Is Steve Clarke ready to be the next manager of Scotland?

The 54-year-old is the fourth favourite with the bookies to be named as the successor to Gordon Strachan and has been a popular pick on social media. We asked staff writer Craig Fowler to give his take on Clarke’s candidacy

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10 of the Scottish Premiership’s rising stars

Given the number of youngsters performing for Scotland’s top flight clubs this season, whittling it down was a tough ask. Here, we look at ten of the Scottish Premiership’s most exciting talents...

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Kilmarnock's Lee Erwin scores the winner from the penalty spot. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Ross County: Late drama as Killie advance

A dreadful encounter was settled by a truly appalling decision as in-form Kilmarnock secured their place in the draw for the fifth round courtesy of a late penalty so questionable it goes beyond controversial

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Graeme Murty dismisses Kris Boyd claim that Rangers ‘unsettle’ targets

Graeme Murty has dismissed Kris Boyd’s claims that Rangers are unsettling their transfer targets with lowball offers.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers must offer double for Docherty | Hyndman back to Ibrox? | Celtic suffer fresh injury blow

Rangers must offer at least double their £325,000 bid to land Hamilton’s Greg Docherty, Emerson Hyndman has been linked with a return to Rangers, and Celtic have suffered a fresh injury blow with the news Tom Rogic will be out until March.

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Ian McCall claims Rangers target Jordan Jones ‘isn’t worth £300k’

Ian McCall has sparked controversy after claiming that Kilmarnock winger Jordan Jones isn’t worth the £350,000 offered by Rangers - and is worth less than half that sum.

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Rumour Mill: Leeds eye Windass | Hearts close in on Naismith | Norwich want Dons ace | Gers coach quits

Scottish football gossip: Leeds United want Josh Windass, Hearts close in on Naismith deal, Norwich City eyeing £500k bid for Kenny McLean and Rangers coach set to make swift exit

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Rumour Mill: Cahill ‘offered to Hearts & Hibs’ | Alves on future | Armstrong op | Boyd blasts Gers

Scottish football gossip: Tim Cahill’s representatives contact Hearts and Hibs over player’s availability; Bruno Alves hints he could stay at Rangers; Stuart Armstrong undergoes hernia operation and Kris Boyd slams ‘unsettling’ Rangers

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Kris Boyd accuses Rangers of ‘unsettling clubs with derisory offers’

Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd has accused former employers Rangers of unsettling a host of Premiership clubs by making derisory offers for their players.

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Kris Boyd  is enjoying a new lease of life at Kilmarnock since Steve Clarke took the reins and paired him up front with Eamonn Brophy. Picture: SNS.

Kris Boyd hails Steve Clarke as retirement plan is postponed

Three months ago Kris Boyd was ready to call it a day and consign his playing days to history. Yesterday he received the Ladbrokes Player of the Month award for December and today the 34-year-old will sign a one-year extension to his contract with Kilmarnock.

Award-winner: Kris Boyd, December's Scottish Premiership Player of the Month, has agreed a new deal with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS Group

Kris Boyd signs new Kilmarnock deal until summer of 2019

Kris Boyd has signed a new deal with Kilmarnock, keeping him at Rugby Park until the end of the 2018/19 season.

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James Tavernier of Rangers, left, and Hibernian's John McGinn both make the list. Picture: Robert Perry

Who is the most valuable player on each Scottish Premiership side?

Who are the most valuable Ladbrokes Premiership players in the transfer market? We broke it down team by team.

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Rangers bid for Jordan Jones ‘easy to turn down’ says Kilmarnock boss

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke has described Rangers’ bid for Jordan Jones as “nowhere near acceptable”.

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Ex-Rangers captain Lee McCulloch to complete shock move to Poland

Former Rangers and Scotland star Lee McCulloch is set to make a surprising move to Poland.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers’ triple swoop | Celtic back in for Musonda | Hearts look to sign Newcastle defender

Rangers are set to sign Jason Cummings as part of a triple swoop, Celtic are once again looking to sign Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda, and Hearts are interested in a loan deal for Newcastle defender Kyle Cameron.

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Steven Naismith is pondering a future away from Norwich City. Picture: Harry Murphy/Getty Images

Steven Naismith says he’s coming back to Scotland - but when?

Steven Naismith has refused to rule out a return to Scotland as he ponders his future at Norwich City.

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Danny Wilson is out of contract at the end of the campaign. Picture: John Devlin

12 Premiership stars on expiring deals who should interest other clubs

Joel Sked looks through the list of players on expiring deals and picks out one from each team who should have a host of suitors between now and the summer.

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At the launch of his new charity,  Kris Boyd said he would take more pride in its success than anything he has achieved in football. Picture: SNS.

Kris Boyd’s new goal is better mental health awareness

The pain of losing his wee brother Scott to suicide will never diminish for Kris Boyd and the Kilmarnock striker’s family. His heartfelt hope is that the charity he launched yesterday just might spare others from having to deal with a tragedy still so “raw” for Boyd and those closest to him.

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Steven Naismith could be set for a return to Scotland. Picture: Getty

Which Scottish club is the best fit for Steven Naismith?

Norwich City are prepared to let the Scotland striker, who wishes to return home, leave on loan during the January window. Hearts and Kilmarnock are interested, but which side would need Naismith the most north of the border?

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Steven Naismith has 45 caps for Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Hearts join the race to sign ex-Rangers star Steven Naismith

Hearts are looking to sign former Kilmarnock and Rangers star Steven Naismith, The Scotsman understands.

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