TL;DR news for Thursday, March 15

TL;DR news for Thursday, March 15

By TheTwoPointOne

There are plenty of places on the internet that round-up the Scottish football news, but none of them rank it in order of importance quite like TL;DR news. Enjoy!


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Today the Scottish Parliament is expected to repeal the controversial Offensive Behaviour at Football Act in a vote which will most likely take place later this afternoon.


St Mirren chairman, Stewart Gilmour, represented a large chunk of Scottish football fans on Wednesday night when he lambasted the appointment of Neil Doncaster to the SFA board. Asked about the move, the Paisley boss said: “I think it shows a real lack of leadership in this day and age when we are supposed to be having new visions and new ways forward.”


Rangers winger Daniel Candeias has signed a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2020.


Partick Thistle chairman, David Beattie, has given his blessing to Ian Maxwell taking up the role of Scottish FA chief executive, as reported by the Daily Record.


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The Scottish Sun are reporting that Celtic want to extend defender Kristoffer Ajer’s contract beyond his current deal that doesn’t expire until 2020.


Rangers board member, Alastair Johnston, still hasn’t passed the Scottish FA’s “fit and proper person” test despite now being at the club for over nine months.


The Edinburgh Evening News are reporting that Steven Naismith would be happy to turn his loan move at Hearts in to a permanent one.


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The Daily Express (print edition) are reporting that Celtic have asked Liverpool to feature in Scott Brown’s testimonial.


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