Tuesday's Scottish gossip

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Mike Ashley will be "hauled" before the Scottish Football Association accused of exerting too great an influence on Rangers while owning Newcastle United. (Daily Record)

Hampden "beaks" have issued notices of complaint to Ashley and Rangers alleging they have broken SFA dual ownership rules. (The Sun)

Hearts, in their accounts for the year ending June 2014, report that they made a profit of almost £900,000 while they were in administration. (Scotsman, Daily Mail)

Jamie Fullarton
Former St Mirren player Jamie Fullarton could become the Buddies' new manager

Scotland coach Stuart McCall says he is "itching" to get back into football management after leaving Motherwell last month. (Herald)

Well's new boss Ian Baraclough believes he can take the club a step further than McCall did. (Herald)

The SFA's compliance officer Tony McGlennan is studying video footage which appears to show Dundee United midfielder Paul Paton spitting on Aberdeen winger Jonny Hayes. (Daily Record)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila says the history between his club and Inter Milan will add to the Europa League last-32 match between the teams in February, and that "everything is possible" in the tie. (Various)

Deila praises the "hospitality and openness" of current Inter boss Roberto Mancini when he visited him at Manchester City's training ground when the Italian was a manager in England. (Daily Mail)

Bertie Auld, a European Cup winner with Celtic when the team beat Inter 2-1 in 1967, says the pairing of the teams in the Europa League is "a magical tie, the stuff of dreams". (Daily Mail)

Billy McNeill and Bertie Auld hold the European Cup aloft
Billy McNeill and Bertie Auld hold the European Cup aloft

Former St Mirren midfielder Jamie Fullarton will be interviewed for the managerial vacancy at the Scottish Premiership club - Fullarton lost his job at Bolton's academy when Neil Lennon took over. (The Sun)

Andy Roxburgh, the former Scotland boss, has left his position as sporting director of MLS side New York Red Bulls. (Herald)

Rangers supporters' group the Union of Fans say the time is right for Ally McCoist to stand down as the club's manager but they are very critical of the board's treatment of a "club legend". (The Times)

Hibernian hope to on-loan Celtic midfielder Dylan McGeouch back from an ankle injury in time to face Rangers and Hearts across the festive period. (Scotsman)


Scotland and Edinburgh number eight David Denton admits to being frustrated by a run of injuries as he tries to re-establish his starting place for club and country. (Herald)

Former Scotland rugby international John Beattie backs Glasgow Warriors number 10 Finn Russell to pick himself up from his yellow card and kicking inaccuracies in the two recent defeats by Toulouse. (Scotsman)

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