Rumour Mill: McGregor ruling ‘embarrassing’ for Scottish football | Arzani fails to make Celtic squad | Aberdeen starlet signs new deal

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Chris Sutton has slammed the SFA over the Allan McGregor decision, Celtic and Rangers have released their Europa League squads, and Bruce Anderson has signed a new deal with Aberdeen.

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Celtic's Kristoffer Ajer lies on the ground after clashing with Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor. Picture: SNS

Celtic's Kristoffer Ajer lies on the ground after clashing with Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor. Picture: SNS

SFA McGregor decision ‘embarrassing’

Chris Sutton has accused the SFA of “embarrassing” Scottish football after Allan McGregor got off scot-free following a kick out at Kristoffer Ajer during Sunday’s Old Firm clash. The ex-Celtic star reckoned the game’s governing body are sending out a terrible message for children. (Daily Record)

Celtic and Rangers reveal Europa League squads

Celtic and Rangers have named their squads for the Europa League with a couple of high-profile admissions. Lee Wallace and Jordan Rossiter have not made the Ibrox side’s 45-man list, while new signing Daniel Arzani, along with Marvin Compper and Scott Allan, have failed to make it into Celtic’s squad. (Scottish Sun)

McCoist not looking to return to managerial madness

It was only in the summer Ally McCoist was reported to have been interested in the St Mirren vacancy. It seems it could be many summers before the 55-year-old is interested in another job in football. (The Scotsman)

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Mulumbu insists he can be ‘big name’

A free transfer for a 31-year-old in the form of Youssouf Mulumbu didn’t exactly match up to Celtic supporters’ demand for a “big-name” signing. However, the midfielder is confident that in time he can fit that bill for the club’s faithful. (The Scotsman)

Dons kid signs new deal

Bruce Anderson has agreed to a new contract with Aberdeen. The 19-year-old netted on the opening weekend of the season to deny Rangers a victory at Pittodrie. With only a year left on his deal, the youngster was facing a season of uncertainty. He’s now put that to bed by signing on until 2021. (Daily Record)

Club 1872 report SNP councillors

The second largest shareholders in Rangers Football Club are to report Glasgow City Council leader Susan Aitken and deputy David McDonald to Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland. The group are irate over a proposed fan zone at Ibrox and the subsequent fallout. (The Scotsman)

SFA hold talks over World Cup bid

SFA chiefs have held talks over Scotland joining England, Wales and Northern Ireland in a home nations 2030 World Cup bid. Fifa officials are said to be keen on holding the event in the UK after granting the 2026 tournament to Mexico, Canada and the United States. (Scottish Sun)

Snodgrass gives reason for Scotland absence

Robert Snodgrass has disclosed the reason for his recent absence from Scotland squads while underlining his commitment to Alex McLeish’s side. The West Ham United player found it hard to juggle all his commitments after his mother, Irene, suffered a stroke last year. (The Scotsman)

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