Tim Howard isn't the only American playing in a cup final today. DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice Edu
could feature for Rangers in the Scottish Cup final as they look to complete a domestic double.
Rangers won the league last week, and this time around they'll look to upend Falkirk in today's
final from Hampden Park.
Rangers captured the Scottish Premier League title yesterday, giving DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice
Edu much to celebrate (along with the rest of the blue half of Glasgow). Here is the final few
minutes and post-game celebration:
Maurice Edu and Rangers try to sew up the SPL league title Dundee Utd. Here's a link -
http://www.freedocast.com/forms/PopOut.aspx?sc=427231E3213910A1 - if you want to watch it live. A
Rangers win will give them the crown.
Oguchi Onyewu and Standard Liege face Anderlecht in the second leg of the playoffs in
Maurice Edu and Rangers did their part this weekend, beating Aberdeen 2-1 on Saturday.
Not so much for Celtic, who failed to break down Hibernian's defense during a 0-0 draw. The results
mean Rangers are top of the table going into the final game in the Scottish Premier League.
After winning the Old Firm derby game last weekend, Rangers sputtered in midweek, drawing 1-1 with
Brief highlights from yetserday's 1-1 draw between Hibernian and Rangers. Rangers fought back from
a goal down to grab the tie, but they'll probably still view this opportunity as two points lost.
Celtic are ahead of Rangers on goal differential with two games remaining. Here's how it looks:
Rangers host Aberdeen at Ibrox on Saturday while Celtic go to Hibs on Sunday.
The title race gets closer again in Scotland, just when you thought Rangers would pull ahead
after this past weekend. Today Rangers fought back from a goal down, salvaging a point against
Hibernian. Maurice Edu again played the full 90 minutes for Rangers, who are ahead of Celtic at the
top of SPL on goal differential.
Maurice Edu and Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 to move to the top of the Scottish Premier League table.
Edu, who made his debut in the fixture, played the full 90 minutes. Rangers used a Steven Davis
goal to go two points clear of their rivals, and the team will try to keep its momentum going when
they take on Hibernian next Wednesday.
Maurice Edu has enjoyed a bit of an extended run in the Rangers starting lineup and the timing
couldn't be better. Rangers are surging in the Scottish Premier League, closing the gap to one
point with Celtic at the top of the table. The two Old Firm sides meet this weekend in the storied
Glasgow derby, and Edu looks set to feature at Ibrox.
Maurice Edu spoke to the Daily Record about the massive Old Firm game on the horizon. Edu featured
for 90 minutes during Rangers' 2-0 victory against Hearts, and the midfielder is set to retain his
place for the game against Celtic this Saturday.
We mentioned yesterday that DaMarcus Beasley was substituted early in the first half after a
collision that left him with a bruised rib. Well, after a scan, Rangers are revealing that the
injury is nothing more than a bruise - so thankfully no break. It will keep DaMarcus out this
weekend, however, and Rangers haven't set a timetable for his return yet.
Maurice Edu scored his first goal for Rangers today, nodding home a Pedro Mendes corner to get the
winning strike in a 2-1 victory over Falkirk. DaMarcus Beasley also got the start for Rangers,
though he left due to injury in the first half - no word yet on his condition. MLS shout-out for
former New England Revolution midfielder Andy Dorman, who snagged the consolation goal for St.
ulliJonathan Spector came off the bench to help West Ham a
a 1-0 win away to Wigan Athletic./a/liliClint Dempsey played 90 minutes but Fulham a
In England, Tim Howard and Everton travel to Ewood Park to face Blackburn Rovers. You can see this
game delayed on FSC at 5:00 p.m. ET. Clint Dempsey and Fulham host Hull City at Craven Cottage,
while Jonathan Spector and West Ham lineup against Wigan Athletic.
Rangers, holders of the Scottish Cup, will travel to St. Johnstone in the fourth round of this
year's tournament. The draw was made today for the next set of games, which will take place on
January 10 or 11.