Scottish Gossip: Kieran Tierney, Rangers losses, Scott Brown, Kilmarnock, Dundee

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Rangers skipper Lee Wallace is next in line to play at left-back for Scotland at Wembley next month following long-term injuries to Kieran Tierney and Andrew Robertson. (Daily Express)

Celtic's Tierney will miss the rest of the year with an ankle injury sustained in training. (Sun)

Rangers halved their annual losses to £3.3m but remain dependent on the ongoing financial support of shareholders to stay afloat, with interest-free unsecured loans from investors now standing at just over £10m. (Daily Mail)

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee says England will be worried by Scott Brown's U-turn on international retirement. (Scotsman)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and chief executive Peter Lawwell are fully supportive of Brown's decision to return for Scotland. (Daily Record)

But former Celtic striker John Hartson thinks Brown is making a mistake, saying it could be detrimental to his excellent club form this season. (Sun)

Ash Taylor believes Aberdeen can make it a hat-trick of Pittodrie victories against Celtic in today's showdown at noon. (Press & Journal)

Celtic captain Scott Brown says the champions will need to fight for everything if they are to avoid being bullied. (Daily Mail)

Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark admits regret at passing up the chance of an old Firm move as a player, saying he had offers from Celtic boss Tommy Burns and Rangers under Alex McLeish. (Daily Mail)

Michael Johnston admits he would consider his position on the Kilmarnock board - if proper procedures are met when making offers for his 40% shareholding. (Daily Record)

St Johnstone midfielder Murray Davidson faces an anxious wait before he discovers how long he will be out of action after hurting his ankle in the midweek warm-up at Ibrox. (Courier)

Dundee captain Darren O'Dea is urging his team-mates to "get back-to-basics" and fight their way off the bottom of the Premiership. (Sun)

Manager Mark McGhee, under pressure after three defeats in a row, has put faith in his faltering Motherwell players to get it right today when Ross County visit. (Herald)

Hull City manager Mike Phelan reckons Robert Snodgrass is in with a good chance of recovering from an ankle injury in time to feature for Scotland against England on 11 November. (Daily Record)

Referee Bobby Madden returns to action for today's Brechin v Livingston match after undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer. (Sun)