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Category: Scottish Premiership

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The Dundee fan who skipped his own stag do to play for the club

After supporting the club his whole life, Craig Robertson heard seven magic words: ‘How do you fancy playing for Dundee?’By Grant Hill for Nutmeg, part of the Sport NetworkIn their heart of hearts, most football-mad kids know they will never become pro…

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The Dundee fan who skipped his own stag do to play for the club

After supporting the club his whole life, Craig Robertson heard seven magic words: ‘How do you fancy playing for Dundee?’By Grant Hill for Nutmeg, part of the Sport NetworkIn their heart of hearts, most football-mad kids know they will never become pro…

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As football tickets go digital, we lose more than pieces of paper

Smart cards are replacing ticket stubs, which may be good for the environment but it’s not so satisfying for sentimental fansBy Alex Anderson for WSC, part of the Sport NetworkIt’s 1983. I’m 13, about to attend my first football match outside Scotland,…

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St Mirren name Coleraine coach and PE teacher Oran Kearney as new manager

• Kearney replaces Alan Stubbs at Scottish Premiership club• First match is at home to Celtic on Friday nextScottish Premiership side St Mirren have appointed Oran Kearney, a PE teacher and manager of Coleraine in Northern Ireland, to replace the sacke…

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Steven Gerrard suffers first Rangers defeat as Ntcham strikes for Celtic

Having lost by five goals to the same Celtic starting XI in April, optimists in Glasgow’s blue half might regard this as progress. Nonetheless, and notwithstanding the fact an Old Firm defeat is never easy to swallow, Steven Gerrard has now claimed jus…

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Steven Gerrard suffers first Rangers defeat as Ntcham strikes for Celtic

Having lost by five goals to the same Celtic starting XI in April, optimists in Glasgow’s blue half might regard this as progress. Nonetheless, and notwithstanding the fact an Old Firm defeat is never easy to swallow, Steven Gerrard has now claimed jus…

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Celtic v Rangers: Scottish Premiership – live!

Old Firm derby: latest updates and scoresGerrard: ‘People want a problem between Brendan and me’Feel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 11.03am BST Celtic: Gordon, Tierney, Ajer, Boyata, Lustig, Brown, Ntcham, Forrest, Rogic, McGregor, Edouard …

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Celtic v Rangers: Scottish Premiership – live!

Old Firm derby: latest updates and scoresGerrard: ‘People want a problem between Brendan and me’Feel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 11.03am BST Celtic: Gordon, Tierney, Ajer, Boyata, Lustig, Brown, Ntcham, Forrest, Rogic, McGregor, Edouard …

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Steven Gerrard: ‘People want a problem between Brendan and me’

On the eve of his first Old Firm derby as manager, Gerrard says his motivation is making Rangers fans happy againA city derby has seldom felt so personalised. From the moment Steven Gerrard was appointed as Rangers manager, his duel with Brendan Rodger…

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Rangers frustrated after Motherwell’s Hartley steals dramatic draw

Peter Hartley had the last laugh over Rangers as the Motherwell captain’s 94th-minute equaliser sealed a 3-3 draw at Fir Park.Hartley had been forced to issue an apology on Thursday after mocking the former Rangers defender Fábio Cardoso for the broken…

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Steven Gerrard warns Rangers to improve discipline after first league win

• Ross McCrorie sent off in 2-0 victory over St Mirren at Ibrox• Gerrard pleased with performance but players ‘will learn’Steven Gerrard has warned his Rangers players they need to behave after seeing them reduced to 10 men for the second week running….

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Kyle Lafferty’s superb volley gives Hearts victory over Celtic

Kyle Lafferty’s pin-point finish condemned Celtic to a 1-0 defeat at Hearts. The former Rangers striker met Uche Ikpeazu’s ball in from the right first time on the volley and his low shot from just outside the area arrowed into the corner.The goal afte…

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Aberdeen’s Anderson strikes late to deny Steven Gerrard’s 10-man Rangers

The Aberdeen youngster Bruce Anderson denied Steven Gerrard and 10-man Rangers a winning start in the Scottish Premiership as his injury-time equaliser snatched a draw at Pittodrie.The new Rangers manager looked set for an impressive domestic bow as hi…

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Aberdeen’s Anderson strikes late to deny Steven Gerrard’s 10-man Rangers

The Aberdeen youngster Bruce Anderson denied Steven Gerrard and 10-man Rangers a winning start in the Scottish Premiership as his injury-time equaliser snatched a draw at Pittodrie.The new Rangers manager looked set for an impressive domestic bow as hi…

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Aberdeen v Rangers: Scottish Premiership – live

Minute by minute updates as Steven Gerrard takes his league bowScottish football unusually buoyant after Rangers’ summerAny thoughts? You can email John | Tweet @JohnBrewin_ 12.17pm BST Those line-ups in a more analogue fashion. Aberdeen: Lewis, Ball, …

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Tom Rogic steadies Celtic with early goal in easy win over Livingston

Celtic began their quest for an eighth successive Scottish Premiership title with a convincing 3-1 home win over newly-promoted Livingston.Goals from returning midfielder Tom Rogic and striker Odsonne Edouard gave the home side a comfortable interval l…

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Championship, Scottish Premiership and more: football clockwatch – live!

Live updates from Saturday’s 3pm kick-offsLive scores – every goal as it goes inAny comments? You can email Nick or tweet 1.59pm BST Here are a couple more EFL-related pieces that are worth your time.Dave Hytner, with some exceptional detail on Marcelo…

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Scottish football unusually buoyant after Rangers’ summer of good intent | Ewan Murray

Hibernian and Aberdeen have also risen to the occasion as Celtic prepare to set out for an eighth title in a rowThe swagger returned to Scottish football in recent days. A close battle between Aberdeen and Burnley, Hibernian’s success over the fifth-ra…

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Scottish Premiership 2018-19 preview: Celtic favourites but focus on Gerrard

Brendan Rodgers’ side are in the box seat for an eighth championship running but Rangers’ new manager adds interestThe extent of Celtic’s favouritism for what would be an eighth title in succession has been diminished by excitement surrounding Steven G…

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Two stabbed in brawl before Rangers’ Europa League game with Osijek

• Two arestable in hospital after disturbance near Ibrox• Qualifier ends 1-1 with Rangers taking tie 2-1 on aggregateTwo men are in hospital after being stabbed in a mass brawl before Rangers’ Europa League clash with the Croatian side Osijek.Police Sc…