TL;DR for Thursday, March 8

TL;DR for Thursday, March 8

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David Murray is considering a move to invest in Rangers again. The former chairman stepped down and sold his Ibrox shareholding for £1 to Craig Whyte in 2011. But according to The Daily Express Murray is weighing up a move to buy back into the Govan club.

 

Moussa Dembele can prove the critics wrong by firing Celtic to victory at Ibrox on Sunday. That’s according to former Celtic midfielder Peter Grant who worked with the French striker at Fulham.

 

Former Rangers boss Walter Smith says the Ibrox club “have to win” Sunday’s Old Firm derby. “Not just for the sake of beating Celtic but for showing the rest of the world that, ‘Right okay, there might be a wee chase on for the league this year,” he says.

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Former Celtic player Andy Walker thinks Brendan Rodgers will start out-of-form winger Scott Sinclair against Rangers on Sunday.

 

Rangers star Greg Docherty is Scotland’s answer to Hercules. That’s according to former boss Martin Canning. “Greg’s fitness levels are ridiculous. He’s got muscles on top of muscles. He’s like Hercules.

 

Hibs head coach Neil Lennon will remind his players of Craig Levein’s “natural order” comments ahead of Friday night’s Edinburgh derby at Easter Road.

 

Former Rangers assistant manager Archie Knox believes a victory over Celtic on Sunday would be a huge boost to Graeme Murty’s chances of landing the Rangers job beyond the summer.

 

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Gordon Strachan says Rangers fans calling him Chesney (“some wee ginger guy on Coronation Street”) was one of his funniest Old Firm derby memories. Tommy Burns found the unexpected nickname hilarious.

 


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