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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Former Rangers and Scotland midfielder Barry Ferguson is in the frame to replace Danny Lennon as St Mirren manager after leaving Blackpool following a spell as caretaker player-boss.

Full story: The People (print edition)

Arsenal are lining up a summer move for Scotland goalkeeper David Marshall with relegated Cardiff City likely to be tempted by an £8m offer.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

West Ham United are considering a £3m summer bid for Scotland midfielder Robert Snodgrass, who is set for relegation with Norwich City.

Full story: The People (print edition)

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman will offer a contract to Scotland winger Chris Burke, who is leaving Birmingham City.

Full story: The People (print edition)

Scotland cap David Clarkson is one of 12 players to be freed by Bristol Rovers after their relegation to the Conference, but former Rangers forward Alan Gow could win a new contract should he prove his fitness.

Derby County defender Craig Forsyth
Derby County defender Craig Forsyth could be poised for Scotland call-up

Full story: Sunday Mail (print edition)

Derby County full-back Craig Forsyth is poised for a surprise call-up to the Scotland squad for this month's friendly against Nigeria in London.

Full story: Mail On Sunday (print edition)

Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster is poised to be named in England manager Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad after Norwich City's John Ruddy was told that he will be on stand-by for this summer's finals.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Celtic have told Derk Boerrigter's agent that the Dutch winger is free to find a new club after a poor first season with the Scottish champions.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Celtic midfielder Kris Commons has added the Scottish Football Writers' Association player of the year award to the PFA Scotland accolade.

Full story: Scotland On Sunday

Celtic are about to open negotiations with Kris Commons about a long-term contract after triggering a clause to retain the former Scotland midfielder for another season.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Former Rangers defender Madjid Bougherra has refused to rule out a return to Ibrox after leaving Qatari club Lekhwiya.

Full story: Sunday Mail (print edition)

Lorenzo Amoruso has become the latest former Rangers player to call for supporters to back Dave King and Richard Gough's plan to boycott season tickets and place the money in a trust instead as a means of forcing major boardroom change.

Full story: Sunday Herald

Hibernian manager Terry Butcher has insisted he will not quit the Edinburgh club despite defeat by Kilmarnock leading to a play-off to avoid relegation and fan protests outside Easter Road.

Full story: Sunday Mail (print edition)

New Hibernian chief executive Leann Dempster's first appointment will be former Falkirk managing director George Craig and a tie-up with Lowland League champions Spartans.

Full story: Sunday Mail (print edition)

Ross County's 3-2 win over Partick Thistle was worth £200,000 in extra prize money for the Dingwall club after it clinched seventh spot.

Full story: Sunday Mail (print edition)

OTHER GOSSIP

Glasgow Warriors captain Al Kellock has warned his players that they will face a tough match against Munster after the Scots' 54-0 hammering of Zebre at Scotstoun earned them a RaboDirect Pro12 home semi-final for the first time.

Full story: Sunday Herald

Incoming Scotland coach Vern Cotter will be free to take up his position in time for the national team's summer tour after ending his Clermont Auvergne tenure on a low note as his side's 77-game unbeaten home run was ended by a 22-16 defeat by defending champions Castres Olympique in the French Top 14 play-off stage.

Full story: Scotland On Sunday (print edition)