"The Scottish FA and SPFL will continue to liaise with governments and UEFA in relation to domestic, European and International fixtures in the coming days and more information will be communicated at the appropriate time. Police Scotland said the taxi boss was “likely to cause a threat to public safety” after he was caught breaking road laws.

The global coronavirus death toll rose again with Hong Kong announcing its first death from the outbreak on 4 February, Members of staff wait as coaches carrying Coronavirus evacuees arrive at Kents Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, in Milton Keynes, after being repatriated to the UK from the coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan, A crew member of the cruise ship Diamond Princess talks to a worker wearing protective gear standing near the vessel, where dozens of passengers were tested positive for coronavirus, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Doctors scan a patient's lungs at Huoshenshan temporary hospital built for patients diagnosed with coronavirus in Wuhan, People wearing protective suits walk from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, with around 3,600 people quarantined onboard due to fears of the new coronavirus, at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal, Indonesians who arrived from Wuhan are sprayed with antiseptic at Hang Nadim Airport in Batam. Rangers' clash with Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League on Thursday night has not been postponed and is expected to go ahead as planned, at the time of writing.

For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Community councils in the region have been unable to meet as a result of restrictions on gatherings. "It is also why the Scottish FA is compelled to ensure that the suspension is cascaded through the non-professional and grassroots games until further notice.". There is no news on what European football's organisational body will do to complete fixtures or when they will be played.

Network Rail bosses received hundreds of messages after removing a poster backing the author’s controversial transgender comments. The BBC pundit has been critical of the Celtic team and believes they've struggled all season. 'No justice' Scots dad devastated after man accused of killing daughter in drunk crash goes on the run. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Ged Killen is putting himself forward to take on Margaret Ferrier for a third time to try and win back his Westminster seat. "We realise that many people will be bitterly disappointed, and we would obviously prefer to be in a position where we can continue as normal, but that’s neither realistic nor possible. Eighty-three Britons and 27 foreign nationals who were trapped in Wuhan are being flown back to the UK, A woman carries a baby wearing a protective mask as they exit the arrival hall at Hong Kong High Speed Rail Station, Camp beds at a Medical Assessment Center set up at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on the eve of the arrival of German citizens evacuated from Wuhan, Funeral parlour staff members in protective suits help a colleague with disinfection after they transferred a body at a hospital in Wuhan, Muslims wearing masks pray for the victims of coronavirus at a mosque in Ahmedabad, India, Medical officials waiting for people who wants to check the novel coronavirus at Myeongdong shopping district, Children wear plastic bottles as makeshift homemade protection and protective masks while waiting to check in to a flight at Beijing Capital Airport, A patient assisted by medical staff gets off an ambulance in Wuhan, People line up to buy face masks from a medical supply company in Nanning, southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Around 1,000 cannabis plants were recovered by NCA cops, who say that it is one of the biggest hauls they've ever encountered.

Rangers had already seen their Europa League return game with Bayer Leverkusen postponed having lost Thursday's first leg 3-1. Aaron Sims has been charged with causing homicide by vehicle - but has now vanished. Players from the Oakland A's decided to postpone their game against the Texas Rangers, a … Ian Maxwell, SFA chief executive, added: “Since the guidance outlined by governments last night we have been engaged in extensive dialogue to clarify the position and implications of that guidance for Scottish football. Sutton was raging at his old side's performance but was willing to admit Rangers were well on top during the game. 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