Rangers v Celtic: Scottish Premiership – live!

11 March 2018 11:23
Minute-by-minute updates from the Old Firm derby at IbroxRodgers bangs head against Scotland’s glass ceilingEmail Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 11.23am GMT So Rangers are missing Martin and still missing Wallace, Dorrans, Jack, McCrorie and Rossiter, but Murphy and John are good to go. Celtic are without Gordon, Bitton, Griffiths, Hayes, Wallace and the suspended Lustig, but Boyata is back as is Armstrong, who is on the bench. The boy Rodgers remains an ever-present 11.17am GMT Rangers: Foderingham, Tavernier, Bates, Alves, John, Docherty, Goss, Candeias, Windass, Murphy, Morelos. Subs: Alnwick, Cardoso, Holt, Halliday, Miller, Cummings, Herrera.Celtic: Bain, Ajer, Simunovic, Boyata, Tierney, Brown, Ntcham, Rogic, Forrest, McGregor, Dembélé. Subs: Doohan, Hendry, Musonda, Armstrong, Sinclair, Roberts, Edouard. 10.08am GMT Loathing, hate, detestation, dislike, distaste, abhorrence, abomination, execration, resentment, aversion, hostility, ill will, ill feeling, bad feeling, enmity, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, animus, revulsion, disgust, contempt, repugnance, odium, rancour, disrelish – 27 synonyms for hatred, none of which we’re really meant to feel in real life, all of which mean nothing relative to Rangers v Celtic. You’ve got to love football! So here we are. Rangers are improving – they’ve won their last six games – but more than that, for the first time feel that they are taking on Celtic without asterisks and caveats. Celtic, meanwhile – if they can suppress their sniggers – will point to the league table, which shows that they’re six points clear with a game in hand, and a dispiriting Europa League defeat to Zenit bares no relevance here. But the fact remains that they aren’t playing as well as they were, which is one reason that the Rangers players were excited to draw them in the Cup semis. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian

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