Saturday's Scottish Gossip
Rangers will allow Juventus to train at Murray Park ahead of the Italian side's Champions League meeting with Celtic in Glasgow next week.
But Juve have not yet decided whether to take up the Ibrox club's offer.
Meanwhile, experienced midfielder Andrea Pirlo is an injury doubt for the Serie A outfit's trip to Celtic Park.
And Celtic defender Efe Ambrose's participation against Juve may depend on how quickly he can get back to Glasgow following a visit to his native Nigeria.
President Goodluck Jonathan wants to meet his national football team if they win the Africa Cup of Nations against fellow finalists Burkina Faso in South Africa.
Motherwell manager Stuart McCall has been angered by Kilmarnock counterpart Kenny Shiels' claim that the Steelmen have a bigger and more experienced squad than the Rugby Park outfit.
Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor is ready to honour the wishes of the club's fans by opposing the current league reconstruction model of 12-12-18.
Rangers manager Ally McCoist has welcomed the increased scrutiny of the club's finances, following reports of a potential winding-up order earlier this week.
Out-of-work manager Owen Coyle is expected to turn down Blackpool after failing to agree personal terms.
In rugby, coach Dean Ryan has warned Scotland's forwards they will be given a single chance to right the wrongs of last week's defeat by England. The Scots host Italy on Saturday afternoon.