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Brendan Rodgers: Celtic need to focus on Dundee now

Manager Brendan Rodgers is looking for Celtic to forget their Champions League heroics to focus on three points against Dundee.

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Danny Wilson trudges off after Rangers' loss to Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

Rangers ‘still aim to be challenging at the top’

Danny Wilson insists Rangers have not altered their ambitions for their season despite slipping into the bottom half of the Ladbrokes Premiership after a nightmare start to the campaign.

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Brendan Rodgers wants his side to refocus for the Dundee game. Picture: PA

Brendan Rodgers: We must put Manchester City game behind us

Boss Brendan Rodgers is looking for Celtic to forget their Champions League heroics to focus on three points against Dundee on Saturday.

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James Maddison crashed in a terrific free-kick in the last minute of Sunday's win over Rangers. Picture: PA

McGinn not ready to hand over free-kick duties to Maddison

Niall McGinn insists he has not given up on taking Aberdeen’s free-kicks despite watching James Maddison score a stunning set-piece against Rangers.

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The effigies were hung from the stands at the recent Celtic v Rangers game.

Police Scotland arrest fourth man in Old Firm effigies probe

A fourth man has been arrested over the hanging of effigies from the stands during the last Celtic-Rangers game.

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Gary Caldwell is now in charge of Wigan Athletic. Picture: Robert Perry

Caldwell with thoroughly Scottish response to Allardyce saga

Ex-Celtic and Hibs defender Gary Caldwell perfectly captured the feeling of Scottish football fans when asked about Sam Allardyce’s exit from England.

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Celtic fans  protest with Palestinian flags inside the stadium.  Picture: John Devlin

Pink Floyd legend shows solidarity with Celtic in flag row

PINK FLOYD legend Roger Waters has shown solidarity with Celtic supporters during one of his packed out concerts.

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Eric Black has been filmed by the Daily Telegraph as part of their ongoing investigation. Picture: PA

Ex-Aberdeen star Eric Black named in corruption scandal

The Football Association is awaiting “full and unfettered disclosure of all available material from the Daily Telegraph” as the corruption allegations engulfing football saw Southampton assistant manager Eric Black implicated.

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Moussa Dembele is a wanted man. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Arsenal and Bayern eye Moussa Dembele | Celtic can reach last 16 | Rangers statement

Arsenal and Bayern Munich have become the latest big sides to track Moussa Dembele, Celtic can reach the Champions League knockout stages according to two Parkhead stars, and Rangers have expressed their surprise after the SFA dismissed charges against both themselves and Hibs following the Scottish Cup final.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is in no rush to cash in on Moussa Dembele. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

£15 million? That’s what Moussa Dembele’s left toe is worth

IT wasn’t just Moussa Dembele’s increasingly impressive goals return which ratcheted up a couple of notches as he helped Celtic go toe-to-toe with Manchester City in Wednesday night’s epic Champions League encounter.

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Alan Cousin.

Tribute: Alan Cousin, a Dundee legend

When, during a well-pitched eulogy, Ian Mowat made the reasonable observation that Alan Cousin’s feat of going an entire career without being booked was “probably unique” for the time, one member of the congregation probably itched to put his hand up.

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Niko Kranjcar, right, has been shocked by the level of media scrutiny Rangers are subjected to, says Mark Warburton. Picture: John Devlin

Mark Warburton: No reason for open season on Rangers

There are times when, even almost 16 months into his Ibrox tenure, Mark Warburton seems to present Glasgow as a football city that remains all too foreign to him.

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Hearts goalkeeper Jack Hamilton was surprised by his first Scotland call-up. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Jack Hamilton: Parents thought national call-up was a joke

Jack Hamilton still feels it’s slightly surreal seeing his name in the Scotland squad. His parents might take quite a while to accept that their son is considered one of this country’s top goalkeepers.

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Manchester United's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring his team's winner with Wayne Rooney. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Manchester United 1 - 0 Zorya Luhansk: Much-needed win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s close-range header secured Manchester United a much-needed win from a flat Europa League clash with Zorya Luhansk.

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan after announcing the latest Scotland squad. Picture: SNS

Scotland boss refuses to guess how chaos will affect England

Gordon Strachan was in cagey mood at Hampden yesterday. He said he doesn’t know how England’s enforced change of management will impact on Scotland ‘s World Cup qualifying group and he was not interested in hazarding a guess, claiming he would rather watch The Chase than spend any more time sitting through one “talking head” after another offering an opinion on the Sam Allardyce fall-out.

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The aftermath of the Scottish Cup final was marred by a pitch invasion. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Rangers “shocked” after Hibs escape cup final punishment

Rangers have hit out at the Scottish Football Association after both themselves and Hibernian escaped punishment over the William Hill Scottish Cup final pitch invasion.

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Manager Brendan Rodgers thinks it unlikely Celtic would ever be allowed to join the English league set-up. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic would be a top four club in England

English clubs’ wariness over the potential of Celtic makes a move south unlikely, according to boss Brendan Rodgers.

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Mark Warburton remonstrates with referee John Beaton at full time. Picture: SNS

Mark Warburton ‘not proud’ of referee rant as he accepts ban

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has accepted a one-match touchline ban following an angry confrontation with referee John Beaton.

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths can't stop scoring when he plays. But has he fallen behind Moussa Dembele in the pecking order? Picture: SNS

What will Celtic do with Leigh Griffiths?

Moussa Dembele’s scintillating form has given his manager a selection headache

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Celtic fans protest with Palestinian flags inside the stadium prior to the start of their Champions League play-off with Israeli side Hapoel Beer-Sheva. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic handed €10k fine by Uefa over Palestinian flags

Uefa have handed down a €10,000 to Celtic over the Palestinian flags displayed by fans in the club’s Champions League play-off with Hapoel Beer-Sheva.

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