For the past five weeks, Rangers have been looking for the perfect replacement for Pedro Caixinha. Current Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes seems to be the club’s first choice, but is he the right man for job? By Paige Beresford.
Hibs return to Scottish Premiership action this weekend as they host St Johnstone. The Easter Road side have won their last four matches and will be looking to extend it to a fifth on Saturday. Featuring interviews from manager Neil Lennon and full-back Lewis Stevenson, The FRU’s David Ronney previews the upcoming fixture.
Hearts are set to play at Tynecastle for the first time this season following the construction of their new main stand. The Jambos are at home to Partick Thistle but are waiting for an official safety certificate in order to host the game. The FRU’s David Ronney went along to Hearts’ training to see how they are preparing for their return.
As Edinburgh prepares to welcome the first top-flight derby clash since 2014, both sides go into Tuesday’s clash rightfully confident of a win. With Hearts somewhat revived, yet inconsistent under new manager Craig Levein, and Hibs scoring goals, but failing to keep them out at the other end, picking a winner is a 50/50 decision. Here’s the Hearts view, by John Menzies.
As Edinburgh prepares to welcome the first top-flight derby clash since 2014, both sides go into Tuesday’s clash rightfully confident of a win. With Hearts somewhat revived, yet inconsistent under new manager Craig Levein, and Hibs scoring goals, but failing to keep them out at the other end, picking a winner is a 50/50 decision. Here’s the Hibs view, by Gregor Kerr.
While it only may be October, the past weekend saw two deciding matches for who will be competing for Scottish football’s first piece of silverware of the season. On Sunday 26 November, Celtic will be defending their Scottish League Cup title against an in-form Motherwell side, who will be playing their first cup final since 2011. How did the finalists fair in their semi-final clashes? By David Ronney
It’s a 45 minutes that Scotland fans will be wanting to forget very quickly. Even by 7pm on Sunday evening, fans were trying their best to put the result and the reality of the situation to the back of their minds. But the pain of another failure will never disappear. By Jamie Braidwood
The Old Firm is one of the most iconic fixtures in world football. While Celtic and Rangers have had contrasting fortunes over the past few years, the rivalry between the two Glasgow club’s still remains. But as Rangers welcome their rivals to Ibrox on Saturday lunchtime, they must be realistic about what they can get from the game. By David Ronney
Celtic’s juxtaposing results against PSG and Ross County perfectly illustrates their predicament. They’re stuck, too strong at home but lacking the resources and financial power needed to compete with Europe’s elite in the Champions League. Where do they go from here? By Jamie Braidwood
“Craig Levein’s appointment as Hearts manager has divided fans. Levein has often been a target of supporters’ frustrations during his time as the club’s Director of Football but if you look at his managerial history, it’s hard to argue with the decision.” By John Menzies