Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

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Winger Ikechi Anya, who scored on his first international start last month, faces being dropped for Scotland's meeting with Croatia with manager Gordon Strachan considering drafting in Chris Burke for the clash at Hampden on Tuesday evening.

Former Rangers director Paul Murray, who won a courtroom decision forcing the club to postpone their annual meeting general amid calls for changes to the current board, fears previous owner Craig Whyte and ex-chief executive Charles Green are still significant stakeholders at Ibrox.

Full story: Daily Mail (print edition)

Murray also claims he turned down a seat on the board in exchange for ending his partnership with businessman and fellow Rangers shareholder Jim McColl.

Full story: Heraldexternal-link

Dunfermline are expected to end their 202-day period of administration when Pars United are officially confirmed as the club's new owners on Tuesday.

Full story: Daily Recordexternal-link

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has told his replacement and fellow Scot David Moyes that harmony among his backroom staff is the key to success.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Meanwhile, Ferguson has been urged to take charge of the Australian national side by his former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich, 41.

Full story: Metroexternal-link


Mo Farah may not compete at next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow due to the recovery time need following marathon events scheduled for 2014.

Full story: Daily Mail (print edition)

Scots Lee McConnell and Freya Ross have lost their place on the list of Lottery-funded UK athletes.

Full story: The Scotsmanexternal-link