Football: Gers' Clash with Leeds Is Called off after All the Elland Road Superstars Are Arrested; SPORTS RECORD'S NEIL McLEMAN STARES INTO HIS CRYSTAL BALL AND REVEALS WHO AND WHAT WILL MAKE THE HEADLINES IN 2002
Byline: NEIL MCLEMAN
SCOTLAND appoint the first foreigner to coach the national side.
Rangers show they have a sense of history by being knocked out of the Scottish Cup at Berwick. Nostalgic Ibrox fans claim it was never like this under Dick Advocaat. Chairman David Murray blames the Daily Record.
English media award World Cup to ....er, England.
ENGLAND hit on a new way of losing the Six Nations Grand Slam. For the past three years they have lost their final game of the season. This time they lose their first - to New Zealand B at Murrayfield.
Rangers lose to Celtic in CIS Cup semi-final but Alex McLeish saves his job with UEFA Cup win over Feyenoord.
Scotland goes ski crazy as Alain Baxter goes for gold in the slalom on the final day of the Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City.
Grand Prix season kicks off with a Michael Schumacher victory in Melbourne.
CELTIC complete first leg of a second Treble by beating Franck Sauzee's Hibs in the CIS Cup final and wrap up the title before the League split - again.
Rangers' UEFA Cup tie with Leeds is called off when the whole Elland Road squad is arrested.
New Scotland coach scans the small print in his contract after friendly in Paris against world champions France.
English media award World Cup to, yes, you guessed, England.
PHIL MICKELSON finally claims his first Major by triumphing at The Masters.
Edinburgh is invaded as Murrayfield stages the rugby league Challenge Cup Final.
The Dutch clearance begins at Ibrox - Fernando Ricksen, Ronald de Boer and Bert Konterman all deemed surplus to requirements. Dick Advocaat joins them.
Alex McLeish raids Hibs for Ian Murray.
Martin O'Neill dismisses continuing speculation linking him with the Manchester United job.
English media surprisingly award World Cup to England.
St Johnstone are relegated.
MAYSIR ALEX FERGUSON finishes his final season at Old Trafford without a trophy. Martin O'Neill promises to do better when he signs as his replacement.
As a parting gift Celtic become the first club to win back-to-back Trebles by beating Livingston in the Scottish Cup Final. West Lothian's finest have the consolation of a UEFA Cup place.
Ricardo Fuller leaves Hearts for a club with some money.
Liverpool win the Premiership for Gerard Houllier.
Hampden Park witnesses another Champions League final featuring Real Madrid - this time against Arsenal.
Stephen Hendry wins the Embassy World Championships in Sheffield for the eighth time.
Despite losing all their warm-up games, English media award the World Cup to some team called England.
MORNINGS at work take a holiday as the World Cup is staged in Japan and South Korea. Games kick off 7.30am, 10am and 12.30pm our time.
Italy beat France in World Cup Final to gain revenge for Euro 2000 defeat. …