Sevco, Newco, Deadco, Ibrox club, Club playing out of Ibrox, Currant Buns, Ra Peepa, Yoons and quite a few other names have been applied to the Ibrox outfit, but the patter is always flowing and after last weeks Old Firm over load The Rangers have been baptised again as Old Firm.
Now even Jim Spence has jumped on the patter which is spreading quickly throughout social media and now traditional forms such as radio and here from a respected journalist.
For example, the correct usage of the name Old Firm can be found below.
Old Firm have a game today vs St. Mirren where Old Firm need to take maximum points or they will all but concede the title to their Glasgow Derby rivals Celtic FC.
Mid week Old Firm are playing at home in the Europa League vs Braga, Old Firm trail by a solitary goal but with Old Firm’s best player Alfredo Morelos out for the rest of Old Firm’s season, Old Firm need to find the goals from chancers like Roofe or Itten.
Old Firm’s best chance of winning a trophy this year is of course in the Scottish Cup where Old Firm will meet Celtic in a Glasgow Derby, the 4th of the year with Old Firm having won the first and lost the last 2 away and at home.
This time Old Firm take Celtic on on neutral ground at the National stadium which has not been kind to Old Firm since they came back as Sevco Scotland Ltd in 2012 after their fans sat idly by and watched their club die.
Celtic have been imperious at Hampden since Tom Rogic shot over the bar vs Old Firm in a penalty shootout, Celtic have been undefeated at Hampden since.
Old Firm of course lost the final to Hibernian gifting them their first Scottish Cup in 114 years, Old Firm also took on Celtic in the League Cup final in 2019 in a Glasgow Derby but despite dozens of shots on goal and a missed penalty, Celtic won via a Christopher Jullien winner which VAR would have overturned for offside, something Celtic fans are still sniggering about.
Even though Celtic imploded in the Cups last season, Old Firm were horsed out of both Cups before reaching Hampden in their Invincible season.
Celts have had this to say about Old Firm.
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