TL;DR news for Monday, February 12

TL;DR news for Monday, February 12

By TheTwoPointOne

Every day we round up the Scottish football news and decipher which bits of it are important to you. We call it TL;DR news.


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 You need to know this


Scottish Cup draw:

Aberdeen – Kilmarnock

Celtic – Morton

Motherwell – Hearts

Rangers – Falkirk


Graeme Murty has admitted that one of his inspirations and most helpful peers in management has been Hibernian manager Neil Lennon. “I have had good chats with Neil,” said the Rangers manager. “As fiery and as feisty as he is, and competitive, he also has an 
intellectual distance from the result that I’ve not grown yet.”


Peter Lawwell has told BBC Scotland that the relationship between the Scottish FA and SPFL is as bas as it ever has been since he arrived at Celtic.


The Scottish Sun are reporting that Rangers and James Tavernier have opened discussions for a new contract. The full-backs’ current deal ends in 2019.


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Former Hibs player Jamie Insall will begin his two-year drugs ban from football with a bare knuckle fight in Gloucester on Friday.


Derek McInnes has stated that he’ll be “disappointed” if his Aberdeen side don’t win the Scottish Cup this season. He better hope Celtic and Rangers knock each other out…


Hearts left-back Demitri Mitchell’s stunning goal against St Johnstone happened to come on his father’s very first visit to Tynecastle.


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Stephen Craigan had a go at Mikael Lustig’s diving against Partick Thistle, calling the full-back as ‘brave as a butterfly’ – naturally Chris Sutton was far behind, stating the Motherwell coach shouldn’t be tweeting “after two shandies.”

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