spl analysis

Old Firm foes must find answers

October 7, 2009
By Neil McDougall
(Archive)
Amid all the ifs and buts from Sunday's typically fractious Old Firm encounter at Ibrox, the manner of Rangers' victory testified to the continuing ability of Walter Smith to work wonders with a patched-up squad.

In the absence of such luminaries as Madjid Bougherra, Kevin Thomson and Lee McCulloch, and with Smith losing a further two players to injury during the first 40 minutes, the manager could have been forgiven for cursing his bad luck.

But instead, and with traces of ...

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