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Rumour Mill: Celtic won’t stop Rodgers exit| Murty vows: ‘I won’t hide’ | McCann and Wright feud heats up

Celtic’s major shareholder Dermot Desmond, in a rare media interview, revealed he would not stand in Rodgers’ way if the opportunity to move to Arsenal presented itself.

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Celtic's Callum McGregor is grateful for his loan spell at Notts County. Picture: Ian Rutherford/PA Wire

Celtic’s Callum McGregor thanks Neil Lennon for loan spell

Callum McGregor failed to make a single first-team appearance for Celtic during Neil Lennon’s tenure as Parkhead manager.

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Bert Paton, one of Dunfermline's 1968 Scottish Cup-winning heroes, at home in Fife. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Interview: Bert Paton on Jock Stein and Dunfermline Cup glory

When Bert Paton gave his future wife Joyce the big chat-up about High Valleyfield in Fife, she was intrigued. “He told me it had mountains and streams,” she groans. “And so it did,” he laughs. “Coal bings and the Firth of Forth, which by the way is a muckle big stream.”

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Aberdeen's Anthony O'Connor is booked during the Scottish Cup semi-final defeat by Motherwell. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Aberdeen discipline Anthony O’Connor over Instagram outburst

As if the fallout from last weekend’s Scottish Cup semi-defeat wasn’t bad enough, Derek McInnes has been forced to discipline Anthony O’Connor for an ill-judged outburst on social media criticising Aberdeen’s supporters in the wake of that game.

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Rangers manager Graeme Murty, centre, takes a moment for quiet reflection during training. Picture: PA.

Rangers’ Graeme Murty vows: ‘I will not hide under a rock’

He may now be regarded by a majority of Rangers supporters as a lame duck manager but Graeme Murty does not accept his fate at the club beyond the summer is already sealed.

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Paul Hanlon says this is one of the most enjoyable seasons in his ten years at Easter Road. Picture: SNS.

Only a ‘special’ bid would take Paul Hanlon from Hibs

Paul Hanlon can be forgiven for casting a glance elsewhere. The Hibernian player, who is celebrating his testimonial year and signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2022, admits that there have been times when he considered a change of scene.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein will discourage all enquiries about Harry Cochrane after the midfielder signed a new three-year deal. Picture: SNS.

Hearts’ Harry Cochrane sets out to beef himself up

Harry Cochrane elbowed his way into the Hearts first team this season but it is his shoulder that bore the brunt of his graduation.

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Brendan Rodgers is among the favourites to replace Arsene Wenger when he leaves Arsenal. Picture: SNS.

Brendan Rodgers: I’m living the dream but one day it’ll finish

Brendan Rodgers, who has been installed as one of the favourites to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager, has admitted he is uncertain when his tenure at Celtic will come to an end but insists he will “never tire” of leading the Scottish champions to victories like the one they enjoyed at Hampden last Sunday.

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Rangers midfielder Andy Halliday, centre, shows his frustration after being substituted at Hampden. Picture: SNS

Graeme Murty yet to deal with Andy Halliday over dissent

Rangers manager Graeme Murty has revealed he has yet to resolve the issue of Andy Halliday’s public show of dissent during last Sunday’s Scottish Cup semi-final defeat by Celtic.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who is stepping down at the end of the season, is pictured with the Premiership trophy following the club's unbeaten league season in 2003/04. Picture: PA Wire

Arsene Wenger’s true value to Arsenal may only be clear when he goes

Fasten your seatbelts Arsenal fans, this could get bumpy. We have arrived at the “careful-what-you-wish-for” moment. The smoke signals that told of Arsene Wenger’s leaving might also warn an uncertain future.

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St Mirren captain Stephen McGinn has signed a new two-year deal. Picture: SNS Group

Stephen McGinn signs new two-year deal with St Mirren

St Mirren captain Stephen McGinn has signed a new two-year deal, the Ladbrokes Championship winners have announced.

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Neil McCann, left, has stirred things up once more between him and St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright. Pictures: SNS Group

Neil McCann: Tommy Wright is “not welcome” at Dens Park

Neil McCann’s feud with Tommy Wright looks set to continue after he claimed the St Johnstone boss “was not welcome” at Dens Park.

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Rangers squad is unified and behind me, insists Graeme Murty

Graeme Murty insists the Rangers squad remain unified and behind him in spite of another week of Ibrox turmoil.

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Graeme Murty: I regret Andy Halliday humiliation but I made right call

Rangers boss Graeme Murty admits he regrets putting Andy Halliday through his Hampden humiliation - but still feels it was the right thing to do.

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Celtic confirm date for charity ‘Match for Cancer’

Celtic have confirmed that this year’s charity football match will take place on Saturday September 8.

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Kenny Miller, left, and Lee Wallace could both be on their way out of Ibrox this summer. Picture: SNS Group

The ideal destinations for Rangers outcasts Kenny Miller & Lee Wallace

The Rangers careers of Kenny Miller and Lee Wallace hang in the balance following an alleged bust-up with manager Graeme Murty, with some paper talk stating the two have played their last game for the club.

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7 exciting jobs for football fans in Scotland

Making a living as a professional footballer may be an unattainable dream for most of us, but that doesn't mean you should rule out a career in football. Take a look at these seven job vacancies in the Scottish game.

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Rangers agree three-year kit deal with Danish firm Hummel

Rangers have confirmed a new kit tie-up with Danish sportswear firm Hummel.

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Alastair Johnston: Celtic’s march to 10-in-a-row is not inevitable

Rangers director Alastair Johnston insists Celtic reaching 10-in-a-row is not at all inevitable.

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