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Brendan Rodgers has slammed Aberdeen’s Sam Cosgrove and Shay Logan for their challenges on captain Scott Brown. He described the tackle that led to Cosgrove being sent off on Sunday as “naughty.”
Referees should have to explain their decisions according to Hibs defender Darren McGregor. It comes after head coach Neil Lennon described the officials in Saturday’s draw with Kilmarnock as “Mickey Mouse.”
Gary Mackay-Steven says Aberdeen deserved more against Celtic at Pittodrie. He also thinks his team can still pip Rangers and Hibs to second place.
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Jamie Murphy hopes his form at Rangers, since arriving on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion, will lead to a Scotland call-up.
Hearts substituted Joaquim Adao at half-time against Rangers because referee John Beaton was ready to red card the Angolan midfielder.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers believes that we will now see the best of his Celtic side domestically as they do not have the distraction of European football.
Aberdeen winger Gary Mackay-Steven insists his team do not crumble against Celtic and rejects any suggestion they have a mental block. This is despite their losing run against the Parkhead side being extended to 10 games.
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Brighton’s Jamie Murphy and Norwich City’s Russell Martin bumped into one another in Brighton during a miserable Christmas lunch with their respective squads. Two months later both scored Rangers’ goals in their win over Hearts.