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Celtic manager Neil Lennon remains confident that they can be successful with their appeal to reduce captain Scott Brown's three game European ban.

Full story: Daily Record

And Lennon believes the much improved form of midfielder Beram Kayal has given everyone a lift at Celtic Park. (Scottish Daily Mail)

James Forrest, Celtic's penalty scorer against Ajax, says he's rarely practised spot-kicks throughout his career. (Various)

Former Rangers midfielder Pieter Huistra reckons Celtic's Dutch defender Virgil Van Dijk will make Holland's World Cup squad for Brazil 2014. (Daily Record)

A series of meetings over the weekend will clarify the immediate future of Rangers.

Full story: The Herald

Paul Murray does not want another delay to Rangers' AGM
Paul Murray does not want another delay to Rangers' AGM

Former Ibrox director Dave King will fly into Scotland on Friday to hold talks with key individuals, including Sandy Easdale and Paul Murray. (The Herald)

Paul Murray is dismayed at the possibility of Rangers' AGM being postponed until December due to logistical concerns over holding the meeting in the Ibrox main stand.

Full story: Daily Record

Murray insists he has assembled a replacement board that is ready to start running the club immediately. (Daily Record)

Rangers midfielder Lee McCulloch says his ultimate aim is to get the club playing in the Champions League again (The Scottish Sun)

Hearts' prospects of moving out of administration could improve further today when a Lithuanian court meets to appoint an administrator for Ubig, the club's biggest creditor.

Full story: The Scotsman

Aberdeen striker Calvin Zola has thanked Dons' boss Derek McInnes for helping him vastly improve his fitness. (The Scottish Sun)

Airdrieonians have had 35 initial applications for the vacant managerial position at the Scottish League One club. (Various)

Elgin City manager Ross Jack hopes former Ross County defender Grant Munro will join his side at Borough Briggs. (Various)

Darren Mackie is interesting Highland League clubs Formartine United and Turriff United following his return to Scotland from Phoenix FC the United States. (The Herald)

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