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Harald Brattbakk: Celtic still hold edge over Rosenborg

Harald Brattbakk believes Celtic still have the edge over Rosenborg despite the Hoops drawing a blank when his two former clubs met in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier at Parkhead.

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Jay McEveley, right, has left Ross County after one season with the club. Picture: SNS

Defender Jay McEveley leaves Ross County by mutual consent

Ross County have announced the departure of Jay McEveley after a mutual agreement to terminate his contract.

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Rumour Mill: Legal challenges over Rangers ruling | Besiktas want Celtic defender | Caixinha hails ‘fantastic’ Rangers

Ralph Topping refused to rule out possibility that fans will launch legal challenges against the SPFL, Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko is wanted by Turkish side Besiktas, and Pedro Caixinha hailed a “fantastic” Rangers performance after a 2-1 win over Watford.

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Vykintas Slivka with agents Prince Lamona, left, and ex-Dundee United star Freddy Van Der Hoorn. Picture: Contributed

Scotland and England games helped Hibs lure Vykintas Slivka

Lithuania midfielder Vykintas Slivka says facing Gordon Strachan’s national team gave him a taste for Scottish football as he completed his move to Hibernian.

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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes wary of Apollon goal threat

Derek McInnes is not the type to waste time thinking “what if?” And Aberdeen’s success in getting past NK Siroki Brijeg last week means he isn’t encouraged to spend time thinking what might have been.

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Anna Signeul supervises a training session as Scotland Women prepare for their  with Spain. Picture: PA.

Anna Signeul’s possible Scotland swansong not for faint-hearted

The ground of Go Ahead Eagles in Deventer is where the 12-year and four-month tenure of Scotland head coach Anna Signeul is expected to end tonight. Scotland will play Spain in a match all too reminiscent of the one between the sides for the final place in Euro 2013.

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John McGinn, right, celebrates with captain David Gray after scoring against Arbroath. Picture: SNS.

Hibs would fill Easter Road for Stokes return – John McGinn

John McGinn believes Hibernian could edge towards capacity crowds if they succeed in welcoming Anthony Stokes back to Easter Road.

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The Green Brigade were conspicuous by their absence at Celtic Park last night. Picture: SNS

Absent Green Brigade must learn to play by the rules

The Green Brigade’s enforced absence last night was always going to be felt visually as much as audibly.

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Brendan Rodgers is confident Celtic will progress after last night's draw with Rosenborg. Picture: SNS.

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic will boldly go to Norway

Brendan Rodgers is confident his players can replicate the away form they showed in their best Champions League displays last season in order to progress to the play-off round of this year’s competition.

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Kyle Lafferty says Hearts must learn from defeat at Peterhead. Picture: SNS.

Hearts defeat at Peterhead was wake-up call says Kyle Lafferty

The embarrassing Betfred Cup defeat by Peterhead is a wake-up call for Hearts, says striker Kyle Lafferty.

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Sofien Moussa heads Dundees third goal against Cowdenbeath to complete his hat-trick. Picture: SNS.

Cowdenbeath 0 - 3 Dundee: Sofien Moussa turns in a masterclass

Dundee have a new hero and Sofien Moussa could not have timed his ascent any better ahead of Sunday’s city derby with rivals Dundee United.

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Scott Sinclair of Celtic pushes off Vegar Eggen Hedenstad. Picture: Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Celtic 0 - 0 Rosenborg: Striker-less Celtic left frustrated

Celtic’s bid to reach the Champions League group stages stuttered with a goalless draw against Rosenborg in the first leg of their third-round qualifier at Parkhead.

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Aiden McGeady, right, shone at Celtic Park for six years. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Aiden McGeady opens up on ‘strained’ relationship with Gordon Strachan

Aiden McGeady has revealed the depths of his “strained” relationship with former Celtic boss Gordon Strachan while the two of them were at Parkhead.

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The SPFL have announced they cannot further punish Rangers. Picture: John Devlin

SPFL has ‘no legal power’ to further punish Rangers over EBTs

The Scottish Professional Football League has declared it has “no legal power” to reopen disciplinary action surrounding the Rangers tax case.

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Vykintas Slivka attempts to dispossess Kyle Walker during a match between Lithuania and England at Wembley. Picture: Getty

Five things Hibs fans should know about Vykintas Slivka

Hibs are on the verge of signing the Lithuanian from Juventus on a three-year deal. Here’s everything you need to know about the 22-year-old.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has been patient in the transfer window. Picture: SNS

Five things we’ve learned from the summer transfer window

Celtic are content to take their time, Neil Lennon is looking to recruit some familiar faces, and Hamilton Accies are in an unusual position, writes Craig Fowler

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Moussa Dembele, right, has been the subject of transfer speculations. Picture: John Devlin

Moussa Dembele will get even better at Celtic - Scott Brown

Celtic skipper Scott Brown insists Moussa Dembele will get even better under Brendan Rodgers.

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Hearts manager Ian Cathro. Picture: SNS

Ian Cathro relaxed about criticism after Hearts loss at Peterhead

Hearts boss Ian Cathro remains relaxed about the criticism he faces even after his side were beaten in the Betfred Cup at League Two side Peterhead.

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Rumour Mill: Hibs to sign Juventus midfielder | Ajer in line for Rosenborg start | Celtic won’t replace Izaguirre

Hibs are set to complete the capture of Juventus midfielder Vykintas Slivka on a three-year deal, Kristoffer Ajer could start for Celtic against Rosenborg, and Brendan Rodgers insists he won’t need to replace Emilio Izaguirre.

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Tom Rogic could be deployed in a more advanced central role for Celtic against Rosenborg tonight. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

‘Magic Man’ Tom Rogic can fill striking void for Celtic

Most managers faced with going into a crucial fixture without two players who scored a combined total of 50 goals for their team last season would be excused more than an element of trepidation.

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