Scottish Gossip: Fox, Dundee United, Kilmarnock, Lafferty, Rangers, King, SPFL, Robertson

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Liam Fox is to be named Dundee United head coach after a spell as caretaker boss. (Times – subscription required)external-link

Former United striker Stevie Crawford, current manager of East Fife, is Fox’s main target as his assistant. (Courier – subscription required)external-link

Kilmarnock striker Kyle Lafferty is set to be axed from the Northern Ireland squad as the Rugby Park club investigate a social media video that appears to show the 34-year-old making an alleged sectarian remark. (Belfast Telegraph)external-link

Rangers have been dealt a defensive injury blow with Leon King picking up a knock in Scotland Under-21s’ win over Northern Ireland. (Express)external-link

The SPFL are expected to hold talks over a proposed new £150m broadcasting contract after Livingston and Rangers did not respond to a resolution regarding the deal. (Record)external-link

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Celtic are planning a warm weather winter training camp, with the Scottish Premiership going on hiatus for the World Cup. (Sun)external-link

Liverpool and Scotland left-back Andy Robertson says he considers what it would like to play for boyhood club Celtic every time he sees them play. (Record)external-link

Scotland “owe” Saturday’s opponents Republic of Ireland after the Scots lost 3-0 in Dublin earlier this year. (Scotsman – subscription required)external-link

Kieran Tierney felt for fellow Scotland defender Nathan Patterson after the latter was taken off on a stretcher injured in Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Ukraine, with Tierney saying: “I’ve been there.” (Scotsman – subscription required)external-link

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Aberdeen manager Jim Goodwin aims to sign more international players in future transfer windows. (Press and Journal – subscription required)external-link

St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson hopes to know early next week whether midfielder Graham Carey faces a lengthy injury lay off. (Courier – subscription required)external-link

Another Saints midfielder, David Wotherspoon, has a chance to make his comeback from long-term injury against Dundee United next month. (Courier – subscription required)external-link

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