RUSSIA could be banned from Euro 2020 due to alleged inconsistencies in anti-doping data, Leigh Griffiths featured and bagged a brace for Celtic's academy side against Stenhousemuir and St Etienne are reportedly keeping tabs on Alfredo Morelos.

Russia 'face Euro 2020 expulsion'

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are meeting next month to discuss possible sanctions against Russian athletes due to alleged inconsistencies in anti-doping data. The Scottish Sun are reporting that a potential punishment could include Russia being banned from the Olympics next year as well as missing out on Euro 2020, which could result in Scotland being entered into the competition in their place.

Scotland's potential Euro 2020 play-off opponents finalised

With the national team gearing up for March's Euro 2020 play-offs, we now know that Scotland will play one of Bulgaria, Israel, Romania or Hungary in a one-off semi-final. Should Scotland get past their opponents, then the winner of the tie between Norway and Serbia awaits. The draw for the semi-finals will take place in Nyon on Friday.

St Etienne 'weigh up' Morelos bid

French side St Etienne are the latest club being linked with a move for Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos, with the Daily Mail (print edition) reporting that the Ligue 1 club are weighing up a move for the Colombian internationalist. The Mail reckon that Rangers value the forward in the region of £20 million.

Mourinho takes over at Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur have acted quickly to replace Mauricio Pochettino, who was relieved of his duties last night. Former Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has signed a three-and-a-half year deal with the London club.

Griffiths bags a brace for Celtic's youth side

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths scored two goals for his club's academy side as they strolled to a 6-0 win over Stenhousemuir. The 29-year-old was on target as Liam Burt, formerly of Rangers, bagged a hat-trick with Cameron Harper rounding off the win for the development side.

Docherty stars as Rangers defeat Leicester City

Rangers recorded a 3-0 win over Leicester City in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Ibrox yesterday afternoon with James Tavernier, Greg Docherty and Greg Stewart getting on the scoresheet. Docherty in particular was praised for his second-half showing, with a number of scouts believed to be in attendance ahead of a potential loan move in January.

Hibs appoint Potter as assistant manager

Former St Mirren and Dunfermline defender John Potter has been appointed as Jack Ross' assistant at Hibernian, report the Edinburgh Evening News. The pair worked together at Sunderland and played alongside each other at St Mirren.

Nisbet 'flattered' by Rangers interest

Dunfermline forward Kevin Nisbet says he is flattered that Rangers have been keeping tabs on him but insists that his focus is purely on Dunfermline. He said: "I'm really flattered that there is interest there, but you've got to remember that it's nothing more or less than just that. There's still a long way to go for me as a player and it's important to put that to the side and concentrate on Dunfermline."