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Category: SPL News | Views: 721 | Added by: itwp | Date: 28-Dec-2007 | Comments (0)

Hinkel poised to sign for Celtic
German full-back Andreas Hinkel
Full-back Hinkel moved to Sevilla in the summer of 2006
German international full-back Andreas Hinkel has agreed a January transfer to Celtic, BBC Sport understands.

The attacking right-back will move from Spanish club Sevilla, who he joined from Stuttgart in June 2006.

The 25-year-old had been talking to Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund after submitting a transfer request.

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SPL pair backed for Scotland post
Scotland captain Barry Ferguson
Ferguson believes Scotland are in good shape for a new manager
Scotland captain Barry Ferguson believes Mark McGhee and Craig Levein are the two outstanding candidates to become the next national team coach.

"I think we've got some good managers in the Premier League just now," said the Rangers midfielder.

"The two that stick out are Mark McGhee and Craig Levein, who have done great jobs at Motherwell and Dundee United.

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Dons striker denies web insults
Chris Maguire in action against Rangers
Chris Maguire (left) was in action against Rangers on Sunday
Aberdeen striker Chris Maguire has insisted he was not responsible for negative comments about Rangers which appeared on the internet.

The 18-year-old has told the club his Bebo account was accessed by an unknown third party who posted a message to a friend's internet page.

Rangers and Scotland stars Barry Ferguson a ... Read more »

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Liverpool snap up teenager Cooper
Gifted youngster Alex Cooper was a target for several clubs
Gifted youngster Alex Cooper was a target for several clubs
Liverpool have signed Ross County's highly-rated teenager Alex Cooper in a £100,000 deal.

The 16-year-old winger, who has won caps for Scotland at junior level and was a target for Chelsea, is the son of former Aberdeen star Neale Cooper.

Cooper has signed a contract with the Anfield club until 2011. ... Read more »

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Scotsport SPL show for week 19 of the Scottish Premier League.

The program includes extended highlights of Rangers v Motherwell and highlights of:

Dundee Utd v Celtic
Hearts v St Mirren
Gretna v Aberdeen
Falkirk v Inverness CT
Kilmarnock v Hibernian





Also includes match analysis and discussions from Andy Walker and guests Mark McGhee and John Colquhoun.

Note: All commercials and competition segments have been removed, as well as pre-match spoiler statements.

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Gretna's Grainger Tannadice bound
Gretna defender Danny Grainger
Grainger has been with Gretna for more than five years
Dundee United have agreed a deal to sign 21-year-old Gretna defender Danny Grainger when the January transfer window opens next week.

The Carlisle-born left-back will move to Tannadice on Tuesday and end his five-year stay with Gretna.

Grainger joined on schoolboy terms and helped Gretna climb through the Scottish Football League and into the Clydesdale Bank Premier League.

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Hibs to play tough over Murphy
David Murphy hails the Hibs fans
Murphy could be waving goodbye to Easter Road next month
Tommy Craig expects Hibernian to hold out for a large fee should they agree to sell left-back David Murphy.

The former Middlesbrough player has been linked with Celtic, Rangers and several English top-flight outfits.

But caretaker manager Craig said: "With David Murphy, we know that clubs are going to be looking at him.

"If David Murphy does leave Easter Road in t ... Read more »

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