Day: 3 August 2021

Joe Hart’s Postecoglou relationship can bring best out of player as McCarthy to Celtic saga finally ends

Fraser Forster is understandably considered one of Celtic’s best goalkeepers of the modern era. So it was interesting to flick through social media and read Hoops fans questioning their club’s signing of the man who kept him out of the England starting XI for three years. They do say confidence is key, and for a …

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St Johnstone captain Jason Kerr taking inspiration from Rangers’ Galatasaray heroics ahead of Europa League opener

AFTER watching Rangers defeat Galatasaray in the Europa League last term, Jason Kerr is confident that St Johnstone can do the same.  Steven Gerrard’s side defeated the Turkish giants to reach the group stages of Europe’s secondary competition with Scott Arfield and James Tavernier getting on the scoresheet.  Saints travel to Turkey today with the …

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Tokyo Olympics day 12: What to watch as Laura Muir attempts to reach 1500m final

There is another superb day of athletics action in store, with Laura Muir attempting to reach the final of the 1500m. The semi-finals begin at 11am (UK time). Also in action is the Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan, who is going for a remarkable treble. She has already won 5000m gold and following her 1500m campaign, will …

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Celtic’s Ross Doohan to complete Tranmere Rovers season-long loan as Joe Hart signs at Parkhead

Ross Doohan will complete his loan move from Celtic to Tranmere this week. The reserve goalkeeper has not had a look in despite the Hoops’ woes between the sticks. And his chances were not improved when Joe Hart completed his signing at Parkhead yesterday afternoon. Micky Mellon, meanwhile, is a big fan of the 23-year-old …

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Scotland’s drug deaths: Care service plans could sweep up rehab provision

SNP ministers are considering whether drug and alcohol addiction treatment could be swept up in ambitious plans to bring forward a publicly-funded National Care Service to stem a rise in avoidable deaths. Drugs Policy Minister Angela Constance issued an urgent statement to MSPs after new statistics revealed 1,339 people in Scotland died as a result …

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Scottish minister describes drug deaths as country’s ‘national shame’

A Scottish minister has described the latest drug deaths figures as “our national shame” as she announced further measures in an attempt to tackle the crisis. Drug death figures rose to 1,339 in 2020, a 5% increase on the 1,264 people who died of drug-related causes, according to the latest National Records of Scotland (NRS) …

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Boris Johnson turns down Nicola Sturgeon’s invite to Bute House

BORIS Johnson has turned down an invitation from Nicola Sturgeon for an in-person meeting at her official residence in Edinburgh later this week.  The Prime Minister is expected to visit Scotland in the coming days, although no details have been confirmed so far. The First Minister invited him to talks at Bute House to discuss coronavirus and the …

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