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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

Thomas Rogne relishing European challenge with Celtic

Celtic defender Thomas Rogne has no preferences ahead of Friday's Champions League play-off draw in Nyon.

Scott Brown could face HJK Helsinki in Champions League qualifier

Scott Brown has a “very good” chance of being fit for the second-leg of Celtic's Champions League third qualifier against HJK Helsinki in Finland tomorrow night, according to Hoops' assistant manager Johan Mjallby.

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Club’s demotion is ‘morally’ correct, says Ally McCoist

Ally McCoist delighted after Dean Shiels and Ian Black join Rangers

Rangers manager Ally McCoist believes he has recruited two of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League's top performers from last season after signing both Dean Shiels and Ian Black.

Lee McCulloch has urged Rangers players who have remained at the club so far not to head for the exit door.

Lee McCulloch urges players to stay at Rangers

Lee McCulloch has urged Rangers players who have remained at the club so far not to head for the exit door.

Andy Little celebrates his goal

Back in business: Rangers learn to live on the hedge

Gers fans enjoyed the trip to tiny Brechin – especially when the ball got stuck in a bush

A view of the gates at Ibrox, the home of Rangers Football Club

Rangers press ahead with ticket sales despite continued SFA delay

Rangers fans were able to buy tickets for the Ramsdens Cup clash at Brechin this morning despite a continued delay in Scottish Football Association membership issues.

A view from outside Rangers' stadium, Ibrox

Rangers continue to wait on SFA membership

Rangers newco have moved to within three days of their Ramsdens Cup tie with Brechin still waiting on membership of the Scottish Football Association.

Club’s demotion is ‘morally’ correct, says Ally McCoist

Ally McCoist could face disciplinary action

Ally McCoist could face disciplinary action over his comments regarding the panel that handed Rangers a 12-month transfer embargo.

Rangers are set to start the new season in the Irn-Bru Third Division

Rangers chief executive Charles Green seeks help from Uefa

Rangers chief executive Charles Green is travelling to Zurich in a bid to negotiate with Uefa a settlement to repay £3million of debts owed to European clubs.

Rangers shunned by Electronic Arts' Fifa 13 game

Troubled football club Glasgow Rangers looks like it is going be shunned for a third time - on this occasion by the makers of a highly-rated videogame.

Off: Dorin Goian wants out of Rangers

Goian's refusal to play in Scottish fourth tier could spark player exodus at Ibrox

Dorin Goian was the first Rangers player to reveal he will leave the club rather than play in the Scottish Third Division, but the likelihood is that more will follow.

Rangers manager Ally McCoist leaves Ibrox yesterday

Rangers hit rock bottom as SFL bows to fan fury

Chairmen vote Glasgow club into Third Division amid chaos over 'SPL 2' plans

A view from outside Rangers' stadium, Ibrox

Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants end to 'punishment'

Rangers manager Ally McCoist does not want to play in the Irn-Bru Third Division - but admits it would give him a better chance to rebuild the club.

Former Rangers player Steven Naismith

Naismith joins Everton from Rangers

Everton manager David Moyes admits he has benefited from the "tragedy" that has befallen Rangers by snapping up Steven Naismith on a free transfer.

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