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Peter Lawwell. Picture: John Devlin

Peter Lawwell. Picture: John Devlin

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Rangers have today announced a loss of £7.5m, Peter Lawwell in line for CEO award and european football a draw for Nir Biton.

Rangers reveal loss

Rangers today revealed operating losses of £7.5million

The club’s chairman Dave King said the company’s AGM will take place in Glasgow on Friday November 27.

SPFL to get no extra BBC highlights cash

The head of BBC Sport has told the SPFL to forget trying to squeeze a bigger share out of the contract

Peter Lawwell in line for award

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell has been nominated for the CEO of the Year Award at this year’s Football Business Awards.

Lawwell has been nominated alongside Huw Jenkins (Swansea City), Jez Moxey (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Bob Symns (Peterborough United) and Jason McGill (York City).

The nominees have been shortlisted following a vote by their peers in each of their respective leagues.

Celtic’s Nir Bitton puts Euro football ahead of English cash

Celtic midfielder Nir Bitton says he has put his ambitions of playing in the English Premier League on hold because he places a regular diet of European football ahead of maximising his personal finances. (Scotsman)

Alan Stubbs unfazed by English interest in Cummings

Alan Stubbs is “relaxed” about continued reports linking Jason Cummings with English clubs after the striker’s latest high-profile goal helped secure victory over Rangers on Sunday.

(Scotsman)

Mixu Paatelainen: Cup run can boost our confidence

Dundee United manager Mixu Paatelainen sees significant value in a League Cup run despite their ongoing fight against relegation.

Even though Paatelainen tasted victory as United boss for the first time on Saturday, when they beat Ross County 1-0 at Tannadice, United remain bottom of the Ladbrokes Premiership and six points off tenth place.

But Paatelainen’s focus is now on their quarter-final at Easter Road tonight against a Hibernian side fresh from victory over Championship leaders Rangers. (Scotsman)

Appeal judgement on Rangers tax case to be issued today

The latest court judgment over the “Rangers tax case” is expected to be issued today.

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs launched a second appeal against earlier court decisions on payments made by former Rangers owner Sir David Murray’s

group of companies, including the now liquidated Ibrox outfit. The decision on the so-called “big tax case” will have no impact on the current regime at Rangers. (Scotsman)

Miller insists he’s not after Murray’s job

Alex Miller insists that he has no designs on replacing Ian Murray as St Mirren manager after being brought in yesterday to “help with team affairs” at the Paisley club.

The vastly experienced Miller will begin work immediately with the struggling Championship side who were making all the right noises about the 66-year-old not being a threat to Murray.

Yet the sacking of previous assistant Mark Spalding to make way for Miller patently makes Murray’s position as precarious as that of his team who lie joint-second bottom of the Championship, six months after they were relegated from the

Premiership. (Scotsman)

Molde flight out from homeland row

Molde will escape a bitter row in their homeland when they travel to Glasgow to face Celtic.

The club was angered after Rosenborg players sang “We all hate Molde” at an official reception. (Sun)

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