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Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Uruguayan ace | Rangers want Mexican trio | Ex-Ger set for return?

Celtic face competition for out-of-contract star; Rangers eye three Mexican players and could ex-Rangers striker be set for an Ibrox return?

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RB Leipzig winger Oliver Burke will be Scotlands key man in the Toulon Tournament. Pic: Getty

Oliver Burke ‘project’ at RB Leipzig enters crucial phase

“He’s gone to Leipzig, but what about a Burnley or a Sunderland or a West Brom.”

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Stuart Armstrong has benefited most from Celtics increased emphasis on fitness. Photograph: SNS

NO REST yet FOR CELTIC band

Celtic may have played their 67th and last match of a long season yesterday. But for many of their players, it isn’t over yet. Not by a long shot.

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Kieran Tierney lifts the Scottish Cup after leaving the game early due to injury. Pic: SNS/Bill Murray

Kieran Tierney set to miss England clash with broken jaw

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers revealed Kieran Tierney could require an operation on his mouth after being injured during their dramatic 2-1 William Hill Scottish Cup final win over Aberdeen.

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England captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped. Picture: John Devlin

Wayne Rooney dropped from England squad to play Scotland

Wayne Rooney has been left out of England’s squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland.

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Shaun Maloney has been offered fresh terms to remain with Hull following their relegation to the Championship. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Hibs and Aberdeen target Shaun Maloney offered new Hull deal

Shaun Maloney, who has been linked with a move to Aberdeen and Hibs, is still wanted by Hull City.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers’ fire sale | Ipswich to bid for Garner | Moyes wants Scotland job

Rangers have circulated a list of for-sale players around clubs in England, Ipswich Town are ready to make a bid for Joe Garner, and David Moyes is interested in becoming the next Scotland boss.

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan named his squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifying match against England at Hampden. Picture: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Gordon Strachan: Celtic “invincibles” will boost Scotland

Gordon Strachan has claimed Celtic’s “sensational” achievement of going a domestic season unbeaten will bolster Scotland’s chances of upsetting England next month.

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Aberdeen's Kenny McLean has returned to the squad. Picture: SNS

Scotland announce squad to face England at Hampden

Aberdeen pair Mark Reynolds and Kenny McLean have earned recalls to the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against England.

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The sports minister wants to use the success of the Scotland football team in reaching the Euro 2017 finals to promote equality in sport. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Minister pledges to tackle sexual inequality in sport

Minister for Sport Aileen Campbell says more can be done to tackle inequality in sport and insists the Scottish Government is committed to improving female participation in all areas,

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Scotland U21 coach Scot Gemmill. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Scot Gemmill: no fears about losing Celtic teen to Ireland

The absence of Mikey Johnston in the Scotland Under-20s squad yesterday named for the forthcoming Toulon tournament is down to an injury. Insult, meanwhile, is not feared by Scot Gemmill over the Celtic winger’s commitment to his homeland – despite a report that the Republic of Ireland are pushing to poach the 19-year-old.

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Robert Snodgrass, today named William Hill international player of the year by the Scottish football writers, is set to win his 24th cap next month.  Photograph: Craig Williamson/SNS

Robert Snodgrass relishes another chance to beat England

The previous generation of Scottish internationals didn’t know what it was like to play against England. The current generation must fear never knowing what it is like to win against this country’s most ancient and greatest rivals.

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Alan Gilzean in his prime at Tottenham Hotspur in 1967.  Picture: Don Morley/Getty Images)

Alan Gilzean takes a walk down memory Lane

There is only one person to consult on the occasion of Tottenham Hotspur’s last match at a ground where they’ve played since 1899: The King of White Hart Lane.

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Zak Rudden scored Scotland's equaliser but a late France winner sealed the young Scots' exit from the Euro Under-17 finals. Picture: SNS

France U17 2-1 Scotland U17: Last-gasp heartache for Scots

Scotland were eliminated from the Euro Under-17 finals in Croatia in traditional heartbreaking style after France netted a last-minute winner.

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Zak Rudden slotted home

Scotland U17 1 - 1 Hungary U17: Scots in reach of last eight

Scotland need a point against France on Tuesday to qualify for the quarter-finals of the European Under-17s finals after being held by Hungary yesterday in Croatia.

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Scotland U17 manager Scot Gemmill was impressed by the patience shown by his side agains the Faroes. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Scotland U17 2 - 0 Faroes U17: Kids’ good start in Croatia

Scotland got off to a winning start at the European Under-17 finals in Croatia thanks to second half goals from substitute Innes Cameron and Celtic teenager Jack Aitchison.

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Celtic's Callum McGregor. Picture: SNS

Celtic’s Callum McGregor ready for Scotland call

Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor insists he is far 
better equipped now to make an impression for Scotland than when he earned his previous call-up for the national side almost three years ago.

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Lisbon Lion Bobby Lennox on the beach at his beloved Saltcoats with his poodle Yanna. Picture: John Devlin

Interview: Bobby Lennox modest man who made football history

The class clown at my school was fond of impersonating George Davidson. Perfectly capturing the venerable commentator’s politeness and reserve, he’d describe a sequence of passing involving almost the entire Celtic team, but because no man at the mic strove to have his words set in stone back then, the take-off would amount to little more than a list of names and the humour was to be found in the mimicry of Davidson’s distinctive voice: “Gemmell to Murdoch… there’s little Jimmy Johnstone… Wallace now, on to Chalmers…”

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths in training for the Ross County match. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Leigh Griffiths: Scott Brown thought I’d faked back injury

Leading the line for Scotland can be back-breaking work; literally so, as Celtic forward Leigh Griffiths discovered during the 1-0 victory over Slovenia in the World Cup qualifying tie at Hampden last month.

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Celtic's Scott Sinclair is good enough to play for England, says Brendan Rodgers. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Brendan Rodgers tips Scott Sinclair for England call-up

Moving north of the Border has allowed Scott Sinclair to rebuild his career and his self-belief but his manager, Brendan Rodgers, claims that he could yet turn out to be the hammer of the Scots when Gareth Southgate’s England team travel to Hampden for the crucial World Cup qualifying tie on 10 June.

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