Tag Archives: Scottish Premier League

3 to See: Man United v Man City, Celtic v Rangers and Germany’s most hated team

After the early disruption of an international break, domestic football returns to the schedule this weekend. Teams who started the season well will be looking to rediscover their rhythm, and strugglers will be hoping the break could re-energise them. With the transfer window closed, everyone can concentrate on what happens on the pitch. For now, anyway. […]

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Moussa Dembele, Joey Barton, Jordan Rossiter… 22 Summer Transfers bringing the feelgood factor back to Scottish football

by Kevin McCluskie It doesn’t seem all that long ago since David Gray powered home a late header in the Hampden Park sun to seal a first Scottish Cup success for Hibernian in 114 years. But here we are, a blink of an eye later, on the verge of a new Scottish league season. The […]


Generation Next: Kieran Tierney – the Celtic fan and wonderkid attracting Premier League interest

#GenerationNext is our regular section on Just Football profiling the upcoming young talents around world football that you need to know about. After reviewing the next generation of footballers in Sweden in the last instalment, next up we head to Scotland to take a look at Celtic youngster Kieran Tierney… Kieran Tierney profile Date of […]

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The Next King of Scotland? Assessing 8 candidates to be the next Celtic manager

by Kevin McCluskie The recent announcement that Ronny Deila would be leaving Celtic at the end of the season was probably one of the worst kept secrets in Scottish football. There has been speculation over the Norwegian’s future for the majority of the season following Celtic’s failure to qualify for the Champions League group stage […]

Alex Neil has Norwich in the Championship title race

The rise and rise of Alex Neil: Norwich City’s no-nonsense young Scottish manager

Focused, driven, confident – three words that crop up time and time again in descriptions of Norwich City manager Alex Neil. So it should come as no surprise to see the second youngest manager in the English league set-up (Neil will turn 34 in June) steer his side within a hair’s breadth of automatic promotion […]

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Europa League: How Ronny Deila turned his difficult start at Celtic around

As Scottish Premier League leaders Celtic prepare to face Serie A mid-tablers Inter Milan at the San Siro this evening, Just Football takes a look at how manager Ronny Deila turned his fortunes around after a rocky start at Parkhead. Celtic have carved an unusual path to this stage of the Europa League. From getting knocked […]


COMMUNITY: #High5ForCafu – Twitter tributes pour in for Forfar youngster Jack Syme

Top football stars from across the UK have lent their support to a social media campaign in memory of Forfar Athletic Under-20 player Jack Syme who died earlier this month, writes Scott Binnie. Darren Fletcher, Steven Naismith, Stevie May and scores of others are amongst those to tweet a selfie of themselves giving Jack a […]


Fights, football, tragedy: Celtic vs Rangers – 10 defining moments in Old Firm derby history

This Sunday (February 1) sees Scottish Premier League side Celtic face Scottish Championship side Rangers in the first Old Firm derby clash for almost three years. To mark the occasion on Just Football we look at 10 moments that have defined the classic fixture since the first time it was played back in 1888… Anticipation for Sunday’s […]

Generation Next: Ryan Gauld – Scotland’s brightest young star

Name: Ryan Gauld 
Date of Birth: 16th December 1995 
Age: 18 Position: Midfielder Club: Sporting Lisbon 
Nationality: Scottish There are few Scottish 18-year-olds that have had the kind of success that Ryan Gauld has had so far, but then Gauld isn’t like most other home-grown Scottish talents. With comparisons to Lionel Messi, a move to […]