How good are (were) the Old Firm teams?

How good are (were) the Old Firm teams?I’ve always been curious about the debate concerning if Celtic or Rangers should be allowed to join the English leagues. Obviously this debate has died down lately with the collapse of Rangers but I remain interested to know exactly what level the Scottish league is at compared to the one south of the border.

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2 Errors, 2 Goals and 2 Points Dropped by Liverpool Yet Again

2 Errors, 2 Goals and 2 Points Dropped by Liverpool Yet AgainManchester united go 9 points clear as City fail to win against Liverpool. Fair to say, the reds deserved to win but yet again the errors lead to conceding goals and eventually losing precious points in chase of the final champions league spot.

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Benitez Will Not be Sacked

Benitez Will Not be SackedThere, got your attention with the title, now onto serious things. The first thing on a Chelsea’s boss mind when he signs the contract is that whether he will wake up next morning with his job or not. Rafael Benitez surely thought the same.

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Arsenal – Why Signing Nacho was More Important Than Villa

Arsenal Angle – Why Signing Nacho was More Important Than VillaArsenal finally signed someone on the deadline day to reinforce their defense and not attack. The Gunners signed Nacho Monreal from Spanish side Malaga but failed to lure Barcelona’s David Villa.

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Spurs Make Yet Another Move For Damiao

Spurs Make Yet Another Move For Damiao Despite Villas Boas's CommentsReports suggest that Tottenham Hotspurs have made yet another move to sign Internacional striker Leandro Damiao despite comments from Villas Boas that further deals are unlikely.

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Christopher Samba Completes QPR Move

Christopher Samba Completes QPR MoveChristopher Samba completes move to QPR. The defender is by no means new to the premier league having spent six years with Blackburn Rovers and featured 185 times for the club.

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Barca Favorites after Score Draw at Bernabeu

Barca Favorites after Score Draw at BernabeuBarca favorites to qualify for the finals of Copa Del Rey as the first leg ended 1-1 at the Bernabeu. The Catalans take home a vital away goal for the second leg.

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Sahin Wants Long Term Dortmund Stay

Sahin Wants Long Term Dortmund StayHaving re-signed for the German side Dortmund, Nuri Sahin wants long term stay at the club. The Turkish international left Real Madrid to join English side Liverpool on loan in summer but his time in England was perhaps as frustrating as in Spain.

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Spirited Oldham Embarrass Liverpool

Spirited Oldham Embarrass LiverpoolLast year’s beaten finalists are eliminated from the FA Cup by a side no less than 55 places below them, Oldham. Spirited Oldham side who had won none of their last 8 league fixtures embarrassed Liverpool much to the delight of the home supporters as their team won 3-2.

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Arsenal Angle – Giroud Slowly but Surely Coming to Form

Arsenal Angle – Giroud Slowly but Surely Coming to FormSince his summer move from Montpellier, Olivier Giroud has been criticized more or less for his not so decent outings. However, last year’s Ligue 1 top scorer is slowly but surely coming to form for Arsenal.

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