Day: 23 August 2021

Ange Postecoglou has united Celtic players & fans, they can challenge for title, says Hartson

SIX weeks ago John Hartson couldn’t in all honesty predict Celtic would compete for the Scottish Premiership title this season. The Celtic icon feared it would take a year or two of work before the Hoops would compete with Rangers for the league crown but that was before Ange Postecoglou’s effect began to take shape …

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John Hartson warns rumoured Kevin Nisbet to Celtic deal won’t be simple to pull off

JOHN HARTSON knows better than most about what it takes to be a hit striker at Parkhead. But the Welshman, who scored 109 goals for Celtic, has warned fans any deal for Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet would come with an element of risk and wouldn’t be straight-forward to complete. Nisbet missed Hibs’ draw with Dundee on …

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John Hartson warns rumoured Kevin Nisbet to Celtic deal isn’t ‘simple’

JOHN HARTSON knows better than most about what it takes to be a hit striker at Parkhead. But the Welshman, who scored 109 goals for Celtic, has warned fans any deal for Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet would come with an element of risk and wouldn’t be straight-forward to complete. Nisbet missed Hibs’ draw with Dundee on …

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Edouard & Kyogo will score 50-plus goals between them, says Celtic legend John Hartson

JOHN HARTSON has urged Celtic to keep hold of Odsonne Edouard as he backed the French forward to strike up a 50-goal partnership with Kyogo Furuhashi. Celtic hero Hartson knows Edouard could be a player to move on this summer with reported interest from the Premier League, but he’s hopeful the “Ange Factor” could convince …

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Dundee United are in safe hands with Trevor Carson after Benjamin Siegrist blow, insists Liam Smith

LIAM SMITH insists it was a seamless transition as Trevor Carson replaced Benjamin Siegrist in the Dundee United goal against St Johnstone on Saturday.  Siegrist missed out on the weekend fixture after picking up a freak knee injury in training.  United manager Tam Courts explained after the game that the Swiss goalie could be out …

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Glasgow coach Kenny Murray promises entertainment at Scotstoun despite key exits

IF YOU were to compile a list of the most creative and entertaining players to turn out for Glasgow in recent seasons, Niko Matawalu, Huw Jones, Adam Hastings and Leone Nakarawa (at least in his first spell as a Warrior) would all be well towards the top. The fact that all four have left Scotstoun …

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Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn joins Hearts on loan

Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn has joined Hearts on loan after getting the endorsement of Jurgen Klopp and Andy Robertson over his move to Scotland. The 21-year-old Wales international has signed a season-long deal with the cinch Premiership side. Woodburn joined Liverpool at under-seven level and replaced Michael Owen as the club’s youngest goalscorer when he …

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Citizens Advice Scotland calls for crackdown on country’s bad bosses

A CHARITY has called for a crackdown on bad bosses after compiling a dossier of poor practices during the pandemic.  Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) highlighted health and safety issues, misuse of the furlough scheme and employers paying less than the legal minimum wage. It said many frontline workers have seen their conditions worsen as a …

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Lindsay McQuade: COP26 is Scotland’s chance to set out a clear pathway to a better future

With just over three weeks left to go until The Herald COP26: A Catalyst for Change virtual event in association with CMS, we are taking the time to sit down with our expert speakers to hear their views on how well Scotland is doing in tackling the climate crisis and what they want to see come …

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