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Rangers chief executive Derek Llambias was attacked in a Glasgow city centre bar last week by a man believed to be a supporter of the club. (Sunday People)external-link

Rangers chief executive Derek Llambias has vowed he will not be scared out of Ibrox despite being attacked in a Glasgow city centre bar. (Sunday Express, print edition)

American billionaire Robert Sarver is looking to buy an English Championship club after giving up on his bid for Rangers. (Sun On Sunday, print edition)

Rangers midfielder Nicky Law has backed former Ibrox midfielder Stuart McCall, who was his boss at Motherwell, to be the new permanent manager of the Scottish Championship side. (Mail On Sunday)external-link

Midfielder Nicky Law says Rangers' players have not recovered from the shock of losing manager Ally McCoist in December. (Sun On Sunday, print edition)

Wayne Rooney and Brian McClair
Brian McClair (right) is being linked with the post of SFA performance director

The Scottish Professional Football League is awaiting the match delegate's report following eye-witness accounts of trouble flaring at Ibrox after Hibernian opened the scoring against Rangers on Friday night, with missiles thrown at the travelling supporters in the Govan Stand as well as skirmishes between opposing fans. (Scotland On Sunday)external-link

The ban on selling alcohol at football games but not rugby matches is rooted in "class prejudice" and needs to end, Jim Murphy said as he announced Scottish Labour was to hold a club summit and public consultation on the issue.(Sunday Herald)external-link

Today's football fans are paying the price for the Hampden riot 35 years ago, Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy claimed as the Celtic season ticket holder stepped up his campaign to end the ban on booze at football matches. (Sunday Mail)external-link

Former Celtic, Manchester United, Motherwell and Scotland striker Brian McClair is in the running to become the Scottish FA's new performance director. (Sunday Mail, print edition)

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini has pinpointed his former Manchester City protege, John Guidetti, as the Celtic danger man for this week's Europa League last-32 first leg and insists the on-loan striker will soon recapture his scoring form. (Sunday Herald)external-link

Celtic manager Ronny Deila insists that his team will not curb their attacking enthusiasm when they entertain Internazionale in Glasgow on Thursday after the Scottish champions recorded an eighth win of 2015.(Scotland On Sunday)external-link

Internazionale coach Roberto Mancini
Internazionale coach Roberto Mancini has picked out John Guidetti as Celtic's danger man

Former Celtic midfielder Willo Flood has broken ranks at Aberdeen by becoming the first Dons player to suggest the side currently sitting second can beat the current champions to the Scottish title. (Sunday Mail, print edition)

St Johnstone's Chris Kane, named SPFL young player of the month for January, has thanked youth coaches at Bonnyrigg Rose for converting him from a right back. (Sunday Herald, print edition)

Paul Gallagher, on loan with Preston North End, says his manager at Leicester City, Nigel Pearson, is a "very nice guy" despite the controversy over a touchline wrestling match with the striker's fellow Scot, James McArthur. (Sunday Express)external-link


Former LPGA player Renee Powell has become one of the first female members of the R&A - 40 years after being denied access to the golf clubhouse.(Scotland On Sunday)external-link

There will be divided loyalties in Vern Cotter's close family during this Sunday's Six Nations match at Murrayfield following the Scotland coach's revelation that his sister-in-law is Welsh. (Sunday Herald)external-link

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Daniel Purvis will be back in action next weekend as he defends his all-around title at the 2015 Scottish National Gymnastics Championships in Perth.(Sunday Herald)external-link