TL;DR news for Tuesday, May 8

TL;DR news for Tuesday, May 8

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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Dave King has stated that catching Celtic would take just one title-winning season from Rangers, since the club’s finances are apparently like “a pack of cards” in their reliance on Champions League money.

 

The Rangers chairman also passionately denied any accusation that he or his board undermined Graeme Murty, stating that the interim coach always knew that he was never a serious candidate for the job.

 

According to the Edinburgh Evening News, the Scottish FA will review Steven Naismith’s tackle on Scott Brown from Sunday’s clash but not before Hearts’ next game against Hibs.

 

Livingston won the first leg of their Championship semi-final playoff against Dundee United last night by three goals to two. Alloa Athletic play Dumbarton in the other fixture on Wednesday.

 

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Christophe Berra has said beating Hibs in this week’s Edinburgh derby would be the perfect way to end the season on a high.

 

The Scottish Sun (print edition) are reporting that on-loan Manchester United talent Matty Willock would like to return to St Johnstone next season.

 

Rangers will be without Ryan Jack, Declan John and Wes Foderingham for tonight’s clash with Aberdeen at Pittodrie. The Ibrox club are hoping Josh Windass and Jason Cummings will play.

 

Aberdeen will welcome back Kenny McLean from suspension and hope Niall McGinn passes a late fitness test. However Derek McInnes’ side will be without Gary Mackay-Steven.

 

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Pat Bonner believes Scott Brown has reinvented himself at Celtic the same way Roy Keane did at Manchester United.

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