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Moussa Dembele nominated for FIFA ‘goal of the year’ award

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele has been named among a ten-strong FIFA shortlist for the best goal of the year.

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Celtic fans have been nominated for a FIFA award. Picture: SNS

Celtic nominated for ‘best fans in world football’ award

Celtic supporters often refer to themselves as the “best fans in the world” and now the claim could become official.

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Rangers will be without Portuguese veteran Bruno Alves. Picture: SNS Group

Bruno Alves to miss Old Firm game with calf injury

Rangers defender Bruno Alves has been ruled out of the Old Firm clash after he failed to overcome a calf injury, according to reports.

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Who will win the Old Firm derby between Rangers and Celtic?

Our Scotsman Sport staff make their predictions for this weekend’s big clash at Ibrox.

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Armed police to patrol Ibrox for Old Firm match

Armed police are to be on patrol at the first Old Firm match of the season.

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Brendan Rodgers can't see Celtic playing in the EPL - but admits it would be a 'wonderful' experience. Picture: John Devlin

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic in EPL would be amazing but it won’t happen

Brendan Rodgers firmly believes that Celtic competing in the English Premier League (EPL) would be ‘an amazing experience’ - but he doesn’t believe it will ever happen.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic in EPL ‘would be amazing’ | Rangers ace keen to end career at Ibrox | Caixinha dismisses mind games

Brendan Rodgers would love to Celtic in the English Premier League but admits he can’t see it happening; Foderingham happy to see out career at Ibrox and Pedro Caixinha dismisses Celtic ‘mind games’

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Celtic's Mikael Lustig scores his side's fifth goal in the last Old Firm game. Picture: Paul Devlin

Brendan Rodgers says Old Firm derby remains a huge occasion

As satisfying and thrilling as the fixture has been for him so far, Brendan Rodgers 
didn’t need to experience Old Firm combat at first hand to fully appreciate the size of the occasion.

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Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha in action during training. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Pedro Caixinha dismisses Brendan Rodgers’ ‘mind games’

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha yesterday dismissed the suggestion from his Celtic counterpart Brendan Rodgers that the Portuguese had been put under pressure by his board to win the title because they had outspent the champions this summer.

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Former Rangers defender Arthur Numan helped make the draw for the Ayr Gold Cup. Picture: Steve Welsh

Arthur Numan warns Rangers new boys about Scott Brown

Former Rangers defender Arthur Numan has warned the Ibrox new boys not to be wound up by Celtic captain Scott Brown in tomorrow’s Old Firm derby.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has hit back at claims by Craig Bellamy. Picture: Jeff Holmes/PA

Brendan Rodgers: I am not at Celtic to win titles for my CV

Brendan Rodgers has shrugged off Craig Bellamy’s assessment of his achievements as Celtic manager and has insisted he does not view his tenure at the club as a vehicle to eventually return to the English Premier League.

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Ross McCrorie, right, with Fabio Cardoso. Picture: SNS

Ex-Hearts striker backs Ross McCrorie to handle Old Firm pressure

Dumbarton striker Christian Nade has backed Ross McCrorie to handle the pressure of an Old Firm derby should the young defender be thrown into the deep-end at Ibrox this weekend.

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Six controversial refereeing decisions from recent Old Firm history

If there’s one thing matches between Celtic and Rangers never lack, it’s controversy. To help us look forward to the first clash of the season between the old rivals on Saturday, we have collated a very small section of controversial calls by referees from the past 20 years or so.

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Rangers hopeful over defensive duo but Lee Wallace out for 6-8 weeks

Pedro Caixinha is still waiting to see if defensive pair Bruno Alves and Declan John will be fit in time to face Celtic on Saturday.

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The SPFL board are set to meet on Thursday. Picture: John Devlin

‘Disappointed’ SPFL ditches plan for independent review into taxes

The SPFL have scrapped plans to hold an independent review into the way Scottish football handled the non-payment of taxes by clubs in the aftermath of the recent and binding Supreme Court judgment against Rangers’ liquidators BDO.

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Who will start for Celtic when they travel to take on Rangers?

Craig Fowler tries to predict what line-up Brendan Rodgers will go with on Saturday.

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Who will start for Rangers against Celtic at Ibrox?

Craig Fowler tries to read Pedro Caixinha’s mind and pick the Rangers starting XI to face Celtic on Saturday.

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Chris Sutton has rubbished the claims made by former team-mate Craig Bellamy. Picture: SNS Group

Chris Sutton rubbishes Craig Bellamy’s claim about Scottish football

Chris Sutton has hit back at Craig Bellamy’s claims that no one in England cares about Scottish football because of its predictability.

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Kieran Tierney and James Tavernier battle for possession in an Old Firm match. Picture: John Devlin

Alastair Campbell recalls plan for Old Firm ‘peace process’ game

Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has revealed that he once suggested Rangers and Celtic take part in a friendly wearing the other team’s shirts - in a bid to boost the Northern Ireland peace process.

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers ‘wanted to sign Rangers player’ | Gers legend warns Caixinha | Sutton/Gordon rift intensifies

Brendan Rodgers admits he wanted to sign current Rangers midfielder Graham Dorrans for Swansea; John Brown warns Pedro Caixinha to buck up his ideas for Old Firm clash and Chris Sutton brands Craig Gordon ‘thin-skinned’

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