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Former Rangers star now odds on to take over at Ibrox

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Former Rangers and Netherlands midfielder Giovanni van Bronckhorst is now odds on to be appointed as the new manager at Ibrox.

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has drifted from 1/5 to 1/3 to replace Pedro Caixinha, but van Bronckhorst has emerged as a shock contender for the role.

The 42-year-old, is currently in charge of Feyenoord, is as low as 10/11 to rejoin his former club.

This 25/1 shot could be the next Rangers manager

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Former England boss Steve McClaren is set for talks with Rangers about becoming the club’s new manager.

The Scottish Premiership club have contacted McClaren about the role and will hold talks with him this week.

McClaren is currently working in Israel as a coach at Maccabi Tel Aviv, but he is interested in a return to Britain.

Former Rangers star urges club to appoint this manager

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Barry Ferguson has urged Rangers to pull out all the stops to secure the services of Derek McInnes as the club’s new manager.

Rangers have been linked with the current Aberdeen boss since sacking Pedro Caixinha and he insists his former club can’t afford to delay making a new appointment.

Rangers legend convinced former club should appoint this manager

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Barry Ferguson has urged Rangers to pull out all the stops to secure the services of Derek McInnes as the club’s new manager.

Rangers have been linked with the current Aberdeen boss since sacking Pedro Caixinha and he insists his former club can’t afford to delay making a new appointment.

Caixinha hanging on by a thread, time for 12/1 shot to take over

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Rangers’s disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Kilmarnock could signal the end for manager Pedro Caixinha.

Chris Burke’s injury-time equaliser earned the visitors a dramatic point, with the goal coming after Daniel Candeias had missed a 90th-minute penalty for Rangers.

The result saw Rangers drop to fourth in the Scottish Premiership, but Caixinha insists he’s still the right man for the job.

Former Liverpool star backs unlikely candidate for Arsenal job, fans of current club can rest easy

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Jamie Redknapp believes Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will be in the frame to be Arsenal manager once Arsene Wenger leaves the club or retires.

Wenger has been under pressure at the Emirates Stadium in recent years, with many fans wanting him to quit the club.

The Frenchman has failed to guide the club to the Premier League title in a decade, although Arsenal have won the FA Cup three times in the past four seasons.

Former Celtic star wide of the mark over Sinclair's England claims; Ox isn't the answer either

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Chris Sutton accusation that Gareth Southgate’s approach towards Scott Sinclair’s England claims “smacks of arrogance” is significantly wide of the mark.

Sutton claimed that Sinclair should be in the England squad ahead of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and while the Liverpool midfielder’s inclusion is questionable Sinclair certainly isn’t the answer.

Rangers legend hits out at Caixinha, another defeat could lead to the sack

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Barry Ferguson believes Pedro Caixinha’s criticism of members of his Rangers squad is a dangerous move to make.

The Rangers boss hit out at some of his home-based players after last weekend’s 2-0 defeat against Celtic, accusing them of creating a divide in the dressing room.

Ferguson says Caixinha’s behaviour is similar to something he experienced during his own playing days at Ibrox.

Celtic captain's row with Rangers' boss shows complete lack of class, a legend in his own mind

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For a player whose limitations were brutally exposed by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Celtic captain Scott Brown has a lot to say for himself. Too much in fact.

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha accused the midfielder of elbowing Alfredo Morelos during Saturday’s Old Firm meeting at Ibrox and Brown’s behaviour afterwards showed a complete lack of class.

Odds update: Former Rangers star tips Celtic to dominate title race

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Former Rangers defender Arthur Numan has dismissed the idea that the club could mount a serious challenge to Celtic’s dominance of the Scottish Premiership.

Rangers host Celtic on Saturday in the first Old Firm game of the season and the visitors are 4/6 to pick up all three points.

Numan believes a title bid will be beyond Rangers this term and says it could take at least three years for his old club to catch up with their big rivals.

Rangers legend urges his old team to stand up to Celtic, says Gers victory would be good for the league

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Graeme Souness believes a Rangers victory over Celtic this weekend would be good news for the Scottish Premiership.

The Gers take on Celtic in the first Old Firm derby of the season on Saturday aiming to close the gap on their big rivals to just two points.

Celtic will be hoping to repeat their 5-1 win from their last trip to Ibrox back in April, but Souness says a Rangers victory would benefit the league as a whole.

Ferguson warns Rangers not to gloat about Celtic's drubbing in Europe, 8/11 for both to win this weekend

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Ex-Rangers midfielder Barry Ferguson says the club’s fans could regret gloating about Celtic’s 5-0 Champions League drubbing by Paris-Saint-Germain.

Celtic were completely outclassed by PSG, but Ferguson insists it’s dangerous to read too much into the result.

“Hands up, I enjoyed watching it myself because it really was a phenomenal display of football from the French side,” he told the Daily Record.

Can Scottish football ever rise above the Rangers and Celtic rivalry? Time to move on?

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The ongoing row in Scottish football surrounding the 2012 liquidation of Rangers and the club’s use of Employee Benefit Trusts refuses to die down, but it must do if the game is to ever move on from what has been an unglorified mess from start to finish.

The Scottish Professional Football League and Celtic’s chief executive, Peter Lawwell, want a fully independent review carried out to investigate the Scottish Football Association’s role in the saga.

Fabio Cardoso happy with the expectation levels at Rangers

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Fabio Cardoso says he is comfortable dealing with the weight of expectation placed on the Rangers squad.

The Portuguese defender, who joined the club from Vitoria Setubal this summer, has made an impressive start at Ibrox alongside compatriot Bruno Alves.

Rangers fans are desperate for success in the Scottish Premiership this term after seeing rivals Celtic romp away with last year’s title, but Cardoso insists the players can handle the pressure.

Odsonne Edouard eager to learn from Brendan Rodgers at Celtic, relishing facing PSG

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Brendan Rodgers’ ability to develop young talent was a key factor behind Odsonne Edouard’s transfer deadline-day move from Paris Saint-Germain.

The 19-year-old striker joined Celtic on Thursday on a season-long loan from PSG and he believes Rodgers will help him fulfil his potential.

“I have known of Brendan for a while through his positions in the Premier League with Liverpool and Swansea so I knew of him,” he said.

Rangers to make new bid for Hearts midfielder, Man Utd full-back and Aberdeen star still in the mix

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Rangers are poised to make another bid to sign Hearts winger Jamie Walker before Thursday’s transfer deadline.

Manager Pedro Caixinha has been particularly keen to sign Walker, submitting several bids during the summer.

The 24-year-old was left out of games against Dunfermline and Celtic earlier in the season, with interim head coach Jon Daly claiming the player had lost his focus.

Former Celtic star says defence isn’t good enough for Champions League

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Alan Stubbs believes former club Celtic will struggle in the Champions League as their defence isn’t good enough to play at that level.

Celtic reached the group stage after completing an 8-4 aggregate success over Astana, but Stubbs says the Scottish Premiership champions are set for a tough time in the competition proper.

Fans delighted as Manchester City winger returns to Celtic

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Patrick Roberts is heading back to Celtic on loan from Manchester City for the remainder of the season.

The deal is set to be rubber-stamped early next week after the Hoops and City reached agreement, according to Sky Sports.

The 20-year-old became a firm favourite with fans during a previous loan spell at Parkhead, scoring 17 goals in 60 appearances in all competitions.

Ferguson tips Caixinha to get things right at Rangers

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Former Rangers star Barry Ferguson believes manager Pedro Caixinha will be a success at Ibrox.

Rangers kicked off the Scottish Premiership season with a 2-1 victory at Motherwell, but last week’s 3-2 defeat at home to Hibernian was met with an angry response from the club’s fans.

Caixinha’s side host Hearts on Saturday and Ferguson has tipped Rangers to win comfortably.

No Scottish Premiership TV deal in USA means games will be available only via club websites

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With the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership season scheduled to kick off on August 5, Scotland’s top-flight soccer league looks destined to miss out on television in the United States and only be available via streaming through paid subscriptions to each club website instead.

In previous years, a few of the Scottish Premiership games were available each week on FOX Soccer 2GO as well as being televised in the morning hours on FOX Soccer Plus.

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Rangers sack manager Caixinha

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Glasgow (AFP) – Pedro Caixinha was sacked as Glasgow Rangers manager on Thursday after just seven months in charge, the Scottish Premiership club announced Thursday.

“The decision to part company with Pedro was taken after careful consideration and the search for a new manager will begin immediately,” read a statement from the Glasgow giants.

Rangers sack manager Caixinha

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Glasgow (AFP) – Pedro Caixinha was sacked as Glasgow Rangers manager on Thursday after just seven months in charge, the Scottish Premiership club announced Thursday.

“The decision to part company with Pedro was taken after careful consideration and the search for a new manager will begin immediately,” read a statement from the Glasgow giants.

Celtic away form as impressive as Liverpool, says Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his players showed they have the mentality to handle the big games as they turned on the style in a 3-0 win over nearest challengers Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Much had been made of the test Celtic would face from the Dons, with only goal difference separating the sides at the top of the Scottish Premiership before kick-off.

Celtic away form as impressive as Liverpool, says Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his players showed they have the mentality to handle the big games as they turned on the style in a 3-0 win over nearest challengers Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Much had been made of the test Celtic would face from the Dons, with only goal difference separating the sides at the top of the Scottish Premiership before kick-off.

Aberdeen set to give Celtic biggest test

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor says the Hoops are targeting back-to-back trebles as they prepare for their toughest domestic challenge of the season.

The Glasgow giants will make the trip to Pittodrie to take on Aberdeen on Wednesday with only goal difference separating the sides at the top of the Scottish Premiership.

Aberdeen set to give Celtic biggest test

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor says the Hoops are targeting back-to-back trebles as they prepare for their toughest domestic challenge of the season.

The Glasgow giants will make the trip to Pittodrie to take on Aberdeen on Wednesday with only goal difference separating the sides at the top of the Scottish Premiership.

Rogic stars as Celtic sink Rangers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tom Rogic put Scottish champions Celtic on course for a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Rangers in the Old Firm derby at Ibrox on Saturday.

An open first half saw both sides spurn chances before the Hoops took a 50th minute lead thanks to a fierce strike from Socceroos star Rogic.

Rogic stars as Celtic sink Rangers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tom Rogic put Scottish champions Celtic on course for a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Rangers in the Old Firm derby at Ibrox on Saturday.

An open first half saw both sides spurn chances before the Hoops took a 50th minute lead thanks to a fierce strike from Socceroos star Rogic.

Griffiths at the double as Celtic rout Hearts

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Glasgow (AFP) – Leigh Griffiths struck twice as Celtic made a flying start to their Scottish Premiership title defence with a 4-1 thrashing of Hearts on Saturday.

Griffiths opened the scoring in the 29th minute before Scott Sinclair made it two five minutes after the break at Parkhead.

Proud Rodgers doubts record will be repeated

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodger hailed his side’s “special” achievement after they became the first Scottish Premiership club to go unbeaten through a 38-game season.

Celtic wrapped up their league campaign with a 2-0 victory over Hearts as second-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong ensured Celtic ended up with a record of played 38, won 34 and drew four.

Proud Rodgers doubts record will be repeated

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodger hailed his side’s “special” achievement after they became the first Scottish Premiership club to go unbeaten through a 38-game season.

Celtic wrapped up their league campaign with a 2-0 victory over Hearts as second-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong ensured Celtic ended up with a record of played 38, won 34 and drew four.

Unstoppable Celtic go through season unbeaten

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic became the first Scottish Premiership club to go unbeaten through a 38-game season when they defeated Hearts 2-0 on Sunday to win the league by a mammoth 30 points.

Second-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong ensured they didn’t slip up on the last day, as Celtic ended up with a record of played 38, won 34 and drew four.

Brown the heart behind Celtic dominance – Rodgers

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says captain Scott Brown’s leadership on the pitch has been the catalyst behind his side’s remarkable season with more records perhaps set to fall.

The champions are looking to become the first team to end a 38-game Scottish Premiership campaign unbeaten and will break the league points record if they avoid defeat in Sunday’s season finale against Hearts.

Roberts brace helps bring up Celtic century of goals

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Glasgow (AFP) – Patrick Roberts’ double helped champions Celtic break the 100 goal barrier for the season with a 5-0 thrashing of Partick Thistle on Thursday in their Scottish Premiership clash.

A Leigh Griffiths penalty opened the scoring before Australian international Tom Rogic slid in a second and Roberts’ stunning strike made it 3-0 before half-time.

Dundee sack manager Paul Hartley

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Glasgow (AFP) – Scottish Premiership strugglers Dundee have sacked manager Paul Hartley, the club announced on Monday.

Dundee have lost their last seven matches and are second-bottom of Scotland’s top flight, five points above basement club Inverness Caledonian Thistle with five games of the season remaining.

Dundee sack manager Paul Hartley

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Glasgow (AFP) – Scottish Premiership strugglers Dundee have sacked manager Paul Hartley, the club announced on Monday.

Dundee have lost their last seven matches and are second-bottom of Scotland’s top flight, five points above basement club Inverness Caledonian Thistle with five games of the season remaining.

Caixinha paces Rangers in push for second

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Glasgow (AFP) – Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha said there was a lot of hard work ahead after his side cut the gap to second-place Aberdeen with a 3-0 win at Pittodrie.

Three late goals in four second-half minutes on Sunday saw Rangers close to within nine points of the Dons with six games remaining in the Scottish Premiership.

Rodgers elated as Celtic take 39th step

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says he can’t ask more of his side after they made it 39 domestic games unbeaten following a 3-1 win at home to Kilmarnock on Saturday.

The recently-crowned Scottish champions returned to winning ways at Celtic Park following two home draws as they claimed their 29th win from 32 league games to keep them on course for a record points haul.

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Wipe Out: Rangers’ Josh Windass Floors Own Manager Pedro Caixinha Three Minutes Into Old Firm Derby (Video)

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Rangers slumped to yet another Old Firm defeat as Celtic extended their domestic winning streak into a 58th game.

The Gers got things underway in foreboding fashion when, with less than three minutes on the clock, Josh Windass managed to deck his own manager, Pedro Caixinha, with an accidental sliding tackle.

Talented 20 Year-Old Likely To Join Championship Club On Loan

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Newcastle's outstanding England U21 International goalkeeper is currently on loan at Kilmarnock since January and he's been performing very well for the Scottish Premiership side. Rafa Benitez knows that Freddie needs first team experience at least next season before he can come back into Newcastle's first team squad and put in a strong challenge for [.