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Brendan Rodgers has distanced himself from a return to England, Danny Wilson insists Rangers stars have to take blame for failed managers, and two Falkirk players are in the dock after taunting ex-Hibs and Rangers star Dean Shiels.

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Brendan Rodgers insists he couldn't be happier at Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Brendan Rodgers insists he couldn't be happier at Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Rodgers dismisses talk of EPL return

Brendan Rodgers says he couldn’t imagine himself being happier anywhere else as the Celtic boss dismissed talk of him being ready to ready to the English Premier League. The Hoops manager cited the managerial merry-go-round south of the border as one of the reasons for his hesitancy to consider going back. (Daily Record)

Rangers stars to blame for sackings

Danny Wilson insists the Rangers players have to take some of the responsibility for the Ibrox club going through two managers in the last 12 months. Both Mark Warburton and replacement Pedro Caixinha have exited Ibrox after failing to have the club consistently challenging at the top of the table. (Scottish Sun)

- Interim boss Graeme Murty has hailed the quality of the attackers in Rangers’ squad, saying few managers would turn them down. (Scottish Sun)

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Shiels taunted over missing eye

Falkirk duo Kevin O’Hara and Joe McKee could face bans after allegedly abusing Dunfermline player Dean Shiels about his missing eye. The Scottish FA yesterday issued the pair with separate notices of complaint citing “excessive misconduct” in the Irn-Bru Cup fixture between the sides on 7 October. While not explicitly stated, sources have confirmed that O’Hara and McKee will be accused of making malicious comments to Shiels. (Various)

Jack has no issue with McInnes becoming Rangers boss

Ryan Jack insists he has no concerns about his relationship with Derek McInnes should they be reunited at Rangers in the coming weeks. Aberdeen manager McInnes remains the odds-on favourite with bookmakers to fill the vacancy at Ibrox in the wake of Pedro Caixinha’s sacking a fortnight ago. (The Scotsman)

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McFadden on failed Celtic moves

James McFadden has revealed that he twice came close to signing for Celtic in 2008 and 2011. The Scottish international was available for transfer on both occasions but he couldn’t agree personal terms with the Parkhead club, choosing instead to sign for Birmingham in 2008 and then Everton three years later. (Scottish Sun)

Celtic are a top 6 side - Roberts

Patrick Roberts reckons Celtic have the quality to be a top six side in the English Premier League. The midfielder laughed off comments made by Tony Cascarino and Joey Barton in recent days dismissing the validity of Celtic’s record unbeaten run in domestic football. (Scottish Sun)

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Lennon sets sights on Celtic

Neil Lennon has set his sights on stopping the Celtic “juggernaut” and believes December with be the acid test for his high-flying Hibs side. The Easter Road head coach picked up the manager of the month award for October yesterday after guiding the club to three wins in four Premiership outings last month, as well as losing out narrowly in the Betfred Cup semi-final against Brendan Rodgers’ side. (The Scotsman)

McCulloch may return as a coach

Lee McCulloch insists he will learn to become a better manager as he strives to recover from being removed from his first permanent job just eight matches into the Premiership season. However, he has admitted that he may have to return to a coaching role first and climb his way back up the ladder. (The Scotsman)

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