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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic launch an investigation into Leigh Griffiths' behaviour before last weekend's Edinburgh derby as police begin enquiries into allegations of "racist chanting" by the player.

Griffiths was attending the match to support his former club Hibernian against Hearts.

Full story: The Scotsman

Celtic manager Neil Lennon
Norwich-bound? Celtic boss Lennon has been linked with the Canaries job

Captain Scott Brown is confident Celtic boss Neil Lennon will be able to resist any overtures from Norwich City as the Canaries seek to replace Chris Hughton.

Full story: Daily Record

Norwich have ruled out a move for Lennon for the time being but may try to prise him from Celtic in the summer.

Full story: Daily Express

Hibernian manager Terry Butcher insists he is up for the fight after his side were dragged further into the battle to avoid the Scottish Premiership's relegation play-off spot by losing at home to Aberdeen on Monday evening.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara believes Rangers' defeat by Raith Rovers in Sunday's Challenge Cup final has heaped huge pressure on the Ibrox side ahead of Saturday's Scottish Cup semi-final against the Tangerines.

Full story: Daily Mail (print edition)

Former Ibrox striker Gordon Dalziel has branded Rangers' losing Challenge Cup finalists a "disgrace" and says they are not fit to wear the jersey.

Full story: Daily Record

Foundation of Hearts chairman Ian Murray MP feels the group have "one leg over" the final hurdle in their bid to take control of Hearts after a deal was struck to secure the majority shareholding.

Full story: The Herald

Hearts administrator BDO agreed a transfer of the 50% shareholding from Lithuanian firm UBIG for £75,000.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

But Hearts face another anxious wait for final approval from creditors as money to keep the club running rapidly runs out.

Full story: Daily Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Glasgow Rocks co-owner Ian Reid will address MPs on Tuesday to talk up basketball's on- and off-court benefits against a backdrop of cuts in funding to the sport in the UK.

Full story: The Herald