This year has been packed full of news with stories in Glasgow from retail to sport. 

With 2022 just around the corner, we thought we would take a look back at some of our biggest stories of the year.

Whilst we share some of our top stories, we would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a happy new year.  

Here are our most popular stories from 2021. 

Most read stories in Glasgow in 2021

7. 'Educate yourself': Rio Ferdinand slams Sportscene pundit Michael Stewart over racism remarks

FORMER Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has aimed a pop at Sportscene pundit Michael Stewart on social media after the ex-Hibs and Hearts man offered his take on the Slavia Prague racism storm.

The Czech outfit faced Rangers in the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday night, with the visitors running out 2-0 winners to book their place in the quarter-finals.

However, the match itself has been overshadowed by ugly scenes towards the end of the contest, when Gers midfielder Glen Kamara reacted furiously after Slavia's Ondrej Kudela said something discreetly to him.

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6. Glasgow Tesco Extra Parkhead amid 'loss-making' fears over key site

A GLASGOW Tesco store is set to close after reportedly making a loss on one of its flagship sites in the city.

Paul Sweeney, a Glasgow MSP, said on Twitter that negotiations between the supermarket giant and its landlord had broken down over the future of its Parkhead site.

READ MORE: Tesco slammed over 'Saheliya Glasgow eviction move'

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5. George Square: Rangers break silence on Glasgow title celebrations

RANGERS have hit out at a "small minority" of fans who "besmirched the good name" of the club during violent scenes in Glasgow.

Ibrox bosses have criticised supporters who fought with one another and clashed with police while celebrating the team's first major league title in a decade on Saturday.

Nearly 30 arrests have already been made and officers have warned more are on the way.

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4. Rangers hero Ally McCoist shuts down talkSPORT pundit over startling Kieran Tierney injury claim

Ally McCoist has shut down talkSPORT pundit Andros Townsend over claims that Kieran Tierney was deliberately rested for Scotland against the Czech Republic.

The Arsenal defender missed Scotland's Euro 2020 opener through injury and is a doubt for Wembley on Friday.

TalkSPORT host Laura Woods suggested that Tierney may have been rested ahead of Scotland's clash with England and Andros Townsend suggested that Steve Clarke felt he could get the better of the Czechs without one of his star men.

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3. Celtic hero John Hartson makes Neil Lennon 'Irish Catholic' claim on fan support

John Hartson says Celtic fans will regard Neil Lennon as a club legend because of his success at Parkhead - as well as his Irish Catholicism.

The former striker made the comments on Sky Sports when discussing Lennon's resignation and legacy after he announced his departure this morning.

Speaking on the news, Hartson said: "I think it's probably the correct decision and I think now Celtic will be actively looking for a new manager, a new team, because if they don't and they're not proactive there's the danger that Rangers could be the team to catch in the future. That shouldn't be the case because Celtic were ahead of steam and its just been one disaster from another this season.

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2. Unpaid work trial student left in charge of Glasgow clothes shop

A student on an unpaid trial shift was left by a manager to look after a clothes shop with another trialist on his first day.

One of the job applicants, a law student, said he was on day one of a three day trial when the manager said he was going out.

The man, who has asked not to be identified, said he now thinks that a three day trial period is exploitation.

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1. Neil Lennon set for management return as ex-Celtic boss leads bookies market for top job

Neil Lennon is the bookies favourite to replace Stephen Kenny as the manager of the Irish national team.

The former Celtic and Hibs gaffer has been out of football since he departed Parkhead in February, but he is keen to get back into management as soon as possible.

Current Ireland manager Kenny is under major pressure having won just one of his 15 matches in charge – a friendly win over Andorra.

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