Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


HMRC will allow Rangers to pay up their £49m debt over a number of years to prevent putting the club out of business, according to government sources. (The Times)

A key witness at Rangers' tax tribunal believes the club can still win the tax case and that owner Craig Whyte could not have known the outcome of the tribunal when he put the club into administration. (Scotland on Sunday)

Manager Ally McCoist welcomes the Scottish Football Association's inquiry into events at Rangers. (Sunday Mail)

Former Rangers midfielder Alex Rae warns that the club might have to get used to going without silverware while the problems are sorted out. (Sunday Mail)

Rangers fans turned out in huge numbers to see their team play Kilmarnock on Saturday but the day was marred by sectarian singing. (Scotland on Sunday)

Ex-Celtic goalkeeper Jonathan Gould believes it could take years for Rangers to recover from going into administration. (Sunday Mail)

St Johnstone midfielder Murray Davidson, the subject of a failed bid by Rangers last summer, hopes the Glasgow club survives and recalls the devastation at Livingston when some of his team-mates were told they were out of a job as administration hit the West Lothian club. (Sunday Mail)

Having lost three players in the January transfer window, Hearts manager Paulo Sergio tells Jambos fans not to expect finishing third in the SPL. (Sunday Mail)


Ross Rennie says if Scotland can win their next three games in the Six Nations the team can be "pretty happy". (Sunday Times)

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