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Man City youth coach Barry-Murphy a target for QPR

Manchester City academy coach Brian Barry-Murphy is a target for QPR. The R's see Barry-Murphy as a replacement for former manager Michael Beale after his move to Rangers, says the Daily Mail. A former Ireland under-21 international and defensive midfielder, Barry-Murphy played professionally for over 20 years, starting out at...
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Michael Beale makes unexpected claim about Celtic boss

Michael Beale has been appointed as the Rangers manager and handed the task of stopping Celtic. The Hoops have made a great start to the campaign and sit nine points clear of their Glasgow rivals after just 15 Premiership games. It has led to the Ibrox club showing Giovanni van Bronckhorst the exit door despite the fact that he won the Scottish Cup last season while also guiding them to the UEFA Europa League final.
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Ex-Arsenal coach Banfield follows Beale to Rangers

Former Arsenal coach Neil Banfield will be new manager Michael Beale's No2 at Rangers. Banfield, 60, is a well-known name in the British game having spent more than 20 years with Arsenal overseeing some incredible talent in and out the door. He's also highly thought of in Govan after former...

Celtic Fans React As Shameless Beale Copies Postecoglou’s Famous Phrase

The club that has had absolutely ZERO SHAME, along with their supporters, since they were founded in 2012, now have a manager just like them. From his dishonesty, lack of loyalty and integrity in the way he left QPR after stating publicly and so theatrically that he wouldn’t, to now copying the Celtic manager’s famous phrase, they truly have found a manager who REPRESTENTS THEM, a manager who “GETS IT”.

'More to come' - Michael Beale to add to Rangers backroom staff

MICHAEL BEALE has revealed he will further add to his Rangers backroom team in the coming weeks. The new Ibrox boss brought a trio of QPR coaches north with him as he was appointed the 18th permanent manager in the club's history. Neil Banfield, Damian Matthew and Harry Watling all...
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Southampton goalkeeper McCarthy: I chose QPR over Liverpool

Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy has recalled coming close to joining Liverpool earlier in his career. McCarthy, a Reading shot-stopper at the time, was a wanted man across the Premier League in 2014 and had played under then-Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers with the Royals. "The move to QPR was strange because...

Michael Beale's first game as Rangers manager cancelled

The Light Blues were due to take on Swansea City in a closed-doors friendly. It was a game that was due to take place at the club's Auchenhowie training complex. The 42-year-old has decided against taking part in the fixture to give him more time to work with his players.

Beale Bingo as the Daily Record calls a Full House on star studded links

How do you convince your readers that a 50-something Championship coach is actually a visionary, a footballing trail-blazer?. That is the routine task at the Sports Desk and with the Social Media team at the Daily Record. Mark Warburton was a city trader, Steven Gerrard a Liverpool legend while Giovanni...

No old pals act at Ibrox, says new Rangers manager Michael Beale | Football

Michael Beale has fired an early warning to his Rangers players – saying he was ‘never anyone’s friend’ during his first stint at Ibrox as first-team coach under Steven Gerrard. The new Ibrox boss insists he will be ruthless and demand discipline as Rangers try to...

Brian Laudrup on the Ibrox identity crisis

Without any hint of irony Brian Laudrup believes that Michael Beale is inheriting an identity crisis at Ibrox. While he is referring to the shapeless performances on the park the need to pretend that nothing really happened in 2012 is one of the many issues at Ibrox. Grand stories about...

Arsenal go five points clear after Martin Odegaard double downs Wolves

Arsenal sent out a title warning after Martin Odegaard’s double sent them five points clear at the top of the Premier League. The captain’s second-half goals earned a 2-0 win at Wolves and showed Manchester City their crown is under threat. You are reading: Arsenal go five points...

Pundit can't believe 'ridiculous' Rangers 'backlash' amid emphatic Michael Beale claim

Noel Whelan has hit out at “ridiculous” suggestions about new Rangers boss Michael Beale and his lack of managerial experience. The former Leeds striker, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, cited title-winning boss Steven Gerrard – who made the Gers his first job in 2018 before winning the Scottish Premiership three years later.