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Celtic will now host Glasgow rivals Rangers on 16 April
Celtic and Rangers will play their postponed New Year fixture on Wednesday 16 April, with a 1945 BST kick-off.

The 2 January tie was cancelled as a mark of respect following the death of Motherwell captain Phil O'Donnell.

It was resheduled for 23 January but that, in turn, was changed when Rangers had to rearrange their Scottish Cup tie with East Stirlingshire.

SPL leaders Rangers next entertain nearest rivals Celtic on league duty on Saturday 29 March, with a 1230 start.

April promises to be a hectic month for Rangers, with a Uefa Cup quarter-final tie against Sporting Lisbon to be played on the 3rd and 10th.

Their Scottish Cup quarter-final replay at Partick Thistle is on the 13th.

Should Walter Smith's side prevail at Firhill, the semi-final will be played at Hampden on 20 April.

And, if Rangers progress to the semi-final of the Uefa Cup, they will come up against either PSV Eindhoven or Fiore ... Read more »

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Rangers are Britain's only representatives in the 12-team field
Rangers have diversified into motorsport's Superleague Formula in order to boost the club's worldwide profile and bring in extra revenue.

The team's V12 car will compete with 11 other European and South American football clubs in the six-round series.

"We're thrilled to be entering a totally new sporting endeavour," said Rangers chief executive Martin Bain.

"It's a project which will promote Rangers across the world, and provide an income stream for the club."

The other clubs involved are AC Milan, PSV Eindhoven, Porto, Olympiacos, Borussia Dortmund, Anderlecht, Basle, Galatasaray, Sevilla, Flamengo and Corinthians.

The 750-horsepower Rangers car will carry the club's livery and will make its debut at Donington Park in August.

Bain believes the move will bring in more funds to strengthen footballing operations.

"We'll benefit greatly through sponsorship, television and spectator revenues, ... Read more »

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