Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Kilmarnock will discover this week if they face the nightmare scenario of a possible points deduction as part of the SPFL's "fakegate" probe. It concerns allegations that one of their player's signature was forged on a contract.

Full story: Daily Record

Hibs' first major signing of the summer will be Motherwell chief executive Leeann Dempster as part of a major overhaul at Easter Road.

Full story: Scottish Sun (print edition)

Update: Dempster agrees Hibernian switch.

Neil Lennon has begun his search for fresh blood to add to his Celtic squad. Lennon flew to Germany to watch Kaiserslautern's Finnish midfielder Alexander Ring. Celtic are also interested in Ring's team-mates Simon Zoller and Ruben Yttergard.

Full story: Scottish Sun (print edition)

Leeann Dempster

Leeann Dempster has agreed to take up a new role at Hibernian

Neil Lennon should not consider leaving Celtic for Norwich because he can achieve more with the Scottish Premiership club, according to BBC pundit Pat Nevin. (Various)

Aberdeen want to take Partick Thistle defender Aaron Taylor-Sinclair back to Pittodrie, with Derek McInnes on the lookout for a new left back.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is doing a "phenomenal" job at Ibrox, according to former Gers assistant boss Archie Knox. (Various)

The Scottish Premiership survival battle will be decided by teams with stomach for a fight, says Ross County midfielder Stuart Kettlewell.

Full story: Daily Record

Hibs have received a boost with news that captain James McPake - sidelined since October - is stepping up his comeback from back surgery and could feature against Partick Thistle at the weekend. (Various)

Smoke bombs, flares and ripped out seats once again marred the Glasgow Cup final as Celtic's Under-17s defeated Rangers. (Various)

Rangers defender Lee Wallace has expressed concern about the possibility of the troubled Ibrox club sliding into administration. (Various)