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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Ronny Deila will offer Kris Commons a player-coaching role as part of a new contract for the 31-year-old. (Various)

Roy Keane has hit out at his former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, revealing the pair had lost respect for each other by the time the Irishman left the Old Trafford side. (Daily Record)

And Keane has revealed he turned down the Celtic manager's job in the summer because he didn't feel the club wanted him enough. (Scottish Sun: print edition)

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton feels boss Deila could lose the trust of his players if he continues to claim the side are making progress after losing matches. (Daily Record)

And ex-Celtic hitman Andy Walker believes Deila should be in fear of the sack as the side have made their worst start to a season in 16 years. (Daily Express)

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly wishes Scotland manager Gordon Strachan was still in charge of Celtic. (Star)

Hamilton's Ali Crawford
Ali Crawford is to be offered a new deal following his heroics for Hamilton against Celtic

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara has thanked Hibs boss Alan Stubbs for helping Tannadice kid Jordan Moore battle back to full fitness following his cancer scare. (Various)

Scotland striker Stevie May has revealed his delight at being called into the national squad, and is determined to make himself a permanent fixture by starring against Georgia in Euro 2016 qualifying. (Various)

Genk manager Alex McLeish has warned his Georgian midfielder Tornike Okriashvili not to score against the Scots at the weekend at Ibrox. (Various)

Former Rangers defender Zurab Khizanishvili is gutted he won't get the chance to play against Scotland at Ibrox, having retired from international duty due to a fall-out with Georgia boss Temuri Ketsbaia. (Scottish Sun: print edition)

Poland midfielder Sebastian Boenisch has been ruled out of his nation's home match against Scotland next week in Warsaw. (Daily Record)

Dumbarton defender David van Zanten insists clubs are no longer afraid of facing Rangers and Celtic, after his team were drawn to meet the Ibrox side in the Scottish Cup. (Scottish Sun: print edition)

Hamilton midfielder Ali Crawford is to be offered a new deal in the wake of his winning goal against Celtic on Sunday. (Scottish Sun: print edition)

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon is set to jet out to Saudi Arabia for talks over the job at Al-Ittihad. (Scottish Sun: print edition)

Motherwell stalwart Keith Lasley is convinced the club will soon escape their form slump. (Various)

Hibernian loan star Dylan McGeouch says he knew it was time to leave Celtic when he was dropped by boss Deila, and is determined to prove the Norwegian wrong during his time at Easter Road. (Scotsman)

Glasgow City star Denise O'Sullivan is out to make history by helping her side reach the last eight of the Champions League. (Daily Record)

OTHER GOSSIP

Glasgow Warriors youngster Zander Ferguson has been hailed as one of the top prospects in Scottish rugby after making his top-team debut in the weekend win over Treviso. (Daily Record)

Scottish-born NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes, who won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants, has retired from the game. (Daily Record)

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