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Belfast Giants’ Elite League title hopes suffered a blow as they were beaten 3-2 by Braehead Clan in the Boxing Day fixture The Giants fought back from 2-0 on Tuesday night in Glasgow as John Kurtz found the net in the second period before Jonathan Ferland levelled six minutes into the final period. However, Cameron […]

Ahead of yet another Old Firm encounter at the weekend we give you a potted history of Scotland’s greatest football rivals. Some might argue it is the biggest derby game in the UK if not Europe! The Old Firm is the collective name for the Scottish football clubs Celtic and Rangers, the Glasgow giants are […]

Celtic are powering their way to yet another Scottish Premiership title and will take some stopping now after beating Dundee 2-0 on Boxing Day at Dens Park. James Forrest and Leigh Griffiths had the game won by half time and there was to be no second half comeback from the Taysiders. Celtic now take on […]

A Scottish golf resort owned by US President Donald Trump will no longer qualify for a controversial tax break. A change in the Scottish government’s recent budget will remove Trump Turnberry in South Ayrshire from a business rates relief scheme. The Sunday Herald revealed the resort is now above the cut-off point with a rateable […]

Hibernian FC head coach Neil Lennon has compared winger Brandon Barker to former England star Chris Waddle who made his name with Newcastle Utd and Spurs and once had a spell at Falkirk. Barker, on loan from Manchester City, was in excellent form as Hibs came back to beat Ross County 2-1 on Saturday 23rd […]

Richard Cockerill wants his Edinburgh side to back up their remarkable win over Glasgow Warriors with victory at Scotstoun this coming Saturday. Edinburgh inflicted Warriors’ first Pro14 defeat of the season in stunning fashion at Murrayfield, despite losing Simon Berghan to a sixth-minute red card. Glasgow host their rivals on 30 December in the second […]

Spurs v Southampton is the first Boxing Day match in England this year with a 12.30 Lunchtime Kick Off. Manager Mauricio Pochettino could rotate his squad but Harry Kane looks certain to start as he seeks the goal he needs to set a new Premier League scoring record for a single year. Southampton’s Charlie Austin […]

Dundee play Celtic at Dens on Boxing Day…Here are the stats ahead of the Premiership encounter. Dundee have gone 27 matches without a victory against Celtic in the top flight (D5 L22) Celtic are unbeaten in 18 league trips to Dens Park (W13 D5), keeping nine clean sheets in the process Dundee’s last home win […]

Defender Declan John says Rangers have no room for error when Motherwell visit Ibrox on Wednesday. Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Kilmarnock means the Ibrox men welcome Well looking to avoid a third successive Scottish Premiership loss. And, with a trip to Celtic Park ahead on Saturday, left-back John knows a major improvement is required. “Wednesday’s […]

Yes, we used to play football on CHRISTMAS DAY in Scotland with the last ho-ho for Santa Claus in fitba’ terms being the year 1976. Christmas football produced some notable results. Celtic’s 8-1 thrashing of Morton in ’65, coupled with Rangers’ slump against Dunfermline, took them to the top of the league. On the same […]