Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers' liquidators BDO will launch a full-scale probe into the tax case on the former club's use of Employment Benefit Trusts in a bid to "claw back tens of millions of pounds". Full story: Daily Recordexternal-link

Hearts manager John McGlynn is ready to defer his wages for a second month to help the ailing Edinburgh club. (Various)

Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels wants the Scottish government to help boost SPL crowds by part-subsidising ticket prices. (Various)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says winger James Forrest only has an "outside chance" of being fit for the Champions League meeting with Spartak Moscow. (Daily Record)

But Celtic skipper Scott Brown will delay a hip operation in order to face the Russians. Full story: Scottish Sunexternal-link

SPL chief executive Neil Doncaster may be asked to take a back seat on plans over reconstruction, with several clubs worried that he is tarnished after his handling of the Rangers situation over the summer. Full story: Scottish Sunexternal-link

Scotland striker Kenny Miller is training with Rangers as he keeps himself fit after the close of the MLS season. (Various)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown reckons Russell Anderson and Mark Reynolds will keep SPL top scorer Leigh Griffiths quiet at Easter Road tomorrow. (Various)

Police have denied stepping in to make sure Raith Rovers defender Dougie Hill was red-carded in the volatile derby with Dunfermline. (Various)

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