Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Roberts, East Kilbride, Scottish Cup

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The Scottish FA will seek to resolve the farce over a venue for East Kilbride's Scottish Cup tie against Celtic after Hamilton Academical ruled out using their ground.(Daily Mail)

EK chairman Mark Horner has been left "gobsmacked" after the tie on 7 February was left without a venue. (Sun)

Celtic are expected to complete a loan deal for Manchester City's teenage winger Patrick Roberts.(Daily Mail)

Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts
Roberts has made three senior appearances for City

Defender Paul Quinn has agreed to cancel his Aberdeen contract in order to join his former club, Ross County. (Sun)

Shrewsbury Town could ruin Kilmarnock's bid to sign Crystal Palace forward Sullay Kaikai. (Daily Record, print edition)

Hearts will be without defender Igor Rossi against city rivals Hibernian in next weekend's Scottish Cup tie after his red card against Hamilton on Sunday resulted in a two-match ban. (Daily Express, print edition)

Striker Dominique Malonga has agreed an early exit from Hibs and has offers on the table from clubs in England and Italy.(Scotsman)

Dominique Malonga
Malonga joined Hibs in 2014

St Johnstone fans are upset the club's request for more tickets for Saturday's Scottish League Cup semi-final against Hibs has been rejected. (Daily Record)

Referee Barry Cook and his assistants were branded killjoys by Rangers manager Mark Warburton after the Ibrox side's Andy Halliday was given a second booking and a red card for his celebrations as the Scottish Championship leaders moved into a winning 2-0 lead against Greenock Morton on Monday evening.(Herald)

Teenage forward Zoe Ness could win her first cap when Scotland women taken on Sweden in Gothenburg on Tuesday evening. (National)


Defending champion Rickie Fowler may sit out this summer's Scottish Open in what promises to be a hectic summer for the American golfer.(Scotsman)

Rickie Fowler with the Scottish Open trophy
Fowler claimed his first European Tour title at Gullane last year

In tennis, Andy Murray admits he would have pulled out of the Australian Open had there been any doubts about the health of his father-in-law, Nigel Sears. Sears collapsed last week on Rod Laver Arena and was rushed to hospital but has since been told he can fly home. (National)

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