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Rangers shareholder Sandy Easdale's lawyers have told rebel fans group leader Craig Houston they are planning to sue him, claiming the founder of Sons of Struth has made "personal slurs", as the Union of Fans group unveiled plans for a mass protest against the current board at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday.

Full story: Daily Record

Former Rangers director Dave King will fly to Glasgow today for talks with disaffected fans following his call for supporters to withhold season-ticket money unless they receive assurances from the board on how it will be used.

Full story: Daily Mail

In-form Celtic midfielder Kris Commons insists he will not return to international football even if Gordon Strachan leads Scotland to the Euro 2016 finals.

Full story: Daily Record

Tony Watt's turbulent loan spell at Lierse continues after the Belgian club demoted the on-loan Celtic striker from their first-team squad for an "indefinite period" because of the 19-year-old's comments in the media about coach Stanley Menzo.

Full story: The Scotsman

St Johnstone midfielder Lee Croft has branded Dundee United "arrogant" on social media site Twitter after his side's 1-0 midweek win at Tannadice.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright says he and Dundee United counterpart Jackie McNamara had a drink together after they were sent to the stand for a touchline argument at Tannadice but admits the "atmosphere was frosty".

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Kevin Thomson, the 29-year-old midfielder who has been transfer-listed by Hibernian and has been troubled with injury, admits he is looking to the future after helping out junior side Edinburgh United in a coaching role.

Full story: The Herald

Terry Butcher says he will not be at Celtic Park and will instead watch Sunday's Scottish League Cup final on television despite having led finalists Inverness Caledonian Thistle to the semi-finals before his switch to Hibernian.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald will not be banned from the dugout against Hibernian on Saturday despite having been sent off while playing for his club's under-20 side against Dunfermline Athletic this week.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Alan Archibald, 36, says he might hang up his boots after the Partick Thistle manager was sent off while playing for the under-20s against Dunfermline Athletic.

Full story: The Scotsman (print edition)

St Mirren manager Danny Lennon has apologised for his touchline row with Ross County counterpart Derek Adams, saying he let the Paisley club down.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Scotland striker Ross McCormack has been nominated for the English Championship Player of the Year award following his fine form as Leeds United captain.

Full story: The Herald

On-loan former Aberdeen defender Zander Diamond, who is out of contract in the summer, does not believe he is wanted at parent club Burton Albion and is hopeful of extending his stay with Northampton.

Full story: Burton Mail

Falkirk hope to land a £230,000 windfall today when they should finally get a decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport over the transfer of striker Mark Stewart to Bradford City in July 2011.

Full story: The Herald (print edition)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland forward Al Kellock will return to action tonight after a three-month absence with an arm injury when the Glasgow Warriors captain guests for Ayr in their RBS Premiership game against Glasgow Hawks.

Full story: The Herald

London Scottish fly-halves Lee Millar and Dan Newton have signed new two-year contracts.

Full story: Talking Rugby Union

Mo Farah will test himself on the Hampden Park track at the Diamond League meeting in July before deciding whether to compete there at the Commonwealth Games.

Full story: Daily Mail

Scotland's campaign to win the Men's Home International Series bowls title got off to a dramatic start when Robert Grant, along with Wales' Ian Henderson, was sent home for unspecified breaches of the National Associations Code of Conduct following an incident in Durham City Centre.

Full story: The Scotsman (print edition)

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