The judge presiding over Hearts and Partick Thistle’s battle to avoid relegation is considering motions to terminate or suspend the case so it can go to arbitration.
A lawyer representing promoted clubs has argued that Hearts and Partick Thistle have no right to take their case against relegation to the Court of Session.
The Scottish Professional Football League has lodged its defence to the legal challenge raised by Hearts and Partick Thistle – and sought to take central control of any similar controversy.
Scottish football has been warned of an impending “catastrophe” as Dundee United, Raith Rovers and Cove Rangers vowed to take on Hearts and Partick Thistle in court.
Raith Rovers have chosen to re-sign all out-of-contract players until the end of July.
Livingston manager Gary Holt insists he never lost faith in his side as they produced a late comeback to avoid a Scottish Cup shock against Raith.
Steven Lawless’ late double helped Livingston to a 3-1 Scottish Cup victory against League One leaders Raith Rovers.
Raith will take a one-goal lead into the second leg of their Scottish Championship play-off semi-final against Forfar after securing a 2-1 home victory.
Eddie May hopes to have played his part in what proves to be a memorable Scottish Cup campaign for Hibernian after ending his temporary reign in charge with a victory over Raith Rovers.
Hibernian will appoint a new head coach to succeed Neil Lennon early next week, caretaker boss Eddie May has revealed.
Hibernian’s incoming head coach will have a Scottish Cup quarter-final to look forward to after the capital club cruised past Raith Rovers 3-1.
John McGlynn declared himself a great fit for Raith Rovers after returning to the Fife club as manager.
Hearts manager Craig Levein questioned referee Don Robertson and criticised his players’ attitudes after watching the Gorgie outfit need penalty kicks to see off Raith Rovers and earn a Betfred Cup bonus point.
Hearts battled from behind to earn a Betfred Cup bonus point by defeating Raith on penalties on Saturday afternoon.