Mark Warburton says he would not be against Ally McCoist returning to Ibrox for title celebrations, Celtic and Rangers both have injury worries ahead of semi final and Aberdeen lose ground to Celtic in title race.
Ibrox door could open again to Ally McCoist
Rangers manager Mark Warburton says he is not against former boss Ally McCoist attending his side’s
match against Alloa in two week’s time where they will be presented with the Championship trophy.
He said: “I’ve had a text message from Ally in the past but I’ve never met him. He has legendary status at the club -
quite rightly - but I’ve never met him.
“The decision to invite him would come from above.” (Record)
Martyn Waghorn to miss Old Firm derby
Rangers top scorer Martyn Waghorn will not be fit for next Sunday’s Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic.
The striker has not featured since sustaining a knee injury in the Ibrox side’s win over Kilmarnock in February. (BBC)
- Celtic centre back Erik Sviatchenko is also a doubt as he struggles to recover from a thigh injury in time
for next weekend’s Old Firm semi-final, according to reports.
Dundee United keeper believes in miracles
Eiji Kawashima believes Dundee United can stay up having pulled off a similar escape act with
Belgian side Lierse. (Record)
Brown still key for Celtic - Deila
Celtic manager Ronny Deila says Scott Brown is still not 100 per cent in the fitness stakes but that he is
too important a player to leave out at this crucial point in the season. (Sun)
- Deila says that his side’s match against Motherwell is more important than next Sundays’ Scottish Cup semi-final
against Rangers. Celtic could move eight points clear of Aberdeen with victory today over the Steelmen.
Patrick Roberts’ City colleagues impressed
Patrick Roberts’ Manchester City colleagues have texted him to congratulate him on his recent performances
for the Parkhead side. Vincent Kompany and Joe Hart have been in touch to express their admiration for the
youngster’s recent displays. (Sun)
Aberdeen boss says title now in Celtic grasp
Derek McInnes admitted it would take a “dramatic collapse” by Celtic if Aberdeen are to claim the Premiership title after his side missed enough chances at Tynecastle to win several games.
Hearts reveal image of new stand at Tynecastle
HEARTS have released an artist’s impression of the planned new Main Stand at Tynecastle.
The main stand will have seating for 7000 fans – bringing the stadium’s total capacity up to more than
20,000, and could open early in the 2017/18 season. (Scotsman)
Interview: Cancer battle hasn’t cowed Ian St John
The Saint at 77 is excellent, vibrant, gossipy company. He looks around the cavernous main court of the Adelphi, which today will be crammed full of Irish punters in town for the Grand National, and remembers when Liverpool club functions were held there. (Scotsman)
Ronny Deila tells Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths to ‘stay hungry’
A goal drought across four starts is hardly dehydration territory for any striker. Yet, Leigh Griffiths needs to net for Celtic at Motherwell this afternoon to avoid a parched run in his plundering unknown for almost four years.
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Premiership colt teams could play in next season’s Petrofac Cup
The Petrofac Training Cup is to undergo a massive revamp, with 54 teams, including Premiership colt sides and teams from Northern Ireland and Wales, taking part next season.(Scotsman)
- Former celtic loan player Wakaso Mubarak has landed Rubin Kazan with a transfer ban after accusing the Russian club of not paying his wages