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Hibernian defender Ryan Porteous says the 21,000 at Wembley for the FA Cup final makes the Scottish equivalent between his side and St Johnstone with no fans "look stupid". (Record)external-link

Liam Craig says it was tortuous watching Saints' semi-final win and is desperate to play his part in winning a cup double with the Perth club. (Courier - subscription required)external-link

Pat Nevin says he almost had the opportunity to run Celtic when future Motherwell owner John Boyle came close to buying the Glasgow club in 1990. (Sun)external-link

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Scotland international Nevin had five chances to join Celtic as a player and was also approached as a youngster to join Rangers. (Sun)external-link

Chris Sutton criticises the length of time former club Celtic are taking to appoint Eddie Howe as manager. (Record)external-link

Howe is listed as one of the candidates to replace Nuno Espirito Santo at Wolves at the end of the season. (Scotsman - subscription required)external-link

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Portsmouth are ready to rival Aberdeen for the signature of defender Clark Robertson, who is soon to be out of contract at Rotherham. (Record)external-link

Aberdeen winger Ryan Hedges retains hope of a late call-up to Wales' European Championship squad. (Evening Express - subscription required)external-link

Free agent Marley Watkins does not know what his future holds after injury hampered his loan spell at Aberdeen this season before his return and eventual release by Bristol City. (Press and Journal - subscription required)external-link

In a new documentary, former Rangers player Mark Walters praises broadcaster Archie Macpherson for helping to end the racist abuse the winger received while playing in Scotland. (Sun)external-link

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