Saturday's Scottish Gossip

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Having appealed against a touchline ban to be in the dugout today, Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara runs the risk of the penalty being imposed for the Scottish Cup, should his team beat Rangers. (Various)

Dundee United striker Nadir Ciftci expects a physical approach from Rangers but says that doesn't scare him or his team-mates. (Various)

Jon Daly admits he is unsure how he will react if he scores for Rangers at Ibrox against his former club United. (Various)

"What's more important - a Scottish Cup semi final or the future of a world famous football institution?" Former Rangers captain Richard Gough explains why he is backing Dave King's call for fans not to buy season tickets for Ibrox. (Sun)

Gough says he is "honoured" to stand with King and would trust the former Ibrox director with his life. (Daily Record)

Former Celtic striker John Sutton thinks Jackie McNamara has what it takes to one day take over as manager at Celtic Park. (Daily Record)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist claims anyone who questioned his pain following their Ramsdens Cup final defeat is "very, very wrong". (Various)

West Brom are among the English Premier League clubs eyeing up Celtic's Liam Henderson but the Scottish champions have no plans to sell the teenager. (Sun)

Livingston are exploring the possibility of a name change to West Lothian United. (Sun)

Scotland full-back Alan Hutton will be offered a permanent deal at Bolton where is currently on loan from Aston Villa but manager Dougie Freedman admits he should be playing at a higher level. (Sun)

Other Gossip

Warriors field a team at the GreenyardsCarlin Isles, "the fastest man in rugby", will be one the the stars on show at the Melrose Sevens as Glasgow . (Various)