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Trust would ‘have to be rebuilt’ if sectarianism bill scrapped

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Trust would need to be rebuilt between the police and football fans by bringing in a programme of work if legislation aimed at curbing sectarianism at matches is scrapped, MSPs have been told.


Chris Froome could be stripped of Vuelta title after drugs test result

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Chris Froome has vowed to provide whatever information is required by the UCI about his use of medication for asthma during the 2017 Vuelta a Espana after a urine test revealed a concentration of Salbutamol double the WADA threshold.

Tuesday, Dec 12


FA to probe claims Man City players threw milk at Jose Mourinho

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Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho share an embrace - sort of - at the end of Manchester City's 2-1 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA. ANDY HAMPSON. Published: 06:00 Tuesday 12 December 2017. Share this…

Neil Lennon scared Martin Boyle into signing new Hibs deal

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Martin Boyle put in a man of the match performance in Hibs' 2-2 with Celtic at Easter Road. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS. Aidan Smith. Published: 06:00 Tuesday 12 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. As far as the outside world…

Sunday, Dec 10


Hibs' Oli Shaw thought strike was going to halt invincibles

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Oli Shaw seems like a pretty laid-back kind of guy, judging by the way he comes off the bench and scores against Celtic. But you might think he'll have a few sleepless nights over the one that got away against the champions – the one that…


Celtic fans display banner protesting Donald Trump at Easter Road

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Celtic fans have displayed a banner during their side’s clash with Hibs protesting US President Donald Trump.


Milne would have sanctioned Ibrox move if McInnes wanted to go

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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes put a week of turmoil behind him by overseeing a 1-0 win over Dundee on Friday night. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS. FRANK GILFEATHER. Published: 06:00 Sunday 10 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say…

Saturday, Dec 9


Graeme Murty credits 'gut instinct' for match-winning change

Interim Rangers manager Graeme Murty celebrates after his side score a second goal. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS. Andrew Smith. Published: 21:15 Saturday 09 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. As the Rangers board scrabble…


Ibrox caretaker boss Graeme Murty will carry on regardless

Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty with striker Kenny Miller at training. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS. Andrew Smith. Published: 06:00 Saturday 09 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. Rangers' failed pursuit of Derek McInnes…

Friday, Dec 8


Five things we learned from Dundee 0-1 Aberdeen

Dundee's Cammy Kerr (L) and Aberdeen's Adam Rooney vie for the ball. Picture: SNS Group. CRAIG FORBES. Published: 22:38 Friday 08 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. After 48 hours of uncertainty, Derek McInnes was in the…

Thursday, Dec 7


Derek McInnes follows Alex Ferguson and Jim McLean in rebuffing Rangers

Derek McInnes, left and Aberdeen chairman Stewart Milne were all smiles when the former St Johnstone and Bristol City boss took over as Pittodrie manager in March 2013. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS. Alan Pattullo. Published: 21:30 Thursday 07…


Rangers were convinced Derek McInnes would move to Ibrox

Derek McInnes left Rangers stunned with his decision to turn down the opportunity to become the new manager of the Ibrox club. Having spent two days agonising over his future, after Rangers finally made a formal request to Aberdeen to…


Kris Boyd: Aberdeen can only blame themselves if Derek McInnes leaves

Kris Boyd believes Aberdeen will have no one to blame but themselves if Derek McInnes exits the club to take over the manager's role at Rangers. READ MORE - Derek McInnes 'takes major step towards Aberdeen exit' after talks. Derek McInnes…

Wednesday, Dec 6


Derek McInnes 'takes major step towards Aberdeen exit' after talks

Rangers target Derek McInnes appears to have taken a major step towards his Aberdeen exit after holding showdown talks with Pittodrie chief Stewart Milne. • READ MORE - Derek McInnes 'may have to quit Aberdeen to speak with Rangers'. Derek…


Derek McInnes may have to quit Aberdeen to speak with Rangers - reports

Derek McInnes may have to resign as Aberdeen manager in order to speak with the Rangers hierarchy about becoming the next head coach at Ibrox, according to the Daily Record. READ MORE - Rangers to make fresh approach for Aberdeen boss…


Athletes back ban on Russians competing under their own flag at Winter Olympics

Athletes who lost medals because of Russia’s doping program at the Sochi Olympics gave a broad thumbs-up to the International Olympic Committee’s decision Tuesday to let Russians compete at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games – but not under…

Tuesday, Dec 5


Aberdeen refuse permission for Rangers to speak with Derek McInnes

Aberdeen have refused Rangers' request to speak with manager Derek McInnes, the Pittodrie club have revealed. READ MORE - Lee McCulloch: Walter Smith nearly hit the kitman with a teapot. Derek McInnes is wanted by the Rangers hierarchy.…

Saturday, Dec 2


Brendan Rodgers cautious about radical Celtic rotation

Brendan Rodgers has revealed he is anxious to ensure he does not short-change supporters at Celtic Park by resting too many key players ahead of Champions League duty. The Scottish champions have already dropped six Premiership points at…

Friday, Dec 1


Aberdeen and Rangers fans warned against causing trouble

Aberdeen and Rangers will go head to head once again in the Ladbrokes Premiership. Picture: SNS. CRAIG FOWLER. Published: 15:27 Friday 01 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. Aberdeen and Rangers fans have been warned not…

Thursday, Nov 30


Dave King: New Rangers manager will be given three-year deal

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Dave King has revealed that the new manager of Rangers will receive a three-year deal as the club look to build towards stability. READ MORE - Rangers to refrain from cutting Celtic's Ibrox allocation. Speaking at the AGM, King addressed…

Wednesday, Nov 29


What can we expect from the Rangers AGM?

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The Rangers AGM will be held at the Clyde Auditorium on 30 November. File picture: John Devlin. CRAIG FORBES. Published: 17:05 Wednesday 29 November 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. Rangers shareholders will attend the Ibrox…


Martyn McLaughlin: Glasgow’s golden summer of 2014 leaves empty legacy

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Hosting the Commonwealth Games was supposed to spur sporting participation, but the reverse is true, says Martyn McLaughlin

Leader comment: ‘Swim tax’ reversal is welcome relief

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Opposition to the Barclay Review’s so-called swim tax, which proposed the loss of business rates relief for charitable trusts running local authority sporting and cultural facilities, has been voiced in these columns since the moment the…

Tuesday, Nov 28


Rangers coach: There has been 'movement' in manager search

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Rangers' search for a new manager finally appears to be making progress after caretaker boss Graeme Murty said there had been “movement” in the process. READ MORE - Stevie May on goal trail as Aberdeen plan another Ibrox raid ...


Rumour Mill: Rangers ace 'wants to leave' | No punishment for Sinclair | Club 1872 to grill Ibrox board

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BT Sport pundit Chris Sutton has claimed Rangers defender Bruno Alves will want to leave Ibrox during the January transfer window. Speaking ahead of BT Sport's coverage of the Betfred Cup final, the former Celtic striker said: “Alves is an…


Edinburgh Festival: Royal Mile ‘soft target’ for terror before barriers

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe chiefs have admitted the event was a “soft target” for terrorists before vast barriers to thwart an attack were introduced this summer.


Stevie May on goal trail as Aberdeen plan another Ibrox raid

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Stevie May s goal against Kilmarnock on Sunday ended a personal scoring drought which had stretched back more than two months. Picture: SNS. LINDSAY HERRON. Published: 06:00 Tuesday 28 November 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say ...

Monday, Nov 27


Was defeat of Australia the finest win in Scotland's history?

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There was a time not so long ago when stat-checking in the wake of a Scotland rugby international was a task so traumatising that it would require a lie down in a darkened room afterwards. Record defeats, head-to-head losing streaks,…

Sunday, Nov 26


Andy Murray mocks US President Donald Trump on Twitter

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Sir Andy Murray showed his funny side once again as the Scottish tennis hero mocked US President Donald Trump on social media.

Thursday, Nov 23


Ex-Rangers flop Joey Barton received record I’m A Celebrity offer

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Ex-Rangers midfielder Joey Barton was turned down the chance appear on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here, according to the Scottish Sun.