TL;DR for Monday, August 20

TL;DR for Monday, August 20

By TheTwoPointOne

Rise and shine! Every morning we rundown all of the top headlines in Scottish football and fill you in on what you need to know and what isn’t all that important. This is TL;DR news.

 

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Kenny Miller has left his role as player-coach at Livingston after just seven weeks in the job. The former Rangers player was appointed at the start of the season to replace David Hopkin. In a statement on their website, the club confirmed that Miller’s decision came after he was asked to become a full-time coach and hang up his boots.

 

The print edition of today’s Scottish Daily Mail is reporting that the Scottish FA hope to introduce a safe standing section to Hampden if they choose to remain at the stadium.

 

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Steven Gerrard has called for the outlawing of plastic pitches after Rangers player Jamie Murphy picked up a nasty injury at Rugby Park this weekend.

 

The Scottish Sun are reporting that Hearts may hope to try and sign Burnley defender Jimmy Dunne, following injuries to Aaron Hughes and Christophe Berra.

 

Neil Lennon has heralded the signing of new Hibernian midfielder Mark Milligan, stating that the Australian international brings a much-needed physicality to the Easter Road midfield. Speaking after the club’s 3-2 win over Ross County, Lennon said: “I’m delighted to get Mark. We need physicality. Looking at us today we look like the seven dwarves out there at times.”

 

The Herald are reporting that a new share issue may replace the necessity for Dave King to fulfil a judge-ordered £11 million bid. The paper suggests that the Ibrox board have accepted that £12.6 million raised from the new share issue may compromise the need for King to add further funds to the club account.

 

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Dundee United hardly need any further attention drawn to them in the media, however celebrity fan Lorraine Kelly has once again vowed to help her club in crisis. “There will be some events for fans and basically we will all be flying the flag for United,” said the television presenter. “We are all diehards and want to get back into the Premiership where we belong as soon as possible.”

 

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