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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers manager Mark Warburton did not blame the home fans at Ibrox for booing as his side drew with Ross County and slipped to third in the Scottish Premiership. (Sun)

Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru, 19, has been told by his club KAS Eupen in Belgium he can join a new team at the end of the season, paving the way for a move to Celtic, who had bids knocked back for the teenager last month. (Sunday Mail)

Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney, 26, is expected to be called up for Scotland's double-header against Canada and Slovenia next month. (Sunday Herald)

Tom Cairney
Cairney has played for Scotland Under-21s

National coach Gordon Strachan was reluctant to call up Cairney last year as he was playing in a similar area to Scotland regulars Matt Ritchie and Robert Snodgrass but the Fulham man's move to playing in a three-man midfield has changed Strachan's mind.(Sun)

And Strachan, who turns 60 this week, is giving away his football memorabilia, including his medals, to Lowland League club Spartans. (Sunday Herald)

Scottish football needs Championship leaders Hibernian in the top flight, according to Strachan. (Scotland on Sunday)

RB Leipzig winger Oliver Burke is determined to get back into the Scotland squad.(Sunday Mail)

Oliver Burke
Burke hopes to add to his four Scotland caps

Kilmarnock forward Kris Boyd fears for fellow striker Leigh Griffiths' future at Celtic following recent criticism from the Premiership leaders' manager Brendan Rodgers. (Sun)

Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies believes Kieran Tierney can become one of the world's best left-backs. (Sunday Mail)

Davies says a move for striker and top scorer Moussa Dembele, who was linked with a January departure, "will come at the right time". (Sunday Express)

Kilmarnock goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald, 30, is shocked at having been dropped for on-loan Newcastle stopper Freddie Woodman. (Sunday Mail)

RUGBY UNION - SIX NATIONS

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter described Saturday's win over Ireland as the best of his reign. (Scotland on Sunday)

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