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Andy Robertson follows in Marcus Rashford's footsteps to help disadvantaged c...
27 Nov 2020 at 10:13am
Scotland footballer Andy Robertson has launched a charity to ?fight for what?s right? in Scotland ? but sad he hopes the kind of political action spearheaded by Rashford will not be needed in Scotland.

Graeme McGarry: Why Neil Lennon will likely be given the chance to lead Celti...
27 Nov 2020 at 5:04am
PRESSURE, so the saying goes, creates diamonds. That is a maxim Neil Lennon appears to be clinging onto during these embattled times for the Celtic manager.

Steven Gerrard proud of his players as Benfica deny Rangers a Europa League k...
26 Nov 2020 at 10:40pm
STEVEN GERRARD was proud of his Rangers players despite missing out on progression to the Europa League last 32 as they squandered a two-goal advantage against Benfica.

Christopher Jullien 'not worried' about Neil Lennon's future as Celtic manager
26 Nov 2020 at 10:11pm
CHRISTOPHER JULLIEN says he is not worried about the future of manager Neil Lennon, and he has backed Celtic to get back to the level of performance they showed last season.

Neil Lennon says that Celtic have 'the minerals' to turn season around, and t...
26 Nov 2020 at 9:54pm
NEIL LENNON says that Celtic have the ?minerals? to turn their season around after another damaging result against Sparta Prague, and that he is the man best placed to revive their ailing fortunes.

Rangers 2-2 Benfica: Steven Gerrard's side miss chance to clinch last 32 spot...
26 Nov 2020 at 10:10pm
RANGERS got the result that they wanted in Belgium. But they couldn?t hold on for the one that they needed at Ibrox.

Neil Lennon scratching his head at Celtic slump as he asks confidence-shorn p...
26 Nov 2020 at 10:04pm
NEIL LENNON admits he is scratching his head at Celtic?s alarming slump in form, and that he resorted to asking his confidence-shorn players what has gone wrong after another crushing defeat at the hands of Sparta Prague.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon's time may be up says Sutton
26 Nov 2020 at 9:37pm
Chris Sutton has admitted time may be up for Neil Lennon after Celtic's humiliation at the hands of Sparta Prague.

Sparta Prague 4 Celtic 1: Pressure grows on Neil Lennon as woeful defending i...
26 Nov 2020 at 8:02pm
IT may be just as well that Neil Lennon enjoys being under pressure. The scrutiny on the Celtic manager isn?t about to ease up any time soon on the evidence of yet another damaging defeat at the hands of Sparta Prague.

Hibs chief Leeann Dempster steps down from Easter Road role after six years
26 Nov 2020 at 4:53pm
Hibs chief executive Leeann Dempster has made the decision to leave the club after six years in the role.

Steven Gerrard reveals attraction of European action to his in-form Rangers s...
26 Nov 2020 at 5:00am
STEVEN GERRARD has backed his Rangers stars to shine on the European stage once again as they target victory over Benfica.


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

Stephen Robinson blasts SPFL Covid probe as Motherwell face fixture pile-up
by (Mark Pirie)
27 Nov 2020 at 11:39am
The boss was speaking today ahead of the Steelmen's clash with St Johnstone in the Betfred Cup tomorrow.

Kris Commons rubbishes Roy Keane rumour and insists Neil Lennon can save Celtic
by (Graeme Young)
27 Nov 2020 at 11:16am
The former Hoops midfielder has come out fighting for his former Hoops boss.

Jorge Jesus insists Rangers are 'not a big team in Europe'
by (Gabriel McKay)
27 Nov 2020 at 10:53am
The Portuguese giants came back from 2-0 down to take a point at Ibrox.

Alloa renew Rangers rivalry as they make 'bottle it' claim after Euro defeat
by (Graeme Young)
27 Nov 2020 at 10:13am
The club's official account waded into a debate surrounding their place in the 'journey' the Ibrox side are on.

Chris Sutton brands Neil Lennon's Celtic defence 'delusional'
by (Gabriel McKay)
27 Nov 2020 at 9:53am
A thrashing in Prague saw the Parkhead club crash out of Europe with two group games to go.

Neil Lennon and the mortifying Celtic stats that has fed up fans up in arms
by (Robbie Copeland)
27 Nov 2020 at 9:30am
Sparta's 4-1 victory in Prague is just the latest setback for the Irishman as he faces further scrutiny of his future.

Rangers and Celtic results see Scottish coefficient hopes dented
by (Gabriel McKay)
27 Nov 2020 at 9:00am
An automatic place in the Champions League is still within reach but things are getting more complicated.

Ally McCoist disputes Neil Lennon's claim this isn't his biggest Celtic battle
by (Graeme Young)
27 Nov 2020 at 7:41am
The defiant Hoops boss insisted in the wake of the Sparta Prague that he is the right man to turn things around.

St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin eyes up League Cup shock against injury-ravaged Dons
by (Ben Ramage)
27 Nov 2020 at 7:00am
The Buddies manager admits the clash is less daunting due to the number of Dons players expected to be absent.

Buddie Banter: Fans must stay patient in their bid to get back inside grounds
by (Ben Ramage)
27 Nov 2020 at 7:00am
Express sport reporter Ben Ramage looks at the growing calls to get supporters back in stadiums.

BBC Scotland

BBC Sport - Scotland

Rangers: Steven Gerrard says Benfica draw still positive despite late collapse
26 Nov 2020 at 11:28pm
Rangers must consider their draw with Benfica as a positive result, says manager Steven Gerrard, despite the late collapse denying them a Europa League knockout spot.

Neil Lennon: Celtic manager says 'no reason' side won't improve despite anoth...
26 Nov 2020 at 9:24pm
Boss Neil Lennon has "no reason" to believe Celtic cannot turn around their form, despite a second 4-1 defeat by Sparta Prague ending their European hopes.

Scottish Rugby could lose £18m because of Covid-19 - Mark Dodson
26 Nov 2020 at 8:38pm
Scottish Rugby could lose £18m by May as a consequence of Covid-19, warns chief executive Mark Dodson.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Scotland face pressure games with Portugal & Finland
27 Nov 2020 at 10:54am
Scotland continue their bid to reach Euro 2022 when they take on Portugal and Finland. After defeat last month in Helsinki, they can't afford any more slip-ups.

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Aberdeen, Hibs, St Johnstone, Hearts
27 Nov 2020 at 7:52am
Celtic defender Christopher Jullien backs boss Neil Lennon after latest defeat as Aberdeen keeper Joe Lewis issues plea to government.

SPFL: Clubs still waiting for seven-figure sum of TV money from last season
26 Nov 2020 at 3:55pm
A seven-figure sum of television money has yet to be paid to the 42 SPFL clubs by the league because the company's accounts have not yet been signed off.

Livingston: Gary Holt resigns as head coach after 27 months in charge
26 Nov 2020 at 3:59pm
Gary Holt resigns "with great regret" as Livingston head coach after more than two years in charge.

Elgin City allowed 220 fans for League Two match with Cowdenbeath
27 Nov 2020 at 11:26am
Elgin City are given approval by Moray council to become just the fourth Scottish club to host fans since March.

Sloppy Celtic out of Europa League after 4-1 loss to Sparta Prague
26 Nov 2020 at 7:49pm
Celtic's Europa League campaign will end at the group stage as successive 4-1 defeats by Sparta Prague heaps more pressure on Neil Lennon.

Rangers 2-2 Benfica: Visitors come back to snatch Europa League draw again
26 Nov 2020 at 9:55pm
Benfica stunned Rangers with a second late comeback in three weeks to earn a draw at Ibrox and stall their hosts' Europa League knockout hopes.

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The Sun

Football ? The Scottish Sun

10.30am Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Fans STILL banned from Old Trafford, Rash...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:47am
MANCHESTER UNITED are back in the driving seat in the Champions League after a crushing 4-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir. The Red Devils were beaten by the Turkish side in Istanbul but a double from Bruno Fernandes, a penalty from Marcus Rashford and a strike from Daniel James ensured that didn’t happen again. Get all …

10.30am Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Molde win REACTION, Tottenham clash to ha...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:44am
ARSENAL swept aside Molde as they continued their excellent form in the Europa League. Meanwhile their January transfer plans are taking shape with Valencia’s English wonderkid Yunus Musah believed to be a target. Follow all of the latest Gunners news, gossip and updates below…

Rangers fans trolled by Championship ALLOA ATHLETIC over 2014 Petrofac Cup se...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:41am
CHAMPIONSHIP side Alloa Athletic have been reminding Rangers fans’ about a previous high-profile collapse after they shipped two goals in back-to-back Europa League matches against Benfica. Ally McCoist’s Rangers side famously led Alloa 2-0 with 20 minutes to go in a Petrofac Training Cup semi-final at Recreation Park in December 2014, before a double from …

Commons in passionate defence of Celtic boss Lennon as he brands Green Brigad...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:35am
KRIS COMMONS insists Celtic must STICK with Neil Lennon as he slammed the Green Brigade for their banner stunt. The former Hoops ace was signed by Lennon during his first spell in the Parkhead hot seat. He believes his former gaffer is still the man to turn things around at the club after a run …

10.30am Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Fans back at Stamford Bridge, Giroud Tott...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:31am
CHELSEA are buzzing after qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages in thrilling style. Mason Mount was one of the stars of the show and Frank Lampard has called for criticism of the England ace to stop. Follow all the latest Chelsea news below…

Diego Maradona death ? Blood and rioting at Hand of God legend?s funeral as t...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:28am
RIOTS and bloodshed broke out at Diego Maradona’s funeral as thousands lined the streets to see his coffin. His heartbroken fans lined Buenos Aires streets on Thursday as his coffin was taken out from the Casa Rosada government house to be laid to rest in the outskirts of the city, where his parents are also …

Celtic nemesis Lukas Julis wants to play Hoops every week as Sparta Prague he...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:23am
CELTIC executioner Lukas Julis admits he wishes he could play against the Hoops every week after his incredible five-goal haul against them. The Sparta Prague ace followed up his hat-trick at Parkhead earlier this month with another brace at home as they replicated another 4-1 success against the stunned Scottish champions. Sparta have only won …

Man Utd ?refuse to give up on Ousmane Dembele transfer and will try to land B...
27 Nov 2020 at 11:07am
MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly refusing to give up on signing Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele and will try and loan him in January. The Red Devils have been heavily linked with the French winger for months. And having failed to sign him in the summer, United will attempt to bring him in on an initial loan …

West Brom suffer secret coronavirus outbreak with 15 cases including Kieran G...
27 Nov 2020 at 10:36am
SLAVEN BILIC has revealed West Brom suffered a secret Covid-crisis during the international break – with 15 cases at the height of the outbreak. Defender Kieran Gibbs and captain Jake Livermore both missed last week?s 1-0 defeat at Manchester United after contracting Covid-19, with one of them unlikely to recover in time to face Sheffield …

Man Utd star Donny van de Beek ?being eyed by Juventus in shock transfer just...
27 Nov 2020 at 10:24am
JUVENTUS are reportedly plotting a swoop to sign Donny van de Beek from Manchester United. The 23-year-old Dutch midfielder only arrived at Old Trafford from Ajax in a £39million in the summer. ? Read our Man United live blog for the latest news from Old Trafford Despite excitement over his signing, fans have seen more …

Rangers legend McCoist insists Celtic boss Lennon HASN?T faced tougher spell ...
27 Nov 2020 at 10:12am
ALLY MCCOIST believes Neil Lennon is strong enough to turn his Celtic fortunes around. But he insists the Hoops boss is wrong to say this isn’t the most testing period of his Parkhead career. Lennon is under increasing pressure yet again after last night’s humiliating defeat to Sparta Prague. Celts crashed out of the Europa …

Diego Maradona looks frail in last-ever footage of Argentina legend taken jus...
27 Nov 2020 at 10:03am
DIEGO MARADONA cut a forlorn figure as he waved to a little girl in the last-ever footage taken of the Argentina legend. The 60-year-old can be seen walking with difficulty as he steadies himself against two men alongside him. ?? Read our Diego Maradona death live blog for the latest news & updates But despite …

How Chelsea could line-up against Tottenham with Christian Pulisic set to ret...
27 Nov 2020 at 9:23am
FRANK LAMPARD has a selection dilemma in attack when welcoming Tottenham to face Chelsea this weekend. Christian Pulisic is due to return to the side, providing a fully-fit squad for the Blues boss to pick from. Already, Lampard has confirmed the American’s availability following a hamstring injury. Kai Havertz is also in line for a …

Arsenal plans ahead of Wolves clash in chaos after flight back from Norway is...
27 Nov 2020 at 9:17am
ARSENAL were forced to spend a third night in Norway after their flight back to England was cancelled due to fog in the UK. The Gunners were due to return back to London immediately after their 3-0 win against Molde that secured their passage into the Europa League Round of 32. Mikel Arteta’s side arrived …


Evening Times, Glasgow

Glasgow Times | Rangers

Steven Gerrard provides Joe Aribo update after Rangers Euro draw
27 Nov 2020 at 12:08am
STEVEN GERRARD has confirmed midfielder Joe Aribo missed the draw with Benfica on Thursday night through illness.

Steven Gerrard proud of his players as Benfica deny Rangers a Europa League k...
26 Nov 2020 at 10:40pm
STEVEN GERRARD was proud of his Rangers players despite missing out on progression to the Europa League last 32 as they squandered a two-goal advantage against Benfica.

Rangers 2-2 Benfica: Steven Gerrard's side miss chance to clinch last 32 spot...
26 Nov 2020 at 10:10pm
RANGERS got the result that they wanted in Belgium. But they couldn?t hold on for the one that they needed at Ibrox.

Rangers 2 Benfica 2: How Steven Gerrard's players rated in Europa League draw...
26 Nov 2020 at 9:59pm

James Tavernier: Kemar Roofe wonder strike deserved to seal Rangers win - we ...
26 Nov 2020 at 10:38pm
JAMES Tavernier last night held his hands up and confessed he was to blame for the first of two ?sloppy? goals that Rangers conceded in another late collapse against Benfica.

Rangers 2-2 Benfica as it happened: Quick-fire double from visitors through ...
26 Nov 2020 at 7:04pm
Keep up-to-date with all the action from Ibrox this evening.

Former Rangers boss Stuart McCall extends Bradford City deal
26 Nov 2020 at 5:05pm
FORMER Rangers boss Stuart McCall has signed a new deal with Bradford City.

Northern Ireland youth international Chris McKee signs new Rangers deal
26 Nov 2020 at 3:20pm
RANGERS striker Chris McKee has signed an extension to his contract that will keep him at Ibrox until 2022.

Rangers legends lead touching tributes to Diego Maradona
26 Nov 2020 at 2:24pm
Rangers legends Ally McCoist and Brian Laudrup have both posted touching tributes to Diego Maradona, after the Argentinian football hero passed away yesterday.

Rangers starting XI vs Benfica: Ryan Jack misses out and Kemar Roofe starts i...
26 Nov 2020 at 11:56am
Rangers welcome Benfica to Ibrox tonight as they look to continue their impressive form in the Europa League.

Steven Gerrard reveals attraction of European action to his in-form Rangers s...
26 Nov 2020 at 5:00am
STEVEN GERRARD has backed his Rangers stars to shine on the European stage once again as they target victory over Benfica.