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Celtic & Rangers Made Plans To Quit Scottish Football & Join Premier League In 2011

Glasgow duo Celtic and Rangers reportedly hatched plans to leave Scottish football and apply to join the English Premier League in 2011. According to a report from The Scottish Sun, the two clubs exchanged secret emails in a serious effort to switch to the English top-flight with Celtic’s Peter Lawwell and Rangers’ Martin Bain both involved. The report claims that …

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Hibs Confirm Neil Lennon’s Departure By “Mutual Consent”

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Hibernian confirmed the departure of manager Neil Lennon by “mutual consent” on Wednesday after the former Celtic and Bolton boss was suspended from his role over the weekend. Lennon and assistant Garry Parker missed Sunday’s 3-1 Scottish Premiership win at St. Mirren as an internal investigation was carried out. Hibs said both men have been cleared of any misconduct or …

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Rangers Take Top Spot As Hibs Rock Celtic

Daniel Candeias fired Rangers to the top of the Scottish Premiership as Steven Gerrard’s side beat Hamilton 1-0, while champions Celtic crashed to a surprise 2-0 defeat at Hibernian on Sunday. Rangers led the Scottish top-flight two weeks ago before stumbles against Aberdeen and Dundee saw them surrender top spot. Gerrard’s men are now back in pole position, ahead of …

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Three And Easy For Table-Topping Celtic And Rangers

Celtic moved two points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership as Ryan Christie’s early strike, a Scott Martin own goal and Leigh Griffiths’s free-kick earned a 3-0 win at Hamilton on Saturday. Steven Gerrard’s Rangers moved into second with an equally convincing 3-0 win over Livingston, but Hearts’ slump continued in a shock 2-0 defeat at St Mirren. …

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Celtic Prospect Scouted By Two Premier League Sides This Week [Report]

August 19th 2017, Rugby Park, Kilmarnock, Scotland; Scottish Premiership football, Kilmarnock versus Celtic; Anthony Ralston (Photo by Vagelis Georgariou/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston is said to be of interest to a number of Premier League clubs, including Tottenham and Everton.  According to ESPN, the 18-year-old was watched by the aforementioned clubs while playing for Scotland’s under-21 side in a 2-0 victory over Holland this week. Celtic did this summer manage to hold onto the vast majority of their top players …

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The Best And Worst Case Scenarios For Celtic In The Champions League

Having just come through a dramatic two-legged Champions League play-off round tie versus Astana, Celtic will be waiting with bated breath to see who they draw in the group stages.  The draw, which takes place at 5pm on Thursday evening, will likely see the Hoops drop into pot four, although this hangs on Liverpool overcoming Hoffenheim in their second leg clash at …

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Here Are Liverpool & Celtic’s Potential Champions League Play-Off Opponents

After Wednesday night’s Champions League third qualifying round clashes, Celtic and Liverpool now know who they could come up against following Friday’s play-off draw.  Both the Scottish champions and last season’s fourth-placed side in the Premier League are seeded for the draw, however each club will go through a different route. The Hoops feature in the champions route, having won …

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Watch: Sean Boyd Almost Pulls Off Screamer In Rovers’ Pre-Season Friendly Against Celtic


Celtic have been ramping up their preparations for the new season this week with a series of friendlies across Europe.  Brendan Rodgers’ side are this afternoon taking on Shamrock Rovers in the Tallaght Stadium with a strong side named despite their upcoming Champions League qualifiers. Moussa Dembele, Scott Sinclair and Kieran Tierney all started the game in Dublin and the …

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Rangers Universally Slated Following Embarrassing European Exit

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JUNE 29: Rangers Manager Pedro Caixinha during the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round match between Rangers and Progres Niederkorn at the Ibrox Stadium on June 29, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

Rangers have shockingly been dumped out of the Europa League at the first hurdle by Luxembourgian side Progrès Niederkorn.    Two second half strikes on Tuesday night saw the minnows progress 2-1 on aggregate at the expense of a Rangers team playing in their first competitive European tie for six years. The Glasgow club led 1-0 on aggregate heading into …

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