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Scottish transfer news as it happened: Celtic star Edouard 'wanted' by Crysta...
6 Jul 2020 at 11:05am
Keep up to date with the latest transfer news and gossip from across Scotland right here.

Neil Lennon primes Celtic players for 'monumental' season
6 Jul 2020 at 10:31pm
BEER gardens are open, conspiracy theories abound over the SPFL Premiership fixture list before a ball has even been kicked in anger, and our football clubs are in the middle of an almighty civil war. Life might just be slowly getting back to normal after all.

Robbie Neilson missed intensity of Hearts pressure after MK Dons move and vow...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm
'No style. No bottle. Neilson out', was the message from a section of disgruntled Hearts supporters the last time their former captain was in the Tynecastle dugout.

Robbie Neilson wants to tie down Aaron Hickey on long-term deal amid Celtic a...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm
Robbie Neilson wants to tie down Aaron Hickey to a long-term deal at Hearts as he admits interest in the player is bound to intensify this season.

Dundee United confirm Micky Mellon as new manager ahead of Premiership return
6 Jul 2020 at 7:45pm
Dundee United's new manager Micky Mellon has told of his delight at taking over as new manager at Tannadice.

Rangers goalkeeper Robby McCrorie eyes further loan move after agreeing new I...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:53am
ROBBY McCRORIE knows his form will speak for itself.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon hopes fans can return to Parkhead in time for first R...
6 Jul 2020 at 12:32pm
NEIL LENNON hopes to welcome Celtic supporters back through the Parkhead turnstiles in time for October's opening Old Firm clash.

Kris Boyd urges Rangers to find consistency to stop Celtic winning 10-in-a-row
6 Jul 2020 at 12:11pm
KRIS BOYD has urged Rangers to find consistency next season to ultimately stop Celtic from landing 10-in-a-row.

Dundee United blast Hearts and Partick Thistle over relegation challenge stat...
6 Jul 2020 at 3:25pm
DUNDEE UNITED have launched a crowdfunding campaign and asked their fellow SPFL clubs to help fund their promotion legal battle.

Robbie Neilson wants Hearts to use anger of relegation as motivation
6 Jul 2020 at 2:20pm
ROBBIE NEILSON has vowed to use the anger over Hearts' enforced relegation to fire up his new side next season.

Fraser Forster to Celtic? Neil Lennon provides transfer update on pursuit of ...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:19am
NEIL LENNON has told how Celtic had agreed a deal with Southampton to bring Fraser Forster back to Parkhead.


The Scotsman Football Feed

Ianis Hagi makes penalty admission as Rangers midfielder hails Steven Gerrard...
27 Feb 2020 at 2:12pm
Ianis Hagi believes Steven Gerrard should get all the Braga bragging rights after masterminding Rangers' route to the Europa League last 16.

Rangers: Criticism of our collapsed title bid spurring us on in Europe, says ...
27 Feb 2020 at 1:56pm
Ryan Jack says Rangers used the criticism of their collapsed title bid to fuel their quest in Europe.

James Keatings gets green light to play in Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge ...
27 Feb 2020 at 11:05am
Striker's first appeal was thrown out before being re-assessed

Scottish Football LIVE: Rangers to beat Liverpool and Manchester United to st...
27 Feb 2020 at 9:29am
Scottish football's success in Europe continued on Wednesday evening with Rangers' win over Braga.

Was Rangers star the man in the spotlight as scouts from 25 clubs took in Bra...
27 Feb 2020 at 7:57am
Scouts from 25 European clubs were present for Rangers' Europa League victory over Braga at the Estádio Municipal last night.

Key man available for Hearts-Rangers cup tie, Celtic ace set for new deal, Hi...
27 Feb 2020 at 7:18am
The latest Scottish football news, transfer rumours and gossip...

Hibs aim to double player budget in bid to raise game on all fronts
26 Feb 2020 at 10:37pm
Hibernian have set themselves a bold target of doubling their player budget over the next three years as they strive for regular involvement in 
European football and a say in the latter stages of the league and domestic cup competitions.

Neil Lennon hints at key role for Tom Rogic as Celtic eye Europa League last 16
26 Feb 2020 at 10:30pm
Tom Rogic’s sole involvement in European football for Celtic so far this season has been a 30-minute cameo as a second-half substitute in their Europa League group stage victory over Lazio in Glasgow last October.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon: We?ve learned and improved from Cluj nightmare
26 Feb 2020 at 10:30pm
Neil Lennon believes Celtic have learned and improved from the bitter experience of their Champions League collapse against Cluj as they go into tonight’s Europa League last-32 clash with Copenhagen in identical circumstances.

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard expects his players to be ?men? and ?suffer toget...
26 Feb 2020 at 10:30pm
Steven Gerrard has challenged his players to stand up and be counted in Braga as they seek to qualify for the last 16 of the Europa League.

Rangers boss Gerrard hails Europa hero Ryan Kent and says criticism was ?ludi...
26 Feb 2020 at 9:14pm
Steven Gerrard praised Ryan Kent after he delivered on the big occasion once again to overcome recent criticism of his efforts and secure Rangers’ passage into the last 16 of the Europa League.

Sporting Braga 0-1 Rangers (2-4agg): Kent strike puts Rangers through
26 Feb 2020 at 9:06pm
No sooner had Steven Gerrard thought he had solved one problem than he feared he had been presented with another. The beauty of being defensively assured is Rangers needed to take only one of the several opportunities that came their way as the Ibrox side did what Gerrard challenged them to do and re-asserted themselves on the European stage to reach the last 16 of the Europa League.

Daily Record

Daily Record - Sport

Neil Doncaster in league appeal to Nicola Sturgeon to allow friendlies
by (Keith Jackson)
6 Jul 2020 at 10:45pm
The chief executive is seeking approval with less than a month to go until the Premiership campaign kicks off.

Niko Katic's injury backing as Rangers man tipped to return to Croatia fold
by (Fraser Wilson)
6 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm
Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic will keep a place in his side for when the centre-back returns.

Neil Lennon salutes Celtic vs Rangers SPFL fixture call
by (Craig Swan)
6 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm
The Hoops gaffer reckons the right decision has been made and hopes fans can return in time for the powder keg game.

Wigan striker Callum Lang linked with permanent Motherwell switch
by (Mark Pirie)
6 Jul 2020 at 9:13pm
The 21-year-old has previously been touted with a switch to Fir Park on loan.

Airdrie snap up young trio amid squad rebuild ahead of League One season
by (Mark Pirie)
6 Jul 2020 at 8:47pm
Three talents from the reserve side have penned new deals at the Penny Cars Stadium.

Micky Mellon appointed Dundee United manager
by (Gabriel McKay)
6 Jul 2020 at 7:37pm
The new gaffer has arrived from Tranmere Rovers, following Robbie Neilson's departure.

Kyle Lafferty admits Rangers nerves wrecked second Ibrox spell
by (Jonathan McFarlane)
6 Jul 2020 at 6:42pm
The former Ibrox striker has opened up about his time at the club under Gerrard.

Dylan McGeouch pinpionts the Celtic 'light switch' that makes Scott Brown great
by (Steven Mair)
6 Jul 2020 at 5:38pm
The skipper is only a phone call away - even to those he hasn't played with in five years.

Derek McInnes claims Rangers fixture is 'best I could hope for'
by (Jonathan McFarlane)
6 Jul 2020 at 4:37pm
The Dons boss has assured Aberdeen fans his side will be ready for the challenge.

Livingston boss Gary Holt hoping to sign Robby McCrorie on loan from Rangers
by (Callum Carson)
6 Jul 2020 at 4:06pm
The stopper made eight appearances for the Lions last term and could be set for another loan stint in West Lothian.

BBC Scotland

BBC Sport - Scotland

Dundee United: Micky Mellon appointed as manager
6 Jul 2020 at 7:52pm
Dundee United agree compensation with Tranmere Rovers and appoint Micky Mellon as their new manager.

SPFL Premiership 2020-21: Celtic start 10-in-a-row quest at home to Hamilton
6 Jul 2020 at 9:00am
Celtic will commence their bid for a 10th successive Scottish Premiership title at home to Hamilton Academical on 2 August.

Dundee United, Raith Rovers & Cove Rangers ask clubs for help in legal fight
6 Jul 2020 at 5:07pm
Dundee United, Raith Rovers and Cove Rangers have asked rival SPFL clubs for support, with their fight to protect promotion potentially costing £150,000.

Scotland's top players face over 40 games before end of 2020 in packed schedule
6 Jul 2020 at 12:24pm
BBC Scotland examines the challenge facing some players, who may have to play over 40 games before the end of 2020.

Sportscene returns with Saturday night Premiership highlights
6 Jul 2020 at 1:14pm
Sportscene will show Scottish Premiership highlights on the BBC Scotland channel on Saturday evenings.

Greig Laidlaw joins Shining Arcs in Japan's Top League
6 Jul 2020 at 11:19am
Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has joined Shining Arcs in Japan's Top League, having left Clermont Auvergne at the end of last season.

Robbie Neilson: Hearts have a 'cause' to unite behind after relegation
6 Jul 2020 at 2:19pm
Robbie Neilson admits he could bring winger Sam Nicholson back to Hearts as the new manager pledged to use the club's controversial relegation as motivation for next season.

Fraser Forster: Celtic 'looking at other options' says Neil Lennon
6 Jul 2020 at 2:16pm
Celtic are "looking at other options" in their goalkeeper signing search after Fraser Forster stalled on a return, says manager Neil Lennon.

Former St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright targets return to Scottish football
6 Jul 2020 at 3:19pm
Scottish football is Tommy Wright's preferred destination when he returns to the management game, having left St Johnstone in May.

Sporting Nation: Peter Nicol has 'no regrets' over controversial England switch
6 Jul 2020 at 7:51am
Almost 20 years on from his controversial switch of allegiance from Scotland to England, squash champion Peter Nicol has no regrets.

Nikola Katic: Rangers defender out for 'foreseeable future' with injury
6 Jul 2020 at 10:10am
Rangers defender Nikola Katic is set to miss the start of the season after suffering an injury in training.

Scottish gossip: Celtic, Raith Rovers, Dundee Utd, Cove Rangers, Rangers, Hea...
6 Jul 2020 at 8:33am
Crystal Palace weigh up a £25m bid for Celtic striker as Premiership clubs make pre-season friendlies plea.

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The Sun

Football ? The Scottish Sun

Chelsea news LIVE: Azpilicueta praises Timo Werner transfer, Kai Havertz ?lik...
7 Jul 2020 at 1:25am
CHELSEA have delivered some big news to fans ahead of their return to Premier League action as Timo Werner’s transfer to West London has been CONFIRMED. And the Blues are also confident they will be able to prize Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of £70m. Follow all the latest updates and transfer …

Hearts boss Neilson backs Budge?s attempts which would stop Dundee United?s p...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:52pm
ROBBIE NEILSON has backed Ann Budge?s attempt to stop Dundee United?s promotion to the Premiership. Neilson led the Tannadice club up from the Championship ? before quitting for a shock return to Tynecastle. And he has now defended Budge?s courtroom battle against the SPFL to keep the Jambos in Scotland?s top flight. The new Hearts …

Newcastle takeover news LIVE: Bournemouth player ratings ? Saint-Maximin top ...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:38pm
NEWCASTLE UNITED fans remain on the edges of their seats over their club’s proposed £300m takeover from a Saudi Arabian consortium – so is this the week it finally goes through? We have all the latest from Premier League chief Richard Masters and every transfer and gossip story surrounding the Magpies. Follow ALL of the …

Tottenham 1-0 Everton LIVE REACTION: Son and Lloris CLASH in shock bust-up as...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:37pm
TOTTENHAM picked up a huge three points over Everton to keep their European dream alive. Giovani Lo Celso’s first-half strike was deflected into his own net by Michael Keane, before a sensational bust-up between Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min saw the pair separated by teammates at the break. Live score: Tottenham 1-0 Everton (Keane OG …

Doomed Norwich stars will see their wages cut by HALF after relegation from P...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:34pm
NORWICH players will see their wages cut by HALF after relegation from the Premier League. Daniel Farke?s team, who visit Watford tonight, look certain to return to the Championship after just one season. Unusually, the club insisted on a clause that the squad?s wages would reduce by 50 per cent if they finish in the …

Arsenal vs Leicester: Live stream, kick-off time, TV channel and team news fo...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:30pm
ARSENAL welcome Leicester to North London for a huge Premier League clash at the Emirates. After three straight league wins, the Gunners are back in European contention but must keep the streak going if they’re to reel in any of the top four. The Foxes sit third but have lost the cushion they enjoyed over …

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team ne...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:29pm
CHELSEA make the short trip to Crystal Palace hoping to make it back-to-back Premier League wins. Frank Lampard’s men hit back from their shock loss to West Ham with a 3-0 victory over Watford, barely getting out of second gear in the process. They will face a Palace side who have lost their last three …

Rangers legend Ian Durrant backs Nikola Katic to CRUISE through knee injury
6 Jul 2020 at 10:28pm
IAN DURRANT has told Rangers crock Nikola Katic he?ll CRUISE through his cruciate KO. Gers are currently awaiting confirmation of the severity of the Croat stopper?s knee injury. But he?s expected to undergo surgery in London later this week, and is likely to be sidelined for six months. Ibrox legend Durrant was out of football …

Celtic and Rangers fans COULD be at first Old Firm clash, says Neil Doncaster
6 Jul 2020 at 10:28pm
NEIL DONCASTER believes fans WILL be allowed in for the first Old Firm game of the new season. The first two months of the campaign, which starts on August 1, will be played behind closed doors as coronavirus restrictions remain in place. But SPFL chief executive Doncaster is hopeful there will be a crowd when …

11pm Chelsea news LIVE: Rice eyed as ?next John Terry?, Havertz transfer LATE...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:26pm
CHELSEA are likely to be without N’Golo Kante when they face Crystal Palace, after the midfielder came off with a hamstring injury against Watford. But Frank Lampard is stepping up his pursuit of Declan Rice – a player he is said to see as the next John Terry – and Kai Havertz. Follow all the …

11pm Arsenal news LIVE: Partey wants Gunners transfer ?completed quickly?, Au...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:19pm
ARSENAL recorded a massive win in the West Midlands as they saw off Wolves thanks to strikes from Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette.  And there could be more good news with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hinting he WILL sign a new contract and Thomas Partey believed to be wanting his potential move to Arsenal finalised as soon …

Matteo Guendouzi has ?trained alone for two weeks? since Brighton loss with A...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:14pm
ARSENAL badboy Matteo Guendouzi has been made to train alone for the last two weeks, according to reports. The fiery 21-year-old was involved in a scuffle with Neal Maupay following the Gunners’ 2-1 defeat to Brighton on June 20. He has subsequently failed to even make a matchday squad as Arsenal have won their four …

Greenwood could be new Rooney? but talent pool means he will NOT have weight ...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:05pm
MANY of you will have winced when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer compared Mason Greenwood favourably with a young Wayne Rooney. Here we go again, a talented English kid scores a couple of bangers and is over-hyped to the skies. Cool your boots, don?t over-burden him, you?ll build him up to knock him down and yada yada …

Tottenham 1 Everton 0: Keane own goal gives scrappy Spurs three points as Llo...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:00pm
IT?S all turned a bit scrappy down at Tottenham. Literally. The scruffiest of games decided by a horrible own goal, memorable only for an on-pitch tussle between two Spurs team-mates. Hugo Lloris and Heung-min Son had to be pulled apart from each other as they headed for half-time as simmering frustrations boiled over for all …


Evening Times, Glasgow

Glasgow Times | Rangers

Scottish transfer news as it happened: Celtic star Edouard 'wanted' by Crysta...
6 Jul 2020 at 11:05am
Keep up to date with the latest transfer news and gossip from across Scotland right here.

Rangers goalkeeper Robby McCrorie eyes further loan move after agreeing new I...
6 Jul 2020 at 10:53am
ROBBY McCRORIE knows his form will speak for itself.

Kris Boyd urges Rangers to find consistency to stop Celtic winning 10-in-a-row
6 Jul 2020 at 12:11pm
KRIS BOYD has urged Rangers to find consistency next season to ultimately stop Celtic from landing 10-in-a-row.

Rangers fixtures in full: Aberdeen on opening day and first Celtic clash reve...
6 Jul 2020 at 9:21am
RANGERS kick-off their Scottish Premiership season with a visit to Pittodrie to take on Aberdeen.

Scottish Premiership fixtures: Celtic kick-off season against Hamilton as Ran...
6 Jul 2020 at 9:02am
THE SPFL have this morning released the Scottish Premiership fixtures for next season.

James Cairney: Forget superstar signings, Rangers need a better bench
6 Jul 2020 at 5:00am
THIS summer will be a momentous one over at Ibrox. As their bitter rivals go chasing a record-breaking tenth consecutive title, there is no room for error for Steven Gerrard and his backroom team.

Rangers defender Niko Katic out for foreseeable future after suffering seriou...
5 Jul 2020 at 9:40pm
RANGERS have confirmed that Niko Katic will be side-lined for the foreseeable future after picking up a serious injury in training.

Ex-Celtic star John Collins insists he could have signed for Rangers before P...
5 Jul 2020 at 5:15pm
JOHN COLLINS has revealed he could have signed for Rangers instead of Celtic - but with his father supporting the Hoops he insists he had no option.

Rangers target Lewis Ferguson trained 'like a demon' during lockdown, says De...
5 Jul 2020 at 2:22pm
DEREK FERGUSON has revealed that his son Lewis has aspirations of playing in the English Premier League.

Leeds plot move for Odsonne Edouard | Rangers defender on brink of MLS move |...
5 Jul 2020 at 10:26am
The latest news and transfer gossip from around Scottish football as Dundee United near a head coach appointment and the transfer speculation mounts up.

No wiggle room ahead of new season, says Rangers assistant Gary McAllister
5 Jul 2020 at 9:31am
BILL STRUTH was the last Rangers manager to go two full seasons without winning a trophy 68 years ago. By that point the legendary Ibrox boss had already amassed 28 major honours. He would bounce back from that brief drought by claiming a domestic double the next year, Struth?s last trophies as manager.