TL;DR News for Friday, June 22

TL;DR News for Friday, June 22

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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Sunderland are said to be leading the chase for Scotland midfielder Dylan McGeouch. The former Hibs and Celtic player is a free agent after three seasons at Easter Road.

 

Jon Flanagan believes his move to Rangers can be a fresh start. The defender is looking to leave behind his past troubles on and off the field. He was given a 12-month community order after he was found guilty of assaulting his girlfriend.

 

The Daily Express (print edition) are reporting that English Championship side Preston are lining up a loan move for Celtic winger Jonny Hayes. The ex-Aberdeen player has only just returned to full training after suffering a broken leg.

 

Hibernian say they are “disappointed with the outcome and the process” as manager Neil Lennon is given a three-match touchline ban for his on-pitch “aeroplane” goal celebration on the final day of last season.

 

Former Hearts keeper Jon McLaughlin has been offered a lucrative two-year deal by Azerbaijan club Qarabag of all people, that’s according to the Daily Express (print edition).

 

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Rangers defender Connor Goldson says it would be amazing if manager Steven Gerrard gave him the captain’s armband.

 

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers jokes that even legendary Lisbon Lions captain Billy McNeill would get a hard time playing in Celtic’s defence these days.

 

Derek McInnes revealed how he was close to extending Aberdeen’s loan deal with James Maddison who has just moved from Norwich to Leicester for £24million.

 

St Johnstone goalkeeper coach Paul Mathers will snub an approach from Sunderland and is poised to sign new deal at McDiarmid Park.

 

Former Aberdeen captain and club legend Russell Anderson believes his old team-mates and manager can cause an upset when they take on Burnley in the Europa League next month.

 

Ziggy Gordon has been offered the chance to return to Hamilton for a second spell. The full-back has been at Partick Thistle and Polish sides Jagiellonia Białystok and Pogon Siedlce since leaving Accies two years ago.

 

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