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Gordon Strachan admitted the 3-2 defeat by England was a "huge disappointment" but insists his Scotland players "gave it their best shot".

Full story: Daily Express

And Kenny Miller hopes his goal at Wembley is not his last for Scotland.

Full story: Daily Record

Full-back Alan Maybury has accepted a player/coach role at Hibernian.

Full story: The Herald

Defender Brad McKay has recovered from a late challenge in Scotland Under-21s' 6-0 defeat by their English counterparts and should feature for Hearts against Partick Thistle on Friday.

Full story: The Scotsman

The Scottish Professional Football League are to investigate claims secret bonus payments were made to David Longmuir, the former Scottish Football League chief executive who missed out on a role with the SPFL after his organisation merged with the Scottish Premier League.

Full story: Daily Record

Charles Green's future as a consultant at Ibrox will be discussed when the Rangers board meet next week.

Full story: Daily Record

Former Rangers goalkeeper Neil Alexander, who has joined Crystal Palace, insists he would rather be preparing for matches in Scotland's League Two with his old club than the upcoming Premier League season in England.

Full story: The Herald

Former Aston Villa and Celtic midfielder Stiliyan Petrov, who retired from football after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia, has called on Villa's fans to end their chanting of his name in the 19th minute, saying: "We all have to move on."

Full story: the Guardian