Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Jordan Rossiter, Progres Niederkorn, Ross Draper, Kieran Tierney

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The Supreme Court ruling on Rangers' use of Employee Benefit Trusts could mean "crippling financial pain" for a whole squad of former players, from captain Barry Ferguson and legendary goalie Stefan Klos to far less heralded signings such as Nuno Capucho and Julien Rodriguez.(Daily Record)

The Scottish Football Association has moved to repel the clamour for Rangers to be stripped of titles. (Scotsman)

Rangers do not intend to sack Portuguese manager Pedro Caixinha after a humiliating Europa League exit at the hands of Luxembourg's fourth best team but do accept they now need to reform the entire infrastructure of the club.(Daily Mail)

Rangers midfielder Jordan Rossiter believes that not even winning a major trophy this season will erase the ignominy of the Europa League defeat by Progres Niederkorn. (Daily Record)

The Progres Niederkorn players celebrated their shock victory with beers and a barbecue at their stadium.(National)

Defeats at the lowest level of European football and the highest rung of British justice have combined to cast a dark shadow over Rangers' current fans and past creditors. (Daily Telegraph)

FK Trakai players celebrate
The FK Trakai players were allowed a night out in Perth after their 2-1 win over St Johnstone in Europa League qualifying

Deposed Hearts captain Perry Kitchen, 25, has left Tynecastle to join Danish outfit Randers. The US international has signed a two-year contract with the Superliga side. "I'm really looking forward to getting started," he says. "I had a really good time at Hearts, but the move to Randers FC was a really good opportunity for me, at the right time."(Scotsman)

Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney can provide a solution to Scotland's central defensive crisis. He played on the left-side of a three-man defence in last month's World Cup qualifying draw against England. The Celtic boss says: "When you look at Kieran, rather than being the stiff left-back who gets rid of the ball he is now cultured and can pass it and is quick in the recovery. In international football and European football, you don't need to be 6ft 3in to play centre-half." (Daily Mail)

St Johnstone's Blair Alston, on hearing that the FK Trakai players celebrated their 2-1 first-leg win at McDiarmid Park with a night out in Perth, hopes the Lithuanians are considering the Europa League job done and will underestimate the Saints in Thursday's return leg. "Maybe they do feel that it's over and they're already through to the next round. If that is their attitude we might catch them cold the way they did to us last week," says the midfielder.(Sun)

Inverness Caley Thistle manager John Robertson insists English midfielder Ross Draper will not be sold on the cheap despite continuing interest from Highland rivals Ross County. The Staggies' latest bid for the 28-year-old was £80,000. (Press and Journal)

Kilmarnock's new defender Kirk Broadfoot is getting himself in a fankle in the way he addresses his new manager, Lee McCulloch. So used to referring to him as "Jig" when team-mates at Rangers, Broadfoot says: "I keep going to call him Jig, realise he's the boss now, and quickly try to say gaffer, so it's been coming out as 'Jigaffer'."(Sun)

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