Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Former Hibs & Celtic favourite Anthony Stokes explains decision to join Blackburn Rovers

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportAnthony Stokes insists Owen Coyle’s faith in him was the key factor in his decision to snub offers in the UK and abroad to join Blackburn Rovers.The 27-year-old enjoyed a...

Robbie Neilson adds former Hearts team-mate and ex-Falkirk & Coventry City coach to MK...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKROBBIE Neilson has added former Hearts team-mate Neil MacFarlane to his backroom team at MK Dons.MacFarlane has been appointed first-team coach after being in the stand to watch Neilson kick-start...

Could ex-Hearts striker Gavin Reilly be on his way to Sunderland after Alan Stubbs...

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GAVIN REILLY could be set to rejoin Jack Ross at Sunderland after Alan Stubbs took his contract offer off the table at St Mirren.The 25-year-old, who was the Buddies’ top scorer last season with...

Scotland striker Ross McCormack edges closer to Norwich City switch

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@CCP_sportNorwich City manager Alex Neil admits he is confident of making Scotland internationalist Ross McCormack a club record £12 million signing before the weekend.Neil has earmarked the Fulham marksman as a player that can...

Scotland striker Steven Fletcher joins Sheffield Wednesday and could be joined by Ross McCormack

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@CCP_sportScotland striker Steven Fletcher has joined Sheffield Wednesday on a four-year deal and could be joined by international team-mate Ross McCormack at Hillsborough.Former Hibs marksman Fletcher, who was linked with a move to Celtic,...

Sir Alex Ferguson reveals ex-Rangers boss Walter Smith’s role in Manchester United signing Wayne...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKSir Alex Ferguson has revealed how former Scotland and Rangers manager Walter Smith convinced him to step up his efforts to sign Wayne Rooney for Manchester United.After four years of trying to...

Ex-Celtic defender Charlie Mulgrew ready to shine for Blackburn after overcoming “devastating” start at...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportCHARLIE MULGREW insists he is finally ready to show Blackburn fans what he is capable of after recovering from a “devastating” start to his Ewood Park career.The former Celtic star...

Former Dundee and Burnley midfielder hails memorable season after guiding Fulham to the Premier...

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Scotland internationalist Kevin McDonald admits promotion to the English Premier League with Fulham has capped a memorable personal season. The former Dundee midfielder helped the Cottagers win the richest game in football with a narrow...

Ex-Celtic kid John Herron delighted with Dunfermline deal after revealing Blackpool days are numbered

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKJOHN Herron admits he is thrilled to be back playing with a smile on his face at Dunfermline after leaving his Blackpool nightmare behind.The former Celtic youngster returned north to...

Blackburn boss Owen Coyle insist he is in the dark over suggestions ex-Celtic &...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportBLACKBURN boss Owen Coyle has poured cold water on suggestions Anthony Stokes is on the cusp of a stunning switch to Jagiellonia Bialystok.Reports in Poland this week suggested the Ekstraklasa...

Falkirk pride as Stephen Kingsley and Jay Fulton star for Swansea against Arsenal

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportFalkirk technical director Alex Smith has described his immense pride after travelling to the Emirates to watch Stephen Kingsley and Jay Fulton star in Swansea’s stunning 2-1 win over Arsenal.Smith,...

‘Andy Robertson was buzzing when he was the first Queen’s Park kid to get...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportRYAN McGEEVER still recalls Andy Robertson’s swagger when he became the first Queen’s Park kid to pass his driving test.Little did he know that his pal was embarking on a...

Swansea striker Oliver McBurnie insists he was happy to turn his back on Premier...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOK Scotland Under-21 striker Oliver McBurnie insists he is delighted to be turning his back on the glamour of the English Premier League for the cut-throat Championship. The 21-year-old admits he was not...
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English snobbery towards Scottish football cost Liverpool dear, insists Neil Lennon, as his former...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportNEIL LENNON believes the disdain showed towards Scottish football by those south of the border ultimately cost Liverpool £75 million as the former Celtic manager described the decision to overlook...

Chelsea youngster insists former Rangers player is living up to all the hype at...

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Chelsea youngster Ruben Sammut insists Scotland prodigy Billy Gilmour is living up to all the hype at the Blues. Former Rangers trainee Gilmour has enjoyed a memorable first season at the English giants after helping...
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Aberdeen legend reveals new Scotland cap Ryan Fraser was so desperate to be a...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportABERDEEN legend Willie Miller has revealed that Scotland debutant Ryan Fraser was so desperate to realise his dream of becoming a professional footballer that he didn’t even read his first...

Ex-Hearts boss Robbie Neilson key to former Falkirk kid Conor McGrandles’ switch from Norwich...

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FIND US ON  TWITTER  AND  FACEBOOKCONOR McGRANDLES has revealed former Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson was a key factor in him agreeing to join MK Dons on a two-year deal.Neilson has made the 21-year-old his...

Scotland midfielder Stuart Armstrong thrilled with first Southampton goal since moving south from Celtic

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STUART ARMSTRONG admits he is delighted with his first goal for Southampton after netting in his home debut.The Scotland internationalist scored Saints’ equaliser to cap an impressive display as his new club defeated Spaniards...

Education and understanding the key in fighting racism, insists Nathan Austin

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NATHAN AUSTIN chokes back his own tears as he recalls his mum weeping uncontrollably.Watching her son being subjected to chilling racist abuse was simply too much for Jennifer to bear.A precocious schoolboy talent, Austin...

Ali Coote admits taking step back at Brentford can benefit him after making switch...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER |  FACEBOOK Midfielder Ali Coote insists stepping back from first team football will benefit him in the long-term after joining Brentford on a three-year deal from Dundee United. The 19-year-old sealed his...
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