First Division clubs are set to break away from the Scottish Football League to create a second tier of the Scottish Premier League after the SFL clubs were split on merger plans at their annual general meeting.
Scottish league reconstruction plans are inching closer to becoming a reality after Football League clubs agreed on a number of issues at a meeting at Hampden Park.
First Division clubs in Scotland have proposed an "SPL2" as an alternative to the foundered reconstruction plans.
The St Mirren chairman Stewart Gilmour has said voting against plans to restructure Scottish football was "the right thing to do".
Scottish First Division side Dunfermline have been docked 15 points for going into interim administration.
The Scottish Football League has told the Scottish Premier League it wants plans for a radical revamp of Scottish football to be put on hold for a year.
Dunfermline's highest-earning players have been made redundant by interim administrator Bryan Jackson as talks continued over the cuts needed to keep the club functioning in the short term.
Scottish First Division club Dunfermline have gone into interim administration after being presented with a winding-up order over a £134,000 tax bill, which was due to be paid on Tuesday.
Scottish First Division club Dunfermline are applying to go into voluntary administration after being presented with a winding-up order over a £134,000 tax bill, which was due to be paid on Tuesday.