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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers are angry that Raith Rovers are selling tickets directly to the Light Blues' fans for next month's match at Stark's Park because the Fifers are concerned about Rangers' financial position and fear they may be left out of pocket. (Various)

Ronny Deila has set his Celtic team the target of winning every game until the end of the season. (Daily Record)

The Norwegian says Celtic "can win every game when they play in Scotland, every game". (Sun)

Hamilton vice-chairman Ronnie MacDonald slams West Ham for their failure to complete the signing of Accies' left-back Stephen Hendrie. (Various)

Julie Fleeting
Julie Fleeting has every chance of playing for Scotland again if she impresses in the training camp, says head coach Anna Signeul

La Liga side Sevilla are now interested in Hendrie. (Sun)

Former Scotland, Blackburn and Rangers defender Colin Hendry says "not in a million years" did he guess the Ibrox club could end up in such a poor state. (Daily Mail)

Kris Doolan became the first Partick Thistle player to score four goals in a game since Ian Cameron 22 years ago as he inspired the Jags to a 5-0 win over Hamilton. (Various)

Former Dundee United forward Ryan Gauld scored his first two goals for Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday night, but was on the losing side as Sporting went down 3-2 at Belenenses. (Various)

Hibernian legend Jackie McNamara has urged the club's fans to unite behind Hibernian Supporters Limited, the vehicle to buy 51% of the club's shares - fans group Hands on Hibs and Buy Hibs are against the scheme. (Various)

Julie Fleeting, who is Scotland's record scorer with 116 goals in 120 appearances, could make a return to the national team after the 34-year-old Celtic player was included in head coach Anna Signeul's training camp. (The National)

Easter Road chief executive Leeann Dempster rejected suggestions that the money raised from the fan-ownership scheme will go to major shareholder Sir Tom Farmer and chairman Rod Petrie. (Daily Mail)

John Barclay
John Barclay was widely tipped to return to the Scotland set-up after impressing for Scarlets this season

South Africa-based Dave King says there is no reason why he could not become a director of Rangers again. (Sun)

Celtic's £2.4m Finnish "misfit" Teemu Pukki hopes to secure a move to Danish side Brondby this month. (Daily Record)

And the Parkhead club have refused to release midfielder Aleksandar Tonev to play for Bulgaria in a friendly next month because he will have completed his seven-match domestic ban by then. (The Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scarlets' John Barclay changed his Twitter biography to "former international" after being left out of Scotland's Six Nations squad. (Daily Mail)

Scotland's leading golfer Stephen Gallacher says it would be "a real shame" if the TV rights for The Open were sold to Sky instead of the BBC, adding "not everyone can afford satellite television". (Daily Mail)

Tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, who has produced 10 world number ones, reckons Andy Murray will be back to his best in 2015, observing that Murray is now playing closer to the baseline. "You can't win from 10ft back," he says. (The National)

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