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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that Dermot Desmond, the majority shareholder at Celtic, rebuffed his bid to take Henrik Larsson to Manchester United from the Glasgow club.

Full story: The Herald

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed how his loyal wife, Cathy, played a key role in all his success, how she talked him out of retiring 12 years ago and how he is now set to repay a lifelong debt to her.

Full story: Daily Record

Sir Alex Ferguson has accused Kenny Dalglish of burying his head in the sand over allegations of racial abuse against Luis Suarez towards Patrice Evra, an episode the former Manchester United manager believes cost his fellow Scot his job at Liverpool.

Full story: Daily Express (print edition)

Former Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean is to return to football as manager of Brunel DPMM, who play in Singapore's top flight.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Police have launched an investigation after Celtic's Champions League victory over Ajax was marred by disorder, video and pictures appearing online showing seats being ripped out and thrown by Dutch fans after their 2-1 defeat.

Dave King
King is reported to be flying into Scotland in the next couple of days

Full story: The Herald

South Africa-based businessman Dave King, the former Rangers director, will arrive in Scotland within 48 hours for talks about the future of the beleaguered club ahead of their delayed annual meeting, which is now pencilled in for the third week in December.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

St Mirren manager Danny Lennon will sign striker Adam Campbell on loan from Newcastle United for the second half of the Scottish Premiership campaign.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Former Hamilton Academical manager Billy Reid and Kenny Shiels, who left Kilmarnock in the summer, the two leading candidates to replace the departed Jimmy Boyle at Airdrieonians, have distanced themselves from the job with the League One strugglers.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Alan Adamson, who rescued Dumbarton from relegation in 2011 before leading them to the First Division the following season, is interested in taking over as manager of his local side, Airdrieonians.

Full story: Daily Express (print edition)

The Norwegian FA has scheduled a board meeting for noon today to announce the venue for next month's friendly against Scotland and it appears that Molde has emerged as the strong favourite to stage the game.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Two Norwegian cities have turned down the chance to host next month's friendly against Scotland because of a lack of interest, leaving Stavanger as the clear favourite to be the venue.

Full story: The Herald (print edition)

Collin Samuel will become the first World Cup star to take part in the Scottish Junior Cup when the 32-year-old Trinidad & Tobago striker plays for Sauchie against Tranent on Saturday.

Full story: Daily Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Vern Cotter, who will take over as Scotland coach next season, will be in charge of the national team on a one-off basis when they face Japan at Murrayfield next month after his club side, Clermont Auvergne, gave the go-ahead for the temporary switch.

Full story: Daily Mail (print edition)

Paul di Resta, the Force India driver from West Lothian, has acknowledged that his future in Formula One is uncertain while pointing out that he is not along in facing problems.

Full story: The Herald (print edition)

Susie Wolff is eyeing up a return to competitive motorsport - provided it fits in with Formula One work as a test driver with Williams.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Former world champion Scott Dixon, who quit last year after winning the WBU super-middleweight title, is coming out of retirement to face Tony Dodson for the WBO European title in December.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

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