Rangers sack manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst
Leagues: Scottish Premiership

Rangers sack manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst

Rangers relieved manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst of his role as manager on Monday. The Scottish club sits in second in the Scottish Premiership, and failed to make it out of the group in the UEFA Champions League. While those measurements would not be terrible for most Scottish clubs, it is heavily against Rangers' ambitions for […]

Rangers sack manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst

Rangers relieved manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst of his role as manager on Monday. The Scottish club sits in second in the Scottish Premiership, and failed to make it out of the group in the UEFA Champions League. While those measurements would not be terrible for most Scottish clubs, it is heavily against Rangers' ambitions for […]

Celtic

/ 34 days ago

Curious case of Celtic midfielder James McCarthy

James McCarthy joined his boyhood club, Celtic, at the beginning of the 2021/22 season. McCarthy spent the previous two seasons under Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace. This resurgence in form had seen him return to the Irish fold for the first time since Euro 2016. Since his move to Celtic, however, McCarthy struggled to nail […]

SPFL to introduce VAR later this month

The Scottish Premiership, and select competitions across the SPFL, is bringing in VAR a couple of months ahead of schedule, the league announced on Wednesday. In a vote back in April, 41 out of 42 clubs voted to bring VAR to Scotland. They agreed that the change would come after the upcoming World Cup. However, […]

Celtic

/ 94 days ago

Celtic hit nine in Dundee Utd demolition

Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic thrashed Dundee United 9-0 as hat-tricks from Kyogo Furuhashi and Liel Abada helped set a new Scottish Premiership record for the biggest away win on Sunday. Ange Postecoglou's side ran riot at Tannadice thanks to the trebles from Furuhashi and Abada, as well as goals from Jota, Josip Juranovic and Carl […]
ByAFP

Destroyer to saviour as Colak puts Rangers in Champions League group stage

Paris (AFP) – Antonio Colak scored the only goal that took Rangers into the Champions League group stages on Wednesday, a year after he had been responsible for knocking the Scottish side out of Europe's elite club tournament. Colak found the target on the hour mark to secure a 1-0 win at PSV Eindhoven and […]
ByAFP

Celtic

/ 101 days ago

In-form strikers take Celtic two points clear of Rangers

Glasgow (AFP) – Kyogo Furuhashi and Giorgos Giakoumakis were again on target as Celtic moved two points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a 2-0 win over Hearts on Sunday. The Hoops were far from their best, but did enough to extend their perfect start to the season after four games thanks […]
ByAFP

Celtic

/ 101 days ago

Celtic beat Hearts to open up two-point lead over Rangers

Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic stretched their perfect start to the Scottish Premiership season to four games with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Hearts on Sunday to move two points above Rangers at the top of the table. Kyogo Furuhashi and Giorgos Giakoumakis got the goals for the Hoops as the visitors ended with nine men […]
ByAFP

Celtic

/ 116 days ago

Celtic strike late to beat Ross County, Morelos marks Rangers return

Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic needed two goals in the final six minutes to beat Ross County 3-1 at Dingwall on Saturday, as Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos scored on his comeback from injury in a 2-0 win over Kilmarnock. The Scottish champions looked to be heading to their first dropped points of the season when Ross […]
ByAFP

Aberdeen

/ 122 days ago

Jota strikes as Celtic launch title defence with Aberdeen win

Glasgow (AFP) – Jota produced a moment of class as Celtic launched the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a 2-0 win at home to Aberdeen on Sunday. Celtic centre-back Stephen Welsh headed the Hoops in front in the third minute to the delight of the Glasgow giants' fans at Parkhead. But although a […]
ByAFP

Rangers rally to start Scottish Premiership season with win

Glasgow (AFP) – Rangers needed two goals in the final 16 minutes from Scott Arfield and James Tavernier to start their Scottish Premiership season with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Livingston on Saturday. The Europa League finalists trailed just five minutes into the new campaign when Joel Nouble lofted the ball over Jon McLaughlin. Rangers […]
ByAFP

Celtic

/ 134 days ago

Celtic swoop for Australia's Mooy and German Jenz

London (AFP) – Scottish champions Celtic signed Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy on a free transfer and German defender Moritz Jenz on loan from Lorient on Tuesday. Former Brighton midfielder Mooy agreed a one-year contract with the Hoops after leaving Chinese club Shanghai Port earlier this year. The 31-year-old, who had a spell in Scotland's top-flight […]
ByAFP