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Brendan Rodgers: There’ll always be Celtic role for Scott Brown

Brendan Rodgers has insisted there will always be a role at Celtic for Scott Brown when his playing career is over and believes the midfielder could even follow Neil Lennon’s path to becoming manager of the Scottish champions.

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Darren McGregor challenges Esmael Goncalves for the ball during the last Scottish Cup meeting between Hibs and Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish Cup: Hearts v Hibs | Celtic v Brechin | Fraserburgh v Rangers

Hearts have been handed a home tie against Hibs for the third consecutive year in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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Alfredo Morelos missed a host of chances for Rangers. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from the Scottish football weekend

Craig Fowler takes a look back at the weekend’s action in Scottish football.

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Chris Sutton: Celtic sold Virgil van Dijk ‘on the cheap’

Chris Sutton believes former club Celtic sold star defender Virgil van Dijk on the cheap.

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Rumour Mill: McLeish new favourite for Rangers job | Celtic to spend in January | Rangers eye double signing

Alex McLeish is the new favourite to become manager of Rangers, Brendan Rodgers reveals he’ll look to spend in January, and Rangers eye the double loan signing of Ethan Hamilton and Scott McTominay.

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Celtic’s Nir Bitton makes his case for defence as PSG await

There were only two truly illuminating moments in a flickering candle of a fixture in Dingwall on Saturday. The first came when Leigh Griffiths produced a blinding free-kick to befuddle Ross County keeper Aaron McCarey. The second came during Brendan Rodgers’ post-match assessment of Celtic’s record-stretching 64th consecutive domestic game without defeat. It took the form of the Irishman 
firing up the torch he carries for converted-midfielder Nir Bitton’s qualities as an auxiliary centre-back.

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Rumour Mill: Chris Coleman ‘turned down Rangers’ | West Brom to hijack Scotland’s move for O’Neill | Murty unsure of position

Chris Coleman turned down the chance to become manager of Rangers, West Brom could be set to hijack Scotland’s move for Michael O’Neill, and Graeme Murty admits he’s not sure if he’ll still be in charge on Monday.

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Just before doing his jaggy-arms dance, Mikael Lustig celebrates qualifying for his first World Cup finals as Sweden defied the odds in Italy. Photograph: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images

Swedish success inspires Celtic’s Mikael Lustig for PSG tie

It might be said Mikael Lustig has been there, seen that, performed the silly dance when it comes to the sort of night Celtic need to emerge unscathed from this week. The prospect of facing Paris Saint-Germain in their own environs is as tough an assignment you could wish for in the Champions League.

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Celtic's Scott Brown holds off Ross County's Davis Keillor-Dunn. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Five things we learned from Ross County 0 - 1 Celtic

Joel Sked gives his take on Celtic’s latest victory as they narrowly defeated a spirited performance by Ross County.

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Celtic's Scott Sinclair competes with Ross County's Jason Naismith. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Ross County 0 - 1 Celtic: How the players rated

How the players rated out of ten as Celtic made it 64 domestic games unbeaten with victory over the Staggies.

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths celebrates his goal. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Ross County 0 - 1 Celtic: Griffiths wonder free-kick secures win

Substitute Leigh Griffiths’ sizzling second-half free-kick was enough to beat Ross County and extend Celtic’s own British unbeaten domestic record to 64 games.

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Rumour Mill: | Frank de Boer ‘hasn’t ruled out’ Rangers | Everton considered Dembele bid | Rangers ‘embarrassed’ by win record

Frank de Boer has said he has not ruled out the Rangers job if he were to be approached, Everton are keen to make a bid for Celtic hitman Moussa Dembele, and coudl Niall McGinn be set for a move to Tynecastle?

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Niall McGinn starred at Aberdeen for five years. Could he be going back? Picture: John Devlin

Which Scottish club would most likely sign Niall McGinn?

Niall McGinn is a free agent after ending his tenure with Korean club Gwangju and could be on his way back to Scotland.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers, right, with Moussa Dembele. Picture: SNS

Brendan Rodgers: Moussa Dembele can play way to World Cup

Moussa Dembele has been backed by Brendan Rodgers
to force his way into the France squad for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia.

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Celtic's Kieran Tierney in training at Lennoxtown. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Celtic defender Kieran Tierney thrilled to meet Jake Bugg

From spending time backstage with his musical hero Jake Bugg to receiving VIP front row seats for UFC fight nights, Kieran Tierney has been discovering there are many perks associated with being Scottish football’s brightest talent.

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Video: Celtic’s most improved players under Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has worked wonders at Celtic, as three trophies from three, two Champions League qualifications and a 63-game unbeaten run will testify.

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Phil O'Donnell playing for Motherwell in 2003. Picture: SNS

Phil O’Donnell’s son to parade Betfred Cup at Hampden final

Phil O’Donnell’s youngest son will parade the Betfred Cup around Hampden before his late father’s former clubs, Motherwell and Celtic, meet in the final.

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Brendan Rodgers urges Scotland to use Kieran Tierney at left back

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says the next Scotland boss will get the “maximum” out of Ladbrokes Premiership player of the month Kieran Tierney as a left-back.

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Rumour Mill: De Boer won’t rule out Ibrox return | Scotland to play in ‘losers’ World Cup? | New job for Pedro

Frank de Boer refuses to rule out a return to Rangers; Scotland could be invited to play in a ‘losers’ World Cup and Pedro Caixinha could have a new job already

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