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Steven Gerrard signs new Rangers contract less than a week after narrowly losing to Celtic in League Cup final

Steven Gerrard signs new Rangers contract less than a week after narrowly losing to Celtic in League Cup final

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Steven Gerrard has signed a new contract with Rangers running until the summer of 2024, the Scottish Premiership club have confirmed. Gerrard, the Liverpool legend, guided the Gers to a second-placed finish in the Premiership last season, in what was his first ever campaign as a manager. Getty Images - Getty Steven Gerrard is happy in Glasgow And he was unlucky to not win his first piece of silverware at Ibrox last weekend, with his side narrowly losing to Celtic in the League Cup final largely due to the heroics of goalkeeper Fraser Forster, who saved a penalty from Alfredo Morelos. And his fine work north of the border has been rewarded with a new deal running until 2024. “I’m delighted to be extending my stay at this fantastic football club,” said
Heart of Midlothian v Celtic

Heart of Midlothian v Celtic

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Media playback is not supported on this device Scottish Cup final: Heart of Midlothian v CelticVenue: Hampden Park, Glasgow Date: Saturday, 25 May Time: 15:00 BSTCoverage: Watch live on BBC One Scotland; listen on BBC Radio Scotland; text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.It has taken 140 games for Celtic to get to the brink of a treble treble. Now they are just 90 minutes on Saturday from completing an unprecedented feat.The Parkhead club have won every domestic Scottish honour available for the past three seasons. Securing a ninth successive piece of silverware in the Scottis...
Brendan Rodgers: Celtic boss set to join Leicester after permission for talks

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic boss set to join Leicester after permission for talks

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Brendan Rodgers is expected to become Leicester City's manager after Celtic gave him permission to speak to the Premier League club.The Foxes are keen to install a successor to the sacked Claude Puel as soon as possible.First-team coach John Kennedy is set to take charge of Celtic for Wednesday's Scottish Premiership trip to Hearts. "Brendan has indicated that this is an opportunity he wishes to investigate further," Celtic said in a statement.Former Liverpool boss Rodgers cut short a BBC interview when asked about the Leicester vacancy after the champions' win over Motherwell on Sunday. They are eight points clear of nearest rivals Rangers in the league as they chase an eighth successive ti...
Leigh Griffiths says his Celtic return is close after spending a month out of action for personal reasons

Leigh Griffiths says his Celtic return is close after spending a month out of action for personal reasons

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comeback close The Scotsman dropped a major hint on social media that he is closing in on a comeback Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has said he will soon be back scoring goals and lifting trophies for the Bhoys. The Scotsman has spent a month out of the game to seek professional help and deal with off-field issues. Leigh Griffiths has taken some time out of the game But he dropped a major hint on social media that he is closing in on a comeback. Griffiths retweeted a supportive message from a Celtic fan which featured a video of him lifting silverware and scoring goals for club and country. In response to the video, he tweeted: “Not long before I’m back doing all this!” On Sunday, the 28-year-old said he was off work “...