Rangers v Celtic: Scottish Premiership – live updates

03 September 2023 09:55
Old Firm derby updates from the noon (BST) kick-off at IbroxGet in touch! Email Dom with your thoughts or tweet himHello and welcome to our coverage of today’s Old Firm derby – the first of the new season and one which sees both Glasgow giants come into the game a little wounded and unsure of themselves. Mick Beale’s men were rocked by that Champions League qualifying rout by PSV in midweek, while Celtic drew a 0-0 blank against St Johnstone last week and appear to lack fluency under new boss Brendan Rodgers. This year’s fight for bragging rights in Scottish football looks an intriguing one, with the result of today’s clash at Ibrox likely to set the tone for the coming months. We’ll get team news in a matter of minutes; then we wait for the midday kick-off.In the meantime, here’s Ewan Murray’s preview on the big match at Ibrox.Even in as fevered a football environment as Glasgow, the shifting of bragging rights in the days leading up to an Old Firm clash felt novel. Rangers supporters were purring with expectation after St Johnstone held Celtic to a scoreless draw last Saturday.The return of Brendan Rodgers had already been punctured by a feeble League Cup exit at Kilmarnock. The blue half of the city were licking their lips at the prospect of Rodgers bringing his team to Ibrox. Continue reading......read full article

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