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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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Celtic Slash Rangers Parkhead Ticket Allocation In Retaliation Measure

GLASGOW - MARCH 8: General view of Celtic Park taken during the Scottish Premier League match between Glasgow Celtic and Glasgow Rangers held on March 8, 2003 at Celtic Park, in Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic won the match 1-0. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Celtic have announced plans to allocate just 800 tickets for Rangers fans in the first Glasgow derby to be played at Parkhead this season. The reigning Scottish Premiership champions have taken the step in retaliation for a similar measure announced by their city rivals, who reduced Celtic’s usual allocation from roughly 7,000 to less than 1,000 due to “overwhelming season …

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Celtic Move To Within Touching Distance Of Another Scottish Title

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MARCH 11: Brendan Rodgers manager of Celtic and Scott Brown of Celtic celebrate victory together after the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on March 11, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers blamed Hamilton’s plastic pitch for a lacklustre performance even though his team won 2-1 on Sunday to move one win from a seventh straight Scottish title. Leigh Griffiths came off the bench to score the winner after Hamilton had been reduced to 10 men in the first-half by Darren Lyon’s red card. “It was important to …

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Watch: Hibs Came Agonisingly Close To Ending Celtic’s Unbeaten Record Under Brendan Rodgers


Celtic maintained their unbeaten start to the season against Hibernian at Easter Road on Sunday – but came perilously close to throwing away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2. Brendan Rodgers’ side looked to be cruising to another victory with a second-half double from Scott Sinclair, but goals in quick succession from former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose and Oliver Shaw …

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Watch: Ireland International Bags Tidy Finish For Celtic In Sunderland Rout

Celtic hammered Sunderland today in a pre-season friendly, scoring five times in a one-sided affair in the Stadium of Light. Coming after the Glasgow side put nine past (an admittedly understrength) Shamrock Rovers earlier this pre-season, the Scottish champions are in fine form as they prepare to defend their title. However, goals were lacking for Brendan Rodgers’ side during the …

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Twitter’s Brilliant Reaction As Celtic Are Pegged Back By Rangers In The Dying Minutes Of A Tense Old Firm

Old Firm Celtic GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MARCH 12: Stuart Armstrong of Celtic celebrates after he scores during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Scotland’s two giants renewed their famous rivalry in an edgy Old Firm derby this afternoon, the fourth of five this season. Clint Hill found an 88th minute equaliser to put an end to Brendan Rodger’s winning run in the Parkhead hotseat. It was to be the final game of Rangers’ interim manager Graeme Murty with Portuguese boss Pedro Caixinha taking …

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Steven Gerrard Drops Another Massive Hint Regarding His Future

CARSON, CA - FEBRUARY 5: Steven Gerrard #8 of the Los Angeles Galaxy speaks after a training session at StubHub Center February 5, 2016, in Carson, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The future of LA Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard has been the subject of much speculation in recent weeks. The former England international has been plying his trade in the MLS for roughly 18 months, but has been linked with a return to England, or more specifically Liverpool, almost from the day he left Anfield. With the Galaxy’s season ended by …

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Further Details Emerge Of Joey Barton’s Massive Rangers Bust-Up

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 06: Joey Barton of Rangers during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)

Joey Barton went “full Joey Barton” earlier this week as it was reported today that the Rangers midfielder was sent home following a training ground altercation. The 34-year-old only arrived at Ibrox this summer on a free transfer from Burnley, but speculation has been mounting this evening that manager Mark Warburton could even decide that he doesn’t want Barton around the club anymore, …

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