Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates scoring

Liverpool arrange friendly against Celtic in Ireland

The match will be held at Dublin's Aviva Stadium

Walter Smith's bid came too late

Walter Smith appointed non-executive chairman at Rangers

The former Rangers manager succeeds Malcolm Murray

Rangers sign Queen of the South striker Nicky Clark

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Gary Hooper was Celtic's two-goal hero in yesterday's final

Hibernian 0 Celtic 3 match report: Gary Hooper secures Double for Celtic and wards off feelings of 'failure'

For all they enjoyed their adventures in Europe and celebrated raucously at the conclusion of their Premier League title defence, this was the victory that mattered the most to Celtic.

Match report Hibernian 0 Celtic 3: Gary Hooper leads Celtic to cup glory

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Buoyant: Neil Lennon enjoys the acclaim at Celtic Park after winning the League title in a season which also saw his team beat Barcelona at the stadium

Neil Lennon's star on the rise without domestic strife

Celtic manager benefits from Rangers' demotion as he aims for Double

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The sides meet at Hampden Park on Saturday

Neil Lennon is at the centre of celebrations after Celtic clinch the title

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Neil Lennon has been charged with misconduct by the SFA

Neil Lennon free to sit on bench during Celtic's Scottish Cup final appearance against Hibernian

Lennon has been given a one-game suspended touchline ban

Champions: Celtic defender Efe Ambrose shows off the trophy

Celtic 4 St Johnstone 0 match report: Neil Lennon looks forward as Celtic are crowned

Celtic lifted their 44th Scottish League trophy yesterday and manager Neil Lennon – tipped by many to be on his way to Everton – said he hoped there will be "many more years like this".

Neil Lennon is at the centre of celebrations after Celtic clinch the title

Neil Lennon being linked to Everton is no surprise says Celtic player Georgios Samaras

The Scot is among the favourites to replace David Moyes

SPL agrees on merger deal

Scottish Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed on new measures that would deliver a merged governing body in time for next season.

Scottish Premier League clubs agree on play-off proposal

Scottish Premier League clubs today agreed to push for a new merged 42-club body with top-flight play-offs in time for next season.

SPL Player of the Year Michael Higdon held in assault investigation

The 29-year-old Motherwell striker was held in connection with an incident at a Glasgow nightclub in the early hours of today

Man dies in hospital after 'suspected heart attack' leading to Kilmarnock v Hibernian match being abandoned

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