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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Dave King insists he has documents from the South African tax authorities that prove he is 'fit and proper' to become a director of Rangers, ahead of the club's EGM in March. (Scottish Sun)

And King has branded the decision to move the Rangers EGM to London as "simply outrageous".

The Daily Record newspaper has been banned from Ibrox, with the club's board unhappy at the paper. (Daily Record)

Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan wants a winter shutdown reintroduced in Scottish football "from the top level right through to the Highland League, the Lowland League and the Juniors". (Scottish Sun)

Celtic midfielder Liam Henderson has revealed the treble has been manager Ronny Deila's target from the start of the season, and the players are desperate to ensure he gets his wish. (Scottish Sun)

Chris Erskine
Dundee United's Chris Erskine is hoping to end Celtic's hopes of landing a domestic treble

Chris Erskine, whose Dundee United side face Celtic in the League Cup final and the Scottish Cup quarter-final, is determined to ensure Deila does not achieve his dream of a clean sweep of domestic trophies. (Various)

Kris Commons is a doubt for Celtic's Europa League tie against Inter Milan with a thigh problem. (Scottish Sun)

Bolton manager Neil Lennon believes he has picked up a bargain by signing Celtic youngster Filip Twardzik on a free on transfer deadline day. (Scottish Sun)

Hibernian midfielder Liam Craig wants to secure promotion and win the Scottish Cup this season to make up for the "embarrassment" of being relegated last season. (Daily Record)

Rangers midfielder Haris Vuckic revealed the players had a dressing room meeting after their Scottish Cup defeat to Raith Rovers, and the Slovenian has assured fans that results will pick up. (Scottish Sun)

Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish says the Rangers players should have more pride in themselves and insists only they can arrest their recent form slump. (Scottish Sun)

Filip Twardzik
Filip Twardzik has joined former Celtic manager Neil Lennon at English Championship side Bolton

Dalglish has rubbished the suggestion that if Celtic win the treble it will not mean as much because of Rangers' absence from the top flight. (Various)

Former Newcastle goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek insists Rangers are too big a club to act as a feeder side to the Toon. (Scottish Sun)

Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor admits he feels guilty about refusing two clubs the chance to talk to then manager Derek Adams, as he later sacked him as boss. (Scottish Sun)

Striker Mickael Antoine-Curier is a potential signing target for Livingston following his release by Hamilton. (Scottish Sun)

Aberdeen are weighing up a move for Arbroath's 24-year-old midfielder Mark Whatley. (Scottish Sun)

And Dons boss Derek McInnes is desperate to stretch the club's unbeaten run to 12 games when they face Hamilton Accies. (Star)

Queen of the South manager James Fowler expects stick on the school run in Falkirk after his side were drawn to face the Bairns in the Scottish Cup. (Star)

Gary Stevens, who previously worked as Ian Baraclough's assistant, has backed him to succeed as manager of Motherwell. (Daily Record)

Mickael Antoine-Curier
Mickael Antoine-Curier has emerged a transfer target for Championship outfit Livingston

St Mirren have handed a trial to former Inverness Caley Thistle defender Thomas Piermayr. (Daily Express)

Celtic and West Ham are chasing freed Hamilton Accies 19-year-old Jaison McGrath. (Daily Express)

Dunfermline hope to sign former Celtic youngster Paul George after the 21-year-old impressed on trial. (Star)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland cricketer Iain Wardlaw wants his team to focus on their own game when they take on the sport's big guns at the upcoming World Cup. (Scottish Sun)

Scotland's Dougie Fife says his side do not fear any of their Six Nations rivals. (Herald)

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