TL;DR news for Thursday, May 24

TL;DR news for Thursday, May 24

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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St Mirren have given Sunderland permission to speak to Jack Ross about becoming their new manager.

 

An interview from 12 years ago has quoted current SFA board member, Gary Hughes, as calling Rangers fans “the great unwashed” according to the Daily Record. The SFA have confirmed that they would be launching a probe in to the comments made.

 

Scott Brown has accused the SFA of trying to limit Celtic’s advantage in the Scottish Cup final by refusing to water the pitch at half time.

 

Neil Lennon still has a four-match ban in European competitions after arguing with a referee in Hibs’ clash with Brondby two years ago. When reminded of the incident Lennon said he’d forgotten about it but wasn’t worried about being in the stands as his staff are “well used to it by now.”

 

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Callum McGregor has stated that the SFA should “definitely” keep international games at Hampden. Ahead of Scotland’s friendly with Peru next week, the Celtic midfielder said: “It’s always been the iconic place to go and play and also for the big days out for the fans.”

 

The Scotsman have tipped Robbie Neilson as an ideal candidate to replace Jack Ross if he were to leave St Mirren.

 

Dundee managing director John Nelms has told the Dundee Courier that he hopes to have a 15,000-seater stadium built by 2020 for the club.

 

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Gary Caldwell thinks Scotland would find it harder to qualify for international competitions if they moved their qualifying games away from Hampden.

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