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It's been a long time since I commuted out of Glasgow by train. Sitting comfy in my own space long ago won out over being cramped in with all the other passengers on Scotrail's poky carriages, but the journey home was made a bit better by taking up the Union Street vendor's kind offer of a 'final Times' to while away the minutes. I think you can still get the Evening Times, at least it is available online. I hope so, because the two games against Motherwell over the coming few days fits the bill well - at last, as we creep into June, our season reaches its final times: finally, we get to the play off final.
He jumped over the advertising board and, arms outstretched, succumbed to the hands and hearts of the fans. The sheer joy or perhaps relief that compels a player to lose all inhibitions and jump into the grasping crowds I can appreciate as a fan, but the trust that must exist between player and crowd is harder to explain; even more so when you consider the animosity that had existed historically and more recently between them and this player.
The match is the second leg of the Scottish Premiership Play-Off, semi-final. Rangers lead 2-0 from the first leg, and the winners go on to meet Motherwell in the Play-Off Final, also two legged.
In a week where GCC and Celtic came under heavy fire over State Aid claims and the remarkable East End Regeneration and Commonwealth Games programmes which have been centred around Celtic Park and it's close proximity within the Parkhead area, incredible plans to build a new airport called 'Glasgow City Airport' have now been leaked and apparently there will be massive benefits for Rangers.