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Who will fancy poisoned VAR role as Crawford Allan steps down?

March 18, 2024
With Crawford Allan, Scottish FA Head of referees, opting to step down at the end…
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Neil Warnock was always going to be Aberdeen box office but real work still to be done

February 12, 2024
Maybe Neil Warnock can count clairvoyance as part of his skill set. In an interview…
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Win over Rangers offered Celtic a complacency that could come back to bite them

February 5, 2024
When it comes to logic, it may well be up there with suggesting that decapitation…
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Blame the board, blame recruitment, blame no GB – What about Brendan Rodgers?

December 18, 2023
Not even Santa was safe from the wrath of the Celtic support on Saturday afternoon.…
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Alison McConnell: Celtic weaker but it won’t make a dent in domestic dominance

September 25, 2023
A makeshift centre-half pairing, a Champions League defeat against an underwhelming side and a few…
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Alison McConnell: Michael Beale has quietened the noise but Rangers boss still under pressure

September 18, 2023
The pressure dissipated on Michael Beale this weekend with the win over St Johnstone in…
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Alison McConnell: Michael Beale under intense pressure after defeat to Celtic

September 4, 2023
In the aftermath of Sunday's result at Ibrox, neither Michael Beale nor his players would…
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Alison McConnell: What comes next for Celtic?

June 5, 2023
There was more than one hangover on the go for Celtic fans this weekend. For…
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Alison McConnell: Rangers are still dancing but the music has stopped & the lights have come up

May 22, 2023
There have been some interesting stats knocking about this weekend with Rangers fans encouraged by…
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Alison McConnell: Is Ange Postecoglou the greatest Celtic bargain in history?

May 8, 2023
Like Lubo Moravcik and Henrik Larsson, Ange Postecoglou will find himself bracketed among the greatest…
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Rangers need mentality switch after becoming serial Old Firm losers – Alison McConnell

May 1, 2023
Chased by their own support as they headed to offer their appreciation in the aftermath…
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Alison McConnell: Rangers’ desperate display doesn’t bode well for Celtic semi-final

April 24, 2023
If an accurate barometer of the outcome of a Celtic v Rangers game is the…
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Alison McConnell: Fran Alonso should be applauded after being thrust into spotlight

April 17, 2023
Fran Alonso loves a celebration but Celtic's women's coach has not put a foot wrong…
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Alison McConnell: Champions elect Celtic ‘not winning the game’ is skewed logic

April 10, 2023
Amid the skewed logic about Celtic ‘not winning the game’ and Rangers offering up a…
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Alison McConnell: Ange Postecoglou needs European success to earn EPL credit

April 3, 2023
Ange Postecoglou's name has been linked with as many jobs as banked Celtic league points…
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Alison McConnell: Old Firm away fan cull is latest self sabotage of Scottish football

March 20, 2023
Some years ago in an interview with Henrik Larsson about the unique nature of the…

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