Ally McCoist and Alan Brazil argue with fan who claims ‘Celtic and Rangers wouldn’t win promotion from the Championship’ after Moyes’ Carabao Cup suggestion

22 Jan

Ally McCoist and Alan Brazil argued with a fan over his claims that Scottish giants Celtic and Rangers would struggle to get out of the Championship if they came over to play in England. On Wednesday’s Sports Breakfast show, the Scottish duo asked talkSPORT listeners for their say on how the Old Firm rivals would […]

When Rangers signed Paul Gascoigne from Lazio by ‘doorstepping’ him in 1995 despite Chelsea transfer interest

21 Jan

In 1995, Celtic and Rangers could still compete with Europe’s biggest clubs for football’s top names. They were a more attractive option than some Premier League teams, so when it was rumoured that Paul Gascoigne, one of the best midfielders in the game, was going to call time on his Lazio adventure, Rangers made their […]

Rangers charged for failing to control players against Celtic and Hibernian but Alfredo Morelos and Ryan Kent avoid individual sanction for gestures

17 Jan

Rangers will be punished for gestures made by Alfredo Morelos and Ryan Kent during their victory at Celtic, however, both players have escaped individual action. The Scottish Football Association has charged Gers with failing to ensure players and officials conduct themselves in an orderly fashion against Hibernian and Celtic in December. However, Kent and Morelos […]

Rangers and Celtic legends Ally McCoist and John Hartson support Scottish FA’s heading ban for Under-12s – ‘Something has to be done’

16 Jan

Rangers legend Ally McCoist and Celtic hero John Hartson have both given their support to the Scottish Football Association’s proposed ban on children heading footballs. The SFA are close to introducing new measures to stop players under the age of 12 from heading in training due to links between the sport and dementia. It comes […]

Man pleads not guilty to assaulting former Leeds and Liverpool midfielder and Rangers assistant Gary McAllister

15 Jan

A man has pleaded not guilty to punching former Scotland captain and Rangers assistant manager Gary McAllister in the face. Damien Swan, a Bermudian national, appeared briefly at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday and indicated a not guilty plea to assaulting McAllister, 55, on March 24 last year. Sending the case to Leeds Crown Court, […]

Celtic make Poland Under-21 international striker Patryk Klimala first January signing

14 Jan

Celtic have signed Poland Under-21 international Patryk Klimala from Jagiellonia Bialystok. The 21-year-old striker has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Scottish Premiership club. He netted seven goals in 18 appearances for the Polish top-flight club before becoming Celtic’s first signing of the January transfer window. #LetsGetRocking 🤘🇵🇱 📝 Patryk Klimala joins #CelticFC on […]

Tyrese Campbell: Wolves and Crystal Palace join Rangers and Celtic in transfer battle for Stoke forward

14 Jan

A number of clubs, including Premier League sides Wolves and Crystal Palace, are battling it out to sign Stoke forward Tyrese Campbell this month, talkSPORT understands. Campbell, the son of former Everton and Arsenal player Kevin, has entered the final six months of his contract and Stoke could be willing to let him leave in […]

Celtic’s Ryan Christie handed two-match ban for testicle grab on Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos

6 Jan

Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie has been slapped with a two-match ban after being found guilty of grabbing Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos by the genitals. Christie escaped with only a free-kick against him after grabbing the Colombian in the groin area with his hand during Rangers’ 2-1 win at Celtic Park on December 29. But he […]

Celtic’s Ryan Christie facing ban for ‘grabbing Alfredo Morelos by the genitals’ in Old Firm defeat to Rangers

1 Jan

Celtic’s Ryan Christie is facing a two-match ban for allegedly attempting to grab Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos by the genitals during Sunday’s Old Firm clash. The Scotland midfielder has been charged with violent contact by the Scottish FA for what was deemed an ‘act of brutality’ against the Colombian. Christie, 24, had already been booked […]

Celtic respond to allegations made by Rangers that Alfredo Morelos was racially abused during Old Firm derby

30 Dec

Celtic have responded to allegations made by Rangers that Colombia striker Alfredo Morelos was racially abused at Parkhead on Sunday. Video footage has emerged on social media showing Morelos leaving the field following his red card amid shouting from the home support. The 23-year-old responded with a throat-slitting gesture, something the Gers have since denied […]

Steven Gerrard’s reaction to Celtic boss Neil Lennon after Rangers’ Old Firm derby win left John Hartson surprised

30 Dec

Jolhn Hartson has suggested Rangers boss Steven Gerrard should have shown a bit more respect towards Celtic counterpart Neil Lennon following Sunday’s Old Firm derby victory at Celtic Park. Rangers sealed their first win at the home of their fiercest rivals for nine years, beating Celtic 2-1 to go into 2020 just two points behind […]

Rangers call for VAR in Scottish football AGAIN after several ‘errors of judgement’ and defend Alfredo Morelos over throat-slitting gesture

30 Dec

Rangers have once again called for the introduction of VAR after a number of controversial incidents occurred in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Celtic at Parkhead. Goals from Ryan Kent and Nikola Katic sealed the Gers’ first win at the home of their arch rivals in nine years and moved them to within two points of […]

‘Rangers will slip up’ – Alan Brazil confident Celtic will win Scottish Premiership despite Old Firm derby defeat

30 Dec

Rangers may have won the battle in pursuit of the Scottish Premiership title against rivals Celtic but it’s the Hoops that will win the war. This is the view of former Scotland striker and talkSPORT host Alan Brazil, who gave his two cents after the latest Old Firm clash on December 29. The match produced […]

Jubilant Rangers boss Steven Gerrard says ‘people will take notice’ of his side following historic Old Firm derby win at Celtic

29 Dec

Steven Gerrard believes ‘a lot of people will take notice’ of Rangers following their brilliant 2-1 win over bitter rivals Celtic. Nikola Katic’s header gave Gers a first league win at Celtic Park since 2010, cutting the deficit at the top to two points at the winter break. “We showed that we’re big players and […]

Alfredo Morelos red cards: Every time forward has been sent off at Rangers after Colombian ace sees red AGAIN in win over Celtic

29 Dec

His goals may be helping Rangers challenge for the Scottish Premiership this season, but there’s no doubting Alfredo Morelos comes with baggage. The striker has netted 12 Premiership goals in 18 matches for Steven Gerrard’s side so far, but he has now been sent off for the second time in as many weeks after he […]

Rangers claim Glasgow derby bragging rights in the final Old Firm clash of the decade to cut Celtic’s lead at the top

29 Dec

Rangers cut Celtic’s lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership after a 2-1 victory in the final Old Firm game of the decade. Nikola Katic’s emphatic header in front of the ecstatic Gers fans ensured the blue half of Glasgow left Celtic Park in a state of pure delirium. Ryan Christie saw a penalty […]

Rangers reportedly contact Olivier Giroud over potential January transfer from Chelsea

26 Dec

Rangers have reportedly sounded out Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud regarding a potential move to Ibrox in the upcoming January transfer window. Steven Gerrard’s side are said to be attempting to lure the Frenchman, who has already admitted he is unlikely to remain with Frank Lampard’s Blues beyond the end of next month. Despite his Europa League […]

Steven Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror challenge on Rangers defender Borna Barisic sparks chaos at Hibs

21 Dec

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard was left outraged on the touchline after his defender Borna Barisic was the victim of a horror tackle at Hibs. Gerrard’s men claimed a 3-0 victory at Easter Road but the main talking point will be the aftermath of Ryan Porteous’s shocking challenge on Barisic, which earned him a straight red card. […]

Alfredo Morelos: Rangers striker gets sent off moments after stunning goal in minute which perfectly captures his Gers career

15 Dec

It’s never quiet in Alfredo Morelos’ world. He’s an extremely important player for Rangers having scored 27 goals in 33 matches this season. But he does come with baggage. The striker’s disciplinary record got out of control last season, having been sent off on FIVE different occasions. He’s been a lot better this term after […]

Ally McCoist tells hilarious story about Paul Gascoigne and new Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso from their Rangers days

12 Dec

‘Don’t ever trust Paul Gascoigne to be your translator’, was the warning from Ally McCoist as he shared another brilliant story about his former Rangers team-mate on talkSPORT. Well, he should have told that to Walter Smith before the legendary boss asked Gazza to relay his orders to Gennaro Gattuso back in a training session […]

Rangers vs Celtic: Kick-off time, how to watch for free, live stream and TV channel info and team news for Scottish League Cup Final

8 Dec

Old Firm rivals Rangers and Celtic will battle it out for the first trophy of the season today as they meet in the Scottish League Cup Final. Neil Lennon’s side are looking to make it a staggering ELEVEN domestic titles in a row, having last not gone all the way in either the League Cup, […]

I told Rangers to sign Luka Modric before he joined Tottenham, reveals Ibrox legend Ally McCoist

6 Dec

Rangers legend Ally McCoist has revealed he urged the club to sign future Ballon d’Or winner Luca Modric before he joined Tottenham. The former Scotland striker told talkSPORT on Friday about when he was sent by old manager Walter Smith to Croatia to scout Dinamo Zagreb defender Vedran Corluka in their derby clash against fierce […]

Steven Gerrard must win trophy with Rangers this season says ex-Celtic star Chris Sutton, who also aims jibe at ‘serial loser’ James Tavernier

6 Dec

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton insists Steven Gerrard has to win a trophy with Rangers this season. The Liverpool legend managed to guide the Gers to a second-placed finish in his first season in management, but ended up trophyless. Rangers let a two-goal lead slip against Aberdeen on Wednesday to allow Celtic to go two […]

Celtic ultras becoming ’embarrassment’, says Rangers legend Ally McCoist, as chief reveals they have cost club more than €500,000 in fines

27 Nov

Rangers legend Ally McCoist says a section of Celtic supporters are ‘becoming an embarrassment to the club’, with chief executive Peter Lawwell revealing their behaviour has cost the Hoops over €500,000 in fines. The Scottish champions were fined £12,900 by UEFA on Friday after fans displayed an ‘illicit banner’ and sang obscene chants during their […]

Rangers tax case: HMRC refute claims it miscalculated Scottish club’s tax demand and caused collapse of club

15 Nov

The tax authority has staunchly denied claims that it miscalculated a demand which was a major contributing factor in the financial collapse of Rangers back in 2012. A report in The Times on Thursday suggested the Scottish Premiership giants were overcharged to the tune of £50million by HM Revenue and Customs over their use of […]