TL;DR for Tuesday, March 6

TL;DR for Tuesday, March 6

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Charlie Nicholas has criticised the decision to chase Scott McTominay for international selection. The former Scotland forward is suggesting that choosing players born outside the country takes away from the national team’s identity.

 

Rangers forward Jamie Murphy looks set to make a dramatic recovery in time for Sunday’s match against Celtic. This is despite the forward apparently suffering from a broken toe.

 

Brendan Rodgers has said the optimistic noises coming out of Ibrox ahead of Sunday’s league meeting are of no concern to him. It has been stated that Rangers players cheered the fact they were drawn against Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-finals.

 

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Hearts captain Christopher Berra will be fit for Friday’s Edinburgh derby. There were fears the 33-year-old had suffered a concussion in Sunday’s Scottish Cup defeat to Motherwell.

 

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted that he was surprised by how good a footballer Scott Brown was despite knowing the midfielder’s reputation as a tough competitor before becoming Celtic manager.

 

New Dundee United chairman Mike Martin has admitted that the Championship club could be bought by foreign investors.

 

Carl McHugh has admitted he was almost suffocated by his Motherwell team-mates after scoring Sunday’s winning goals against Hearts in the Scottish Cup.

 

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has not given up hope of signing Kilmarnock star Rory McKenzie in the future. The Perth club saw a move fall through for the 24-year-old in January.

 

Alan Stubbs believes the turning point in Jason Cummings’s career was realising he could not continue to hang about with friends he grew up with. Stubbs managed the striker during his time as Hibs boss.

 

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Partick Thistle goalkeeper Tomas Cerny dug his way through six-foot high snowdrifts at his home in rural Banknock to make training.

 

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has made a move to persuade Germany-born Sean Goss to choose the country of his grandparents ahead of the Republic of Ireland. The 22-year-old also qualifies for England.

 

 


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