Football Talk: Hull want Hooper, Celtic want Balde, UEFA on Scotland
The sun brings optimism to Scottish football but will SFL chairmen kill that off early doors?
Your favourite daily digest was "taps aff" before 7am this morning.
A beautiful day outside is guaranteed to be mirrored by a glorious one in Scottish football, right?
Chairmen, filled by all the sugar-coated optimism of nine Fruit Pastilles ice-lollies, will unite and use their expertise and years of history to solve the league reconstruction problem.
Celtic, buoyed by thoughts of European trips in the not-too-distant future, are going to raid the transfer market for a Bulgarian and a player called Balde. How very 2001.
Our finest young talents, encouraged by the sunshine, are broadening their horizons.
Barry Douglas has already plumped for Poland, with Johnny Russell also set to leave Dundee United. Catania wanted to take him to Italy... will they come back in?
Even UEFA have shone the light on Scotland today. What could possibly go wrong?
Prance gleefully through today's headlines
Hull eye Hooper
Steve Bruce wants the Celtic ace to join his newly-promoted side. (Scottish Sun)
Celtic target Aleksandar Tonev set to decide on future within 24 hours
The Bulgarian international is also the subject of interest from Spain and Germany.
Celtic lead the race to sign Dundee United star Johnny Russell
United are prepared to sell their star man and the SPL champions could make a move. (Daily Record)
Lennon's back in the race for £2.5m Portuguese striker Balde
And Celtic are also reportedly tracking Vitoria Guimaraes striker Amido Balde. (Daily Mail)
Dundee United defender Barry Douglas completes move to Lech Poznan
Douglas will be playing in the Ekstraklasa next season after moving under freedom of contract.
Three players set to withdraw from Scotland squad to face Croatia
New faces could be drafted in for the World Cup qualifier with at least three players suffering injury.
Ryan McGivern set to make move to Hibs permanent
After a season on loan from Manchester City, McGivern is to complete a permanent move to Easter Road. (The Scotsman)
Ipswich Town target could remain at St Mirren
Danny Lennon has played down the likelihood of kenny McLean moving to the Tractor boys (East Anglia Daily Times)
League reconstruction now
SFL clubs still to be convinced of reform proposals
A meeting on Tuesday night failed to reach a positive consensus. (Scotsman)
Disagree with the shout that boys signing for the rangers show a lack of ambition! It's a short career, earn lots of money and play....— Gary Harkins (@garyharkins1985) May 28, 2013
UEFA season review: Scotland
An editorial from the governing body on who was hot, and who was not, in our country this season.
What were the tactical trends of 2012-13?
Jonathan Wilson looks at the evolution of football theory and practice over the last season. (The Guardian)
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Jonathan Wilson: Tactical Analysis Boom
Dominic Bliss interviews Wilson and asks about the rise in interest in all things chalkboard-y. (The Inside Left)
And who doesn't love a scorpion kick goal?