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McCall admits draw was fair result as Jags held by Morton at wet and windy Cappielow

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on McCall admits draw was fair result as Jags held by Morton at wet and windy Cappielow

PARTICK THISTLE’S stalemate with Morton at Cappielow is not one that will live long in the memory but manager Ian McCall conceded a draw was probably a far result on the balance of play. There was no shortage of effort on either side on a wet and windy evening in Greenock but the conditions ensured […]

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Josip Juranovic on how he became Celtic’s penalty specialist, playing at left-back, and how Ange Postecoglou has opponents chasing shadows

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Josip Juranovic on how he became Celtic’s penalty specialist, playing at left-back, and how Ange Postecoglou has opponents chasing shadows

WHEN Josip Juranovic was brought to Celtic in the summer, few would have pegged him as a potential penalty taker, or indeed an auxiliary left-back. And yet, these are the roles the Croatian international finds himself fulfilling in these early days of his Celtic career. The 26-year-old is happy to contribute wherever he can though, […]

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Scotland v Namibia: Matt Cross determined to right wrongs of Afghanistan defeat

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Scotland v Namibia: Matt Cross determined to right wrongs of Afghanistan defeat

THERE is rarely much of an opportunity to savour the triumphs midway through a tournament but also, mercifully, little time to stew over any setbacks. That latter point will come as a blessing to Scotland who will look this afternoon to immediately expunge Monday’s heavy loss from their system by attempting to get back to […]

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Scott Brown hails Walter Smith as he reflects on image of Rangers legend carrying Tommy Burns’ coffin

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Scott Brown hails Walter Smith as he reflects on image of Rangers legend carrying Tommy Burns’ coffin

THE image of Walter Smith carrying the coffin of Tommy Burns is one that transcended a bitter Glasgow rivalry with Scott Brown, the former Celtic captain, believing it to be one of the most important acknowledgements that some things are bigger than football.  Burns and Smith joined forced with the Scottish national team when Burns remained […]

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Walter Smith: The sparky who never forgot life takes place off the pitch – Hugh MacDonald

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Walter Smith: The sparky who never forgot life takes place off the pitch – Hugh MacDonald

THE coaching and managerial career of Walter Smith drips with honours. The best testament to his character, though. Is that he never strayed far from being the working-class boy from Carmyle. This may seem unduly sentimental but it is true. Smith was a profound figure, with extraordinary depths. He defied stereotypes. He could be painted […]

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Walter Smith: The boyhood Rangers fan from Carmyle who became the King of Ibrox

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Walter Smith: The boyhood Rangers fan from Carmyle who became the King of Ibrox

WALTER SMITH grew up in Carmyle in the East End of Glasgow in the 1950s and 1960s idolising the outstanding Rangers footballers of that halcyon era and dreaming of donning a light blue jersey himself one day. He never managed, despite being talented enough to turn professional and plying his trade in the top flight […]

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For the last time, Rangers fans must say ‘thank you’ to Walter Smith

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on For the last time, Rangers fans must say ‘thank you’ to Walter Smith

THE pictures and the videos, the words and the tributes are well earned, but nothing can ever do full justice to the man and the manager. Now, there is only one message left to say: Thank you, Walter. Thank you for your service to club and country. Thank you for your help and your insight. […]

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Fergus McCann expresses his one regret as ex-Celtic chief pays tribute to Walter Smith

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Fergus McCann expresses his one regret as ex-Celtic chief pays tribute to Walter Smith

FORMER Celtic managing director Fergus McCann has revealed his regret at never meeting Walter Smith face to face. The Rangers legend sadly passed away at the age of 73 on Tuesday morning as tributes from across the footballing world have poured in to honour his life – both as a manager and a man. Speaking […]

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Rangers and Celtic fans gather outside Ibrox to mourn loss of Walter Smith

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Rangers and Celtic fans gather outside Ibrox to mourn loss of Walter Smith

WITH the wind swirling and a striking silence having fallen on Glasgow’s South Side, Daniel Haggerty breaks through the mourners and makes his way towards the tributes. Bending on one knee and carefully laying his scarf next to the others, he stops, bows his head, and lets the occasion sink in. By the time he’s […]

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Walter Smith book of condolence – send in your memories of Rangers legend

By   /  October 27, 2021  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Walter Smith book of condolence – send in your memories of Rangers legend

FORMER Scotland, Rangers and Everton manager Walter Smith has died aged 73. Smith led Rangers to 10 top-flight titles, five Scottish Cups and six League Cups as well as to the UEFA Cup final in 2008. Tributes from across the footballing world have been flooding in all day and here at the Glasgow Times we […]

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