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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Ronny Deila will be backed by the club's board for the rest of the season.(Scottish Sun)

Hoops midfielder Stefan Johansen insists the players are to blame for the champions' recent poor form, not Deila. (Daily Record)

Johansen admits he is uncertain about his future at Parkhead as he approaches the final year of his contract.(The Scotsman)

Dundee skipper James McPake will undergo a scan today to fully assess the horrific knee injury which he suffered during Saturday's Tayside derby. (Daily Record)

Dundee United midfielder Guy Demel was a red card waiting to happen and should have been ordered off earlier in the match, according to Dundee's Nicky Low. (Daily Star)

United have won the race to sign the Lowland League's hottest property - Spartans teenager Aaron Murrell. (Daily Record)

Celtic's recent poor run has led to speculation about Deila's future
Celtic's recent poor run has led to speculation about Deila's future

Louis Moult is confident he can fire Motherwell into the top half of the table after netting his 13th goal of the season against Hamilton. (Daily Express)

Falkirk's Will Vaulks insists he is ignoring any speculation about his future, despite reported interest from Celtic, Rangers, Norwich, Wigan and Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon. (Daily Mail)

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs says it would take "a significant amount of money" to persuade him to sell striker Jason Cummings in the January transfer window. (The National)

Kenny Miller is Scotland's version of former Manchester United and England star Alan Smith, according to Rangers team-mate James Tavernier. (Daily Express)

Rangers new goalkeeper Maciej Gostomski revealed he once turned his back on football to become a fisherman. (Daily Mail)

OTHER GOSSIP

Gary Anderson hopes his late father was looking down on him and enjoying "a few wee drams" as the Scot defeated Adrian Lewis to secure a second successive world darts title on Sunday. (Daily Record)

Anderson beat Lewis to secure a second successive world title
Anderson beat Lewis to secure a second successive world title

Edinburgh centre Matt Scott believes his side are capable of reaching the Pro12 play-offs for the first time after back-to-back victories over Glasgow Warriors. (The Times)

Head coach Alan Solomons believes the gap between his Edinburgh side and Pro12 champions Glasgow has now been closed . (The Scotsman)

Scottish Rugby chief Mark Dodson has cast doubt over the long-term ability of Edinburgh and Warriors to compete with the best in Europe. (Daily Mail)

Mo Farah claims his outing at this week's Great Edinburgh XC can set him up for another Olympic double this summer. (The Herald)