A full round-up of the Hearts/Hibs news making the headlines this morning, as well as stories from the rest of Scotland and beyond.
Jason Holt set for return
The Daily Express followed up our exclusive story on how Jason Holt looks set to return to training for Hearts this week, after surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot.
If all goes well, Holt could be back in a first-team jersey in the next few weeks. More in the Hearts section on this website.
Hibs pride vow
Terry Butcher has vowed to restore pride to Hibs after the Easter Road side were dumped out of the Scottish Cup by Second-tier Raith Rovers at the weekend.
The Hibs boss said they will work hard to put out a team that does the fans proud. (Various)
McCallum set to start
Paul McCallum is expected to play from the start for Hearts against Inverness Caledonian Thistle this weekend.
The on-loan West Ham United striker is likely to lead the forward line as manager Gary Locke reorganises his team, with both Callum Paterson and Kevin McHattie suspended. (Full story in today’s Edinburgh Evening News)
Stanton goal woes
Sam Stanton admitted his first goal for Hibs was a bittersweet moment, his joy overshadowed by the Easter Road outfit’s miserable performance against Raith Rovers.
The teenage midfielder revealed he believed his strike would spark Terry Butcher’s players into life. (Full story in today’s Edinburgh Evening News)
• Rangers manager Ally McCoist does not believe his side are favourites to win the William Hill Scottish Cup.
• Richard Gough and Alex Rae have become the first two former Rangers players to back a scheme that could hand the club’s supporters power at Ibrox.
• Peter Shilton has told Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster he must move to England if he is serious about breaking into Roy Hodgson’s starting XI.
• Jose Mourinho claimed players have been given free rein to commit off-the-ball offences after the Football Association took no action against Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure for an apparent kick at Norwich’s Ricky van Wolfswinkel.
• Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was interested in signing the likes of Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani in the summer - but claims he did not go through with deals to keep the Blues in line with the new Financial Fair Play rules.
• Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is confident his squad can cope with the pressure and expectation of being top-four contenders but he still refuses to countenance talk of a title bid.
• West Ham manager Sam Allardyce feels Ravel Morrison could have played through his recent groin injury - with the midfielder set to be shipped out on loan.