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Scotland close in on new manager
Celtic coach Tommy Burns
Tommy Burns already has coaching experience with the Scotland set-up
The Scottish Football Association remains confident it will have a new national manager in place by the end of the month.

A list of candidates has been drawn up but the SFA have refused to identify the names in the frame.

"We are still on course for a January appointment," said a spokesman for the governing body.

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St Mirren P-P Rangers
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St Mirren's SPL match against Rangers on Tuesday has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

Walter Smith's side were hoping for a victory which would have taken them four points clear of Celtic at the top of the SPL.

For St Mirren, the game was an opportunity was to go above Kilmarnock and into ninth place.

More details to follow.

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Celtic close on Mizuno transfer
Koki Mizuno
Mizuno is seen as one of Japan's brightest stars
Celtic are looking to further strengthen their squad with the signing of Japanese midfielder Koki Mizuno.

The SPL club applied in December for a work permit for the 22-year-old J-League star and should find out within 48 hours if it has been granted.

Mizuno is out of contract with his club JEF United and is seen as one of the brightest prospects in Japan. ... Read more »

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Nicholson dismayed by Dons offer
Aberdeen midfielder Barry Nicholson
Nicholson has scored six goals for Aberdeen this season
Aberdeen midfielder Barry Nicholson claims it is with reluctance that he will be leaving Pittodrie.

The 29-year-old is free to negotiate with other clubs, having rejected the offer of a contract extension.

"If there is no further room for negotiation, I'm going to have to look elsewhere," Nicholson told BBC Sport. ... Read more »

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