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UEFA issue Champions League and Europa League warning
3 Apr 2020 at 9:16am
ANY league that concludes early could end up forfeiting their places in European competitions, UEFA have warned.


Falkirk place most staff on furlough
3 Apr 2020 at 8:47am
CHAIRMAN Gary Deans has confirmed that ?almost? all Falkirk staff, including players and the management duo of David McCracken and Lee Miller, have been placed on furlough leave.


Steven Reid: Having Aston Villa's John McGinn fit is a big help
3 Apr 2020 at 8:39am
SCOTLAND coach Steven Reid insists the availability of Aston Villa ace John McGinn will be a silver lining to the international football shut-down.


No chance season will be completed, says Raith Rovers chairman
3 Apr 2020 at 8:44am
Raith Rovers chairman Bill Clark believes there is no chance that the current campaign will be played to a finish - and fears football could be written off until January.


Peterhead players and staff willing to work for free
3 Apr 2020 at 8:41am
Simon Ferry has revealed some of Peterhead?s players and management staff were willing to work for nothing in a bid to help the club survive the coronavirus pandemic.


Burnley and Ireland duo Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick linked with Celtic
3 Apr 2020 at 9:03am
Ireland duo Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick are reportedly being targeted by Celtic boss Neil Lennon.


If the Belgium Pro League can declare their champions now then so can the SPFL
3 Apr 2020 at 5:00am
BELGIUM may not be many people?s dream destination for a holiday (remember them folks?) but by rights it really should be as there is much to recommend.


Scottish football takes notice as Belgium end league early with Club Brugge c...
2 Apr 2020 at 4:07pm
BOSSES of Belgium?s premier division, the Jupiler Pro League, have ended the season early and awarded Club Brugge the title.


Rangers ace Ryan Jack insists players will need two week head start before co...
2 Apr 2020 at 12:31pm
RYAN JACK believes players will need at least two weeks of a head start before getting back into competitive action.


Rangers ace Andy Halliday deserves a new Ibrox contract, insists Alan Hutton
2 Apr 2020 at 8:56am
Andy Halliday hasn't played a lot of football under the leadership of Rangers boss Steven Gerrard.

Scotsman

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


Perthshire Rugby Club remaining active with online fitness sessions
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Perthshire Advertiser)
3 Apr 2020 at 11:03am
Scottish Rugby confirmed the domestic season as "null and void" but the Eagles have been continuing to put in the work


5 Liverpool prospects Rangers could target to follow Ryan Kent blueprint
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Alex Dicken)
3 Apr 2020 at 10:57am
Liverpool to Rangers is a familiar trajectory and there are a few more players who could follow that path.


Young coach of the year James Peaty sets a shining example
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Perthshire Advertiser)
3 Apr 2020 at 10:57am
The award winner has loved his time with Perth City Swim Club and is planning to continue to help swimmers reach their full potential


Livi star Chris Erskine: Season should be played to a finish to avoid uproar
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Paul Thomson)
3 Apr 2020 at 10:55am
The Lions midfielder reckons "too many people would complain" if SPFL award titles or deem season null and void


St Johnstone's Murray Davidson putting in the miles to maintain fitness
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Perthshire Advertiser)
3 Apr 2020 at 10:49am
The midfielder has been keeping to his routine of running as players continue to work on home programmes


Return to top flight sees Livingston net record profit
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Callum Carson)
3 Apr 2020 at 10:36am
The club posted record profits for the year ending June 2019.


Clyde chairman steps down in midst of coronavirus shutdown cash crisis
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Mark Pirie)
3 Apr 2020 at 10:33am
David Dishon will no longer be involved at the Bully Wee as he focuses on his own business interests.


Daniel Stendel names 3 Hearts stars he will build around
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Jonathan McFarlane)
3 Apr 2020 at 9:59am
The Jambos boss has outlined his youthful vision for the club next season.


'We're no Auchinleck Talbot' Royal Albert blast being forced into juniors revamp
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Andy McGilvray)
3 Apr 2020 at 9:41am
The Stonehouse club feel they have no choice but to move to a sixth tier conference system.


Alan Brazil in Celtic title prayer as pundit maps out SPFL solution
by reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk (Jonathan McFarlane)
3 Apr 2020 at 9:26am
The legendary talkSPORT host reckons the SPFL should do everything in their powers to finish the campaign.

BBC Scotland

BBC Sport - Scotland

'Premature termination' of leagues could risk European places - Uefa
3 Apr 2020 at 8:35am
Uefa warns that nations ending their domestic campaigns early could result in the loss of Champions League and Europa League places.

'Null and void not on the table' - gossip
3 Apr 2020 at 9:19am
'Null and void' not on the SPFL agenda, Celtic linked with Republic of Ireland duo, Hearts boss wants focus on youth...

SPFL coronavirus club talks postponed until Wednesday
2 Apr 2020 at 8:37pm
Meetings between SPFL clubs to discuss an action plan amid the coronavirus pandemic have been pushed back.

'I spent my birthday running up and down my garden for five hours' - marathon...
2 Apr 2020 at 3:12pm
Scottish javelin record-holder James Campbell recounts running a marathon in his small back garden to raise more over £26,000 for the NHS.

From police patrol to no pay as Stenny boss - Irons on safeguarding club & pu...
2 Apr 2020 at 5:50pm
While he enforces coronavirus restrictions as a policeman, Stenhousemuir manager Davie Irons says waiving his club salary was the right thing to do.

Watch: Scotland midfielder Love works to make hand sanitiser
2 Apr 2020 at 6:21pm
Scotland international Jo Love is filmed in her day job with Glasgow City Council producing hand sanitiser to help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Can you name the Scottish players with 50 caps since 1990?
2 Apr 2020 at 7:17pm
Since 1990, 19 players have been inducted to the Scottish International Roll of Honour for earning 50 caps. How many can you name?

Celtic, Rangers & Dundee Utd feature in latest BBC Scotland classic games
1 Apr 2020 at 12:10pm
Celtic, Rangers and Dundee Utd will all feature over this weekend as BBC Scotland screens two more classic Scottish Cup matches.

Scottish football updates amid coronavirus pandemic
2 Apr 2020 at 6:25pm
Find out the latest from your club during the coronavirus-enforced football shutdown.

Play along with BBC Sport's live 'Quarantine Quiz' on Friday night
2 Apr 2020 at 5:05pm
Test your sporting knowledge with Friday's live BBC Sport 'Quarantine Quiz' followed by a Question of Sport on Saturday.

Discus champion Law's 'shoe throwing' training regime
2 Apr 2020 at 10:43am
Scotland's top discus thrower Kirsty Law discusses her makeshift training regime and joining the frontline fight against coronavirus.

Scotland v England: Relive Duncan Hodge's late try at Murrayfield
2 Apr 2020 at 5:13pm
Twenty years on to the day, relive Duncan Hodge's late try at Murrayfield as Scotland halt England's Grand Slam hopes.

STV Sports News


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The Sun

Football ? The Scottish Sun

11.30am Chelsea news LIVE: Agents help Alex Telles and Philippe Coutinho deal...
3 Apr 2020 at 12:02pm
CHELSEA are eyeing up a big summer rebuild to back Frank Lampard when the transfer window opens – with the club’s transfer ban lifted. We have the latest transfer talk on the likes of Gabriel Magalhaes, Alex Telles and Philippe Coutinho and – but the Blues could miss out on Bayern Muncih goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. …


11.30am Arsenal news LIVE: Ozil sends Gnabry tweet after he wears Gunners shi...
3 Apr 2020 at 12:01pm
MIKEL ARTETA is plotting an overhaul at Arsenal after winning his own personal battle with coronavirus. Serge Gnabry turned heads by wearing a Gunners shirt in a video, but it is unlikely Arteta could lure him back from Bayern Munich. But we have all the latest transfer talk and more information about the Jose Reyes …


11.30am Man Utd news LIVE: Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland, Jude Bellingham, Pau...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:58am
MANCHESTER UNITED are making big plans to bring Jadon Sancho to Old Trafford and form a deadly trio with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. It’s also been suggested that the Red Devils could offload Paul Pogba to Real Madrid to fund a move for teen sensation Erling Haaland. And we have the latest updates on …


Celtic, Aberdeen, Hearts and others slash replica kit prices but Rangers offe...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:57am
DESPERATE Scottish Premiership clubs have slashed the price of replica shirts by up to 75 per cent during the coronavirus shutdown. Piles of unsold kit which needs to be shifted before new sponsorship deals kick in this summer have been reduced. ?? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates on Covid-19 Every top …


Chelsea transfer blow as PSG join race for Real Madrid defender Hakimi on loa...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:30am
PSG have reportedly entered the race for Real Madrid defender Achraf Hakimi alongside Chelsea. The versatile Moroccan is currently in the final season of his two-year loan at Borussia Dortmund and has impressed with seven goals and ten assists in his 37 appearances this term. It is understood the 21-year-old has a £50million release clause …


Lionel Messi?s £11m private jet forced to make emergency landing at Brussels ...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:16am
LIONEL MESSI’S £11million private jet has been forced to make an emergency landing at Brussels airport due to a fault with plane. The Barcelona star’s plane was making its way to Tenerife in the Canary Islands when it suffered from issues with its landing gear. The aircraft grounded at Zaventem Airport in the Belgian capital …


Cristiano Ronaldo?s luxury hotel opening in Madrid delayed due to coronavirus...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:15am
CRISTIANO RONALDO will have to wait to open his new hotel in Madrid due to the coronavirus pandemic. The planned grand opening of the Pestana CR7 Gran Via in the centre of the Spanish capital was scheduled for June. But financial newspaper Invertia report on that being delayed due to the lockdown across the country …


Arsenal fans to set up GoFundMe page to make banner of naked Sol Campbell to ...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:13am
TOTTENHAM fans could be greeted by the sight of a naked Sol Campbell during their derby clash against Arsenal once the football season resumes. Gunners supporters continuously taunt Spurs over their former skipper who ran his contract down in 2001 before joining the red half of North London on a free transfer. ?? Read our coronavirus …


Celtic supporters launch petition to scrap council plan for a parking zone ou...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:10am
CELTIC fans are calling for Glasgow City Council to scrap plans for a parking zone outside Parkhead. Thousands of Celtic supporters have objected to the council’s proposals which they say are aimed at tackling obstructive parking and keeping emergency routes clear on match days. We reported last month on how the Parkhead side had challenged …


Samuel Umtiti will be sold in summer with Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea able t...
3 Apr 2020 at 11:07am
SAMUEL UMTITI will be sold by Barcelona this summer, according to reports. And that has put the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea on red alert. According to Sport, the defender could be available for between as little as £26million and £35m when the transfer window reopens. Barcelona are keen to raise some cash …


Ex-Man Utd ace Tevez says footballers can go six months with ZERO pay as pres...
3 Apr 2020 at 10:45am
FORMER Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez insists footballers can go without pay for six months as pressure increases on Premier League stars to take a pay cut amid the coronavirus crisis. The Health Secretary Matt Hancock called on Premier League players to take a voluntary pay cut in order to fund the non-playing staff at …


Ex-Newcastle star Rob Lee says he?s ?immensely proud? of club?s epic 4-3 defe...
3 Apr 2020 at 10:44am
IT remains arguably the greatest game in Premier League history,  Liverpool beating Newcastle in a seven-goal thriller at Anfield on this date 24 years ago. Here, former Toon midfield orchestrator ROB LEE tells SunSport?s Russell Lanning how through the euphoria pitch-side you could have heard a pin drop in the Newcastle dressing room afterwards. I HAVE a …


Chelsea tell Willian three-year contract is ?impossible? as Brazilian all-but...
3 Apr 2020 at 10:24am
WILLIAN has all-but conceded his time at Chelsea is coming to an end this summer after he was told his demand of a three-year contract extension is “impossible”. The Brazilian’s Blues deal is set to expire in the summer but he has been at loggerheads with Stamford Bridge chiefs who are only willing to hand …


European football chiefs admit for first time season may be AXED after Belgiu...
3 Apr 2020 at 10:20am
EUROPEAN football chiefs have admitted for the first time the season may have to be scrapped. A joint letter to all leagues and clubs confirms that finishing the campaign despite the coronavirus crisis is the collective aim of European football. That is a direct response to the decision by Belgian bosses to unilaterally end their …



 

Evening Times, Glasgow

Glasgow Times | Rangers


QPR manager and ex-Rangers boss Mark Warburton wades into Celtic title debate
3 Apr 2020 at 10:25am
FORMER Rangers boss Mark Warburton says that any Celtic fans that are being honest with themselves will admit that Neil Lennon's side should have to play out the rest of the season to be named champions - and stressed that the remaining games must be played to ensure the Premiership's integrity.


Celtic should be crowned champions because Rangers can't catch them, says Mik...
3 Apr 2020 at 10:14am
MIKAEL LUSTIG has called for Celtic to be declared champions insisting that there is no way the Hoops can be caught at the top of the league.


UEFA issue Champions League and Europa League warning
3 Apr 2020 at 9:16am
ANY league that concludes early could end up forfeiting their places in European competitions, UEFA have warned.


No chance season will be completed, says Raith Rovers chairman
3 Apr 2020 at 8:44am
Raith Rovers chairman Bill Clark believes there is no chance that the current campaign will be played to a finish - and fears football could be written off until January.


If the Belgium Pro League can declare their champions now then so can the SPFL
3 Apr 2020 at 5:00am
BELGIUM may not be many people?s dream destination for a holiday (remember them folks?) but by rights it really should be as there is much to recommend.


Scottish football takes notice as Belgium end league early with Club Brugge c...
2 Apr 2020 at 4:07pm
BOSSES of Belgium?s premier division, the Jupiler Pro League, have ended the season early and awarded Club Brugge the title.


Rangers ace Ryan Jack insists players will need two week head start before co...
2 Apr 2020 at 12:31pm
RYAN JACK believes players will need at least two weeks of a head start before getting back into competitive action.


Ex-Celtic ace Ramon Vega urges Hoops to join forces with Rangers to support t...
2 Apr 2020 at 11:03am
RAMON VEGA has urged Celtic to team up Rangers to help Scottish football battle its way through the coronavirus crisis.


Rangers and Celtic must increase away end allocations for Old Firm clashes, i...
2 Apr 2020 at 10:12am
ALLY McCOIST has urged both Celtic and Rangers to increase away allocations back to 8,000 for Old Firm clashes when football returns.


Rangers ace Andy Halliday deserves a new Ibrox contract, insists Alan Hutton
2 Apr 2020 at 8:56am
Andy Halliday hasn't played a lot of football under the leadership of Rangers boss Steven Gerrard.