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Stephen Ireland Close To Signing For SPL Club

Former Irish international Stephen Ireland is close to a move to Aberdeen, according to reports. Ireland is available as a free agent after leaving Stoke City at the end of last season. The 32-year-old, who’s also had stints at Manchester City, Aston Villa and Newcastle, spent time training with Bolton this summer but failed to agree a deal with the …

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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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Arrival Of Dutch Goalkeeper Brings Celtic’s Summer Recruitment Spree To Four

Reigning Scottish Champions Celtic have confirmed the capture of Dorus de Vries from Nottingham Forest on a two-year deal, with the goalkeeper expected to provide competition for current number one Craig Gordon. The move sees the 35-year-old link up once again with Brendan Rodgers, with the veteran goalkeeper having played under the Celtic manager at Swansea. Rodgers is delighted with the …

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SPL Leaders Rangers Chasing Striker As Their Tenth Summer Signing

Rangers secured their first Scottish Premiership win in over four years with a 2-1 victory over Dundee this weekend thanks to first half goals from Harry Forrester and veteran striker Kenny Miller. Having spent the last four years playing in the Scottish lower leagues, securing promotion three times to return to the top flight, the club will no doubt be …

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Done Deal: Rangers Have Completed Their Eighth Summer Signing

Rangers MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Lee Hodson of MK Dons is tackled by Jay Rodriguez of Southampton during the Capital One Cup third round match between MK Dons and Southampton at Stadium mk on September 23, 2015 in Milton Keynes, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)***Local Caption*** Lee Hodson; Jay Rodriguez

Newly promoted Rangers have completed their eighth summer signing, with right-back Lee Hodson, joining on a three-year deal from MK Dons. The Northern Ireland international put pen to paper after returning from his country’s European Championship campaign in France. Delights to have signed a 3 year deal @RangersFC it’s an honour to have signed for such a massive club! pic.twitter.com/ltqnRhMS6U …

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VIDEO: That Season When Henrik Larsson Scored 53 Goals In 50 Games

2000-01 was a special season for a special player. Henrik Larsson dominated the SPL, claiming in the process the European Golden Shoe and high praise from Celtic’s arch rivals.  To tell the story of that 2000-01 season that Henrik Larsson gave us, we need to go back to October 21st 1999. Henrik Larsson doesn’t know it yet, but the following …

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Ian Baraclough Named New Motherwell Manager

Former Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough has been appointed as the new manager of Scottish side Motherwell. The 44-year-old had led Sligo Rovers to their fist league title in 35 years. This experience certainly would have helped him in getting the job over Fir Park legend  Mitchell van der Gaag who was firm favourite for the job. Baraclough, who is currently …

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Celtic Manager Speaks – Ronny Deila’s Message To Fans

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has delivered a rallying call to Celtic supporters by outlining his commitment and plans for the club. Deila was appointed boss last Friday after signing a twelve-month rolling contract. He enters the Scottish Football sphere as a relatively unknown entity having spent his entire managerial career at Stromsgodset IF in Norway. The Norwegian spoke confidently in front …

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Celtic FC need to leave the Scottish Premier League

Celtic Football Club needs to be removed from the Scottish Premier League and granted an English Premier League licence, before the SPL becomes obsolete. The idea of Celtic joining Premier League is something that has caused widespread debate throughout British football for many years. Certain people in the media believe it would signal the downfall of the Scottish Premier League, …

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Finance has the Final Say

  Club football is in crisis at the moment. The fashion in which Rangers FC, one of Scotland’s biggest clubs, entered administration hasn’t quite sent alarm bells ringing in the way that it should. The football economy has witnessed a hyper-inflation over the last twenty years, and at some stage soon, is bound to burst. Over the last few seasons, …

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