Celtic fans, they have once again been united behind a common cause – the defence of former captain Tom Boyd after his comments on Celtic TV saw widespread faux outrage from Scotland’s pathetic excuse of journalists.Boyd, who was co-commentating on Celtic TV for the weekend’s Dunfermline cup clash, criticised referee John Beaton claiming that he ‘bottled’ a major penalty decision after he waved play on after the ball hit a Dunfermline player’s arm in the box.B

Paradise Lost as Celtic dumped out of Champions League

Paradise – a place where dreams are supposed to be realised, but last night Celtic’s dream of reaching the group stages of the Champions League turned into a nightmare as Romanian champions Cluj dumped them out of Europe’s elite club competition in spectacular fashion for the second successive season.Not so much Paradise as it is Paradise Lost now.I purposely left writing this critical piece of Tuesday night’s debacle until today so that I could take a step back and review the wreckage that was Celtic’s...

James Forrest the next target for the media transfer games

If you are to believe the Scottish mainstream media this morning, Russian Premier League side Zenit St...

Arsenal complete signing of Kieran Tierney for £25 million

It doesn’t seem real but Kieran Tierney is now an Arsenal player after his £25 million move from Celtic was finalised on English Football’s final day of the summer transfer window.A Scottish record fee, the 22-year-old completed a medical on Thursday following terms being agreed between the Scottish champions and the fifth best team in the English Premier League.Arsenal had spent much of the summer chasing the signature of the Scotland international and had two bids previously rejected before their third...

Tierney is a loss but not as great as Larsson was to Celtic

Since news broke last night that Celtic had accepted a £25 million offer from Arsenal for Kieran Tierney, a number of thoughts ran through my head over the impending transfer...

Celtic bite back to secure vital away goal against Cluj

Celtic travelled to the land of Dracula and bit back after going a goal down to secure a valuable away goal and a good result ahead of next week’s second leg at Celtic Park.With Czech champions Slavia Prague waiting in the wings, Celtic knew that Wednesday night’s opponents Cluj would be a major step up from FK Sarajevo and Nomme Kalju, and they were not to be disappointed.Mario Rondon gave Cluj the lead, before James Forrest scored an equaliser before the break to secure a vital away goal against a good...

Arsenal agree £25 million fee for Kieran Tierney

Kieran Tierney is reportedly on his way to Arsenal to finalise a move to the North London club after a £25 million fee was agreed with Celtic.Arsenal had been chasing the 22-year-old throughout the summer and with the English transfer window closing on Thursday it looks like the limited time left has finally forced the English Premier League side to meet Celtic’s demands for the Scotland international.The £25 million fee has broken the Scottish transfer record set by Celtic when they sold Moussa Dembele...

Tiresome Neil Cameron rides again

It seems that the Herald’s Neil Cameron has been offended once again by a banner from the Green Brigade so much so he had to put his trip around the highlands on hold to write about his outrage.Now don’t get me wrong I am not a big fan of the Green Brigade, and they certainly aren’t fans of me, but what is wrong with unfurling a banner with the lyrics of the Coronation Cup song on it?

Jim Traynor: Deflectors on full!

In the aftermath of Sunday’s shameful and pathetic scenes at Rugby Park, Rangers have ramped up their PR deflection campaign with Jim Traynor at the forefront of finger pointing – assisted by the throngs of delusional Rangers fans and poodles in the press.Scottish football watched on as celebrating Rangers fans invaded the Rugby Park pitch to celebrate a 2-1 victory against Kilmarnock in their first league game of the season, after Rangers players left the field of play with some even leaping over the a...

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2 “Rangers” 12 10 1 1 35 7 28 31
3 Aberdeen 13 7 3 3 20 15 5 24
4 Motherwell 13 7 1 5 20 19 1 22
5 Kilmarnock 13 5 3 5 12 15 -3 18
6 Ross County 13 3 5 5 15 28 -13 14
7 Livingston 13 3 4 6 16 19 -3 13
8 Hibernian 12 2 6 4 16 23 -7 12
9 Hearts 12 2 5 5 15 17 -2 11
10 Hamilton Academical 13 2 5 6 14 24 -10 11
11 St Johnstone 12 2 4 6 12 28 -16 10
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