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A new face at Ibrox: what next for Rangers?

Having led Rangers to their first league title in ten years, Steven Gerrard’s tenure as manager has ended, with the former Liverpool player moving to Aston Villa. His exit paves the way for Dutchman Giovanni van Bronckhorst, 46, to take control at Ibrox. A former Rangers player, winning two league titles, van Bronckhorst was a […]

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Where did it all go wrong for Celtic?

The dream of ten in a row died precisely as it deserved to; an utterly miserable affair in which 27 shots on target returned zero goals, against newly-promoted opposition. If it goes ahead, defeat in the remaining Old Firm derby would leave Celtic trailing by a full 23 points, a margin not seen for a […]

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Rangers complete long path back to the top

They say time flies when you are having fun – to prove it, you simply have to ask a Rangers fan if the opposite is true. A decade going on a century is what it has felt like for many from Glasgow’s blue side, as at last they are once again perched at the summit […]

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Racism storm hangs over Rangers’ Europa League exit

CW: Racist language The past few months have seen racism rear its ugly head multiple times; throughout all footballing standards, players are forced to deal with the repugnant presence of racist abuse. Be it a seemingly constant barrage on social media, or within empty football stadiums, there is no doubt that football faces perhaps its most […]

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Hearts stun Rangers to progress to the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup

Hearts stunned Rangers for the second time this season to knock them out of the Scottish Cup in a gritty encounter at Tynecastle.  Rangers, fresh from their impressive away victory to Braga in the Europa League on Thursday evening, looked a tired and predictable outfit, and Hearts were undoubtedly the better of the two teams […]

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Hibernian 0-3 Rangers: Ten-man Hibs put to the sword by dominant Rangers

A lacklustre Hibernian side conceded three and had a man sent off as they were decisively beaten by title-chasing Rangers. Early goals from Ryan Kent and Joe Aribo put the away side in control at Easter Road, before Jermain Defoe’s second half strike made it safe. A bad evening for the home team became even […]

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Hollywood destinies of McCoy and Gerrard fail to materialise

Perhaps in this age of Hollywood we have grown accustomed to fantastical stories ending in the most perfect of fashions. Whether it be the underdog team upsetting the odds with one final comeback, or the girl getting the guy she’s always dreamed of, or the young clownfish being reunited with his father; we feel satisfied, […]

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Stevie G departure leaves hole in Liverpool’s future

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Steven Gerrard’s announcement – just days before the pivotal FA Cup tie versus AFC Wimbledon – that he would be leaving the Anfield club at the end of the season and almost certainly following in fellow England legend David Beckham’s footsteps by joining LA Galaxy, came as a […]