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The German manager attempted to talk the then-16-year-old Rooney into playing for the Scots due to his grandmother's nationality

SFA 'biased', says Celtic's legal adviser

Celtic's legal adviser last night accused the Scottish Football Association of bias after the Rangers trio Ally McCoist, Madjid Bougherra and El Hadji Diouf all escaped bans following last month's explosive Old Firm derby

Neil Lennon will return to touchline early

Celtic have secured victory in their latest dispute with the Scottish Football Association after the governing body confirmed Neil Lennon could return to the dugout for the visit of St Mirren on April 9.

SFA prepared for long battle against Old Firm trouble

Scottish Football Association chief executive Stewart Regan yesterday warned it may take a generation to eradicate sectarianism from the Old Firm derby. Regan will today hold a second summit with representatives from Celtic and Rangers, the Scottish government and police to discuss sectarian chanting at the Co-operative Insurance Cup final 10 days ago.

Celtic on the rise but Lennon's travails are off the pitch

The day does not belong to Neil Lennon, but then so many of its intrigues and antagonisms will gather around him. The Celtic manager is a central figure in today's CIS Cup final against Rangers, even though he could not be more detached from it.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon handed suspended fine

Celtic manager Neil Lennon was today handed a suspended fine by the Scottish Football Association following his latest appearance in front of the general purposes committee.

Rangers appeal Ally McCoist touchline ban

Rangers have submitted an appeal against the two-match touchline ban received by assistant manager Ally McCoist following the volatile Scottish Cup tie against Celtic.

Celtic accept reduced Neil Lennon ban

Celtic have accepted Neil Lennon's reduced ban from the Scottish Football Association.

Government to act after Old Firm night of shame

The Scottish Government yesterday called an emergency summit meeting involving Celtic, Rangers, police and government officials following the events surrounding Wednesday night's ill-tempered Old Firm game at Celtic Park which saw three Rangers players receive red cards and Ally McCoist, the Rangers assistant manager, and the Celtic manager Neil Lennon having to be separated at the final whistle.

Wilson sends Celtic through as nine-man Rangers self-destruct

Celtic 1 Rangers 0

Fernandez's late header denies Rangers an advantage for Lisbon test

Rangers 1 Sporting Lisbon 1

'Sensational' front pair help Celtic take control

Dundee United 1 Celtic 3

Brown saves Celtic on day of reds in Glasgow

Rangers 2 Celtic 2

Hooper lifts Celtic eight points clear

Celtic moved eight points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League table last night with a 3-0 win over Aberdeen at Pittodrie.

East Stirling expelled from Scottish Cup for fielding ineligible player

East Stirlingshire have been expelled from the Scottish Cup after fielding an ineligible player in their fourth-round win over Buckie Thistle, the Scottish Football Association have confirmed.

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