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Celtic comfortable as favourites while Rangers eye repeat upset

Celtic comfortable as favourites while Rangers eye repeat upset

BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland MW from 11:30 BST; Text commentary on the BBC Sport website TEAM NEWS Kieran Tierney is expected to start after pulling out of the Scotland squad last week Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths is a doubt for the first Old Firm clash of the season after […]

Scottish Premiership: Choose your Celtic & Rangers combined starting XI

Scottish Premiership: Choose your Celtic & Rangers combined starting XI

The last league meeting between the two sides finished 3-0 to Celtic – will either Leigh Griffiths or Martyn Waghorn feature in your starting XI? Saturday 10 September will see the return of the Old Firm derby in the league for the first time since 2012. The two Glasgow rivals last met in April when […]

Juan Camilo Zuniga: Watford sign Napoli full-back on loan

Juan Camilo Zuniga: Watford sign Napoli full-back on loan

Juan Camilo Zuniga has developed a reputation as an attacking full-back for Napoli and Colombia Watford have signed Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga on a season-long loan from Italian side Napoli. Zuniga can play in either full-back position and has 62 caps for his country. The 30-year-old joined Napoli in 2009 from Siena, and played […]

Luke Shaw makes comeback in Jose Mourinho’s first Manchester United game

Luke Shaw makes comeback in Jose Mourinho’s first Manchester United game

Mourinho has replaced Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager Manchester United defender Luke Shaw returned from a 10-month injury lay-off in Jose Mourinho’s first game in charge of the club in a friendly at Wigan. Left-back Shaw has been out since suffering a double fracture of his right leg last September and played the […]

Ranieri dreams of another trophy with Leicester

Media playback is not supported on this device Ranieri dreams of another trophy with Leicester Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri says the champions’ priority next season is to stay in the Premier League, but after that the Foxes will “dream” of winning another trophy. WATCH MORE: Chelsea belong in Champions League – Antonio Conte

Chelsea close to deal for Leicester’s Kante – gossip

Chelsea close to deal for Leicester’s Kante – gossip

<!– For a list of all the completed deals, check out the transfers page. Chelsea will sign Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante, 25, for £30m over the weekend. They are also hopeful of signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 25, with Everton also interested in the Senegal international. (Daily Telegraph) Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez, 25, is […]

Dundee United make history with shootout win

Dundee United make history with shootout win

Henri Anier thought he had won it within 90 minutes with a late goal History was made in the Scottish League Cup with the first game of its new group format being won on penalties following a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes. Henri Anier’s late goal looked like it had given Dundee United a win […]

Simeone questions future with Atletico

Simeone questions future with Atletico

Diego Simeone took charge of Atletico Madrid in December 2011 Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he will “start thinking” about his future with the club after Saturday’s Champions League final defeat. Atletico lost 5-3 on penalties to Real Madrid after the match at Milan’s San Siro finished 1-1 after extra time. It is the […]

Rashford close to new Man Utd deal

Rashford close to new Man Utd deal

Marcus Rashford has scored eight goals for United since making his debut in February A new long-term contract for Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is close to being announced by the club. The 18-year-old has one year left on his current deal – and the new contract is thought to be worth £20,000 a week. […]

Pick your Northern Ireland starting XI

Pick your Northern Ireland starting XI

Northern Ireland will make history in France this summer when they compete at a European Championship finals for the first time. Michael O’Neill’s team finished top of qualifying Group F and will take on Poland, Germany and Ukraine at Euro 2016. But who would you pick to face the Poles in NI’s opening game on […]