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Category: Scottish Premiership

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Sturgeon suggests Scottish football will not return behind closed doors

First minister says return of games in any form is a riskSPFL hoping to start new 2020-21 season in AugustScotland’s first minister and interim chief medical officer have appeared to rule out the resumption of football matches behind closed doors, a mo…

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Nessun Dorma podcast: Rangers, Mexico 86 and a season of scandals

The podcast about 1980s and 1990s football is back to discuss cup runs, indecent incidents, Maradona and Graham TaylorSo, you’re at home, in lockdown and thinking there is a real dearth of media outlets offering hours of football nostalgia to pass the …

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Steven Gerrard brands SPFL’s handling of season-ending vote ‘absolute mess’

Rangers manager dismayed at perceived lack of leadershipFrom afar the SPFL looks an absolute mess, Gerrard addsSteven Gerrard has branded the Scottish Professional Football League’s handling of a vote to abandon their season “an absolute mess”, with th…

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Dundee U-turn inches Celtic closer to ninth Premiership title in a row

Dens Park club’s ‘yes’ vote brings down curtain on seasonDoor opens for reconfiguration of Scotland’s four leaguesCeltic remain on course to be declared Scotland’s champions for a ninth year in succession after Dundee confirmed a dramatic U-turn on the…

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Partick Thistle issue legal challenge to SPFL over plan to end Scottish season

Thistle insist league’s resolution cannot be passed Dundee: ‘It is a time for integrity and impartiality’The acrimony attached to the Scottish Professional Football League’s attempts to abandon this season shows no sign of abating after Partick issued …

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How Scottish football’s voting farce led to open warfare breaking out

The SPFL wanted clubs to end the season but Dundee’s missing vote has resulted in the game’s governing body being questionedScottish football does not have a monopoly on toxicity. At times like these it just feels that way. In a period when serious dis…

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Confusion surrounds key Dundee vote on decision to abandon SPFL season

Club submitted ballot after asking league not to consider itRangers call for independent investigation into situationThe voting saga engulfing the Scottish Professional Football League has taken an incredible turn after the league confirmed Dundee subm…

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Rangers call for SPFL chief Doncaster to be suspended over ‘farcical’ vote

• Club object to circumstances of vote on ending season • Rangers say they ‘will not be bullied into silence’Rangers have called for the chief executive of the Scottish Professional Football League, Neil Doncaster, to be suspended and an investigation …

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Scottish Premiership considers 14-team league next season

Inverness and Dundee United could be promotedHearts in line to be saved from relegationThe prospect of an expanded, 14-team top flight in Scotland next season is now a live one after the Scottish Professional Football League’s plan to abandon the 2019-…

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Scottish Premiership clubs expected to back abandonment and give Celtic title

Vote to be held and announcement delayed to appease UefaHearts would be relegated and have spoken of legal action The Scottish Professional Football League aims to crown Celtic as champions and relegate Heart of Midlothian after 23 April, the earliest …

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Future of Scottish season needs clear plan to counter squabbling | Ewan Murray

League should provide agreed percentages of prize money to help cashflow problems and issue amended rules for 2020-21Scottish football doesn’t need fixtures to trigger warfare. Circumstances around Rangers’ financial implosion in 2012 were such that th…

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Future of Scottish season needs clear plan to counter squabbling | Ewan Murray

League should provide agreed percentages of prize money to help cashflow problems and issue amended rules for 2020-21Scottish football doesn’t need fixtures to trigger warfare. Circumstances around Rangers’ financial implosion in 2012 were such that th…

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Leigh Griffiths scores hat-trick as Celtic thrash St Mirren

Leigh Griffiths hat-trick helped Celtic to a thumping 5-0 win over St Mirren at Celtic Park and confirmed his return to form ahead of Scotland’s crunch Euro 2020 semi-final play-off.The Celtic striker is keen to get back into Steve Clarke’s set-up for …

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Scottish roundup: Rangers suffer further setback after falling to Hamilton

David Moyo’s second-half winner secures victoryCeltic earn draw with Livingston with late goalSteven Gerrard’s Rangers suffered another setback as David Moyo’s second-half winner snatched a famous Ibrox victory for bottom club Hamilton in the Scottish …

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Rangers slip up again as Celtic surge further clear at the top

St Johnstone grab point in 2-2 draw with RangersCeltic come from behind to beat Kilmarnock 3-1Rangers dropped another two Premiership points after the St Johnstone striker Stevie May scored a late equaliser in Perth. Celtic’s 3-1 win at home to Kilmarn…

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Late Kristoffer Ajer winner forces Celtic past plucky Aberdeen

Goals from Callum McGregor and Kristoffer Ajer saw leader Celtic battle their way to a 2-1 victory over a resilient Aberdeen side at Pittodrie. Ash Taylor had levelled for Aberdeen on an afternoon which tested Celtic’s mettle, but eventually the champi…

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Aberdeen v Celtic: Scottish Premiership – live!

Live updates from Pittodrie, kick-off 12pm (GMT)European roundup: PSG draw 4-4 with AmiensFeel free to email Rob with your thoughts 11.29am GMT The Celts are here! #ABECEL #SPFL pic.twitter.com/n1PAmamCBo 11.09am GMT Aberdeen (4-2-3-1) Lewis; Logan, T…

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Aberdeen v Celtic: Scottish Premiership – live!

Live updates from Pittodrie, kick-off 12pm (GMT)European roundup: PSG draw 4-4 with AmiensFeel free to email Rob with your thoughts 11.29am GMT The Celts are here! #ABECEL #SPFL pic.twitter.com/n1PAmamCBo 11.09am GMT Aberdeen (4-2-3-1) Lewis; Logan, T…

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Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Farke faces defensive dilemma for Liverpool, Forest need their best XI, Chelsea’s women eye treble and a six-pointer in AustriaLeeds are falling apart. Maybe. But here’s the thing: anyone who beats them ends up falling apart too. None of the eight team…

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Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Farke faces defensive dilemma for Liverpool, Forest need their best XI, Chelsea’s women eye treble and a six-pointer in AustriaLeeds are falling apart. Maybe. But here’s the thing: anyone who beats them ends up falling apart too. None of the eight team…