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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers boss Ally McCoist insists the Ibrox club will require millions of pounds in transfer funds to challenge Celtic when they return to the top flight. (Record)

Meanwhile, McCoist hopes former director Dave King, in Glasgow for meetings with director Sandy Easdale, has productive talks. (Various)

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has warned his players and their wives over the dangers of social networking and Twitter. (Various)

Celtic captain Scott Brown will fly to Switzerland to make a personal plea for clemency as part of the club's bid to have his three-match Champions League suspension reduced. (Various)

Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald has described the prospect of a year-long ban for the club's midfielder Gary Fraser as "ridiculous". (Sun)

French defender Bilel Mohsni plans to lead Rangers all the way to the Champions League to savour a competition he has yet to enjoy. (Various)

Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor apologised to supporters after a power failure saw the Highland derby at Victoria Park abandoned at half-time. (Various)

Motherwell defender Stephen McManus insists his side are unfazed by a lack of praise, despite losing just once since the middle of August. (Express)

Former SFL chief executive David Longmuir won't consider any offer to take up a role at Rangers with the Ibrox club seeking reinforcements in the boardroom. (Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Tim Visser is set to miss Scotland's autumn Test campaign after suffering a suspected broken ankle in Edinburgh's victory over Treviso. (Various)