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Joe Aribo well into his stride with Rangers after finding his feet at Ibrox
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
IT didn?t take long for Joe Aribo to find his feet at Rangers. Now, he is really getting into his stride.

Scottish Cup draw: Celtic to face Clyde, Rangers draw Hamilton
19 Jan 2020 at 8:35pm
THE DRAW for the fifth round of the Scottish Cup has taken place and there will be a number of intriguing ties in the last 16 of the competition.

Gossip: SFA 'ignored' compliance officer reform proposal from Celtic and Rang...
19 Jan 2020 at 9:36am
The latest news and gossip from around Scottish football following a weekend of Scottish Cup action.

Neil Lennon: Victor Wanyama is in my thoughts - but I doubt Celtic can afford...
18 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
NEIL Lennon has admitted he would like to bring Victor Wanyama back to Celtic this month ? but stressed the Spurs midfielder?s wages and the imminent arrival of Ismaila Soro mean it is unlikely to happen.

Wes Foderingham: I've lost the last two years of my career at Rangers - I wan...
18 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
WES Foderingham has revealed that he feels he has lost the last two years of his career at Rangers - and indicated he will look to move on in the summer in order to get a regular start.

Behind enemy lines with BSC Glasgow shock troops in the Scottish Cup
19 Jan 2020 at 5:09am
K Park. Two hours before kick off and I?ve been invited inside the BSC Glasgow dressing room prior to their Scottish Cup fourth round tie against East Kilbride.

James Penrice: I didn't foul Celtic's Jeremie Frimpong
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
JAMES PENRICE believes that his Partick Thistle team-mates can hold their heads high after their 2-1 defeat to Celtic on Saturday.

Lawrence Shankland on target again as Dundee United earn Scottish Cup replay
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
It was billed as the tie of the round. Now they?ll have to serve up an encore. In an intriguing, absorbing, fluctuating William Hill Scottish Cup skirmish that was as crisp as the crust on a Dundee peh, United and Hibernian served up some fine fare and four cracking goals here at Tannadice.

McInnes plays down Cosgrove transfer rumours
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
Derek McInnes has played down talk of a departure for Sam Cosgrove after the striker's late penalty fired Aberdeen into the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup in a 1-0 win over Dumbarton.

Jon Obika turns attention to Rangers after Scottish Cup brace
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
His manager plans on parking the bus against Rangers this week. For Jon Obika, though, a two-goal haul against Broxburn in the Scottish Cup is the best possible preparation for what is sure to be an entirely different type of game in Glasgow.

John Souttar delighted to be back in action for Hearts
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
WHEN Hearts defender John Souttar hobbled out of the first game of the Premiership season at Aberdeen in August, he did not envisage having to write-off the next five months, never mind making his comeback in a team who are five points adrift at the basement.


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John Souttar turns his attention towards Hearts? relegation battle
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
No-one at Hearts is expecting a quick fix but there are signs that things are moving in the right direction.

Injury worries for Hibs after Scottish Cup draw at Tannadice
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
Jack Ross admits he has concerns about the injuries sustained by defenders Jason Naismith and Ryan Porteous during yesterday’s Scottish Cup fourth round draw with Dundee United.

?He never misses?? Celtic?s Jeremie Frimpong hails return of Leigh Griffiths
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
The fact that Partick Thistle are struggling at the foot of the Championship demands caution over seeing Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths’ first goal and domestic start in five months as the kickstarter for a career that has stalled following personal and injury issues. However much the 29-year-old is desperate to see his dainty display, which helped set up a Scottish Cup last-16 tie away to Clyde, in such terms.

Joe Aribo happy with Rangers? new ruthless streak
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
Joe Aribo believes Rangers are ready to avoid the “sloppy” setbacks which derailed their title hopes this time last year as they kick off the second half of the Premiership campaign this week.

Lawrence Shankland strike ?no help? in Dundee United?s battle to keep him
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
Robbie Neilson admits Lawrence Shankland’s latest goal has not helped in their battle to keep him at Dundee United but he is confident the striker will finish the season at Tannadice.

Liverpool 2 - 0 Manchester United: Title No19 is within Reds? reach
19 Jan 2020 at 10:11pm
Liverpool’s charge towards a first league title in 30 years continued as a 2-0 victory over arch rivals Manchester United took them 16 points clear at the top of the table.

Improved Ayr United taking Kerr of business
19 Jan 2020 at 10:06pm
Mark Kerr says learning 
lessons in defeat during his early days as a manager helped 
Ayr United cause the shock of the William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round.

Cup draw gives Celtic a chance to take revenge on 2006 conquerors Clyde
19 Jan 2020 at 9:08pm
Celtic face a trip to the scene of their biggest Scottish Cup shock in the fifth round of this season’s competition.

Dundee Utd 2 - 2 Hibernian: Tangerines fight back twice to deny Jack Ross?s side
19 Jan 2020 at 5:24pm
Lawrence Shankland made his mark with a strike that underlined his quality as speculation about his future continues but it was Louis Appere, a rising star at Tannadice, whose contribution proved most significant in terms of their side’s Scottish Cup prospects. Without him United would not have featured in the draw for the fifth round.

Rossvale stun holders Beith in West of Scotland Cup
19 Jan 2020 at 1:50pm
Rossvale sent West of Scotland Cup holders Beith crashing out of the tournament with a memorable second round win.

Scottish Football RECAP: £3m Celtic flop nearing exit door as Hearts slap £1....
19 Jan 2020 at 9:47am
The January transfer window doesn't have long left to run - with Celtic, Rangers, Hearts and Hibs eyeing deals.

A grand day out and Broxburn Athletic do their town proud
19 Jan 2020 at 6:30am
From Shaleopolis they came, roving westwards in a convoy of merry coaches. Such was the old-fashioned feeling of this being a grand day out, it would not have been a surprise to spot a charabanc wagon refuelling at Harthill.

Daily Record

Daily Record - Sport

Transfer news RECAP: Look back over all of Sunday's rumours and done deals
by (Graeme Young)
19 Jan 2020 at 10:56pm
Your one-stop shop for all the news and gossip as we enter the January window.

Lawrence Shankland transfer warning fired as Celtic cast eye over Dundee Unit...
by (Ross Pilcher)
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
Hoops scout Tosh McKinlay was in attendance to see the striker grab another goal in the draw with Hibs.

Joe Aribo issues Rangers challenge as he vows to have 'no regrets'
by (Craig Swan)
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
The Nigerian international has been impressive this season and is determined to end Rangers' nine-year wait for a major trophy.

Jeremie Frimpong blasts blunder ref as Celtic star insists he was wronged on ...
by (Craig Swan)
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
The full back hit out at whistler Alan Muir for failing to give a penalty at one end then awarding a spot kick at the other.

Scottish Cup draw in full as Celtic are handed Clyde return 14 years on from ...
by (Mark McDougall)
19 Jan 2020 at 8:43pm
It's an interesting draw with some cracking matches in store in early February.

Scottish Cup draw RECAP: Find out who your side got in the last 16
by (Mark McDougall)
19 Jan 2020 at 8:34pm
There are 18 teams in the hat after Dundee United and Hibs couldn't be separated in the round's final tie.

When is the Scottish Cup fifth round draw and is it on TV?
by (Chris Doyle)
19 Jan 2020 at 6:22pm
Here's all the information you need to know for the next round of the cup competition.

Dundee United 2 Hibs 2 as Louis Appere rescues Scottish Cup replay in Tannadi...
by (Liam Bryce)
19 Jan 2020 at 5:03pm
The Championship title favourites twice came from behind to earn another go at the fifth round.

St Mirren 3 Broxburn Athletic 0: Brox Scottish Cup run ends in Paisley
by (Callum Carson)
19 Jan 2020 at 4:59pm
Cheered on by 1600 supporters, there would be no cup drama in Paisley as St Mirren knocked out Broxburn Athletic.

Roy Keane and Graeme Souness in heated Liverpool exchange as Manchester Unite...
by (Liam Bryce)
19 Jan 2020 at 3:53pm
The two punditry heavyweights had conflicting views on whether Jurgen Klopp's team can be labelled a truly "great" side yet.

BBC Scotland

BBC Sport - Scotland

BSC Glasgow land cup draw with Dundee Utd or Hibernian
19 Jan 2020 at 9:43pm
Lowland League side BSC Glasgow have landed a home draw against the winners of Hibernian and Dundee United in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.

Dundee United come back twice to force replay against Hibs
19 Jan 2020 at 4:59pm
Dundee United twice come from behind to deny Hibernian a place in the last 16 of the Scottish Cup and preserve their own 13-game unbeaten run.

Leigh Griffiths: Striker 'far from finished' at Celtic
18 Jan 2020 at 9:49pm
Leigh Griffiths insists he is "far from finished" at Celtic after scoring his first goal in five months on his return to the starting line-up.

'I lost confidence, lost a lot of personality' - Scott on concussion and gett...
19 Jan 2020 at 12:49pm
Edinburgh centre Matt Scott discusses his struggles with a "personality changing" concussion and losing weight to rekindle his form.

Glasgow Warriors knocked out of Champions Cup
19 Jan 2020 at 3:31pm
Glasgow Warriors' Heineken Champions Cup campaign is over after Racing 92 are edged out 27-24 by Saracens.

?I?ve not done that since under-10s? - six assists for Kilmarnock's Burke
19 Jan 2020 at 9:30am
Chris Burke has probably not had six assists in a match since - in his words - "under-10s football" but the Kilmarnock achieved that very feat on Saturday.

Hibs 'concerned' over injuries to Porteous & Naismith - Ross
19 Jan 2020 at 7:01pm
Jack Ross says injuries to Hibs pair Jason Naismith and Ryan Porteous are "not looking too positive" after the Scottish Cup draw with Dundee United.

From overweight unknown to legend - Logan's Hibs fairytale
19 Jan 2020 at 9:18am
Hibs cult hero Conrad Logan and former manager Alan Stubbs recall a memorable two months that ended the club's 114-year Scottish Cup drought.

Bordeaux rematch for Edinburgh in Challenge Cup last eight
19 Jan 2020 at 10:10am
Edinburgh will play pool opponents Bordeaux for a third time this season in the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals.

Who is the Bobby Firmino of Cup Run? - Dundee Utd & Hibs try our Scottish Cup...
18 Jan 2020 at 1:03pm
Before their Scottish Cup fourth-round tie, players from Dundee United and Hibernian test their skills in BBC Scotland's Scottish Cup run game.

'I need to get the finger out' - Dundee Utd's Neilson learning to be master o...
17 Jan 2020 at 9:00am
Dundee United head coach Robbie Neilson talks cricket, coaching and Hibernian as he prepares to lead his side in this weekend's Scottish Cup fourth round.

Watch: Irish roots link Hibernian & Dundee United
19 Jan 2020 at 10:35am
Off the Ball's Stuart Cosgrove travels to Easter Road and Tannadice to find out about the origins of Hibernian and Dundee United, who play each other in the Scottish Cup on Sunday.

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The Sun

Football ? The Scottish Sun

Tottenham news LIVE: Rudiger alleged racist abuse LATEST, Spurs to appeal Son...
20 Jan 2020 at 12:27am
SPURS suffered a miserable Sunday against Chelsea as they went down 2-0 in the London derby. A first-half brace from Willian was enough to give the Blues all three points, whilst Tottenham had to play the final 20 minutes with 10 men after Son Heung-min picked up his third red card of 2019. Yet, the …

Brave Hull star Angus MacDonald back in training after recovering from bowel ...
19 Jan 2020 at 11:25pm
ANGUS MacDONALD was driving down the M1 numbed by shock. During his 300-mile journey from Sheffield to Plymouth news the Hull midfielder had just received was sinking in. He had bowel cancer. His doctor did not know whether they had caught it early enough to cure and so many things flashed through his mind. Would …

Rangers transfer news LIVE ? Barjonas set for loan move, Celtic hero Hartson ...
19 Jan 2020 at 11:00pm
RANGERS gaffer Steven Gerrard enjoyed a busy transfer period during the summer – but he is still looking to add to his squad in the January window. The Gers have been linked with several targets, including Tyrese Campbell, as Gerrard and sporting director Ross Wilson try to strengthen the squad for their title bid with …

Celtic transfer news LIVE ? Frimpong blasts referee, Shankland scouted by McK...
19 Jan 2020 at 11:00pm
CELTIC gaffer Neil Lennon hopes to improve the quality of his squad depth during this month’s transfer window. Polish ace Patryk Klimala has joined and he won’t be the only new addition this month with Ismaila Soro en route to Celtic and more could join them for the title challenge with Rangers. Follow ALL of …

Man Utd legend Gary Neville angrily SMASHES FIST into desk after Anthony Mart...
19 Jan 2020 at 11:00pm
GARY NEVILLE smashed his hand against the commentary table after Anthony Martial ballooned Manchester United’s best chance of the match over the bar in their 2-0 defeat to bitter rivals Liverpool. After fizzing in the ball to Andreas Pereira on the edge of the box, the Frenchman received it back instantly and found himself in …

Former West Ham star Reece Oxford wanted on loan by Luton as Hatters try and ...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:39pm
LUTON TOWN have contacted Augsburg about taking Reece Oxford on loan. They have moved quickly in an attempt to steal a march on Middlesbrough who have also been tracking the former West Ham star. Getty - Contributor Oxford, 21, had been linked with a move to Dutch side VVV-Venlo earlier this month, but is now …

Chelsea star Tammy Abraham orders Blues to take anger out on rivals Arsenal a...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:36pm
TAMMY ABRAHAM has ordered Chelsea to take their anger out on Arsenal tomorrow night. The Blues never looked like scoring against Newcastle on Saturday despite 19 shots and left with nothing after Isaac Hayden?s last-gasp winner. Striker Abraham was crowded out by the Toon?s five-man defence and squandered two half-chances. Ahead of the Gunners? visit, …

Man Utd are lacking enough quality to get into the Champions League ? Ole Gun...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:35pm
MANCHESTER UNITED are nowhere near the standard of Liverpool ? and I don?t see them getting into the top four this season. Even if Marcus Rashford had been fit for yesterday?s clash at Anfield, they wouldn?t have beaten Jurgen Klopp?s runaway leaders. Rashford might have made it a bit more difficult for Liverpool. But let?s …

Rangers news: Joe Aribo reckons Gers must be ruthless to make sure they end s...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:28pm
JOE ARIBO wants to look back on his first season in Scotland with no regrets. To ensure that happens he reckons Rangers must be ruthless in everything they do from now until the summer. Steven Gerrard?s men bounded into the winter break on the back of their first win at Celtic Park in nine years. …

Rangers news: Barjonas set for Partick Thistle loan as Docherty turns down Sh...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:28pm
JAMIE BARJONAS is poised for a loan move to Partick Thistle. The Rangers youngster will join the Jags until the end of the season. The 20-year-old joined the Light Blues aged just nine, ironically making his senior debut against Thistle in 2017. Since then Barjonas has had loan spells with Bury and Raith Rovers. The …

Broxburn wore commemorative strips with wrong month on them for St Mirren Sco...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:28pm
IT was a day never to forget for little Broxburn Athletic. Pity someone at the club couldn?t remember what date it was. The East Of Scotland club?s players were handed commemorative shirts for their Scottish Cup tie at St Mirren that had the game being played in FEBRUARY. Keeper Conor Wallace laughed: ?It?s pretty ridiculous …

Aberdeen ace Ojo warns Cosgrove to forget big-money transfer if he plays as b...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:28pm
FUNSO OJO has warned Sam Cosgrove to forget a big-money move if he plays as badly as he did against Dumbarton. New York Red Bulls are the latest to show an interest in the Aberdeen striker, who now has 21 goals for the season.? Cosgrove?s 86th-minute penalty saved the Dons the embarrassment of a Scottish …

Celtic news: Frimpong claims ref had it in for him after double penalty blunder
19 Jan 2020 at 10:28pm
JEREMIE FRIMPONG accused ref Alan Muir of having it in for him following his double penalty blunder. The young Celtic defender found himself on the wrong end of two spot-kick howlers at Firhill. Muir failed to award Frimpong a penalty when he was clearly pushed by James Penrice in the first half. And in stoppage …

Celtic news: Frimpong insists he is relishing pressure of maintaining Hoops? ...
19 Jan 2020 at 10:28pm
JEREMIE FRIMPONG knows there is absolutely no margin for error. The Celtic† youngster is also well aware one slip-up could prove fatal this season. But the talented teenager insists he?s more than up for the challenge of helping extend Hoops‘ domestic dominance. Saturday?s 2-1 Scottish Cup win over Partick Thistle was their 32nd consecutive knockout …


Evening Times, Glasgow

Glasgow Times | Rangers

Joe Aribo well into his stride with Rangers after finding his feet at Ibrox
19 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
IT didn?t take long for Joe Aribo to find his feet at Rangers. Now, he is really getting into his stride.

Scottish Cup draw: Celtic to face Clyde, Rangers draw Hamilton
19 Jan 2020 at 8:35pm
THE DRAW for the fifth round of the Scottish Cup has taken place and there will be a number of intriguing ties in the last 16 of the competition.

Gossip: SFA 'ignored' compliance officer reform proposal from Celtic and Rang...
19 Jan 2020 at 9:36am
The latest news and gossip from around Scottish football following a weekend of Scottish Cup action.

Wes Foderingham: I've lost the last two years of my career at Rangers - I wan...
18 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
WES Foderingham has revealed that he feels he has lost the last two years of his career at Rangers - and indicated he will look to move on in the summer in order to get a regular start.

Rangers "astounded" at SFA charges - and being held to "a different and more ...
18 Jan 2020 at 12:36pm
RANGERS today revealed they are astounded after being hit with four disciplinary charges by the SFA and vowed to defend themselves "in the most robust manner".

Steven Gerrard warns Rangers fringe players they must "stand up and be counte...
18 Jan 2020 at 10:30pm
STEVEN Gerrard has warned his Rangers fringe players they must all be ready to ?stand up and be counted? if they are called on during the Scottish title run-in after many of them failed to perform against Stranraer.

Steven Gerrard 'surprised' at timing of Scottish FA disciplinary action again...
17 Jan 2020 at 10:40pm
STEVEN GERRARD is ?surprised? at the timing of the action that has been taken by the Scottish FA after Rangers were hit with four disciplinary charges.

Rangers 2-0 Stranraer: Five talking points as Steven Gerrard's side clinch co...
17 Jan 2020 at 9:38pm

Derek Johnstone: Rangers shouldn?t accept less than £30m for Alfredo Morelos
17 Jan 2020 at 12:10am
IF my many years of being involved in football have taught me anything, it is that you can never say never. Nothing surprised me in this game anymore.

Ex-Rangers star Jason Cummings channels inner Joker in hilarious dance from s...
17 Jan 2020 at 10:00am
Jason Cummings has always had a sense of humour, but his latest stunt has proved for certain he's the Joker of the pack at Shrewsbury.

Rangers captain James Tavernier sidelined by appendix operation
17 Jan 2020 at 8:42am
Rangers captain and right-back James Tavernier is set to be sidelined for a fortnight after undergoing a minor procedure on his appendix on Wednesday.