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Gordon Strachan praised captain Scott Brown following his goal and impressive display in Scotland's victory in Poland. (Various)

Celtic midfielder Nir Biton's season could be over after he suffered a suspected thigh tear in Israel's defeat by Slovakia.

Full story: Sun (print edition)

Ibrox investor Kieran Prior has thrown his weight behind Dave King's plans for a Rangers revolution and will meet the South African-based tycoon in London next week.

Full story: Daily Record external-link

Scotland's Euro 2016 qualifying rivals the Republic of Ireland slipped to a 2-1 defeat by Serbia in Dublin. (Various)

Albion Rovers' former director and match announcer Pat Rolink will miss the club's biggest game in 80 years - this weekend's Scottish Cup tie against Rangers - because he has a comedy gig at Blantyre Vics social club.

Scotland captain Scott Brown is congratulated following his winner against Poland
Scott Brown fired Scotland to victory in Warsaw

Full story: Daily Record

On-loan Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore is no closer to a first-team return at Hibs as he battles back from a foot injury sustained in the Scottish Cup defeat by Raith Rovers.

Full story: Daily Record

Former Rangers director Dave King will fly into Glasgow to stay for "as long as it takes" to garner support for his plans for the Ibrox club.

Full story: The Herald

Gordon Strachan expressed delight at the progress Scotland have made during his tenure but wants to take the national side onto the next stage.

Full story: The Herald

Ann Budge, Hearts' prospective chairwomen, has promised an era of "openness and transparency" if her takeover at Tynecastle is successful. (Various)

Aberdeen defender Mark Reynolds has been overwhelmed by the supporters' response to the Derek McInnes revolution and says the players have a responsibility to continue their recent good form. (Various)

Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor insists avoiding the "disaster" of relegation is the greatest challenge the club have faced.

Full story: Daily Mail


Scotland's Sam Torrance will later be named as one of Paul McGinley's Ryder Cup vice captains. (Various)