Rangers caretaker boss Kenny McDowell has revealed he is duty bound to play the five Newcastle United loanees who came to Ibrox on the final day of the transfer window. (Photograph: PA Wire)

Rangers caretaker boss Kenny McDowall sensationally revealed on Thursday that he has been told he must play the five Newcastle loan players added to h(...)

Shane Ferguson, a full international with Northern Ireland with Premier League experience, will be an addition to Rangers’ promotion push. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Former Rangers and Newcastle defender Olivier Bernard claims Mike Ashley has just “guaranteed” the Light Blues’ return to Scotland’s top flight after (...)

Newcastle’s Italian defender Davide Santon completed a loan move to Inter Milan while Rangers used their links with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to loan five Magpies players.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Chelsea signed Colombian star Juan Cuadrado in the biggest move of a slightly underwhelming transfer deadline day.Chelsea announced Cuadrado had signe(...)

Northern Ireland’s Kyle Lafferty celebrates scoring their second goal in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Greece at Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis in  Piraeus. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Greece 0 Northern Ireland 2Northern Ireland’s dreams of a first European Championship appearance are one step closer to reality after goals from Jamie(...)

Northern Ireland goalscorer Steven Davis is put under pressure by Israel’s Eran Zahavi during last night’s World Cup Group F qualifier  against Israel at the Ramat Gan Stadium in  Tel Aviv. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Israel 1 Northern Ireland 1Steven Davis’s second-half strike ensured Northern Ireland’s disappointing World Cup campaign ended on a positive note with(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick at Windsor Park. Photograph: Inpho

Northern Ireland 2 Portugal 4Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick to spare Portugal’s blushes against Northern Ireland on an ill-tempered night that sa(...)