David Moyes linked with Aston Villa
David Moyes is rumoured to have told friends that the Aston Villa manager’s job is the only one he would be tempted to drop into the Championship in order to take up. Since the 52-year-old was dismissed as coach of Real Sociedad in November, he has been increasingly linked to the Scottish champions Celtic. (Various)
Rangers confident of signing Livingston teenager Matthew Knox
Mark Warburton believes his willingness to offer young players early first-team opportunities could assist Rangers as they consider a move for much-coveted Livingston striker Matthew Knox. (Scotsman)
Gordon Strachan hails Scotland players as gamble pays off
Gordon Strachan hailed his players after his gamble to take a small but committed squad to Prague paid off handsomely with a heartening 1 - 0 victory over the Czech Republic. (Scotsman)
Ex-Rangers stars drop their claim over holiday pay
Those have now been identified as Kyle Hutton, Ian Black, Richard Foster and Steven Simonsen.
Four ex-Rangers players challenging the club over unpaid holiday pay have dropped their case, according to reports. (Scotsman)
Aidan Smith: Dutch master Johan Cruyff turned football into an art form
How did he do it? The Cruyff turn, I mean. It’s obviously not true that every footballer pre-Johan was awkward and almost robotic, like toys operated with a button for a stiff-legged kick. But right now, remembering the great Dutch master, you can almost believe that he turned it into ballet. (Scotsman)
Mark Warburton to watch Celtic before final
Rangers boss Mark Warburton says that he will go to a maximum of two Celtic matches before next month’s Scottish Cup semi-final.
The two sides meet at Hampden Park on April 17 in the Scottish Cup tie. (Evening Times)
Scott Robinson joins Dunfermline on trial
Scott Robinson has gone on trial at Dunfermline as he seeks a new club after departing Kilmarnock.
The former Hearts midfielder has left the Premiership strugglers less than a season into the three-year deal he penned last summer. (Capital City Press)
Alex Rae vows not to change
Alex Rae insists he will not change the way he conducts himself on the touchline on the back of being sent to the stand during St Mirren’s defeat to Raith Rovers on Tuesday.
Referee Barry Cook took exception to the 46-year-old’s comments in the second half of their 2-1 reverse after assistant David Farrell had vented his frustration at the visitors obstructing a quick free-kick. (Evening Times)
Notice of complaint leaves Mixu Paatelainen under threat of missing semi-final
Dundee United manager Mixu Paatelainen could be banned from the dugout when his players take on Hibs in the William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden.
The Finn has been issued with a notice of complaint by the SFA following his touchline exchanges with Dundee fans at the city derby last Sunday at Tannadice. (Dundee Courier)
Rogic does it again
Tom Rogic grabbed two goals within five minutes of replacing Massimo Lungo as Australia trashed Tajikstan 7-0 in Adelaide.