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Charlie Austin’s double lifted Queens Park Rangers to second in the Championship after a 2-1 home victory over Huddersfield Town yesterday.

Kayal urges Celtic to increase his wages

Beram Kayal has urged Celtic to increase his wages amid interest from clubs in the Barclays Premier League.

Ledley urges Vaughan to join Rangers

Celtic and Wales midfielder believes his international team-mate would enjoy rivalry of Old Firm games

Celtic romp to Cup win while Wimbledon reach the League

Celtic claimed their 35th Scottish Cup with a comfortable win in the final against Motherwell at a rain-soaked Hampden.

Cup win can make Lennon smile after painful season

Celtic's young team need to end a turbulent campaign with final victory over Motherwell this afternoon

Lennon pledges to stay as Celtic strike a defiant tone

Celtic 4 Motherwell 0

Smith looks to say farewell to Rangers with title-winning swansong

Walter Smith can finish his long stewardship of Rangers tomorrow with a glorious bow and a tenth title.

At last, the Old Firm make the right sort of headlines

Celtic's defeat at Inverness was the latest twist in a title race which draws attention back to the pitch and away from troubles off it

Lennon lets fly after Celtic lose title advantage

Neil Lennon castigated his defence after Celtic's shock 3-2 defeat at Inverness Caledonian Thistle last night left Rangers in pole position in the race for the Scottish Premier League title.

Lambert becomes the latest Glasgow graduate to seek top-flight honours

Norwich's return to the Premier League is due to a driven and no-nonsense Scottish manager. Sound familiar?

Lennon angered by Izaguirre exit talk

Celtic manager Neil Lennon today emphatically shot down suggestions the impressive form of Emilio Izaguirre could make it difficult to hold onto him this summer.

Celtic stay on track to snatch back title

Celtic 4 Dundee United 1

Smith: Fans must heed warning on sectarian songs

Walter Smith believes Rangers fans must heed the lesson of Thursday's sanctions imposed by Uefa for sectarian singing, although the manager was relieved that the punishment was not as severe as the club had feared.

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.

Lennon happy to cross border for British cup competition

Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, would welcome the creation of a British League Cup, which could be on the agenda for the Scottish Premier League if plans for a major shake-up of the game in Scotland go ahead.

'Distraught' Considine eases Celtic's route to the final

Aberdeen 0 Celtic 4
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