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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.

Celtic signing Freddie Ljungberg could face Rangers

Paddy McCourt hopes Celtic can fill the void created by captain Scott Brown's absence in Sunday's Old Firm derby at Ibrox - and the man to fill the gap could be Freddie Ljungberg.

Stuart McCall becomes new Motherwell manager

Stuart McCall has been named as the new manager of Motherwell.

Rangers need Miller to stay, says Davis

Steven Davis has urged Kenny Miller to wait until the end of the season if he is determined to quit Rangers.

Freddie Ljungberg could feature in Old Firm derby

Rangers manager Walter Smith claims he has no fears about Celtic recruiting Freddie Ljungberg ahead of this weekend's Old Firm derby.

Weiss targets Old Firm start

Vladimir Weiss is determined to maintain his impressive form in a bid to convince boss Walter Smith to give him a crack at Celtic.

Lennon believes Celtic can recover

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is optimistic his team can turn around their recent indifferent sequence of results - starting against St Johnstone tomorrow.

Hooper injury blow for Celtic

Celtic striker Gary Hooper has not broken his leg but he could still face six weeks on the sidelines.

Beattie: Rangers could hold their own in English Premier League

James Beattie has played just a handful of games for Rangers so far but he insists he has been there long enough to be convinced of their ability to hold their own in the Barclays Premier League.

Naismith frustrated by SPL postponements

Steven Naismith has no fears about Rangers' ability to cope with a potential fixture backlog in the New Year.

Smith welcomes Hearts' challenge

Rangers manager Walter Smith has hailed Hearts as real contenders in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League this season, and told them he welcomes the challenge.

Rangers game postponed again

Dundee United's Clydesdale Bank Premier League game against Rangers has again fallen victim to the weather, the Scottish Premier League have confirmed.

Big freeze wipes out Sunday clashes

The Barclays Premier League clash between title rivals Chelsea and Manchester United was the most high-profile casualty of this weekend's snow and freezing temperatures as all of tomorrow's top flight fixtures were postponed today.

Winter blast brings Britain to a standstill

Millions of Britons faced travel misery today with planes grounded, rail services cancelled and roads rendered impassable on what is traditionally the busiest weekend before Christmas.

Motherwell support player over suspicious red-card

Motherwell have fully backed Steve Jennings amid an investigation by bookmakers into the red card he received during Tuesday night's defeat by Hearts.

Bookmakers investigate suspicious red-card bets

The Scottish Football Association has confirmed that the Association of British Bookmakers is investigating irregular betting activity regarding the red card shown to Motherwell midfielder Steve Jennings at Fir Park in Tuesday's Scottish Premier League defeat by Hearts.

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