Sport Rangers manager Ally McCoist has paid tribute to his former teammate Ian Redford

Redford made over 200 appearances for the Glasgow club and McCoist admits he is 'deeply shocked' at the tragic news

Rangers give trial to German winger

Rangers have taken German winger David Odonkor on trial after the 27-year-old was released by Real Betis.

Fulham and Stoke learn Europa League fate

Stoke's first Europa League tie will see them face Croatian giants Hajduk Split in the third qualifying round.

McCoist unhappy with early SPL start

Rangers manager Ally McCoist believes the early start date to the Clydesdale Bank Premier League season has hindered his attempts to strengthen his squad.

Rangers make bid for Cuellar

Rangers have confirmed they have lodged an offer with Aston Villa as they step up their bid to take Carlos Cuellar back to Ibrox.

Thanks, Dad! Father's Day for modern families

Whether we have a biological father, we're adopted, fostered, or just have someone to look up to, that male role model has an immense influence.

Scottish newspapers in crisis just when they are needed most

Indigenous journalism is under threat as readers, and jobs, are lost. Tim Luckhurst reports

Smith closes on tenth Ibrox title

Rangers moved to within touching distance of the Scottish Premier League title as they marked manager Walter Smith's final game at Ibrox with a 2-0 win over Dundee United last night.

Lennon implores Dundee to turn tables on Rangers

Kilmarnock 0 Celtic 2

Sir Henry Cooper: Boxer who was taken to the nation’s heart when he twice fought Muhammad Ali

Our 'Enry was like the Queen Mother of sport, surviving the blitz, years of austerity and several chilling defeats to emerge balding, smiling and cracking jokes at his own expense. The memorable and slightly misleading images of Cooper's life inevitably involve his first bloody fight with Muhammad Ali, his only fight with Joe Bugner and his days as a happy growler spreading the word and splashing Brut all over during a lucrative retirement that the darling of British boxing inherited once the punches stopped.

Henry Cooper, boxing great, dies aged 76

Sir Henry Cooper, the British boxing legend who once floored Muhammad Ali with his celebrated left hook, has died aged 76.

James Lawton: A true champion with a touching humility

Cooper possessed both a willingness to accept the the most formidable odds, and the easiest of charm. His nature was essentially warm

Celtic stay on track to snatch back title

Celtic 4 Dundee United 1

Wilson takes pride in Celtic's much-improved defensive steel

Celtic full-back Mark Wilson believes his side's previously-maligned defence deserve more credit for their record this season. Celtic have only conceded 18 goals in their 33 Scottish Bank Premier League matches, 10 less than leaders Rangers.

Rangers can get better still after Tannadice rout, says Whittaker

Steven Whittaker may have played a major role in Rangers' 4-0 win over Dundee United on Tuesday night, but he admits the club can still do better as the crucial matches come thick and fast for the Scottish champions.

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America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

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Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

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The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
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Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

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A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

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After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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