Celtic out to get revenge in Betfred Cup Final

By Lewis Birrell SCOTT BROWN reckons Celtic will seek revenge against Motherwell for Wednesday night’s Paris St Germain heartache.  Despite a promising start from the Glaswegians, the French giants dished out a humbling 7-1 defeat. With Sunday’s Betfred Cup final against Motherwell on the horizon, Brendan Rodgers’ side need to recover quickly. Captain, Scott Brown, plans to take their frustrations out on the Lanarkshire side. … Continue reading Celtic out to get revenge in Betfred Cup Final

Alloa vs Ayr United team news

By Tom Mackinnon Ayr United travel to Alloa in what is a battle between League One’s two form teams. Ian McCall’s side sit atop League One, three points clear of Raith Rovers and eight ahead of Jim Goodwin’s Alloa in third. The Honest Men will be without Paddy Boyle and Jamie Adams. Manager McCall said: “Adams is fit, I just don’t like playing him on … Continue reading Alloa vs Ayr United team news

Milne: ‘Del going nowhere’

By Ryan Crombie Stewart Milne, in an exclusive interview with RedTV has said ‘Derek McInnes is going nowhere.’ The Aberdeen FC chairman has put speculation surrounding the future of manager Derek McInnes to bed after weeks of uncertainty. “Derek made his position very clear to me,” Milne told RedTV. “He has no intentions of going anywhere. He loves this club, he knows he’s loved, he … Continue reading Milne: ‘Del going nowhere’

Mental Health Lecturer backs Dementia in Football study

By Stuart Reid UWS Mental Health lecturer, Stewart Kerr, backs the Football Association’s study in to links between football and mental health. The FA announced plans for an official study in to the direct link between heading a football and mental health problems later in life. Stewart Kerr, a mental health lecturer has backed the claims for this: “I think it’s long overdue. “When you see … Continue reading Mental Health Lecturer backs Dementia in Football study

Colin O’Neill: Robinson not ready for Northern Ireland gig

By Lewis Birrell COLIN O’NEILL thinks Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson is too inexperienced to manage Northern Ireland.  O’Neill played in Motherwell’s 1991 Scottish Cup winning team and represented Northern Ireland on three occasions. The former midfielder is impressed with Robinson’s rebuild job at Fir Park but doesn’t think he’s ready for the national hot seat. “The Northern Irish job? No. I don’t think so. He … Continue reading Colin O’Neill: Robinson not ready for Northern Ireland gig

O’Hara: ‘Things are only going to get better at Dens’

By Tom Mackinnon DUNDEE midfielder Mark O’Hara has insisted things can’t get much worse at Dens and the squad are rallying around under-fire gaffer Neil McCann. “Everybody’s very together and obviously it’s not ideal how we’ve started but I think the way everyone’s come together things are only going to get better” said the 21-year-old. Saturday’s 0-0 draw Kilmarnock looks to be a turning point … Continue reading O’Hara: ‘Things are only going to get better at Dens’

“We don’t want a day out, we want to go and win the cup.” Insists Carl McHugh

By Andrew Scott MOTHERWELL captain Carl McHugh has set out a warning to Celtic that they will be facing a more determined Motherwell side in Sunday’s Betfred Cup final. The Irishman believes that a change in mentality will mean that Motherwell will go into the game and be a real challenge for the hoops. McHugh said: “”There’s been a complete change in the mindset and … Continue reading “We don’t want a day out, we want to go and win the cup.” Insists Carl McHugh

Refugees welcomed at Tannadice

By Tom Mackinnon DUNDEE United welcomed 15 refugees from Iraq and Syria to Sunday’s game with Falkirk. Most of the refugees came from Lebanese camps and now live locally, in and around the Dundee area. With help from the ArabTRUST and the United Ladies of Tannadice (ULT) the group dined in the Hegarty suite prior to the Ladbrokes Championship match on Sunday. Dundee United’s Head … Continue reading Refugees welcomed at Tannadice

Dundee United look to raise money for McLean tribute

  By Tom Mackinnon JIM McLean is to have a statue erected in his honour, if the club and fans can raise the funds. Dundee United, alongside ArabTRUST, will have to raise £75,000 for a statue of their greatest ever manager. ArabTRUST, the Dundee United Supporters Society, have agreed to lead the fundraising efforts. ArabTRUST member Stuart Gray has raised his concerns with the fundraising; … Continue reading Dundee United look to raise money for McLean tribute