Scotland set to face Northern Ireland

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Scotland have confirmed they will play Northern Ireland in a friendly match on the 25th March next year. The game might be labelled as a “friendly” but in essence it will like a derby clash. Scotland boss, Gordon Strachan said: “Playing Northern Ireland, a national side full of confidence, will be a good challenge for our team.” “There will obviously be …

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Reading – Steve Clarke appointed new manager

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Earlier today we reported how Reading Football Club had sacked manager Nigel Adkins. Now, the side have announced the appointment of a new boss, Steve Clarke. A move that will surely please the Reading faithful. Nigel Adkins was sacked following a 6-1 decimation by Birmingham City on the weekend. That result left Reading in 16th place in the Championship, taking …

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Rangers – Ally McCoist to resign as manager

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Scottish Championship side Glasgow Rangers have been thrown into turmoil today as long-term manager Ally McCoist has offered his resignation. BBC Sport report that he will remain at the helm for tonight’s game against Queen of the South. McCoist, 52-years-old, was appointed Rangers boss on 1 June 2011 and has since taken charge of 164 matches. He has a remarkable …

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Stoke’s Charlie Adam to join David Moyes in Spain?!

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David Moyes made his return to football in November when he was appointed as manager of La Liga side Real Sociedad in Spain. Reports in the country now understand that Moyes will seek to purchase Stoke City’s midfielder Charlie Adam in January. Fichajes.net carry the article that suggests Charlie Adam is seeking more regular first team football and could be tempted …

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England v Scotland excites this Three Lions starlet

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England striker, Danny Welbeck has revealed he is “excited” to play in Tuesday’s clash with Scotland. In spite of being labelled as a “friendly” match, Welbeck and England know that the game will prove to be far more. The Arsenal striker bagged a brace for the Three Lions in their 3-1 win over Slovenia in their Euro 2016 Qualifier on …

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Inverness midfielder turning heads in England

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A host of English clubs are said to be monitoring the situation regarding Inverness creative midfielder, Ryan Christie according to Sky Sports. The 19-year-old has been on the receiving end of rave reports after helping guide Inverness to second in the Scottish Premier League table so far this season. Christie has been called up to the Scotland U21 squad earlier this …

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Man United flop David Moyes wants return to football

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Everyone apart from Manchester United fans seemed to enjoy the clubs failings last season. However for David Moyes, who was anointed as Sir Alex Ferguson’s ‘Chosen One’, it was a torrid and punishing time. Now he has told BBC Sport that he is ready to return to football and rebuild his torn reputation. 51-year-old Scotsman David Moyes took the reigns at …

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Dortmund’s Marco Reus out for a month

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Borussia Dortmund and Germany midfielder, Marco Reus is set to be sidelined for a month after suffering an ankle ligament injury in Germany’s 2-1 win over Scotland. The play-maker went down in injury-time and the doctors have diagnosed the injury has ligament strains and damage in the ankle. He is expected to be out of action for around four weeks, …

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Scotland luck out against Germany

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Last night Scotland were narrowly defeated by World Champions, Germany after securing a 2-1 win in Dortmund. Scotland manager, Gordon Strachan told BBC Sport that he felt his side we going to win the match when it was poised at 1-1. Germany took the lead through Bayern Munich striker, Thomas Muller; but Scotland pegged the World Cup winners back on 66 mins …

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Brandish Poll: Leg-in a-Sock Style Jeans

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We’ve made you endure some pretty terrible things on Brandish (see here and here,) and now I present a sneaky snap of New Look’s new adjust-a-length jeans. The trick is you have to button up each different level of the jean depending on what you’re after; shorts, the semi-crop, full jeans or the button-embellished. Is it just me who gasps at this fashion indictment?

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WISHLIST: River Island Marvel Cap

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Now I know for a fact that I wasn’t the only one disappointed with Met Gala-attending celebrities lack of Superhero costume inspiration. In fact, Zac Posen was the only attendee who matched up to my high standards of fancy-dress. Therefore, I was delighted when I came across this River Island cap with Marvel Comic decoration (Persil, Armani, River Island- what isn’t Marvel on at the moment!)

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