Tag Archives: Rangers

Old Firm Title Showdown makes SPFL even more Amateurish
By J Bleasdale |

TWO weeks ago, the SPFL created a farce by dithering over the release of the post-split Premiership fixtures. The scenario of Celtic clinching their inevitable seventh title in a row against arch-rivals Rangers was the excuse used by the people who run our game as the reason to delay revealing the last five rounds of [Read more]

Celtic hero Stiliyan Petrov says Rangers aren’t one of the biggest Scottish football clubs anymore
By S Woods |

In a recent statement of press, the Celtic hero Stiliyan Petrov said that Rangers cannot be considered one of the biggest Scottish football clubs anymore, especially after their humiliating defeat against Celtic. The Brendan Rodgers’s side gave a nice thrashing to the Rangers in the Scottish FA Cup semi-final with a score line of 4-0. [Read more]

Time for an end to the annual Split farce
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN the top flight clubs announced a 12 team league back in 2000, they done so with an innovative move to split the table in half after they played each other three times. After that, the top six sides would come up against each other another once and likewise the bottom six, promising a frantic [Read more]

Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

NINETY ONE teams have participated in this seasons Scottish Cup, now only four remain as the Road to Glory reaches the penultimate stage this weekend. Fans of Motherwell, Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers head to Hampden for the Semi Finals, hoping to see their team book a return visit to the National Stadium for the showpiece [Read more]

Throwback Thursday: The biggest Scottish Cup last 32 shocks
By J Bleasdale |

THE Fourth Round of the Scottish Cup commences this weekend with 32 teams battling it out to keep alive their dreams of lifting the famous old trophy. With the big guns entering the competition, minnows dream of causing an upset by knocking a Premiership side out the Cup. The managers at Fraserburgh, St Mirren, Inverness, [Read more]

McInnes stays, now he must refocus and galvanise Aberdeen again
By J Bleasdale |

SIX weeks of mayhem and speculation that Derek McInnes would jump ship and join Rangers is over as he has, at last, confirmed that he is staying at Aberdeen, despite a formal approach from his boyhood team. Aberdeen confirmed in a statement, including quotes from the manager himself, that McInnes and his assistant Tony Docherty [Read more]

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Time the media accepted McInnes is HAPPY at Aberdeen
By J Bleasdale |

EVER since Rangers sacked Pedro Caixinha following a disastrous six months in the Ibrox hot seat, large sections of the Scottish media have went into overdrive in trying to get Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes to replace the Portuguese flop. For four weeks, we’ve had to endure endless assurances that McInnes, a former Rangers player and [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Classic League Cup Finals
By J Bleasdale |

THREE days to go until the first major trophy is handed out as Celtic and Motherwell go head-to-head in the Betfred League Cup Final. The competition has been devalued by some over the years, particularly since the loss of a European place after the 1996/97 season, but it’s seen some enthralling Finals and had the [Read more]

Barking mad Pedro on his bike as Rangers unnecessary gamble fails
By J Bleasdale |

THE dog has barked, Pedro Caixinha is cycling away from Ibrox, towing a caravan of destruction. Yes, the Portuguese manager leaves Rangers with a legacy based on crazy statements and poor results, resulting in his dismissal after less than 300 days into a three year contract. Normally, you’d feel sorry for a manager for losing [Read more]

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Betfred Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

FOUR teams, one venue, one aim! Yes it’s the Semi Finals of the Betfred League Cup this weekend. On Saturday, holders Celtic take on Hibernian at Hampden, which also hosts the second Semi Final on Sunday when Rangers face Motherwell. It promises to be two interesting ties for various reasons. The Celtic and Hibs match [Read more]

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