Category Archives: Scottish Premier League

Are we in for a Golden Age of the Old Firm?

After six games of the 2021/22 season, Celtic had already lost three games and were in sixth place in the Premiership. By November, Steven Gerrard had indicated his evaluation of the prestige of Rangers Football Club by jumping ship to manage a rudderless Aston Villa. At that point, and various moments thereafter, the much-vaunted Old Firm rivalry seemed very much to be a case of two bald men fighting over a comb. Fast-forward to May 2022, and as Celtic celebrate…
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Should Steven Gerrard’s SPL journey end if he wins the league title?

When Steven Gerrard arrived at Ibrox, in front of him was the challenge of ending Celtic’s reign of dominance. In 2019-20, it wasn’t to be despite a strong start to the campaign. Thus, he and his players had to bounce back, particularly with Celtic on the brink of a famous ten-in-a-row. This season, their response has been effective, winning 23 of their opening 26 top-flight matches. As such, the title looks to be heading back to Ibrox for the first time…
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