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Hearts launch probe as Rangers' Alfredo Morelos receives 'racist abuse' from ...
20 Oct 2019 at 4:10pm
Hearts have launched a probe into alleged racist abuse dished out by a supporter to Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos.

Hearts 1 Rangers 1: Five things we learned as Steven Gerrard's side pass up c...
20 Oct 2019 at 3:09pm
By Stewart Fisher

Hearts 1-1 Rangers: Steven Gerrard's side second in Premiership after Tynecas...
20 Oct 2019 at 2:11pm
THE wait to return to top spot in the Premiership was a long one for Rangers. Their time at the summit of the standings has been brief, though.

Joe Aribo confident Rangers will learn from Hearts draw and improve on the ro...
20 Oct 2019 at 3:38pm
IF Rangers are going to win the Premiership war, they need to be victorious in battles like this.

Ratings: How Rangers fared in Premiership draw with Hearts
20 Oct 2019 at 2:24pm
ALLAN MCGREGOR Made a smart save to deny Mulraney but was left helpless as Meshino then scored from the edge of the area. Booked for dissent after half an hour and wasn?t tested as much as Craig Levein would have hoped. 6

?Clown? Fraser Forster should be Southampton number one, says Celtic teammate...
19 Oct 2019 at 10:32pm
ONE man?s trash is another man?s treasure, so they say, and Mohamed Elyounoussi is hoping that both he and Fraser Forster can bear that out during their loan stints at Celtic from the wilderness of the Southampton fringes.

Neil Lennon knows Celtic fans would sacrifice Europa League for title, but he...
19 Oct 2019 at 10:32pm
AS Celtic?s title-winning streak gets closer to that all-important ninth title in a row, and just at a point where the tales of Rangers? resurgence to be a force to contend with may not seem quite so exaggerated as in the recent past, it is perhaps only natural that more than a few among their support are starting to get a little nervous.

Hand grenades and hugs as Steven Gerrard re-builds a Rangers squad with inter...
19 Oct 2019 at 10:31pm
IT wasn?t so long ago that Rangers hardly had enough international call-ups to justify calling off a Petrofac Cup tie. Fast forward five years and Steven Gerrard finds his stars playing key roles in big results all over the globe.

Gerrard: Rangers will ?downsize? in January
19 Oct 2019 at 10:31pm
RANGERS manager Steven Gerrard revealed last night that the main focus of new sporting director Ross Wilson?s first transfer window at the club will be ?downsizing? the first team squad at Ibrox. While that term tends to be loaded in a football context, the Englishman is correct to point out the sound business sense which would lie behind moving on costly fringe players such as Eros Grezda. Currently running with a 26-man squad, Gerrard is keen to move the head count down ?by two or thre

Neil Lennon: Ross County performance was the most complete of my time as Celt...
19 Oct 2019 at 7:28pm
Matthew Lindsay

Celtic 6 Ross County 0: How the Celtic players rated in Ross County rout
19 Oct 2019 at 5:00pm
How the Celtic players rated in their 6-0 win over Ross County.


The Scotsman Football Feed

Hearts boss Craig Levein urges his players to turn in Rangers performance eve...
20 Oct 2019 at 4:41pm
Hearts boss Craig Levein praised his side's effort as they recorded a 1-1 draw with Rangers, and insisted he wants to see more of the same moving forward.

'I can't remember us looking very dangerous' - Steven Gerrard rues 'two point...
20 Oct 2019 at 4:33pm
A frustrated Steven Gerrard admitted his Rangers side did not play well enough to beat Hearts after they were held to a 1-1 draw at Tynecastle.

Hearts launch probe into alleged racial abuse of Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos
20 Oct 2019 at 4:03pm
Hearts have launched an investigation into alleged racial abuse towards Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos during the Scottish Premiership fixture at Tynecastle on Sunday.

Hearts 1, Rangers 1: Jambos hold Gers as Ibrox side miss chance to return to ...
20 Oct 2019 at 2:54pm
Rangers once again discovered that remaining at the Scottish Premiership summit can be more challenging than the actual ascent itself.

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy beaten by Glenafton quick fire triple
20 Oct 2019 at 11:28am
A devastating four minute second half spell from Glenafton saw Rob Roy suffer another defeat despite taking the lead.

Man Utd eye Scots-based duo, Rangers boss plays down transfer link, new team ...
20 Oct 2019 at 11:01am
The latest Scottish football news, transfer rumours and gossip...

Steven Gerrard plans on downsizing at Rangers as he admits 'squad of 26 is no...
20 Oct 2019 at 6:30am
Downsizing always seems such a loaded word in football, and one that carries so many negative connotations. The fact that Steven Gerrard uses it to denote a plus is testament to where his moulding of the Rangers squad this past year-and-a-half has brought the Ibrox club.

Celtic 'have to play like that every week' in the quest for nine-in-a-row, in...
20 Oct 2019 at 6:15am
James Forrest believes Celtic hit the heights they must aspire to in every game of their quest for a ninth straight title courtesy of their 6-0 mashing of Ross County on Saturday.

Steven Gerrard sets the record staight on Rangers? ?interest? in Hearts? Aaro...
20 Oct 2019 at 6:00am
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has expressed sympathy for Hearts counterpart Craig Levein over reports of Ibrox interest in teenage full-back Aaron Hickey that he maintains have no substance.

Hearts keeper Joel Pereira aims to be No 1 at Manchester United
20 Oct 2019 at 6:00am
Cristiano Ronaldo’s blithe disregard for the role of a goalkeeper can be demonstrated by the 700 goals he has scored against them.

Celtic 'don't fear Lazio' but may need to adapt to face quality side, admits ...
20 Oct 2019 at 5:35am
There is pizzazz and spectacle potentially offered up in Thursday?s sold-out Europa League visit of Italian heavyweights Lazio that will have all those of a Celtic disposition drooling.

Nir Bitton 'involved in post-match bust-up with Brian Graham' after Celtic wi...
19 Oct 2019 at 6:16pm
Celtic midfielder Nir Bitton clashed with Ross County forward Brian Graham at the end of the Hoops' 6-0 win over the Staggies, according to reports.

Daily Record

Daily Record - Sport

Scottish Cup third round draw in full as Auchinleck Talbot chase another Cham...
by (Liam Bryce)
20 Oct 2019 at 8:46pm
Partick Thistle have been drawn at home but there's a tricky away test awaiting Falkirk.

Broxburn Athletic and Linlithgow Rose learn Scottish Cup third round opponents
by (Callum Carson)
20 Oct 2019 at 8:30pm
The West Lothian sides were both in this evening's third round draw.

Jose Mourinho delivers withering Jurgen Klopp put-down as Liverpool boss' Old...
by (Liam Bryce)
20 Oct 2019 at 7:53pm
Manchester United held the Premier League leaders to a draw earlier on Sunday.

Tearful Andy Murray ranks European Open victory among his best ever as he pay...
by (Liam Bryce)
20 Oct 2019 at 6:51pm
The Scot claimed his first title in almost three years with a pulsating win over Stan Wawrinka in Antwerp.

The Rangers weakness Steven Gerrard fears could derail season as boss issues ...
by (Gary Ralston)
20 Oct 2019 at 6:13pm
Gerrard's side surrendered top spot in the Premiership as they were held by Hearts at Tynecastle.

Emotional Andy Murray stuns Stan Wawrinka to claim his first title in nearly ...
by (Darren Cooney )
20 Oct 2019 at 5:46pm
The Scot roared back from a set down to claim an emotional victory at the European Open.

Roy Keane ridicules Manchester United and Liverpool stars for 'hugging and ki...
by (Liam Bryce)
20 Oct 2019 at 4:58pm
The former Old Trafford skipper couldn't believe his eyes as the sides prepared to meet on Super Sunday.

Hearts launch Alfredo Morelos probe as Rangers star is alleged victim of sick...
by (Gary Ralston)
20 Oct 2019 at 4:05pm
The Tynecastle club has responded to claims a supporter shouted vile abuse at the Colombian striker.

Steven Gerrard's telling Rangers reaction as boss LAUGHS at James Tavernier b...
by (Liam Bryce)
20 Oct 2019 at 4:05pm
Tavernier's error allowed Hearts to take an early lead at Tynecastle as the two sides played out a draw.

Seething Steven Gerrard slams Rangers for 'worst opening' spell he has ever w...
by (Graeme Young)
20 Oct 2019 at 3:48pm
The Ibrox boss has blasted his stars and fired them a warning ahead of Porto showdown.

BBC Scotland

BBC Sport - Scotland

Andy Murray: Briton beats Stan Wawrinka to win first title since hip surgery
20 Oct 2019 at 7:19pm
Andy Murray wins his first singles title since career-saving hip surgery by beating Stan Wawrinka in the European Open final.

Hearts investigate claims Rangers' Morelos was racially abused
20 Oct 2019 at 4:02pm
Hearts open an investigation after claims Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos was racially abused in Sunday's Scottish Premiership draw at Tynecastle.

Rangers second on goals scored after coming from behind to draw at Hearts
20 Oct 2019 at 2:07pm
Rangers fall short in their attempt to return to the top of the Scottish Premiership as they are held to a draw by Hearts at Tynecastle.

Archibald claims European silver in madison with Kenny
20 Oct 2019 at 4:36pm
Great Britain's Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald claim silver in the women's madison on the final day of the European Track Championships.

Watch: McColgan breaks mother's Scottish mile record at Great South Run
20 Oct 2019 at 2:01pm
Eilish McColgan breaks her mother Liz's Scottish 10-mile record to retain her title at the Great South Run.

'Impossible' for Rangers Women to compete - Gregor Vignal
20 Oct 2019 at 8:04pm
Rangers have an "impossible" task competing with Glasgow City and Hibs says head coach Gregory Vignal.

Auchinleck Talbot land Scottish Cup tie with Arbroath
20 Oct 2019 at 8:37pm
Auchinleck Talbot will host Scottish Championship side Arbroath in the third round of the Scottish Cup.

'Wrong mentality, wrong attitude' - Gerrard says Rangers start was worst he's...
20 Oct 2019 at 4:34pm
Steven Gerrard says Rangers "could be in trouble" in Porto if they repeat the poor start they had in their "frustrating" 1-1 draw with Hearts.

QPR 'consider £1.5m bid for Hearts' Hickey; Rangers boss to cull squad in Jan...
20 Oct 2019 at 9:05am
Queens Park Rangers reportedly consider a £1.5m bid for Hearts' Aaron Hickey as Rangers' Steven Gerrard plans to cull his squad in January.

'The test is to find that every week' - Levein calls on Hearts to replicate R...
20 Oct 2019 at 4:21pm
Hearts have to repeat the desire they showed in their draw with Rangers more often if they are to move up Scottish Premiership, says manager Craig Levein.

Neil Lennon: Celtic boss hails 'most complete performance' since return
19 Oct 2019 at 7:09pm
Celtic manager Neil Lennon praised his side after their 6-0 victory over Ross County, saying it may have been the best performance he's seen since he returned to the club.

'I've done everything with them' - Wright bewildered by St Johnstone struggles
19 Oct 2019 at 6:30pm
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright says he and his players are "letting the club down" after they capitulated at St Mirren to continue their winless start to the Scottish Premiership season.

STV Sports News

Football and sport news | STV Sport

Andy Murray crowns comeback with first title since 2017
20 Oct 2019 at 6:54pm
The Scot battled to a 6-3 4-6 6-4 victory against old rival Stan Wawrinka in Antwerp.

Hearts investigate claims Rangers player was racially abused
20 Oct 2019 at 4:40pm
The club said any fan found guilty of racism would be banned from Tynecastle.

Lennon: Celtic players should walk off if racially abused
18 Oct 2019 at 3:26pm
The Celtic manager would "encourage" his players to action if abused in Rome.

Gerrard eager to start working with new director of football
18 Oct 2019 at 11:28am
The Rangers boss said he has already had detailed discussions with Ross Wilson.

Motherwell's Gallagher getting 'just rewards' for strong start
18 Oct 2019 at 12:37pm
Stephen Robinson was delighted to see his defender get a first Scotland call-up.

Levein: Returning players can help Hearts hit stride at home
18 Oct 2019 at 2:20pm
The Hearts manager says he believes his side can beat Rangers on Sunday.

Celtic fined by UEFA over flares at Europa League game
17 Oct 2019 at 5:19pm
Fans lit flares during the 2-0 win over Cluj, breaching UEFA rules.

Murray reaches first semi-final in two and half years
18 Oct 2019 at 9:16pm
The Scot was forced to dig deep against Romanian qualifier Marius Copil.

Top golfer to play for her country after cancer diagnosis
18 Oct 2019 at 6:34pm
Heather Macrae, 36, will represent Great Britain and Ireland in the Women's PGA Cup.

Murray reaches quarter finals of the European Open
17 Oct 2019 at 8:48pm
Former world number one saw off the Uruguayan in just under 84 minutes in Belgium



The Sun

Football ? The Scottish Sun

English FA must do more regarding its own racism problems after Bulgaria inci...
20 Oct 2019 at 9:01pm
NEVER had much of a hankering to go and work for a Bulgarian paper. Well, not until this weekend. Because how satisfying would it have felt to be a writer on the Sofia Bugle or the Plovdiv Gazette let loose when big news broke from a tiny little game over in jolly old England? A …

Who is Alex Scott? Strictly 2019 star partnered with Neil Jones
20 Oct 2019 at 8:57pm
ALEX Scott is known for her impressive footwork on the football field, and now she’s trying out a whole new skillset on the Strictly 2019 dancefloor. The 34-year-old is one of the celebs donning the sequins for Strictly Come Dancing – and she’s already been tipped as the favourite to win. Here’s everything we know about …

Who is David James, when was the Strictly star eliminated and is he married?
20 Oct 2019 at 8:46pm
DAVID JAMES swapped his football boots for dancing shoes on Strictly Come Dancing 2019 but was booted off the show in week five. Here is what we know about the footie star. When was David James eliminated from Strictly? David James was the fourth celebrity to depart the show following a dance-off with Mike Bushell …

Sampdoria?s England youth star Ronaldo Vieira racially abused by Roma fans in...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:37pm
ENGLAND youth international Ronaldo Vieira has been subjected to vile racist abuse by Roma fans while playing for Sampdoria. The midfielder, 21, was baited with monkey chants by sections of the travelling support during the Serie A clash in Genoa today. Ex-Leeds star Vieira admitted he had heard the abuse during the game and said …

8pm Chelsea news LIVE: Malinovskyi wanted, Newcastle win, Inter eye Giroud in...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:35pm
CHELSEA made a nervy but winning return to Premier League football. Marcos Alonso netted the only goal as they saw off Newcastle – but there are injury concerns about Ross Barkley. Follow all of the latest updates and transfer gossip from West London…

8pm Arsenal news LIVE: Lacazette to start on bench, Tierney fit for Sheffield...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:35pm
ARSENAL are preparing for the return of the Premier League. The Gunners are gearing up to visit Sheffield United next Monday night with Alexandre Lacazette hoping to available – while reports claim Unai Emery wants Dani Ceballos on a permanent deal at the end of the season. Follow all the latest gossip, transfer new and …

8pm Tottenham news LIVE: VAR apologise for Watford error, PSG eye Real Madrid...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:29pm
TOTTENHAM needed a late equaliser from Dele Alli to prevent a third straight defeat in  a highly controversial game. Watford had taken the lead early on, but felt they should have had a penalty – only for the referee and VAR to wave their appeals away. But Alli netted late on, with VAR allowing it …

8pm Man Utd news LIVE: Liverpool?s Lallana equalises, Rashford opener, Tuanze...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:29pm
THE international break probably came at the perfect time for Man Utd. After a sorry 1-0 defeat to Newcastle, Ole’s men must now prepare for the visit of unbeaten table-toppers Liverpool to Old Trafford – and fans will be buoyed by David de Gea returning to fitness to start. Follow all the latest transfer news, …

Mourinho bizarrely says Liverpool manager Klopp ?wanted meat but got fish? af...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:10pm
Jose Mourinho claimes Manchester United’s tactics skewered Liverpool as he bizarrely claimed Jurgen Klopp “liked meat but got fish”. Kop boss Klopp certainly looked crabby as VAR decisions went against his Premier League leaders in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. But former United boss Mourinho believes Klopp’s biggest beef will be Liverpool failing to …

Klopp fuming with Man Utd?s goal as Liverpool boss questions VAR and foul in ...
20 Oct 2019 at 8:04pm
FUMING Jurgen Klopp had a VAR fit after Liverpool?s record chasing run of Premier League victories came to an end. Klopp was furious that Marcus Rashford?s 36th minute goal was not ruled out by the video referee for a foul on Divock Origi in the build up. Because there was no clear and obvious error …

Man Utd draw means no side has dropped more points from winning positions thi...
20 Oct 2019 at 7:58pm
ADAM LALLANA’S late equaliser at Old Trafford means no side have dropped more points from winning positions in the Premier League than Manchester United. The Red Devils looked on course to claim all three points at the Theatre of Dreams after Marcus Rashford netted the opener in the 36th minute. But Lallana’s 85th minute strike …

Man Utd 1 Liverpool 1 LIVE RESULT: Lallana equaliser keeps Reds unbeaten afte...
20 Oct 2019 at 7:53pm
MANCHESTER UNITED host Liverpool at Old Trafford, looking to avoid an embarrassing result. The Red Devils are huge underdogs against their arch-rivals after two defeats in three Premier League matches – while Jurgen Klopp’s men have won all eight games so far this season. No Mo Salah for Liverpool, while Axel Tuanzebe injured in warm …

7am Arsenal news LIVE: Sheffield United build-up, Lacazette and Tierney avail...
20 Oct 2019 at 7:51pm
ARSENAL take on Sheffield United on Monday in the Premier League as they look to return to the top three. Fans will be hoping to see Alexandre Lacazette to return to the matchday squad while Kieran Tierney could start at left-back. Follow below for all the latest Arsenal news, gossip and transfer speculation…

7am Man Utd news LIVE: Liverpool draw, Rashford scores amid VAR controversy, ...
20 Oct 2019 at 7:50pm
MANCHESTER UNITED held on for a point against Liverpool after Adam Lallana’s late equaliser. Marcus Rashford’s opener caused a bit of a stir with VAR – but it is off the field that is also peaking fans’ interest as a takeover bid of more than £3billion looks set to be submitted. Follow all the latest …


Evening Times, Glasgow

Evening Times | Rangers

Hearts 1-1 Rangers as it happened: Meshino and Morelos on the scoresheet
20 Oct 2019 at 11:28am
Join us for live text coverage of Rangers' trip to Tynecastle in the Scottish Premiership.

Hearts launch probe as Rangers' Alfredo Morelos receives 'racist abuse' from ...
20 Oct 2019 at 4:10pm
Hearts have launched a probe into alleged racist abuse dished out by a supporter to Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos.

Rangers kid Josh McPake identifies two Gers stars to learn from on his return...
20 Oct 2019 at 3:10pm
Josh McPake may be on loan at Dundee, but he's already identified the players at Rangers he intends to learn from to try and break into the Ibrox first-team.

Hearts 1 Rangers 1: Five things we learned as Steven Gerrard's side pass up c...
20 Oct 2019 at 3:09pm
By Stewart Fisher

Rangers 'in massive trouble' vs FC Porto if they don't up game after Hearts c...
20 Oct 2019 at 2:37pm
Hearts legend John Robertson reckons Rangers will be in for a torrid time against FC Porto on Thursday evening if they don't up their game.

Hearts 1-1 Rangers: Steven Gerrard's side second in Premiership after Tynecas...
20 Oct 2019 at 2:11pm
THE wait to return to top spot in the Premiership was a long one for Rangers. Their time at the summit of the standings has been brief, though.

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard denies interest in Aaron Hickey and Everton's Lew...
20 Oct 2019 at 1:00pm
Rangers have been linked with Hearts' Aaron Hickey and Everton youngster Lewis Gibson - but manager Steven Gerrard has denied interest in the pair.

Ryan Kent returns to Rangers squad on bench for Hearts clash at Tynecastle
20 Oct 2019 at 11:56am
Rangers have been handed a massive boost as Ryan Kent returns to the bench for this afternoon's game against Hearts.

FC Porto's Pepe gunning for revenge 14 years after scoring double at Rangers ...
20 Oct 2019 at 11:45am
It's not often a player scores a brace away from home at Ibrox and ends up on the losing team.

Rangers academy side destroyed 5-1 by Huddersfield Town in bounce game
20 Oct 2019 at 10:50am
Graeme Murty has urged his Rangers youngsters to use their latest defeat as a learning curve after they were destroyed 5-1 by Huddersfield Town yesterday.

QPR to enter race to sign Hearts' Aaron Hickey with '£1.5million bid prepared'
20 Oct 2019 at 10:20am
QPR are ready to enter the transfer battle for Hearts youngster Aaron Hickey, according to reports.