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Things haven't been too good for Danny Lennon recenty. Picture: SNS

Things haven't been too good for Danny Lennon recenty. Picture: SNS

Rangers boardroom fight latest, Celtic fail in Anco Jansen bid, Leigh Griffiths keen to lead Scottish attack, and more.

Rangers row rages on

Rangers are still avoiding an extraordinary general meeting as the power struggle rages on at the Ibrox boardroom.

Jim McColl’s shareholder group have been pushing for the meeting in a bid to oust Craig Mather, Bryan Smart, and Brian Stockbridge, but it would cost £80,000 to hold the meeting. (Scotsman)

Griffiths wants to lead attack

Leigh Griffiths is keen to lead the attack for Scotland against Belgium at Hampden on Friday.

The former Hibs favourite said: “I haven’t played for Scotland at Hampden yet so hopefully I can get involved against a top-class Belgian side.” (Scotsman)

Celtic miss out on Jansen

Celtic failed in a last minute attempt to bring Anco Jansen to Parkhead on a six-month loan deal.

The player was left angry after his team, De Graafschap, snubbed the deal as they wanted another £60,000 for Celtic’s buy option. (Herald)

St Mirren chief backs Lennon

St Mirren chairman Stewart Gilmour has backed manager Danny Lennon, saying his position at the club is solid.

Pressure had been growing on Lennon after a poor run of results and an early exit in the defence of their League Cup title defence. (Daily Record)

Locke hopes for common sense

Hearts boss Gary Locke says he believes that common sense will prevail as the club launched their appeal against Jamie Hamill’s red card.

TV footage showed that the handball for which he was sent off didn’t happen. (Various)

Peralta ‘red cards and injuries waiting to happen’

Rangers star Nicky Law says that Arnold Peralta’s aggressive style will not only bring benefits on the pitch, but he’ll pick up a few red cards also.

The Honduran is apparently more competitive than Rino Gattuso, and Law says he may end up dishing out a few injuries. (Various)

 

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