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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic winger Kris Commons says he could reverse his decision to retire from international football with Scotland but wants to spend more time at present with his three young children.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Celtic winger Kris Commons says he started having doubts about his Scotland career when he was in Serbia while his young son was in hospital.

Full story: Daily Record

Watford have placed a £5m price tag on Troy Deeney, who will play in today's Championship play-off final against Crystal Palace, and Celtic face competition for the striker's signature from Aston Villa and Cardiff City, managed by former Celts Paul Lambert and Malky Mackay respectively.

Full story: The Sun

Queen of the South striker Nicky Clark is hoping to seal a move to Rangers today before heading for a holiday in Ibiza.

Full story: The Sun

Scotland midfielder Barry Bannan is facing the exit door with Aston Villa after falling out of favour under manager Paul Lambert and could be made available for £2m.

Full story: Daily Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland have landed Vern Cotter as their new coach but may have to wait until 2014 for him after failing to persuade Clermont Auvergne to release the 51-year-old New Zealander from his current contract.

Full story: The Scotsman

The Scottish Rugby Union's search for a head coach was last night thrown into disarray after main target Vern Cotter claimed he will be staying at Clermont Auvergne for another season.

Full story: Daily Mail

Andy Murray believes he will be fully fit for Wimbledon but warned that his recovery from the back injury that forced him to miss the French Open could yet further disrupt his preparations, including Queen's.

Full story: The Herald