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Rumour Mill: Celtic’s Dembele in sweat for final | Rangers to play Liverpool

A hamstring injury may force Moussa Dembele out of Celtic’s Scottish Cup final clash with Aberdeen, while Rangers are set to play Liverpool and PSV in a friendly tournament in the summer.

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Jadon Sancho, right, holds off Chelsea's Reece James in the recent FA Youth Cup Final First Leg match at The Academy Stadium. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Man City starlet | Maddison to Rangers? | Holt wants Hibs deal

Celtic face fight to land highly-rated Manchester City youngster; Rangers linked with ex-Aberdeen loanee James Maddison and Grant Holt reveals he’s keen to stay at Hibs

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Rumour Mill: Foderingham out for Old Firm | Rodgers demands ref apology | Gers team an ‘old banger’

Major blow for Rangers as goalie Wes Foderingham is expected to be ruled out of the semi-final Cup clash against Celtic.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers want Dorrans | Hibs to sign Swanson | Celtic defeat Rangers

Rangers are tracking Scottish international Graham Dorrans, Hibs are set to sign Danny Swanson on a pre-contract, and Celtic have retained the Glasgow Cup after defeating Rangers.

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Rangers' Michael O'Halloran in training on Thursday. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Michael O’Halloran restored to the Rangers first-team squad

Michael O’Halloran is back in the Rangers squad ahead of this weekend’s Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic at Hampden.

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Callum Paterson is in demand despite being injured. Picture: Kenny Smith/SNS

Rumour Mill: Cardiff eye Hearts defender | Schalk says sorry | Rangers third rate

Callum Paterson is wanted by Cardiff City, Ross County’s Alex Schalk has apologised for his dive against Celtic and John Harton is predicting a third-place finish for Rangers next season (but only if Pedro Caixinha gets his act together)

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers could get a Champions League lift. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Rumour Mill: Celtic to be in Champions League Pot 3 | Rangers kids’ Old Firm baptism | Diving charge for Schalk

Celtic could get a Champions League boost next season, Rangers youngsters David Bates and Myles Beerman have been backed for the cup semi-final and Ross County’s diving striker is facing punishment from the SFA.

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Alex McLeish spoke about Rangers and Celtic at a William Hill Scottish Cup media event. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Alex McLeish: Hard for Rangers to stop runaway train Celtic

Alex McLeish has described Celtic as a “runaway train’ and predicted it may be outwith Rangers’ control to derail the progress of their old rivals towards a record-breaking 10 consecutive title wins.

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Neil McCann was unveiled as Dundee's interim manager at Dens Park last night. Picture Alan HArvey/SNS

Rookie Neil McCann ‘has no fear’ of Dundee challenge

Neil McCann believes lack of managerial experience is no impediment to success at Dundee after leaving his job in broadcasting to take charge at Dens Park.

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Neil McCann arrives at Dens Park to be unveiled as interim manager. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Dundee announce Neil McCann as new interim manager

Dundee have confirmed Neil McCann as their new interim manager at a press conference at Dens Park this evening.

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Rumour Mill: No conspiracy against Celtic | Mourinho to ignore Tierney advice | Ravanelli wants Dundee return

Former Celtic player and assistant manager Johan Mjallby insists there’s no conspiracy against the club from Scottish football referees, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is set to ignore advice from his scouts to sign Celtic’s Kieran Tierney, and Fabrizio Ravanelli wants to return to Dundee as manager.

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Dundee managing director John Nelms during the 2-0 home defeat by Hamilton whch sealed Paul Hartley's fate. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

New Dundee boss is on a five-game rescue mission

John Nelms admits Paul 
Hartley’s short-term successor has five games to save Dundee’s season after the club reacted yesterday to growing relegation fears.

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Craig Gordon, right, approaches referee Don Robertson at full-time. Picture: SNS

Why the referee awarded Ross County a penalty against Celtic

In the second part of today’s Ref Review, we look at Don Robertson’s decision to award Ross County a late penalty against Celtic and how the official got it so badly wrong.

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Celtic's Scott Brown is shown a straight red card for his challenge on Ross County's Liam Boyce. Picture: SNS

Why Scott Brown was sent off - but will avoid extended ban

The latest edition of Ref Review looks at Scott Brown’s red card in the recent match against Ross County, and whether the player will likely have his ban extended if Celtic appeal the decision.

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers slams ‘embarrassing’ decision | McKay taunts Celtic | Brown could face extended ban

Brendan Rodgers has criticised referee Don Robertson for his “embarrassing” decision, former Hearts defender Brad McKay has taunted Celtic on Twitter, and Scott Brown could face an extended ban if the SFA find his appeal to be frivolous.

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Rangers striker Kenny Miller opens the scoring as his header flies past Tomas Cerny in the Partick goal. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Three cheers for Rangers’ Myles Beerman ahead of Celtic tie

All forgotten by the time the 90 minutes were up was the pedestrian performance from the home side in the game’s opening third. Victory will do that. Three consecutive clean sheets will do that. And back-to-back victories for the first time under new boss Pedro Caixinha – completed in the shadow of a looming Scottish
Cup semi-final with rivals 
Celtic – will, indeed, do just that.

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Celtic's Scott Brown leaves the field after being shown a red card. Picture: SNS.

Ross County 2 - 2 Celtic: Champions foiled by disputed penalty

What should have been just another fairly routine victory for Celtic in their unbeaten domestic season was transformed into a hugely contentious and potentially costly draw for the champions in an astonishing and briefly ugly finale to their Easter Sunday outing in Dingwall.

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Celtic's Scott Brown appeals to the referee after Ross County are awarded a penalty. Picture: SNS

Celtic to appeal Scott Brown dismissal against Ross County

Celtic are to lodge an appeal against Scott Brown’s dismissal against Ross County in Dingwall which will free their captain to play in next Sunday’s Scottish Cup semi-final against Rangers at Hampden.

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Ian Cathro's tactical confusion has gone under the radar. Pic: SNS/

Why critics are ignoring the important problems at Hearts

As much talk and speculation surrounds the dynamic between Ian Cathro and Craig Levein, more important matters are ignored, writes Joel Sked.

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Rangers' Pedro Caixinha at training. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Caixinha vows to end Celtic’s treble dream | Dembele would be Arsenal ‘sensation’ | ‘Gers bigger club than Hoops’

The Ibrox manager talks tough ahead of his side’s Cup clash with Celtic.

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