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Aberdeen could bankroll spending with share issue, John Barnes reenacts World Cup rap and Celtic assistant Johan Mjallby to leave Celtic by end of season.

Aberdeen plan share issue

Dons vice chairman George Yule says the club could open up a share issue as they look to deliver manager Derek McInnes the cash he needs to take the league cup winners forward. (Herald)

McCoist set for budget talks with Rangers chief exec

Rangers manager Ally McCoist will hold budget talks with club chief executive Graham Wallace in the next 48 hours following the completion of a 120-day review into the running of the club. (Record)

SFA and SPFL finally reach compromise

The Scottish FA and the SPFL have reached a compromise agreement following four hour talks at Hampden yesterday.

The SPFL has agreed to drop two of the four resolutions it had proposed at next month’s SFA meeting. The league body has dropped its demand for change in respect of admission of new clubs and control of the £12m that goes towards investment in grassroots Scottish football in Scotland.

Two SPFL motions will now go to the SFA board meeting. The board will consider reducing the tenure of the president and vice president from four to one year and increasing the representation on the SFA board for Professional Game Board members from one to two. (Scotsman)

VIDEO: in the video above former Celtic manager John Barnes proves that he is a good sport and that he has lost none of his rapping ability when he reenacts his 1990 New Order World Cup rap to a fan in Dubai

Johan Mjallby to leave Celtic

Celtic assistant manager Johan Mjallby will leave the Parkhead club at the end of the season fuelling speculation that Neil Lennon could depart for an English side this summer with Norwich looking the favourites.

Mjallby had spoken recently of his desire to manage in his homeland of Sweden. (Scotsman)

Cierzniak puts united above international cap

Rado Cierzniak says he will not win a call up to Poland while playing for Dundee United but insists that winning with the Tannadice club is more important.

David Moyes sacking: This morning’s headlines

• Manchester United are not expected to consider Ryan Giggs as a permanent successor even though he has been given temporary charge of the Old Trafford outfit

Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as a rival to Louis van Gall as Manchester United seek to replace David Moyes

Pep Guardiola has ruled himself out of the running for the Manchester United job saying he still has work to do with Bayern Munich

Alex Ferguson is reported to have been one of a group of directors who met in a hotel to decide on the sacking of David Moyes.

• David Moyes’ sacking means Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is the only Scot left managing in the Premiership

IN BRIEF

• The SFA has postponed Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths disciplinary hearing to allow police to conclude their own investigation into allegations of racist chanting where it is alleged he sang a song about former Hearts striker Rudi Skacel

 

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