Billy Davies has held talks with St Mirren over their vacant manager's job, chairman Gordon Scott has confirmed.
St Mirren have sacked manager Alex Rae following their poor start to the new season.
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Hibernian maintain perfect start to the Scottish Championship season while Raith Rovers battle back for a point at Tannadice.
Hibernian defeated Dunfermline 2-1 at Easter Road to make it two wins from two in the Scottish Championship.
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A takeover deal that paves the way for St Mirren to be owned by a fan-led partnership has been finalised.
Inverness got their season off to a winning start with a 2-1 victory in their Betfred Cup Group C match at League Two Cowdenbeath.
Dundee United begin their Scottish Championship season with a home encounter against Queen of the South on August 6.
Rangers will kick off their 2016-17 season with a Betfred Cup group stage clash against Motherwell at Fir Park.
Former Celtic winger Bobby Carroll has died just two days short of his 78th birthday.
Lewis Morgan scored deep into stoppage time to earn a 2-2 draw for St Mirren at home to Rangers in the Scottish Championship.
Riyad Mahrez once pulled off a daring escape in order to get away from the cold of Scotland after a trial with St Mirren.
Hibernian suffered their fourth straight Championship defeat after losing 2-1 to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park.
Falkirk moved above Hibs into second place in the Scottish Championship table thanks to a 2-0 victory over Alloa.
Rangers extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Championship to 11 points with a 1-0 victory over St Mirren.
Rangers boss Mark Warburton attempted to play down expectations after his side beat St Mirren 1-0 at Ibrox.
Rangers were held to a shock 1-1 draw by Scottish Championship bottom club Alloa Athletic.
Billy King snatched a late debut goal as Rangers beat Falkirk 1-0 at Ibrox.
Motherwell have allowed striker David Clarkson to join St Mirren on loan until the end of the season.