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Scotland’s Empty Promises

Scotland’s Empty Promises

By Brian P. Dunleavy If a match is played at Easter Road, and there’s no one there to see or hear it, does it make a sound? Yes, but…

More Than A Game: Pride Is Always At Stake In An Old Firm Match

More Than A Game: Pride Is Always At Stake In An Old Firm Match

By Brian P. Dunleavy Sunday’s Old Firm clash at Celtic Park harkened back to many of the teams’ encounters in the late 2000s. A decade ago, with the fact…

The Full Scottish: Old Firm Preview & Other Stories

The Full Scottish: Old Firm Preview & Other Stories

By Brian P. Dunleavy Late last month, media reports suggested that Rangers officials hoped to have a new Director of Football and manager in place in time for Sunday’s…

Ambrose Alert: Nigerian Midfielder Leaves Celtic For Hibs

Ambrose Alert: Nigerian Midfielder Leaves Celtic For Hibs

By Brian P. Dunleavy Celtic defender/midfielder Efe Ambrose joined Hibernian on an emergency loan on Tuesday, and the Easter Road side lost its first league match since December 2nd…

Mackay’s The Limit: Will The Controversial Scot Manage Rangers?

Mackay’s The Limit: Will The Controversial Scot Manage Rangers?

By Brian P. Dunleavy SFA Performance Director Malky Mackay reportedly met with Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers Tuesday to engage the latter in the governing body’s latest youth development initiative…

Warburton – Did He Jump Or Was He Pushed?

Warburton – Did He Jump Or Was He Pushed?

By Brian P. Dunleavy As if the managerial situation at Rangers isn’t messy enough, what with former bench boss Mark Warburton leaving on the eve of the club’s…

Rangers On The Mark: Could Warburton’s Days Be Numbered?

Rangers On The Mark: Could Warburton’s Days Be Numbered?

By Brian P. Dunleavy If the pundits are to be believed—and we’re not saying they are—then Mark Warburton’s next match in charge at Rangers, a fifth…

Scottish Transfer Window: No News Is Bad News

Scottish Transfer Window: No News Is Bad News

By Brian P. Dunleavy Transfer deadline day, particularly for the January window, is usually filled with surprises and 11th-hour signings. This year, though, at least in Scottish football, the…

Celtic’s Scott Brown Joins The ‘400 Club’

Celtic’s Scott Brown Joins The ‘400 Club’

By Brian P. Dunleavy Midfielder and captain Scott Brown made his 400th appearance for Celtic on Wednesday, in the Hoops’ 1-0 win over St. Johnstone. Since coming to Glasgow…

Maley’s Ghost Haunts Zidane

Maley’s Ghost Haunts Zidane

By Brian P. Dunleavy They still sing a song in his honor in the terraces. Yes, Willie Maley, Celtic’s pioneering manager in the early part of the 20th century…