After a very successful season, Rangers have suffered a blow this week with the news that Madjid Bougherra wants out, and is willing to exploit FIFA’s ‘Webster Ruling’ and buy out his own contract.
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As Walter Smith gets set to end a hugely successful association with Rangers, Martin Campbell looks at his latest title win in the SPL.
Scottish football columnist Martin Campbell speaks about the terror that has erupted around Neil Lennon and Celtic this season, on the back of the shameful attack on him during the week.
The pod is a body short this week with Tom MIA but Neil and Ger are joined by London based journalist Will Dalton to discuss the Premier League, FA Cup and the SPL as well as three of the game’s most opinion dividing characters.
Celtic comfortably defeated Rangers in the latest Old Firm game, while there were also weekend SPL wins for Hearts, Aberdeen, Motherwell and Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
After a scintillating meeting in the Scottish Cup at the beginning of the month, Celtic and Rangers look horns in a battle for three important points this Sunday.
Eliot Prince looks at the structures of various leagues around the world and asks do they really matter?
Scootish football has been dominated by talk of a strike by the league’s referees but there has been some action on the field as well, as Jody Moylan reports.
Celtic were less than impressive in their 1-0 win over St. Mirren at the weekend, but a defeat for leaders Rangers sees the gap between first and second in the SPL reduced to just one point.
It’s every BackPageFootball reader’s favourite time of the week, and Hold the BackPage returns for episode 16. Joining Ciaran O’Raghallaigh in the studio is Paddy Power’s Chris McWilliams, Philip Quinn of the Daily Mail joins the lads by phone, and there’s the latest edition of our ever popular TipOff! competition.