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Mikael Lustig is awaiting the results of an X-ray. Picture: SNS

Mikael Lustig is awaiting the results of an X-ray. Picture: SNS

Mikael Lustig injury sweat, Hearts appeal Jamie Hamill red card, Danny Lennon’s future in doubt, and more.

Celtic sweat over Lustig

Celtic will have to sweat over Mikael Lustig’s fitness as an X-ray will determine if he’ll face AC Milan in the Champions League on September 18.

The defender injured his ankle during the weekend 1-0 win over Dundee United. (Daily Record)

Hearts to appeal Hamill card

Hearts plan to appeal against the red card Jamie Hamill picked up for handball against Inverness, after TV footage showed the ball making contact with his face, and not his hand.

Hamill was the third Hearts player sent off in as many games. (Sun)

Lennon’s future in doubt

Danny Lennon’s future as St Mirren manager is in the balance, after their weekend defeat at the hands of Partick Thistle.

St Mirren have grabbed just a single league point and made an embarrassing exit in the first stage of their League Cup defence. (Daily Express)

Scots stars out

Scotland will be without West Brom pair James Morrison and Graham Dorrans against Belgium and Macedonia, after Morrison picked up a severe groin strain against Swansea.

The reason for Dorrans’ withdrawal has not been specified, but he is also scheduled to miss at least the Belgium clash. (Various)

Tomlin row

Celtic’s relentless pursuit of Peterborough’s Lee Tomlin caused a row in the Posh dressing room as the player clashed with manager Barry Fry after Saturday’s game with Crawley.

The various offers came in throughout the game, which Fry says left Tomlin’s head all over the place and he had to be taken off. Tomlin wanted to go to Celtic but the offers were all rejected. (Daily Mail)

Hearts group kicks off funding plan

The Foundation of Hearts today begin their plan to fund the club with fans’ direct debits.

Around 7,500 fans have signed up to the scheme, and the plan will be used as working capital if a CVA is reached. (Various)

 

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