Scottish Gossip: No SPFL action against Rangers, Rogic deal

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Rangers boss Mark Warburton will have money to spend in January despite the club needing to raise £2.5m in loans to see out the remainder of the season. (Daily Express)

Rangers do not expect to be stripped of any titles as a result of yesterday's ruling in favour of Her Majesty's Revenue & Customes in the so-called Big Tax Case. Heraldexternal-link

The SPFL are powerless to take any retrospective action against Rangers after the ruling in favour of HMRC, since there is no mechanism in the current rules to pursue clubs for non-payment of tax. (Daily Mail)

Since the former company running Rangers was fined in 2013 for failing to register players properly the SPFL hierarchy believe that stands as punishment for the tax-case related breach and no further action will be taken. (Sun)

The Rangers board will attempt to remove all of Mike Ashley's voting rights at the club's annual general meeting later this month. (Times)

Molde boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer regrets that he never managed to play at Celtic Park, admitting that he is jealous of his players ahead of tonight's Europa League clash. (Various)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila will leave it up to Jozo Simunovic to decide whether he is fit to play through the pain of a foot injury. Heraldexternal-link

Australian midfielder Tom Rogic has 18 months to run on his Celtic contract but has already opened talks on an extension. (Various)

Tom Rogic
Rogic is keen on extending his stay with the Scottish champions

Hearts announced a loss of £681,000 for the year ending in June but still managed to reduce their debt by more than £1.5m. (Various)

As he prepares to take over at York City, Jackie McNamara says he deserved more time at Dundee United given his record at Tannadice is second only to the legendary Jim McLean. (Daily Record)

Alan Stubbs hailed the "best four days" of his short managerial career as last night's emphatic League Cup win over Dundee United followed the weekend success against Championship leaders Rangers. Scotsmanexternal-link

Partick Thistle forward Christie Elliot is nearing a comeback from long-term injury. (Herald)

Stranraer are waiting for clearance for Argentine striker Luciano Nequecaur, who netted twice in a bounce match on Tuesday. (Daily Express)

As Garry O'Connor takes up his first managerial post with the Lowland League Selkirk, he wants to emulate the style of his former Hibs boss Tony Mowbray. Daily Recordexternal-link

And ex-Scotland international O'Connor admits he is already dreaming of a return to Easter Road as manager one day. (Sun)


Sir Chris Hoy is humbled to be inducted to Scottish Sport Hall of Fame, along with Sir Ian McGeechan, Shirley Robertson, Kenny Cairns, and Shirley McIntosh. Heraldexternal-link

Greig Tonks says the Edinburgh squad has been lifted by the return of the club's Scotland World Cup contingent ahead of Saturday's meeting with Munster. (Daily Mail)

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