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Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara insists his side deserve a 50-50 ticket split for their Scottish Cup semi-final against Rangers at Ibrox. McNamara believes United will be at a disadvantage regardless after the SFA refused to change the venue.

Rangers boss Ally McCoist, after overseeing his side's Scottish Cup replay victory over Albion Rovers, believes Dundee United are favourites to win their semi-final tie. "They play at that level on a regular basis and have a good record against us in the Cup over the last couple of years," he said. (Various)

Inverness CT goalkeeper Dean Brill insists the side can atone for their League Cup final disappointment by securing a Europa League place this season.

Celtic winger Derk Boerrigter
Derk Boerrigter is frustrated at his lack of first-team action at Celtic

Full story: Daily Record

Celtic winger Derk Boerrigter will demand showdown talks with Neil Lennon unless he is restored to the starting line-up. The Dutch winger, who has made 21 appearances since his £3m switch from Ajax last summer, said: "Celtic's current tactics don't work to my advantage."

Full story: Daily Record

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes, fresh from securing the Scottish League Cup final, has vowed to do everything within his power to deliver more silverware to Pittodrie. (Various)

Hibs fans have sold out the Tynecastle away end for the forthcoming Edinburgh derby as they seek to throw a relegation "party" for rivals Hearts. (Herald)

Sunderland and Scotland striker Steven Fletcher's injury problems continue following a recurrence of an ankle problem which saw him substituted in the draw with Crystal Palace. (Herald)

Manchester United boss David Moyes has three games to save his job. The Champions League return leg against Olympiakos, and league games against West Ham and Manchester City will prove crucial to the Scot's future.

Full story: Sun (print edition)

Albion Rovers boss James Ward has urged his side to lick their wounds following their Scottish Cup exit and then focus on their League Two promotion bid.

Full story: Sun (print edition)

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