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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 set for radical overhaul

The Scottish Football Association member clubs today unanimously backed chief executive Stewart Regan's radical overhaul of the governing body.

Scottish FA prepares for revolutionary reforms

Scottish Football Association chief executive Stewart Regan is cautiously optimistic that much-needed change will be embraced at their annual general meeting.

Former chairman removed from Rangers board

Rangers directors Martin Bain and Donald McIntyre have been suspended by the club pending an internal inquiry, an Ibrox source has confirmed to Press Association Sport.

Ernie Walker: Administrator who oversaw both successful and turbulent times in Scottish football

If football administration has never attracted the same acclaim as the game itself, then one of the most deserving recipients of praise for his work on the essential governance of the sport would never have been dismayed. Ernie Walker, who was secretary of the Scottish Football Association for 13 years, served football out of a sense of passionate support, but also his faith in order and discipline.

Smith wrong to refer to referee row, says Wilson

Celtic defender Mark Wilson has hit back at the outgoing Rangers manager Walter Smith's comments suggesting the Hoops were the catalysts for a controversy-filled season by questioning the authority of match officials.

Tim Lott: Good riddance to this unequal Union

Health warning to our Scottish readers: prepare to be enraged as an Anglo makes his argument for Caledonian independence

Neil Lennon victim of 'Scotland's shame' say Celtic

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell has called for Scottish society to address the "fundamental issues" which he feels are behind "vile, sustained and relentless attacks" against his club and manager Neil Lennon.

Another suspicious package found at Celtic

An investigation was launched today after a suspicious package was found at Celtic FC's stadium in Glasgow.

Celtic slam Neil Lennon pitch 'attack'

A touchline attack on Celtic manager Neil Lennon has "brought shame on Scottish football", the club's chief executive said today.

Old Firm game obscured by season's bitter drama

Tomorrow's vital contest has been overshadowed by threats to Neil Lennon. How will Celtic and Rangers react amid the rancour?

'No threat to Celtic fans' police tell supporters

Police in Scotland called for calm yesterday insisting there was no general threat to Celtic fans ahead of Sunday's crucial Old Firm game after letter bombs were sent to the club's manager and two of its prominent supporters.

Bullets also sent to Catholic leader

The leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland was sent bullets in the post before the papal visit last year, it was reported today.

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.

Uefa hit Rangers with sectarian chanting charge

Rangers believe they are the victims of an organised campaign after being hit with a second UEFA disciplinary charge in eight days.

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