10 times the Scottish FA appeals panel was surprisingly lenient

The upheld appeals of Esmael Goncalves and Ryan Jack from this past weekend further underlined the generosity of the Scottish FA panel when it comes to judging red cards.

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Charles Dunne's red card against St Johnstone was overturned. Picture: SNS

Motherwell win just one of their three red card appeals

Motherwell have succeeded with just one of their three red-card appeals.


Rumour Mill: Patrick Roberts ‘will sign for Celtic’ | New deal for Rangers star | Ibrox safe standing

Chris Sutton says he has it on “good authority” that Celtic will re-sign Patrick Roberts, Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham will be offered a new long-term deal, and fans wish to have safe standing implemented at Ibrox.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic want Dutch international | Police probe Lennon threats | No Celtic return for Roberts

Celtic are tracking Feyenoord left-back Miquel Nelom, Police Scotland confirm they are looking into online threats on Neil Lennon and Patrick Roberts is not returning to Celtic before their Champions League qualifier against Astana.

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Stephen McManus at Hampden yesterday where 48 young footballers were inducted into the SFAs performance school programme. Picture: SNS.

Stephen McManus hangs up boots for coaching role at Motherwell

From the Nou Camp to Ainslie Park, north Edinburgh. Stephen McManus has experienced some of the best 
stadiums in world football so calling it a day at the temporary home of Edinburgh City might not have been the plan.

Stephen McManus, right, has decided to hang up his boots. Picture: Robert Perry

Stephen McManus retires to take up Motherwell coaching role

Stephen McManus will retire from playing for Motherwell to take up a coaching role within the club’s academy.

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Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon celebrates at full time. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Five things we learned from the Scottish Premiership this weekend

St Johnstone took top spot after an eventful weekend of football which included a controversial game at Ibrox as Hibernian defeated Rangers.

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Neil Lennon, left, and Pedro Caixinha. The Rangers boss hit out at Lennon after the match at Ibrox. Picture: PA

Rumour Mill: Caixinha blasts Lennon | Rodgers keen on midfielder deal | Gers to appeal Jack red

Caixinha hits out at Lennon; Brendan Rodgers opens up over midfielder and Rangers will appeal Ryan Jack red card

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St Johnstone's Michael O'Halloran doubles the lead. Picture: SNS/Kenny Smith

St Johnstone 4 - 1 Motherwell: O’Halloran hits brace against 8 men

Michael O’Halloran grabbed a double in a 4-1 home win for St Johnstone against a Motherwell side who finished the Ladbrokes Premiership match with eight men.

Rangers will travel to Firhill on Tuesday 19 September. Picture: SNS

Three Betfred Cup quarter-finals picked for live TV coverage

Three of the four matches in the Betfred Cup quarter-finals are to be broadcast live by BT Sport, it has been announced.

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Ross County's Andrew Davies, right, tackles Motherwell's Chris Cadden. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Ross County 2-3 Motherwell: Ross MacLean’s extra-time winner

Young Ross MacLean’s icy-calm finish in extra-time gave ten-man Motherwell a place in the Betfred Cup last eight.

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Celtic's Olivier Ntcham impressed against Hearts. Picture: SNS

How every new signing fared on their debut in the SPFL Premiership

Craig Fowler gives his take on the performances by every summer signing in the Ladbrokes Premiership this past weekend.

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Graham Dorrans celebrates after opening the scoring against Motherwell. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from Motherwell 1 - 2 Rangers

Craig Fowler gives his take as Rangers defeat Motherwell on the opening weekend of the Ladbrokes Premiership season.

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Graham Dorrans puts Rangers 2-1 up from the penalty spot. Picture: PA

Motherwell 1 - 2 Rangers: How the players rated on each side

Marks out of ten for every player in Rangers’ 2-1 victory over Motherwell at Fir Park.

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Graham Dorrans celebrates after firing Rangers ahead from the spot. Picture: SNS

Motherwell 1 - 2 Rangers: Debut double for Graham Dorrans

For the first time in seven years, Rangers made a winning start to a top flight league campaign as Graham Dorrans enjoyed the debut of his dreams for the Ibrox club.

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Lee Wallace says Graham Dorrans is a great signing. Photograph: SNS

Graham Dorrans is ready to realise his Rangers dream

A lifetime’s ambition will be fulfilled by Graham Dorrans this lunchtime when he pulls on a Rangers strip and steps on to the Fir Park pitch to makes his competitive debut for his boyhood club in their Premiership opener at Motherwell.

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Motherwell captain Carl McHugh says the clubs home form must improve.  Photograph: Sammy Turner/SNS

Steve Robinson’s Motherwell target is fortress Fir Park

More than the personnel at Motherwell needs to change this season. With ten signings, the Fir Park side just pip their visitors this afternoon, Rangers, as the club who have been the most active in the transfer market over the summer.

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Ryan Christie has rejoined Aberdeen on loan from Celtic. Picture: SNS

12 most intriguing Scottish Premiership players this season

Joel Sked has a look at every top flight side and decides which players have the most fascinating ten months ahead of them.

The Dundee rivals will meet again in the next round of the Betfred Cup. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Dundee derby in Betfred Cup draw while home ties for Old Firm

Dundee and Dundee United will meet again in the Betfred Cup after being drawn against each other in the second round competition.

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Motherwell's Elliott Frear takes on Berwick's Darren Laverty (left). Picture: SNS/Rob Casey

Motherwell 1 - 0 Berwick Rangers: Well secure seeded place

Motherwell left it late before Elliott Frear sealed their place among the Betfred Cup second-round seeds by securing a 1-0 victory over Berwick.

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