LiveScottish Football LIVE: Tuesday, October 27
All the football news from across the country on Tuesday, October 27.
Rangers and Celtic are gearing up for European matches later this week against Lech Poznan and Lille respectively.
Football clubs are also awaiting details from Holyrood on the new tiered restriction system which may have a knock-on effect for the national game.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 27 October, 2020, 14:27
- All the news from around the country on Tuesday, October 27
Neil Lennon has hit out at his critics and said they’re wrong to be calling for change at Celtic.
Neil Lennon, Celtic manager
There’s no justification at the moment for me to be sacked, none whatsoever.
Rangers have congratulated new midfielder Bongani Zungu on his international recall.
The South African is due to hook up with his Rangers team-mates this week after his fortnight in quarantine since arriving in the country.
Hung out to Dalry
The non-league football set-up in Scotland has had quite a few years.
First the inception of the Lowland league shook up the football pyramid, then junior sides decanted from their own et-up into various others for a crack a6t senior football.
That went fairly well for the likes of Linlithgow Rose, Bo’ness United and Camelon Juniors into the revamped East of Scotland league two years ago…. but the same can’t be said of the west.
The newly established West of Scotland League formed to give junior clubs on this side of the country a chance of emulating their eastern comrades, but it’s not been an easy few months.
There’s been anger over leagues, conferences and divisions, and then over the promotion procedure - or lack - at the end of the season.
Several teams have withdrawn aiming to sit out the season and now they’ve been joined by Dalry Thistle who have pulled out - after starting the campaign.
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Bit of a bungle from the Scottish Cup sponsors on social media this morning… as Joel Sked explains.
William Hill faced the wrath of Hearts, Dunfermline Athletic and Elgin City supporters with an inaccurate tweet.
Meanwhile Rangers and Celtic are both preparing for their European matches on Thursday.
Lech Poznan visit Ibrox while Celtic head out to France to face Lille.
The First Minister will outline the new tiered coronavirus restrictions later today which could have a knock-on for football.
Supporters could return to some football ground as quickly as next week under the Government’s new tiered coronavirus protocols, it has been suggested.
It looks like being another busy day in Scottish football.
We’ll keep you informed of all the developments throughout the day.