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Kris Commons is relieved to have his future settled after signing a new two-year contract with Celtic. (Daily Mail)external-link

And Commons says his mind is settled on winning more silverware over the next two seasons. (Daily Record)external-link

Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnton will be sacked when he meets the club's hierarchy on Friday after announcing on Thursday he would be leaving at the end of the season following the sale of Robbie Muirhead. (Herald)external-link

Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnston
Johnston told reporters on Thursday he would be leaving at the season's end

And Johnston revealed receiving a text message about the sale of Muirhead to Dundee United just after Monday's transfer deadline was the last straw. (Sun, print edition)

Former Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels claims his son, Dean, is the best player at Rangers but the Ibrox club have ruined the forward's career. (Scotsman)external-link

Rangers caretaker manager Kenny McDowall claims he first heard about the club signing five players on loan from Newcastle United while watching the television. (Herald)external-link

Richard Gough
Richard Gough is unimpressed with the current Rangers team

Former Ibrox captain Richard Gough has labelled the current Rangers team as "probably the worst". (Scotsman)external-link

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has urged the Dons to put everything into the remainder of their Scottish Cup campaign after suffering their second domestic cup exit of the season last weekend. (Daily Record, print edition)


Scotland rugby head coach Vern Cotter feels he is keeping faith with his tried and trusted players after naming his line-up to play France in Saturday's Six Nations opener. (Daily Express, print edition)

Calum MacLeod
Calum MacLeod impressed in Scotland's win over St George

Calum MacLeod scored an unbeaten 129 as Scotland's team picked up a morale-boosting eight-wicket win over St George in Sydney as part of their Cricket World Cup build-up. (Daily Express, print edition)

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